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Sony Vaio External Monitor problems

I am having problems enabling external monitor on my Sony Vaio notebook. It is being successfully detected, but when I try to enable second external monitor the screen glitches and lags (it is like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Pulseaudio in HDMI sound crackling

I've recently change my PC OS from MS to Ubuntu. Ubuntu 14.04 can correctly find my HDMI audio but with terrible echo and crackling sound. I fix the echo issue by following the guide here: Sound ...
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Support to AMD Radeon™ HD 8970M

A week ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, but it started overheating. Reading the forums, I noticed that the AMD Radeon HD 8970M has doesn't support this OS, the computer was working on ...
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14.04 — AMD (HD 6870) — GPU fan 100% during install

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my primary desktop (a former gaming PC) which is equipped with a SapphireTech HD6870 (AMD). As soon as I boot into the installation process or when I simply boot ...
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Laptop boots to a black screen after trying to install fglrx for AMD HD8670M in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing proprietary fglrx drivers by following instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD However the installation failed with the error 'amdconfig: No ...
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Gnome 3 and display profiles

Is there a way to setup some display profiles for my monitors cause I run them most the time at portrait mode and other times one of my monitors in normal for videos and the sorts.
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Video Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 ATI

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I'm getting video tearing (top, bottom, mid, it's horrible) on videos (mplayer, Youtube, moving windows around...). My graphics adaptor is an ATI AMD Radeon HD 6700M ...
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AMD / Intel switchable graphics problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo G500, CPU is Intel Core i3-3110M, 4GB RAM, and as you can guess, dual graphics: Intel HD 4000 for the basic stuff and AMD Radeon HD 8570 for the good stuff. ...
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Mov data from my /var/www to another drive using terminal in ubuntu

I can't uninstall ATI catalyst driver or due to some other issue i am getting blank screen in Ubuntu 12.04 . I am able to access terminal and data in recovery mode. So how can i move the data from my ...
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uninstall ati catalyst control drivers ubuntu 12.04

I followed the steps described on http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/ubuntu-amd-catalyst-install and now my ubuntu gives me the blank screen .. i tried a lot of things to uninstall ati catalyst but ...
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Discreate GPU (7670M) not being detected Ubuntu 14.04 , Hp laptop with dual graphics ( 7640G + 7670M)

I have HP laptop (2005ax) with AMD A8 processor and dual GPU 7640G + 7670M I'm running ubuntu 14.04 with AMD proprietary drivers installed. I'm not able to select discrete GPU, hence not being able ...
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Only one video card available on Dell Vostro 3550

I got used Dell Vostro 3550. Specs says it have two graphic cards: AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 7450M/7650M Intel® HD Graphics 3000 But Ubuntu 14.04 LTS only see Intel (I tested 12.04 LTS and same ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 realtime kernels = 3.13

I use OpenGL 4.4 drivers with ATI drivers (only for kernel 3.13) System Requirements for opengl 4.4: Xorg/Xserver 7.4 and above (up to 1.15) Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.13) glibc ...
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r128 driver not loaded

I have now successfully installed Lubuntu, only to find that something is very wrong with the graphics. glxinfo | grep -i vendor gave me this output: libGL error: dlopen ...
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Ubuntu and Xen. Disable standard VGA for Windows guest

I've found a lot of help on this site, so I am ready to ask my own question now. After some new hardware purchase I've started up with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Xen 4.4. My current problem is: If I add ...
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After adding Amd video card and installing drivers - NO SOUND (in all OS)

Ubuntu 13.10 x64, Windows 8.1 x64. CPU: Intel i-4771 MB: Asrock B85 Pro Video card: AMD Radeon 7750 Had a computer properly working with Win8, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.01 Live CD. I am using two ...
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League of legends games will not start, bugsplat [closed]

I'm trying to run League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 using Play on Linux. I followed this guide to install it. I'm now using Amd's proprietary drivers (got an HD5770 graphics card if that matters). I ...
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Problems with graphics drivers on Latitude D600 running 14.04

this is my first time installing ubuntu on a laptop, which is the Dell Latitiude D600. I have been having a very specific issue related to what might be the graphics driver, but I am not completely ...
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Dual display detected but not working after startup 14.04

Here's my situation--I've got an HP Envy laptop running 14.04 with an AMD A10 APU. Catalyst display dashboard and the works are installed. As the system boots up, it acknowledges the external display ...
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Installing X.org (opensource) Ubuntu driver in the terminal

Software Center messed up my proprietary driver installation and I must revert to the original driver (the one you can find in "Additional Drivers" tab under software sources. However Software ...
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Graphic drivers for HD6850M Ubuntu 14.04

This is my *nth attempt to switch to Ubuntu, but the thing that always stops me are the mobile drivers for my graphic card. I have this laptop and even on Windows I had trouble with the drivers ( ...
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Occasional artifacts when displaying characters

To summarize the answer: switching to proprietary drivers should work, but the artifacts disappeared for me even on the free drivers now. Update: since switching back to the proprietary AMD driver ...
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Kubuntu 14.04LTS, Radeon RS690 (X1270), unable to use resolution of more than 1024x768

I have recently upgrade from 10.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Somewhere along the way, my ability to use 1366x748 resolution stopped. Any suggetions would be apprecieated. I have tried various solutions ...
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Laptop Overheats Running Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite 305D. It has an AMD Athlon X2 Duel-core and 2GB of ram with Radeon 3100. I know she's not much, but I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer living in West ...
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No password input field on lock screen

Occasionally my lock screen does this: That makes logging in difficult. Restarting Unity kind of works, sometimes only a reboot will fix it. My video card is a Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 with dual ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 does not detect second monitor

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two interfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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Unable to get hybrid graphics to work (fglrx)

I am very sorry to annoy you with another fglrx issue, but i am simply unable to figure out a solution.. So my problem starts as I have two graphics cards inside my laptop supposed to work hybrid. ...
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Processor & Graphics card .. better compatibility in Ubuntu [closed]

I was wondering among the two below mentioned combinations, which one would offer better performance and better compatibility with Ubuntu . THe reason for this post is because I have always got ...
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How to install Ubuntu on USB stick and preserve the changes?

There are many answers about this that did not work for my situation. I have the following: Ubuntu 14.04 USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports USB 2.0 stick with Ubuntu 14.04 USB 3.0 empty stick and want ...
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Game in Wine causes second monitor to become over exposed

I have 2 monitors and when I run a game through Wine, it causes the second monitor to become over exposed and increases the sharpness quite a bit. I have played around with settings in both the game ...
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Better FGLRX driver for Radeon HD 8570M

My new laptop computer uses a AMD APU with the Radeon HD 8570M Graphics chip. By default, the X.org open source driver is used. Even though it is working, I still prefer the offered proprietary driver ...
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UVD not responding; ATI/Intel Hybrid after upgrade to 13.04 and turning off ATI

First of all I am totally new to Ubuntu and Linux so I am still trying to learn commands and basics. My laptop is an Acer 4820TG with a hybrid Intel onboard and a ATI radeon mobility HD5650. ...
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Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two in4terfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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How do I enable 60hz on my 4k monitor?

I have the very new Asus PB287Q 4K monitor and I've enabled display port 1.2 in its OSD menu system, but my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop still isn't using 3840x2160 at 60hz - it's stuck at 30hz. I'm curious ...
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14.04 LTS - AMD 3 screens difficulty

Done a bit of research and can't figure a solution or from what I have read if one exists. I have installed desktop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, got it running. Downloaded and installed AMD Catalyst Control ...
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Using Internal and External Radeon GPU's for Multi-Monitor

I currently have a two monitor setup that works perfectly fine for Windows. However, in past experiences with Ubuntu, I've been forced to use only my internal GPU (when both are bios enabled) in ...
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Ubuntu dead slow after last update

It's been a few days now. Everything is SLOW as hell. Going from a desktop to the next is slow. Unlocking my workstation kind of fades out the lock screen and fades in the desktop. The animation takes ...
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Kaveri A10-7850K + Kubuntu 14.04 - No way to use fglrx driver

First of all, I've followed the indications provided on : How do I install fglrx on an AMD Kaveri machine? But the versions of Catalyst available now for download are 14.4 and 14.6 Beta. I have tried ...
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Performance issues with AMD IOMMU on

I had a hard time installing Ubuntu on my system. The motherboard I'm using is the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 with AMD FX6300. I tried to install elementaryOS, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04, and for all ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 configure switchable graphics Intel/AMD

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 I lost the GUI. After rebooting the loading screen appears (that one with the logo and the dots that indicates the loading process). However, after that it ...
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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 ...