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Ubuntu 15.04 Corrupted Screen on 1080p144

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 on my system. It's installed in legacy mode. My GPU is an AMD 7950. When I set the resolution & mode using: xrandr -s 1920x1080 -r 144 The display starts ...
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Getting rid of llvmpipe. Installing open source drivers correctly

My video card is Radeon R9 270 Dual-X. I've read a lot about overwhelming performance of OpenSource drivers compared to proprietary ones, so I'd really like to move to OS drivers. However! I did ...
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Driver problem with AMD/ATI Bonaire XT Radeon HD 7790/8770

First of all sorry if I ask a dumb question, I'm new to Ubuntu. I can't find find a solution to this problem. I tried to install drivers for Ati Radeon Hd 7xxx series, Catalyst and whatever. ...
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2 monitors mirrored - want extended and correct resolution

Ok I've always used ati catalyst drivers however given that this is broken in kernel 4.2 and I see people always saying to just use the open source ones I did just that in my Ubuntu 15.10 install. ...
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Switching from Nvidia to Radeon graphics card in year 2015

I am going to switch my monitors from an Nvidia graphics card to a Radeon Saphire FLEX series 250x (specifically, this model). How should I prepare my 14.04 system so that it simply works once the ...
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OpenCL support for AMD HD 3650 For Ubuntu 14.04

Just installed a Radeon HD3650 AGP on an older PC running Ubuntu 14.04. The purpose was to get Ubuntu performance to be at least the same as Windows 7 performance for viewing YouTube instructional ...
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Starting Version 219 after ati proprietary driver install 3.19.0-30

I have seen the other help items regarding the "Version 219" errors. Here is my issue: 1. Install ATI Proprietary drivers (because everything else I tried to do to speed up Unity and system response ...
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Cannot login to Gnome Shell after random lockup on 15.10

I installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 (GNOME 3.16). Things seemed fine but out of nowhere the session froze and left me no other choice but to cold reboot. After reboot, I can't login any more. I type my ...
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how i can know my graphics card memory size? [duplicate]

I want to know my video memory size and i tried method with lshw -c display But it shows *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Cedar [Radeon HD ...
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Laptop built-in monitor not detected, dual GPU

The built-in monitor of my laptop seems to be not recognized by Ubuntu. The screen is black though illuminated. External monitor connected through HDMI works just fine. Doesn't matter if plugged in ...
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after upgrading 14.04 my display is locked at one resolution and I cannot change it from the GUI

I recently let my 12.04 Ubuntu HTPC upgrade to 14.04 after doing so, the resolution my system's oboard ATI Radeon card will only display is 1400 X 900 to a 55inch Video 1080P display, when I was ...
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How to install AMD drivers for A10 7870k APU

How do I install the driver from here? Can you guide me through it step-by-step? Much appreciated!
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ATI RAGE XL - 14.04 LTS autoconfig error

I have an antique 16 year old HP Proliant ML 350 G3 which for the heck of it, trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with Edubuntu desktop. This model has a built-in ATI RAGE XL video chip with 8 meg of ...
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After projector gets restarted the picture has less colors

Running on an AMD A8 machine I use the fglrx driver in Xubuntu to fire Xorg on my rooms wall through a projector. After the projector gets shut off (to standby) and switched on again the picture ...
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Mouse Frezzing ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have tried multiple reinstalls of the OS. Multiple drives tried AMD video card drivers and X server drivers nothing works more then 5 mins then mouse freezes all over again. System has HD Radian ...
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system running low graphics [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu on a fresh machine had Nothing on it just a 120gb SSD, 1TB HDD. Once it finished installing which was pretty fast on the SSD, I restarted my PC only to get the error ...
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How to know the manufacturer of a graphic card?

I recently discovered, in a brief discussion with kos, that Nvidia does not produce its own graphic cards (apart from Quadro series), but other manufacturers are producing and selling them (Zotac, ...
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Amd intergrated Graphics drivers for ubuntu

I'm Building a mame (multiple arcade machine emulator) that runs anything from nes to gamecube and it's super budget, i figured the best way to save money is trying out lunix and maybe one day buying ...
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Dual monitor (ati r9 290 + intel integrated graphics) driver issues

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and have trouble setting up the proprietary drivers with my dual monitor setup. I use the ATI/AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card for the main screen and I use Intel Integrated ...
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Selections for graphics drivers are disabled

Yesterday I moved to the proprietary drivers from the X.org drivers using the Additional Drivers application, and reverted back to the X.Org AMD/ATI drivers on my machine. I've just booted my machine ...
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Any one know if AMD Eyefinity is supported by the open source Radeon driver?

I recently acquired a HIS Radeon HD 6570 PCI-e card for a cheap build I am doing. It has the DisplayPort, VGA and DVI outputs, so it is Eyefinity compatible as long as I use an Active ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't use second video card

Been a while since I've posted. Was able to figure out the three monitor issue I had last time around with Ubuntu 12.04. Upgraded to a Lenovo W500 (Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 3.07 GHz, 8 GB RAM) and a ...
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I have switchable graphics AMD R7 M265 but the “strong” GPU never gets used, how can I force it?

Ubuntu discovers both of the adapters (*=default): aticonfig --list-adapters * 0. 00:01.0 AMD Radeon(TM) R5 Graphics 1. 01:00.0 AMD Radeon R7 M265 Series However, in CCC it shows ...
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HDMI+Acer Aspire 5536 running xUbuntu = nothing

I'm trying to hook up my old laptop to my TV using an HDMI cable but it just won't output anything on the TV or the Display part of Settings. I've tried rebooting it with the cable in and out, tried ...
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Using Catalyst Control Center with Radeon HD 4350/4550 to enable black bars

Apparently, I can't download anything from AMD. The reason I want to install this is to enable Black Bars and not have to play on stretched(I sometimes play 1.6 on this machine). So, if I can do that ...
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no openCL device in blender on ubuntu 15.04

i have ubuntu on a hd 7950oc with amd 1090t cpu.... when im going to set opencl device to cycle render it dont show anything except CPU. also i've installed lastest amd stock catalyst 15.9. how can i ...
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How do I uninstall the mesa drivers now I've switched my graphics to nvidia?

As per Why-are-my-32bit-opengl-libraries-pointing-to-mesa-instead-of-nvidia, I've managed to get ldconfig to no longer reference mesa drivers by editing the conf files, but when the mesa GL drivers ...
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Display problem after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.3

After installing the latest Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my old Laptop (Toshiba Satellite) i have some issues with the display. There is flickering (like in a white noise) on the screen, and it is bugging me ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 (after partition resize) seems doesn't boot if dpm radeon is required in grub.conf [closed]

premise: partition editing: After a full backup, I've performed some action to gain more space with my /home and /root partition with Lubuntu 14.04.03 LTS, with Gpartedlive. premise: video card I've ...
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Toshiba Satellite C850 graphics card issues

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7610M graphics card, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 then 15.04 and the graphics card is not recognized, I tried to install more one driver before but it didn't work and somtimes it ...
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ubuntu 14 sony vaio overheating E series PCEL25EA

I'm facing an overheating issue with my laptop Hardware: AMD Dual-Core E-450 APU with AMD Radeon™ HD 6320 Graphics Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic 64-bit 15.5 inch wide (WXGA: 1366x768) TFT colour ...
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Screen tearing while scrolling in Xubuntu 14.04.3 LTS [duplicate]

Just switched from Windows 10 to Xubuntu. After installation I discovered that there's a screen tearing while scrolling content displayed in web browsers or Ubuntu Software Center. I installed the ...
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Chrome screen distorted in places

Please refer to following 3 images. Screen is not rendered correctly on mouse hover. The display gets corrected as long as I move the mouse again - so this problem is more of an annoyance, than ...
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dual monitor, rotate secondary screen

I run 2 screens on an AMD r9 280x card, and I need to rotate my secondary screen. When I try to do that via the display settings, my main screen gets all garbled up and is unusable. This happens with ...
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MythBuntu blank screen

Installed MythBuntu on PC with ATI Radeon 7500 graphics card (uses RV200 I believe). The installation completed without any problems, but when I then rebooted, after the POST there was a brief flash ...
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Display issues with Ubuntu 14.04 with AMD R9 380 graphics card

I built a new computer to dual boot Windows and Ubuntu and am using the AMD R9 380 Graphics card. Windows installation went fine. After installing Ubuntu 14.04 I found that I can't change my screen ...
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Screen tearing fglrx

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with latest AMD driver from amd.com (I have installed it manually). My graphics is integrated and my CPU is AMD Kaveri AMD a10-7850k. I have screen tearing in top of ...
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Display flickering and going black on 15.04 - Lenovo Y40-70

The Problem: The problem began a few weeks ago when my display started to flicker on the login screen. Recently the flickering became much worse, especially when browsing the web. Any update to the ...
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Running both onboard and discrete GPU (Intel and AMD)

I have added a discrete 6770 silent GPU to my workstation. Using the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver I can run both onboard and the discrete GPU at the same time. I need this function as only my onboard ...
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What is the Correct Video Driver & Kernal for HP EnvyIntel® Core™ i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz × 8 (running Ubuntu 14.04)

Hi I'm having some serious graphics issues (barely breaking 15fps on Dota) When I type: lspci | grep VGA VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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Screen turns on and off when using Unity dash or browsers

Just got new laptop and had to set up ubuntu 14.04 on it. It's a Dell Inspiration 7000 Series 7548. One of those fancy 4K displays with touchscreen. It has 2 video cards (according to lspci | grep ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Overheat & Low battery AMD

Hello I have a acer 552g v5, have searched many times how to solve my problem, the problem is the battery lasts 2 hours and lasts 5 in windows and I have overheating, I tried to install ubuntu ...
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Help with AMD Catalyst 15.9 and screen tearing Ubuntu 15.04

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.04 with the latest AMD Catalyst 15.9 on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeon HD 7750m. I am somewhat of a noob with Linux and I've found solutions that led to some screen ...
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AMD Graphic's drivers are faded out and I can't click on any of the items

A few weeks ago I finally got my drivers to work and today I went to see why my Civ V game wasn't running like how it used to only to see this: http://imgur.com/w7ZGJFk I'm not sure whether or not i ...
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How to set power_profile at boot in 15.04?

I'm using 15.04 and trying to set the power_profile in /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_profile to low at boot time, but whatever I try it's always high after a reboot. I'm using the following ...
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How to set up Triple Monitors with Intel GPU and AMD Radeon in Ubuntu 15.04?

Let's go straight to the point. I want to set up three monitors with the following My ubuntu version is 15.04 My Graphic card is : HIS AMD Radeon R9 380 IceQ X² OC 4GB ...
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Seemingly random lockups 15.04 - graphics driver?

My coworker is having an issue with his PC running Ubuntu 15.04. The system locks up randomly, either freezing all input for a minute or so, or cutting to a black screen that ends up needing a cold ...
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Installing of graphic card driver amd

hello im very new to ubuntu and would appreciate some help if possible, i read before i must install gpu drivers i had to update system so i did, then i went on AMD website and downloaded the driver ...
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Upgrade MATE 1.6 to 1.8 with old fglrx on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm actually running U12.04 Precise and wanted to upgrade MATE 1.6 to 1.8, but it seems I have to partially update my whole system before. Actually I locked my fglrx to 2.8.960, since my grafics card ...
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Can't change brightness using DDControl with Catalyst driver

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA100. This monitor doesn't come with buttons to change the brightness, only a power button. The guys at Samsung say that you should change the brightness using a ...