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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Amd/Intel Graphics, Fan and Battery Life problem

I am new to linux and ubuntu so i am having problems with it. I have dell inspiron 5521 which has hybrid graphics. My problem is that i can not switch between graphic cards -vgaswitcheroo does not ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...
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bluetooth not working toshiba laptop c55d

I just bought a Toshiba C55D Satellite laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14 and can't seem to get my Bluetooth to recognize any devices. Is there some command or something I'm doing wrong here? Your ...
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How do I restore my Sound in Kubuntu?

Recently, I created a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. At first everything worked fine, and I was tweaking settings to get everything working properly and installing the things I needed to get ...
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Running Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering

So i am trying to run steam on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. i7 Haswell CPu 16gigs ram SSD HDD Radion R9 290 graphics card. At first it would not install due to several missing libraries. After much searching ...
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Screen stops working after running the install-css.sh script to enable DVD support

I've done some research on this, but so far I've found little that seems relevant to my problem. The closest is at https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711237, but the workaround that ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amd graphics

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba laptop with ati 4200 graphics and it keeps shutting down and it tells me to update graphics driver how do I do that
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Radeon hd 8570m fglrx driver problem

I have got Lenovo G500 computer.My Pc's Properties is here. -i5-3230m -radeonHd 8570m I using Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts. And My computer using "x.org" driver. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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AMD/ATI Sun PRO Radeon HD 8570A/8570M cannot install catalyst ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install catalyst drivers for Radeon HD 8570M graphic card. If I use new drivers from AMD site I will get an error during the installation like cannot detect suported videocard. If I use ...
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System problems after installing hardware upgrade in 12.04

I absent mindedly clicked on the 'install new hardware' link in Update Manager and this has caused some major problems with my system even though there was no such warning during installation. First, ...
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ATI Graphics Card Problem

I have some problems with my graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit and I installed my graphics card without any problem, but when I open the ATI Control Panel, it always shows it's in the ...
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no GUI after installing amd catalyst driver

I'm running a DELL inspiron 3537 with 64 Ubuntu 14.04. After asking around I've decided to install the drivers for the computer. Here's what I did: install the intel driver from here reboot ...
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Hybrid Radeon/Intel on Ubuntu 14.04

I am the owner of HP Pavilion G7 with a hybrid Intel HD3000 graphics card and ATI Radeon 6730M. Every time you try to install the Radeon drivers, the system runs in "low graphics mode". The ...
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14.04 live whole screen flickers

Trying to live boot(and install) ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso from a usb-stick and it gets to some login screen before the entire screen flickers or rather rerenders over and over. Machine is ...
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What is “Mars-Tech” and why does Ubuntu think it's my video driver?

One for the weird file: I've upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and (1) it now thinks my video driver is from "Mars-Tech Corporation", and (2) it is sizing my screen such that everything exceeds the boundaries ...
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dell inspiron 5537 15r drivers

i just installed ubuntu 14 on my dell inspiron 5537 , its still fresh and up to date , i want to install my graphics drivers but i cant find a clear way STEP BY STEP , so i need help plz, my vga ...
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fglrx taking 100% of one cpu core

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G with a amd a10 apu (a10-5757m) and a dedicated hd 8750m graphics card. I installed the latest drivers from the amd website but my problem is that when i open certain ...
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Integrated Graphics Controller is not listed in ubuntu 14.04

down vote favorite lspci | grep VGA gives me lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470] Its not listing ...
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Integrated Graphics Controller is not listed in ubuntu 14.04

lspci | grep VGA gives me lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470] Its not listing Intel HD graphics ...
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Dual Monitor Glitching

I recently update from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, and I am unfortunately regretting that decision. I am running a dual monitor system that consists of my HP dv7t laptop that is running a AMD ...
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Hybrid Graphics cannot switch, ATI drivers can't find adapter?

It all started when I tried to install Steam to play some Left 4 Dead 2. I noticed it probably wasn't using my discrete graphics card (AMD 7670m) and was using my integrated card, as it was lagging ...
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how can i install Intel Hd4000 and Amd radeon 7600 graphics driver?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. But I can not configure my Intel HD 4000 and AMD Radeon 7670 graphics card. What I need to do to install them?
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Unsupported Graphics Card

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 system having ATI Radeon HD 7670M I downloaded the latest AMD Graphics Driver from AMD website (i.e. Version 14.9). After running it as SU and pressing ...
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Extending desktop to external monitor only uses part of the monitor

I have been trying to solve this for a few days but I can't figure it out. I have a Toshiba laptop with an AMD integrated processor. Things work fine except when an external monitor is plugged in. ...
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Board issue on instillation (update new data to DMI)

here's what I got.... I have a desktop I built years ago and installed Ubuntu on. The hard drive died a while back and I replaced it with one that I had in a computer I had laying around I acquired ...
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Some problems with Ubuntu (particularly Hardware Decoding)

I'm new here and I have no experience using Ubuntu. I have finally decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Netbook. Acer Aspire One 725 CPU: AMD C-70 APU Dual-Core 1.33 GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7290 ...
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Hardware acceleration unavailable under Chrome with proprietary fglrx driver

When I fullscreen a HD YouTube video or do other stuff that should be hardware accelerated, Chrome slows to a crawl. Taking a look at chrome://gpu shows this: Canvas: Software only, hardware ...
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VMWare + Ubuntu 12.04 + 3d Acceleration

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless running VMware Workstation 10.0.3, I'm trying to run Windows 7 with 3d acceleration but I'm having no luck after days of searching the Internet. I'm using SplashTop ...
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LightDM won't start after Grub - Cannot Access TTY unless closing and re-opening lid

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on an hp envy 17 3D. New installation + ATI Drivers I would appreciate some help troubleshooting what I think is a LightDM issue which I have not been able to solve. When I ...
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Interface Problem. Plz help

so...yeah...I've been planning to try Linux for quite a while now and suddenly thought of getting Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1. everything went smoothly (that's not true, took a week) after ...
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Can't enter Ubuntu 14.04 with AMD R9 290 (Black Screen)

I've recently installed Ubuntu along side my Windows 8.1 on my HDD. The moment I tried to boot I got a weird purple outline, followed by a black screen and monitor signal loss. I entered grub ,using ...
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Display out of range on Kubuntu after I install ATi drivers

I always get "Display out of range" after I install ATi drivers on Kubuntu. After the installation I'm running aticonfig --initial, then aticonfig --resolution=0,1440x900 (my monitor res), that's what ...
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Problem with ATi graphics card

I'm in need of some help with a screen resolution issue. I'm currently running a copy Ubuntu 14.04 for desktops, and the only screen resolution options I have are 1024x768 and 800x600. This makes ...
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Juddered vsync in non-fullscreen with proprietary AMD drivers

I'm using Unity on Ubuntu 14.04(.1) and fglrx 14.20 from AMD's site on my Radeon HD 5770. I've installed Catalyst and enabled its "tear free" setting, which works in that there is never any tearing. ...
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In switchable graphic card, ATI is broke, how can I use Intel?

I've been having some trouble with my graphics cards since they are switchable, but the main one (ATI) is broken, and I don't seem to get the Ubuntu to use the Intel. This is a common problem with ...
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GTA SA Problem with screen resulution on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed GTA San Andreas with Wine and I run the game, but when I want to change my screen resulution (HP 635 Notebook PC; AMD Radeon 6310M,AMD E240 Single Core (1.5GHz, 512KB L2 Cache), 15.6" ...
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How to disable ati radeon and use the intel of dell inspiron 5547 i7? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on the Dell Inspiron 5547. All it's fine except the high temperature in the right side of the keyboard surface. That's why I would like to disable the ATI graphics card and to ...
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Window is shifted to the right a few pixels

I am having a small problem with most of my windows shifting to the right of the screen. The task bar on the left side is in the correct position however a gap is left about 20 pixels wide then the ...
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problems installing amd driver on ubuntu 14.04 - extremely old xorg?

I know I'm not the first one to have trouble with amd drivers, but no post gave me an answer for my situation (not even this one). I have a Dell Inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit installed ...
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Black screen after uninstalling AMD Catalyst after updating to Ubuntu 14.04

I finally decided on upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04 on which I had the Catalyst driver installed). After upgrading my screen didn't look right, it seemed stretched and I couldn't change the resolution ...
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No switchable graphics option with AMD APU+ Dedicated GPU trusty tahr

I switched from Windows to Linux Ubuntu 14.04 . I downloaded the AMD 14.6 Beta driver from AMD's website and installed it. But when I open the Catalyst Control Center, I find no option to switch to ...
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Display randomly goes into wrong position

Running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Mac Mini, using open source ATI driver (more info below). After some time running in Xorg, the display 'rearranges' itself so the beginning and the end of the screen (at ...
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Graphics Crad drivers for Radeon 7000

I am knew to Ubuntu but love the OS and have been installing it on my PC systems at home. I have an old computer which I am currently using which has the following graphics card. I am unable tot find ...
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How start gnome power manager

I have a bug which makes the appearing of the logout window in xubuntu 14.04 x64 delayed and buggy so I installed the Gnome power manager using apt-get. How can I manually start gnome power manager ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Laptop with defect GPU

I am not so experienced with Ubuntu so I have quite some problem to do the following: I would like to install the newest version of Ubuntu on my laptop. I made a bootable Ubuntu USB thumbdrive from ...
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Dell inspiron 5537 and the system running low on graphics

I know there have been many questions about the system running low on graphics issues, and it has many situations and many fixes. But the case with dell inspiron 5537 is very irritating! I tried all ...
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Disable AMD graphic card to save battery

I just bought a dell inspiron 5537 (which already comes with ubuntu 12) and I removed the ubuntu and installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside a windows 8.1. After struggling with the system is running low on ...
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Removed all Nvidia drivers and Ubuntu won't boot

I installed a new Raedon R9 290X after upgrading from my old Nvidia GTX 570, installed the AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers and everything booted fine but games where a little laggy. I decided to remove the ...
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RV350 Radeon 9600SE Driver NOT working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an older desktop PC (~10 years), which I recently upgraded (with used parts) to an AMD Athlon 64 x2 CPU, 3 GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon 9600SE graphics card. The idea is to use it for very basic ...