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How to install AMD drivers on XUbuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

How can i install AMD/ATI drivers on XUbuntu 15.10? I follow this guide, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlV3dsIYwxQ but after this i can't boot.
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Installing fglrx/AMD Drivers - how to avoid log in loop? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.4 and after I installed all of these proprietary drivers I got login loop. I've reinstalled system and now I don't wanna make a mistake again so how should I do it? I'm new ...
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how do i get drivers for my hp 15 notebook with ati radeon r5 graphics? [duplicate]

I got hp 15 af006ax with dedicated ati radeon r5 graphics. How am i suppose to install drivers for my hardware? The hp support site doesnt have any drivers for ubuntu. Plz help
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Can I permanently switch to internal graphics on a toshiba laptop not supporting graphics switching?

I have a Toshiba laptop L855 whose BIOS doesn't support "live" graphics switching. However, I would like to only use an internal Intel HD 4000 graphics card rather than AMD graphics. At the moment I ...
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fglrx messes with my windows

I've just solved one problem with my graphics, only to run into a new one. I've got an ATI Radeon card and I've installed the Ubuntu-included fglrx drivers for it. That gave me hardware-supported ...
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Can I upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 without any graphic driver issues?

Some days ago I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my notebook. All went good except for a incompatibility between my video card and the proprietary driver from AMD. I've a ATI/AMD Mobility HD 4570 and ...
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Problems while upgrading to 15.10 with AMD driver

Now first to explain my situation: I have upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. I have Intel/Amd hybrid graphics. The AMD GPU that I have is the radeon HD 6490m. My laptop is a HP probook 4530s(if you need ...
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Installing proprietary amd drivers for amd 2600 XT AGP

I installed proprietary drivers AMD(fglrx), but after a reboot I can not login, only sees a black screen. The website says that the AMD graphics card is no longer supported, however the driver for it ...
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Can't get dual monitor to work on Ubuntu 15.10

Here are my system settings HP Envy m6 AMD A10-4600M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 Gallium 0.4 on AMD ARUBA (DRM 2.43.0, LLVM 3.6.2) I have the display settings below and when I click apply ...
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AMD Graphics card on Ubuntu 15.10 [closed]

Does anyone know when this issue will be fixed? Without fglrx installed, I can boot to kernel 4.2, but can't use dual monitors. I boot to kernel 3.18 on 15.10 and everything is fine. I can't ...
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Compiz uses insane amount of CPU

On my machine, Compiz uses ~25% of all 8 cores when I use the computer. When I don't use it (so it's idle), Compiz uses around 50%. How do I make compiz not use so much CPU? I've struggled with this ...
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Catalyst not saving Switchable graphics settings

My Ubuntu uses integral graphics for CS:GO even though I have all drivers installed and enabled switchable graphics in BIOS. It may be caused by Catalyst setting for not using GPU for both rendering ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't start after install amd drivers

I have installed amd drivers from the update manager and after that Ubuntu is stacked onthe start splash, somebody can help? The driver is flgxr updates and the graphic car is an r9 270x.
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Ubuntu 14.04+ Radeon HD 3870 [closed]

What is the best option for me to do with this card which is no longer supported? I install ubuntu 14.04 but fans is so loud and card goes overheat on open source driver.
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OGSSAA/ downsampling/ VSR ATI ubuntu 14 trusty

Is it possible to turn on VSR (Virtual Super Resolution) in Ubuntu 14 with an ATI 7870? I've installed the latest drivers from ATI 15.201.1151 but i can't find the setting in Catalyst Control Center. ...
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AMD 8750m & 8550G (Hybrid) Can't install catalyst

I've tried just about every imaginable installer for FGLRX, and I absolutely need it for switching from integrated to dedicated GPU. When I install, I reboot, run startx, and it gives me an error ...
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open GL installation

hi guys i tried to launch stean game dota 2 from ubuntu, and i got this error how can i install it? // Im kinda new to ubuntu sorry for bothering tnx in advanc 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Radeon dual-card multiple-monitors setup

Xubuntu 15.04/15.10 amd64. 2x Radeon 7700 series videocards with 2GB VRAM and 4x DisplayPort each. 6x 4K LG monitors. Only open-source driver is able to output 4K@24Hz, proprietary driver can't output ...
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Where is the tear-free and 3D v-sync in catalyst control center?

I can't find theear-free and 3D v-sync in catalyst control center. Where is it? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and to run amd control center I typped amd in Unity search and run AMD catalyst administrative ...
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How can I make Ubuntu 15.10 run/boot normally? [duplicate]

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. Everything went fine right up to the moment when I had my first system boot. I logged in by typing the password as usual, like in the ...
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How do I enable direct rendering for Steam games with ATI?

From glxinfo I know that my direct rendering is disabled. I saw this post but answer is not working for me.
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ATI Radeon X800 XT (PowerMac G5)

Is the ATI Radeon X800 XT Card supported by Ubuntu 15.10 ? Because i´m trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on my PowerMac G5 7,3 with that Graphiccard. Sadly with no success. When i try to boot into the ...
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Ubuntu 15. 10 image tearing with all drivers

I noticed a problem with Ubuntu 15.10. I have image tearing with both recommended open drivers and also flgrx drivers. On Ubuntu 14 LTS I only have image tearing when I use flgrx drivers ( AMD m360) ...
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How to fix image tearing when using fglrx drivers?

How to fix image tearing when using fglrx drivers? I tryed changing the video output in player but it doesn't work. When I use the open drivers there is no such problem. But then it doesn't uses Amd ...
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Which drivers should I use on Lenovo z51-70

Which drivers should I use on my new laptop Lenovo z51-70. It's an notebook with I3, AMD r7 m360? When I open driver manager it says that I'm using recommended driverst. It is using the Xorg AMD ...
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Brightness control not working FN keys ubuntu 14.04/15.10

I have a toshiba laptop C855D-124 with an AMD/ATI, and since i installed the graphic card drivers that i can't adjust the brightness.... the FN key works with the other options, just not the ...
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Dell Professional P2416D and my ATI Radeon Graphic card

I'm currently running kubuntu : KDE plasma version 5.2.2 Qt version 5.4.1 kernel version 3.19 64 bits Hardware: 4 * intel core I5 CPU 450 2. GHz 3,7 Gb RAM Graphic card : ATI Monility Radeon HD ...
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AMD 7730M Ubuntu 15.04 Problems Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520, even installing the proprietary drivers from the AMD website and I am with the following problems: Overheating(+70.c); Low battery ...
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15.10 update killed my graphics drivers. Now it's either stuck in a black screen or not detecting my monitor correctly

I updated from 15.04 to 15.10, and then got a blank screen when booting up (the blank screen came after grub). After figuring out how to get to a console, I uninstalled and reinstalled different ...
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glxgears test doesn't work and returns error. How to solve this?

I am following the procedures listed in these FAQ in order to check whether my current video device works properly or not. Here is a brief summary of the commands I have executed through the terminal ...
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Boot into purple screen when integrated graphics adapter is enabled

I would like to be able to plug my main monitor into the GPU and the second monitor into the IGP, as I did in windows. When I enable IGP multi-monitor in BIOS, I just see a purple screen and never ...
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Wrong resolution when setting nomodeset in /etc/default/grub, right when entered manually

I just can't wrap my head around this. I've been trying to install Linux (yesterday Arch, today Ubuntu) for quite some time now. I had graphics issues every single time. Mostly bsod a few seconds ...
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Screen flashes white every few seconds (15.10) - Hp dv6

I'm having some issues with my laptop, which is running a completely fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10, and it's giving me a real headache. Every few seconds my mouse will freeze for a moment, before the ...
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It is possible to upgrade AMD open source drivers?

There's any safe way to upgrade them without put in risk my system? I have found this repository but I'm not sure how reliable it is. Write here your experiences please. I've tried this repository ...
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Starting Light Display Manager hanging

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a pretty old laptop. Everything went well, installed proprietary amd drivers and did my first reboot. Aaaand ... it's stuck. Here is a picture of what I get at ...
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Installing FGLRX?

So, as some of you have heard already, FGLRX has some issues with gcc 5: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1493888?comments=all The workaround is already available in ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on virtualbox 5.0.0

As you can see in the gif picture I can't install Ubuntu on virtualbox. Whenever I move my mouse, the screen will change dramatically. Actually, I don't know what keyword should I use, if I want to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 ATI Radeon graphics Issue

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell Inspiron with ATI Radeon HD 7730M graphics card. I was under the impression that Ubuntu will use my graphics card as default graphics device but it does not seem ...
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AMD Fglrx Driver causes Ubuntu 15.10 to Crash [closed]

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10, and it crashed. When I use the old kernel, it boots success with period time of black screen, when I uninstall the AMD Fglrx driver, Ubuntu 15.10 boot ...
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Nothing will install and /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure:not found

I've had an issue when trying to bot up ubuntu, I reach a screen where it says "The system is running in low-graphics mode”. I've found the thread with a bunch of fixes and I've tried the ...
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Screen tearing while video playback using AMD GPU

So I decided to move to Linux and of course set everything up. One of the things that annoyed me is that I get screen tearing while I'm watching videos in VLC or any video player. I'm not sure how it ...
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ATI Rage XL: Lubuntu 14.04 display keep refresh then went blank

I have a supermicro with Rage XL video card. Run Try-lubuntu showed video. After install lubuntu 14.04, VGA display keep refresh. After awhile totally went blank. I can rdesktop from another ...
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vertical screen tearing when scrolling

I have a Radeon X800 XL GPU I have been using for a while. Today I gave my 24" monitor to a friend, and set up 2, 22" monitors rotated. Things seemed to be working well, but I just noticed there is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Release fglrx issue

Just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 via apt-get dist-upgrade. Nothing was customized, everything running from official repos. Before upgrade I already purged all fglrx proprietary driver from the ...
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How to run two independent graphics cards?

I installed ubuntu GNOME 15.04. Then installed proprietary drivers for the HD7950, reboot, and now none of my monitors on the GTX 650 are recognized. After installing the nvidia drivers, I an unable ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck on booting after installing proprietary amd graphics drivers?

Ubuntu 15.10 stuck on booting after installing proprietary amd graphics drivers ! My graphics card is amd radeon hd6570. Ps1: i'm so ungry that I've installed windows 10. Ps2: ....but I've ordered an ...
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14.04 gets black screen unless radeon.modeset=0

I can't use Ubuntu the normal way. Each time I boot it I need to set radeon to 0, or use nomodeset. I don't have the fglrx drivers (the Trusty kernel and X.org does not support it), only the open ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Green spots during video playback

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a brand new Lenovo G50 laptop (with AMD Radeon graphics). I installed VLC to play HD video. Irrespective of the type of video, I am seeing green spots in the videos. ...
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Unable to boot after installing fglrx. Changing mirrors?

To start, I am only a beginner with Linux So i installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. Installs and runs fine. After I reboot from installing fglrx, I cannot boot into the GNOME desktop. So, I entered recovery ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Corrupted Screen on 1080p144

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 on my system. It's installed in legacy mode. My GPU is an AMD 7950. When I set the resolution & mode using: xrandr -s 1920x1080 -r 144 The display starts ...