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Proprietary drivers don't work for my AMD 6850M

I've been using Ubuntu for many years and have been quite happy with it the whole time. I have an Acer Aspire laptop with an AMD 6850M graphics card. On previous versions of Ubuntu, the proprietary ...
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How can I disable screen auto brightness in 14.10?

I have a Samsung 730u3e with hybrid radeon graphics, that comes with sensor(s) for screen and keyboard brightness. The keyboard auto brightness works very well, I can increase/decrease or turn off as ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - install NVIDIA conflicting with current Radeon

I need to run programs on the top of python lib Theano, and its GPU accelaration supported by NVIDIA only. I have my 64bit ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed Radeon(GPU information shows Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Netflix tearing in Chrome 14.04 with AMD graphics card

I'm experiencing heavy tearing while watching Netflix through Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Here are my system specs: 3.6 GB RAM AMD Athlon II X2 250 Processors (x2) Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880 I've ...
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Not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl)

Am not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl) in Ubuntu (works fine in Windows with a Dell driver with dual boot). Output of lspci | grep VGA is 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 broken

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and the screen is blank and unable to login. When CTRL-ALT-F1 to a console and performing the following recommendations here didnt solve my ...
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Suspend and hibernate break brightness adjustment

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 (architecture is amd64) with kernel version 3.13.0-44-generic on an HP Pavilion g7-1350dx. Output of lspci | grep -i vga to find GPU is as follows: 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 server with LTSP and AMD Geode GX-MMX

Already installed LTSP with apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone BUT ... anyone know this thin clients? I don't know which --arch param use to build LTSP.
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Radeon HD 8490 Video Driver Problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with running Radeon HD 8490 video card in Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up dual monitors so here are my problems. When I go to System Settings - Software & Updates - Additional ...
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Radeon R9 280X 4K Flickering issue

I am running a XFX Radeon R9 280X with a Samsung U28D590D monitor. Using HDMI for 4K @ 30Hz works well, but when I switch to using the mini-dp port to get 4K @ 60Hz I get ridiculous flickering! It ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wont detect second monitor connected to second graphics card

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have 2 HD 7970's that I prefer to run in "Crossfire Disabled" mode to keep my temps lower. I have a 1440p display and a 1080p display. However, With crossfire off and ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The system is running in low graphics mode Dell E6540

I am installing several Dell E6540 and after some reboots the system goes in the "low graphics" mode. The only thing i have done is installed some applications and a apt-get update and upgrade. The ...
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AMD Omega driver installation via .deb, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit

AMD provides four .deb files for users in order to install the latest (stable) Omega driver on Ubuntu 14.04. My question therefor is: Which of these files do I need exactly and how do I install them ...
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How to set custom display resolution normally

I need help with setting a custom display resolution on Linux Ubuntu, because I have a shitty TV which is actually 1080p, but 1080p looks like crap on it. However, 1776x1000 looks perfect, but Ubuntu ...
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Wine dxiag fails on discrete graphics (but works on integrated)

I have hybrid VGA - integrated Intel and Radeon HD 8850M. I use Linux Mint 17.1 64-bit with fglrx and fglrx-pxpress packages installed. Once I activate discrete graphics in AMD Control Center (and ...
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How to change screen resolution? i tried everything

I have ubuntu 14.04.1, radeon r7 260x and processor intel i3 4150. ubuntu is installed on partition. its stuck on resolution 1024x768 but my monitor has a resolution of 1920x1080. i have tried ...
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Ubuntu Screen goes black after boot using Dedicated GPU

After installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) I am not able to see anything after boot. Once Ubuntu boots, There is no HDD Activity and the Display remains black with no image on the ...
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Black screen when connecting second monitor

When I connect my second screen in the displayport (using an adapter) both my screens turn black in ubuntu 14.10. I tried a lot of things like booting up with two screens connected, but nothing ...
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AMD A6-3420m APU HDMI is only able to output in stereo

I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS and have tried the drivers provided in software update and the newest from amd but none give me anything but stereo output in the pulseaudio volume control. I am looking ...
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screen brightness control not working: Lenovo g50-45: AMD Radeon: Ubuntu 14.04

I've a Lenovo G50-45 machine with AMD processor [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]. I tried the solution from Rmano but no success. Using Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the solution pasted here: Ubuntu ...
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HP Envy 17 Switchable Graphics AMD/Intel

So my wife finally asked me to install Ubuntu to her laptop after using it on mine and the machine I have setup for the kids. Problem is I can't get the graphics drivers to install correctly. She ...
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Need help with graphic card for HP compaq nx6325 on ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and I tiered for the last two days to fix the sound coming from my laptop. I think it is the graphic card. I found this page ...
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AMD Driver over/underscan fix with options

Now a lot of you know about this setting: sudo aticonfig --set-pcs-val=MCIL,DigitalHDTVDefaultUnderscan,0 If your like me and your TV shows up as a projector and have no slider, have no fear! Now ...
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radeon dpm: why my power state 0 has high values which are not aligned with dmesg?

# cat /sys/kernel/debug/dri/64/radeon_pm_info uvd vclk: 0 dclk: 0 power level 0 sclk: 37500 mclk: 150000 vddc: 950 vddci: 875 pcie gen: 3 # cat /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_dpm_state ...
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Blackscreen on fresh Xubuntu install

thanks for the help. I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on a old pc, with a AMD/ATI RS400 Radeon Xpress 200 but I am not able to but into the desktop. When the computer starts I am only able ...
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Installation of newest AMD drivers fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I'm trying to update my drivers to the latest version provided by AMD. I couldn't find a way to simply update them, so I decided to uninstall them completely by doing this: ...
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Required proper installation/configuration for a dual-GPU setup

The machine configuration is as follows: CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 (with built-in basic Intel GPU) Motherboard: Gigabyte B75M-D3H (has 2 PCIe slots that can be used to install GPUs) RAM: Corsair ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 while display is distorted

I'm currently trying to install ver. 14.04 booting off of a USB, however my display is distorted. I believe I need to install the correct video card drivers, but how can I do that if I can't get ...
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Video Problem & Performance Issues

I have an Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop with following configuration : AMD Quad-Core Processor A6-5200 (2.0 GHz) AMD RadeonTMHD 8400 4 GB DDR3 RAM 15.6" Display (1366*768) I am running Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing (fully) randomly

Probably this question has been asked many times, but have this problem that Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity freezes randomly on my HP Probook 4540s (Intel and AMD graphics) laptop. Wheter it's when using ...
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Unable to start KODI / XBMC from the dash in ubuntu 14.04

I installed KOBI / XBMC using the below steps and it completed successfully. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi But I am unable to find it by ...
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Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04

Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04, i have installed the steam using command below sudo apt-get install steam -y it ran and completed and when i go to unity do a search for ...
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AMD Catalyst, Ubuntu 14.04, mis-identification, underscan, and other woes

I have a ubuntu 14.04, AMD A8 APU based hardware, and Catalyst CC (14.10?) installed. The screen is a JVC 40" HD LED LCD connected via HDMI. The issues are: 1) Catalyst thinks the display is a ...
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Live USB 14.04 Dash works but other windows do not

I'm testing out Ubuntu on my son's new laptop in order to make sure it will work well enough for him. It's an HP Home Notebook PC that is AMD based and specifically has this graphics driver: AMD ...
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Third monitor picture shifted

I have two AOC 23" monitors and Samsung TV screen. Until last update the picture on all screens were ok. Now picture on AOC's ok but on TV the picture is shifted to the right, that part of picture ...
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install driver for dual integrated Intel® HD graphics 4400 and Radeon R5 M230 in ubuntu 14.04

I have just purchased a lenovo dos laptop with following configuration : i3 400u which has integrated Intel® HD graphics 4400 and 2gb Radeon R5 M230/ATI JET LE R5 M230 . I do not know whether it is ...
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Xorg segmentation fault

Okay so o have ustom built PC that I have been dual booting Ubuntu flavors and the likes forever but this is the first time I've had a major issue. I'm able to get to lightdm fine. But for some reason ...
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log files too big

I have a lot of kern.log files with sizes of 10GB+ which have many lines similar to: AMD-Vi : Event logged [IO_PAGE_FAULT device=01:00.0 domain=0x0014 address=0x0000000000001000 flags=0x0000] A few ...
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14.10 Fresh Install and FGLRX install issue

I have now spent a good 8 hours trying to resolve this issue. I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit install and fglrx amd driver. I then run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I then reboot ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa (http://tinyurl.com/pkpcs3l) which has an integrated ...
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Resolution/Compression issues while using HDMI, fine with VGA

This is a rather hard issue to explain, I've not found a solution for it anywhere; I'm using a fresh-built PC, AMD A-series GPU, 4gb 1333mhz Kingston RAM, with an ASUS F2A85-M PRO mobo, and as a ...
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Graphical freezes and live CD boot failures

I experience regular short graphics freezes (mouse stops moving, words typed in are finished later) and at times the system freezes completely. This issue is so nasty that it makes the system ...
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Ubuntu boots into black/purple screen [duplicate]

I tried to install ATI proprietary drivers to my Ubuntu 14.04.1. It didnt work and now I'm just trying to get back to where I started. I uninstalled all fglrx drivers and removed xorg.conf files. My ...
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“S-video disconnected” issue on 14.04 LTS with ATI x800

I have a collection of old parts that I'm trying to set up as a cheap way of streaming video to an old tv in my bedroom. I'm trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it doesnt seem to recognise that ...
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Solved : Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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Black screen on Radeon HD 6790 (DVI), working on integrated graphic card (VGA)

My computer: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 GoodRam DDR3 4GB/1600 CL11 Intel Pentium G3420 AMD Radeon HD 6790 Is there any chance to repair ubuntu on Radeon? I have also Windows 7 and everythink work good, ...
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Second monitor renders black, except for mouse

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using the fglrx drivers for an AMD Radeon HD 7800 with 2 monitors. When I have the drivers installed the second monitor renders completely black except for the mouse ...
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Update all software with update manager XUbuntu 12.04.1 without updating kernel

I'm running a laptop with mobility radeon hd 4330 and I have to run kernel <= 3.2 for the proprietary legacy drivers to work. How can I update the packages on my system using the update manager ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 booting, behaves like a spoiled child

I've unsuccessfully tried to boot again in Ubuntu after 1 week of not using it. It clearly punishes me for that. Joke aside, please know that i'm using "vanilla" Ubuntu. I didn't tinker with it. All ...