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How to disable my APU and use the GPU (AMD Radeon) open source driver instead?

I'm using Ubuntu 1410 (Kernel v3.13) #uname -r 3.13.0-27-generic I've been trying to disable the APU (i.e. Intel's graphics software driver) and use the GPU (i.e. Xorg open source driver for ...
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I need help with Ati Radeon Graphic card driver(14.9) [duplicate]

I'm new with Ubuntu,so i don't know so much about it or commands for terminal. I need help with installing the driver(14.9) for video card (Radeon HD 6790) ,i have search for some guide on internet ...
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Additional Drivers for AMD Graphic Card have not been installing

I have a trouble with my Ubuntu 14.10. I want to install additional driver for my AMD graphic card but when I choose fglrx-updates in "Software & Updates" -> "Additional Drivers" and press "Apply ...
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Strange Driver Corruption

So I have a "portable" install of 14.04 (I installed the full distro on a USB3 stick) and I'm having the strangest driver corruption/bug: As you can see, anything that uses it's own renderer (I ...
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Can plymouth be made to apply already know work arounds for proprietary drivers automatically?

As a long term ubuntu user, I am disappointing that plymouth is pretty much the same as when it was first introduced. We have to manually apply fixes after we choose to use proprietary drivers, which ...
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Radeon 9600 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Problem with driver

I'm sorry for my bad English. I'm a Polish. I have got with my Radeon 9600. I can not install drivers. I tried to install fglrx, but in the settings still wrote: (Graphics Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350) ...
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ATIConfig returning incorrect graphics cards

I just upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.04) which ended up being a bit of a hassle. I now have almost everything working, except that my second graphcis card is being a bit weird. if I run aticonfig ...
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Proprietary switchable graphics: amd working but intel not working

I have AMD Radeon HD 6470m switchable graphics card on my hp pavilion g4 1212tx laptop running ubuntu 14.04.1. Currently, I have installed proprietary drivers from amd website as described here. My ...
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use a generic or alternative video driver in ubuntu 14.04

I did an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, many things don't work, one of them is the video driver, my video card is an ATI X1200, I spent several hours trying to find a solution for it ... without any ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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High-End Ubuntu Desktop Still Feels not as smooth

I finally managed to get high-end system for myself and I have to say my main OS Still Windows but Ubuntu get more and more of my attention. I'll list my specs later but here is my question. I am not ...
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Chrome/Chromium Error Causing Log-in Session to Crash

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed with proprietary Catalyst drivers with Xinerama enabled because I have three monitors. The first time I open Chromium there is no issue. However, if I close Chromium and ...
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ATI Graphics Card Drivees Problem?

I recently obtained an old Dell server from my grandpa. Its old. Has 2.8 GHz Intel Xeon, 155gb HD, ATI rv1000 graphics, and 3gb ddr2 ram. I recent just put Ubuntu 14 on it. It runs very slowly. I've ...
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Xorg Crashes after installing Catalyst

I am trying to install the AMD Catalyst, but after reboot I hit a black screen. I checked the /var/log/Xorg.0.log and everything is fine up to the point where it has a segmentation fault. [ ...
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Need help getting switchable graphics working under Ubuntu 14.10

According to "Details" (System Settings-->Details), my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card (it says the graphics are "Intel Sandybridge Mobile"), ...
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HDMI Audio output in FGLRX

Just made the transition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I use my laptop as a gaming machine on the rare occasion and as a media streamer therefore I use it via HDMI on my TV. After the transition to Linux, i ...
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Screen resolution wrong after suspend

OK ladies and gents I'm a Gentoo (portable) and Arch (desktop) refugee so I'm still getting the feel for Ubuntu so bear with me. I installed 14.04 on my desktop along with fglrx 99% of things work ...
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AMDA10 Kaveri with A88XPRO Mobo freeze after start screen

I can get to the load screen from the USB bootable drive I made. After hitting enter on install, I get a white screen for about 5 seconds followed by a black screen with a large rectangle of ...
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ubuntu 14.10 shows kernel panic error on startup after upgrade from 14.04

i upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10, when prompted by the system update utility during the upgrade some packages did not install properly / gave errors (i cant remember which packages) after restart it ...
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Can AMD A-Series APU support OpenCL?

Have spent a lot of time on this one one but can't find an answer here. Ubuntu 14.10 clean install. AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics x4. 1) Started with the xserver open-source wrapper ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no HDMI Sound (AMD Radeon R9 M265X)

I have a toshiba laptop featuring an AMD R9 M265X Hybrid graphics. At the moment I'm using AMD proprietary drivers but I did also tried to get it to work with the open source driver. On the sound ...
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Blank screen on booting ubuntu [duplicate]

I was trying to install amd graphics drivers and after rebooting now I get just a blank black screen.Someone please help urgently.
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How to install proprietary ATI/AMD drivers on 14.10?

I just upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04, and the built-in driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5450 sorta-kinda works okay because I do get a signal on my monitor, but it lacks any kind of acceleration, making the ...
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Plymouth not launching on startup?

So I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10. Steam started having the "GLX context does not support direct rendering" issue, so I decided to go into Software & Updates to switch my graphics driver to ...
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GUI crashes after installing AMD Catalyst 14.9 on Ubunut 14.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 using kernel 3.16.0-24-generic and X.Org X Server Version 1.16.0. I tried to install the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5570. After it installed ...
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Ubuntu cannot start GUI - unable to connect to X server

I have just upgraded to 14.10. The upgrade worked very well except for the graphics driver. It's an ATI Radeon, and the default built-in driver was active. It worked but it didn't look right, so I ...
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New to Ubuntu, got a few problems

So I built myself a lovely new computer, and decided to give ubuntu a go. So far, I'm confused. A quick google search left me with a headache. So here are my problems. Keep in mind that I'm ...
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Ubunt 14.04 dual monitors not working

I have a radeon 7970 to power my main monitor and a second gpu (5000 series I think?) powering my second monitor. They both work fine on windows 7, with the amd catalyst drivers. However, after trying ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on Asus X552E because of weird graphics

I have bought an Asus X552E, AMD A4 with Radeon HD 8670M gpu. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 on it but I have a strange problem. when I start installing, the LCD of laptop encounters with graphical ...
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Lubuntu Using AMD dedicated graphics card and onboard graphics card at the same time

I am trying to use 2 different graphics cards on my PC, a AMD radeon HD 5750 and an Intel HD 3000. I have this setup working in both Windows XP and Windows 7 but I have no idea how to do it in ...
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14.04 I Screwed Up the Graphics/Desktop/Something

Because I hadn't used Terminal in a long time I thought I'd fiddle with the on-board graphics . . . Using Synaptic I installed first one, then the other flavor of (I believe) fglrx for AMD ...
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AMD Caicos XTX/Radeon HD 8490 filling log

dmesg and syslog are overwhelmed with the following errors multiple times per second. For the most part, things operate well enough, but I sometimes have some performance issues so I'm trying to track ...
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How to undo graphics driver install

I have an AMD A8 5600K with the Radeon 7000 series graphics. Last night, I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Graphics were not running properly after the upgrade, so I ran the following commands: ...
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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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Need help interpreting log file and installing missing AMD driver dependencies

I'm having trouble installing the AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I know this might seem trivial but I need help interpreting and understanding the names and ...
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Graphic driver HP 4545s Ubuntu 14.10

i try to install ATI Driver on ubuntu 14.10. I have 2 graphic on my laptop, 7450M and 7600M. Whether it is supported by ati in ubuntu 14.10? If so, how do I install the drivers? Regards, M.S
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Ubuntu (Kubuntu) not loading - problem with ati catalyst proprietary drivers

I have problem - upgrade kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and after this os not loading. I try with fresh install of ubuntu, after formating but problem is same. I see on driver notes this, may be this is ...
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I cannot run Team Fortress 2 because of a problem with my video card

I really want to play Team Fortress 2, but every time I try to launch it it says, Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glcoloredmaskindexEXT'! either youre video card is not supported or ...
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(Statement) “Ubuntu 14.10 won't work because black screen” solution described here [duplicate]

Please read entirely the question. I've decided to write this here because I've seen about 15 questions of the same issue: Ubuntu not showing up screen, all is black. Well, let's start in the ...
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Gnome login screen doesn't shown after boot ubuntu gnome 14.04

I installed AMD graphic accelerators driver(aka fglrx) to replace xserver-xorg-video-ati at ubuntu gnome 14.04 with my HP 15-e044TX Laptop(uses AMD HD 8670M graphic card), but after reboot, login ...
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display screw up after a few second

I'm on an hybrid system with intel/ati using the radeon driver for the ati card and the i915 for the intel card. I'm using switcheroo to switch between cards. If I log in into default ubuntu session ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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Can't install AMD drivers

I've installed Ubuntu and had nothing but problems so far. First off, my secondary monitor resolution is way off and I can't choose the correct resolution. I decided to install the proprietary drive ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...
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AMD Radeon R5 Graphics Glitches In Ubuntu 14.04.1

My Laptop specs : AMD A8-6410 Radeon R5 Graphics 4 GB DDR3 500 GB HDD I removed Windows 8.1 completely & installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 But, the graphics is just too damn slow. The output of ...
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Problem with installing the latest version of ubuntu

As the title says, I am currently looking into duel booting ubuntu with windows. But as I download the latest version, I either come up with a blank screen from a disk, or an error after installing it ...
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failsafe-failure after installing AMD fglrx driver in Ubuntu 14.04

after trying every option I can think of (and from the Web), I am forcefully have to ask here :) So first of all my gear: A Dell e6540 laptop CPU Intel Haswell 4800MQ (igpu 4600), GPU AMD 8790m ; ...
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Revert AMD graphic drivers [duplicate]

I've installed AMD graphic drivers and rebooted my system. Now when i'm logging in my screen turns off or shows a lot of noise in different colors, but i cant see anything. That means i cant use my ...