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Added PPA, can't get updated packages

Alright, I'm no so much a ubuntu novice, but this one has me pulling my hair out. I've done this a MILLION times before, but this time something is just not working. I have added 2 PPA's: ...
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How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? I'm running Steam through Wine and trying to run CSGO but I get an error for no CSM support because I use an ATI graphics card 7800 series. ...
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Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...
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Problems with fglrx driver on AMD Radeon 8000M series on Trusty

I have tried installing proprietary drivers from the "Software & Updates dialog" and also from ATI's latest driver page. The problem I am facing is that the binaries aren't in the path, and ...
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Can not install ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 lates driver [duplicate]

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a laptop with ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 graphic card. Trying to install latest proprietary driver (version 14.4) installer says your card is not supported by this ...
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My minecraft has a very low FPS rate and freezes every second on 12.04 LTS

I recently installed Minecraft on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS computer with all the correct Java packages and LWJGL, but when I go to play it, the FPS rate drops to ~3 fps and freezes every second, making ...
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Is Radeon Dynamic Power Management Enabled By Default By Now?

I keep reading that it is, that it isn't. That it was supposed to be enabled by default in the Linux kernel version 3.13 or 3.14, or in Ubuntu 14.04. Or do you still have to follow these steps to ...
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Graphics Card Issue- Black Screen after Login, Nomodeset works with Live CD, not on install

Thanks in advance for any help, scratching my head on this one. System info: Dell D810 BIOS A05 Pentium M 1.73Ghz not hyperthread capable (thinking that may be an issue) 1024 MB RAM Video ATI ...
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Refresh indicator-cpufreq

Is there a way to refresh indicator-cpufreq / cpu frequencies after enabling a pstate on the cpu(without reboot)? Thank you.
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1-2 minute Ubuntu 14.04 boot time

I am going to be as specific as possible here. I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, upgrading from 13.10. The boot time has been extremely slow (like 1.5min to boot to desktop 1min to login ...
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Monitor not turning off in 14.04

I have a freshly installed ubuntu 14.04. In settings "Brightness and locking" I had the following Settings: Turn monitor off after "10 Minutes" Locking: On Monitor locking after "5 ...
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low graphics mode coupled with other errors [closed]

so bugbuntu 14.04 hit me again. I upgraded my graphicscard so i thought it would be a good idea to install new drivers. I changed from a HD 5850 to a R9 280X. I took a quick look at the graphicsdriver ...
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Why is radeontop showing 0,00% in all fields?

I'm trying to get realtime statistics about my graphics card utilization, and the program radeontop is supposed to enable that. However, as you can see in the screenshot below, it reports all the ...
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Want to upgrade my Inspiron 7520 to Ubuntu 14.04 But Dual Video Cards is a Problem

I have Inspiron 7520. Rig is: Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz × 8, RAM: 8GB, Graphics: Intel HD 4000 (cpu), AMD Radeon 7730M (gpu) under 64bit OS. My problem here is switchable ...
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Ati Xpress M 200 and new Mesa. Why new mesa is slower?

My situation looks pretty bad. The old mesa (8.0.4) worked fine on 12.04. When made an update on my new 14.04, all hell broke loose! From 90 fps on glxgears it went to 60. Looks like not a large ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS flickering

When I start the computer, makes a big high pitch sound and the only thing I can see on the screen is [[23 written everywhere . In order to use Ubuntu I have to run it in recovery mode. The Ubuntu ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver but I don't have enough reputation to comment. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” error when I Try Ubuntu without installing because I need to run boot-repair [duplicate]

Last time I was using Ubuntu/Linux it was almost 3 years ago and I have to admit I was never good at it. Today I decided to try again (14.04 LTS) with my newly-bought Acer laptop with Windows 8.1 ...
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ATI HD5450 w/ Ubuntu 14?

So, I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 right now. Last night I realised that I'm way behind as we're up to 14! Decided to run the updater and figured I'd take the path of least resistance (but lengthy ...
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AMD Drivers problem: can't display the resolution

So, I'm kind of new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, I installed the latest (Ubuntu 14.04) and everything went fine, except for the resolution so I thought that it was a driver problem because I have ...
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Graphic issues with installing Ubuntu on PC with Radeon 7770

Haven't found anything about the issue I'm experiencing and would like someone to help me with it. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, but for some reason installation does load, but I get on monitor ...
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Every reboot alternatives for x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf and i386-linux-gnu_gl_conf are dropped to mesa

That is. I've removed nvidia drivers with running nvidia-installer.run --uninstall, rebooted, installed fglrx, rebooted again and found that amdconfig is not found. I've googled the solution and ...
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Opencl application does not recognize GPU till user physically ( and not remote) logs in to machine

I run some opencl applications on 2x AMD Radeon HD 7870 on a machine running Ubuntu 13.10. I power the machine on and lightdm has the login prompt. Since I cannot physically be present to login to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS - runtime video card configuration through Radeon driver [closed]

How does one configure Radeon video cards when using the open source Radeon driver - power profile, vsync, etc? Why I try the widely documented solution (against overheating) that worked for me under ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/radeon/VERDE_mc2.bin

I have this missing firmware after compiling and installing kernel 3.14.6 (mainline) Could someone point me to where I can get it or how to make it get compiled?
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Booting briefly shows CLI login and then black

When I boot to Ubuntu on my dualboot system, it appears to boot normally, up to the point when I would normally expect to see the lightDM graphical login screen. However, I see a CLI login screen, ...
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Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver [closed]

I have some graphics glitch when enable GPU acceleration in chrome. If I disable acceleration, it fix the glitch ; But in full HD most of flash videos frame rate drop, so very slow. :) Any idea, what ...
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Blank frame around screen with laptop + external monitor setup using AMD propietary drivers

I have a laptop with an ATI Radeon HD 7520G, and I'm using the propietary AMD drivers (fglrx). The issue is that when I connect an HDMI 23' widescreen monitor (appears as DPF1 on xrandr) on ...
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Problem with installing .tar file

I'm using HP Probook 4540S...Recently I have Installed Ubuntu ..I Have Downloaded The AMD raedon driver for the laptop file which extension is .tar..As I'm new in UBUNTU I don't have a clue how to ...
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How to reduce CPU temperature ?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and an HP Pavilion laptop. When running Windows 7 the CPU is slightly hot but not much. But running Ubuntu however, it is considerably hotter. I installed tlp and my GFX card ...
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Weird behavior after upgrading to kernel 3.13.0-29 generic (3.13.0-29.53)

I'm already aware of another weird behavior which is if I time my laptop to shutdown while the lid is closed, if I try to boot it up again after its shutdown, it looks like its starting up and ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu (Compiz Unresponsive I believe)

Heyoh, little bit of a linux veteran but I've never run into this before. I just got a new Desktop PC and it has Windows 7 on it. I'm looking to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 on this set up but I keep ...
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How to use only intel graphics and power off radeon with proprietary Catalyst drivers?

I've been using Linux for quite a while in everyday computing and programming. But now i got this new laptop with amazing battery life on windows which runs pretty cool even while gaming. But for ...
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Unity broken with AMD/ATI Graphics with 13.10 after latest kernel upgrade

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 using an AMD/ATI graphics card Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880. Since the last kernel update Unity no longer works. When I log in I only get the desktop wallpaper - no unity panel ...
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ubuntu 14 painfully slow on dell r200

I didn't notice it at first. The machines (there is 20 plus) are to be used a simple file servers. It wasn't until samba just wouldn't act right that I installed a desktop gui and started more ...
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Problem after upgrade to trusty

When I turn on my laptop I can see the GBU Grub.menu but when y try tu use ubuntu it would get stuck in the Gnome logo loading. My laptop is a acer aspire 5536 It worked well with saucy My Gnome ...
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What graphics drivers do you use? [closed]

What graphics drivers do you guys use nvidia/amd proprietary on opensource and why ?
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Is there a way to make catalyst driver work in Trusty for the radeon hd4330? [duplicate]

Though official Catalyst software 13.1 is suitable for ati radeon hd4330, it can't be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 as it can't support Xorg >= 7.6 As I need proprietary drivers for trusty, I would like ...
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ATI graphic card: trying to clone monitors

I've two monitors connected to an ATI Graphic Card (ATI HD 5450), which has three ports, altough I'm only using two of them: a 17'' monitor connected to the analogic port, and a 32'' TV to the HDMI ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 display window when charger is plugged/unplugged

I have an Acer Aspire V3-551G laptop with Xubuntu 14.04 x64. Everything is great, but when I plug the laptop in, or unplug it, I get a window showing menus and stuff would be seen in Settings > ...
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Set global / persistent display resolution

I am trying to set resolution to 1024x768@60hz from boot -> login menu -> default desktop settings for user accounts. My system is connected via HDMI to the display, video card details (from lspci): ...
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AMD graphics drivers

I have a new laptop with dedicated graphics card and I decided I will go with Ubuntu 14.04. All is just fine and I love it but the repos for graphics drivers from Canonical are just well... old .Is ...
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Need help with AMD catalyst control center

I just built my first HTPC and I hooked it up to my Sony KDS-R60XBR1 and I am having display issues. I believe this is only a 1080i display and when I select 1920x1080 on the resolution I get strange ...
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Why are the fglrx drivers not up to date?

I have a AMD Radeon HD 8750M dedicated graphics card and Ubuntu 14.04, so from Software Updater I installed fglrx-updates, how ever after doing a dmesg | grep fglrx I found out that the version is ...
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Connecting Ubuntu 13.10 box to a VIZIO E601i-A3 TV

First, a briefe background on myself. I'm in IT. I've done both hardware and software tech support so I'm not an idiot when it comes to technology. However, I am totally new to linux boxes and hooking ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installation in dual boot

I have tried various versions of Ubuntu, trying to dual boot with Win8 on my laptop, but then either the installation does not take place or something wrong happens after it (I tried 12.04.2 and ...
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Desktop background will not load after performing aticonfig --adapter=all --ovt=opengl

I am trying to get Eagle to work on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I run Eagle and open a schematic the display is not refreshing/redrawing correctly. One solution that I found was to install the flgrx ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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Extremely poor performance after graphics card upgrade

I have an AMD a10-5800k APU that I was using for graphics because it has integrated graphics. Knowing that I can't use AMD Dual Graphics on Linux, I got a dedicated card anyway because I can use Dual ...
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Having trouble installing kubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer

I having trouble install Kubuntu & Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The computer rebooted before it got to the desktop or any graphics (when using a CD). I managed to install Ubuntu server edition. ...