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3 Displays with Catalyst Control Center 14.10

I am using catalyst control center amd drivers and trying to use three displays. I want the set up as following screen 1 main desktop screen 2 extended desktop screen 3 cloned from screen 2 I am ...
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Graphical system broken after AMD->Nvidia upgrade. How to re-install all graphical components?

I've upgraded my AMD HD4770 with an Nvidia GTX 960. When I boot into Ubuntu, the screen is mostly black with some red artifacts at the top. I can switch with Ctrl+Alt+F1 to a terminal. I've tried ...
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Uninstall fglrx [duplicate]

Ubuntu Workstation (2 Monitors on board + 3 Cards Radeon HD 7850) Error Low Graphics mode ... decided as follows: Format the disc. In BIOS settings "initial load settings" Arrancar Graphically by ...
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No launchpad, cannot modify menus etc

I apologize in advance if I sound like a newbie. I am actually a Linux user for quite a while but I use it only for basic needs - browsing and entertainment. After a fresh install of 14.04, I cannot ...
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Can't connect Laptop to TV

been using Ubuntu now for over a year and now I got a problem I seem to can't fix for myself. Since an update a while ago I can't connect my Laptop to my TV anymore. The TV simply stays black and ...
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Black screen at boot ubuntu 14.10 amd hybrid with foss [duplicate]

i have an apu/dgpu configuration and i want to use the foss drivers , with catalyst it boot) but 2d support suck,im trying to get oibaff ppa to have better performance , but i can only with nomodeset. ...
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Displays not detected correctly after update

I'm running AMD HD6850 on open source driver using three external displays. After update ubuntu detects only one built-in display which I don't even have. screenshot of display settings: ...
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AMD R5 M240 drivers for ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad E555 with AMD R5 M240(kaveri) but i cant find any drivers and i think they are not automatically installed because at system details as Graphics is: ...
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Can I turn off one of my laptop's two graphical modules?

My Thinkpad T400 has two graphical modules: - ATI discrete graphic module: description: VGA compatible controller product: RV620/M82 [Mobility Radeon HD 3450/3470] vendor: Hynix ...
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AMD Graphics (270X) - March 2015

I'm about to build myself a new machine - low-budget Ubuntu gaming PC. I'm already have been using Ubuntu on my laptop for a few years now (Intel/nVidia) and read about massive problems with ATI cards ...
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How to install ATI graphics card drivers? [duplicate]

AMD 's website is not opening.So how shall I install my ATI graphics card driver?
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Dual monitor on 14.04.02 with AMD card freezes, blacks out the second screen, etc

Up to few days back my 2 monitor setup with 14.04.2 has been running just fine (one monitor 1920x1080 connected via HDMI(card)->DVI(monitor) cable and second 1680x1050 connected via DVI->DVI cable. ...
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Can't install AMD Driver [duplicate]

Hello guys for years I've been installing AMD drivers and usually no problems at all. I usuallu compile few .deb files with --buildpkg but today after installing latest Ubuntu 14.04 I got an error. ...
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How do I set up two monitors on two very different graphics cards?

I have two video cards, one running each of two identical monitors. My main card is an Nvidia GeForce 750 Ti, and the secondary is a Radeon HD5500. When I boot from live USB, the monitor attached to ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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Hybrid graphic card drivers (AMD® Radeon HD 8570 + Intel HD Graphics 4000)

I am always trying to find answers for my problems with Google, but this time I give up. I've read almost every topic on every discussion board, blog posts etc. about my problem. I've tried many tips, ...
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Cannot install Xorg Edgers fglrx

I was following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo And following it step by step. I decided to add the stable ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates afterwards tried installing fglrx and ...
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Hybrid Graphics problem - Discrete graphic card doesn't work

I am using a Lenovo G510 with an Intel integrated card and a Radeon R7 M265 discrete card. Ubuntu version is 14.04 trusty while the kernel is 3.13.0-46-generic. I've spent quite a few hours trying to ...
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Black screen apu+dgpu amd foss

writing this now from nomodeset with awful resolution any solution to solve it? using iobaf ppa but it also happen with ubuntu default open source drivers Ubuntu 14.10 laptop. When i boot i can hear ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesnt recognize amd radeon M8670

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it doesn't recognize my amd radeon m8670 graphic card. Only my intel, so I am unable to install any driver because I always get error like your graphic is not ...
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Radeon RV710 boot error!

After I boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit I get some errors! [drm:radeon_uvd_send_upll_ctlreq] *ERROR* [drm:radeon_uvd_send_upll_ctlreq] *ERROR* [drm:uvd_v1_0_ib_test] *ERROR* [drm:radeon_ib_ring_tests] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & AMD 14.6 Driver issue R7 260X

Okay I have searched and for some reason I am just having problems installing the Beta driver 14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. This is my second installation today as I messed up my last one following other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot system boots to black screen[using ati radeon hd 7340 video card]

So this is my third time installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8.1 system and my first time having any issues. Installation seemed to go fine but after the system restarted and tried to boot Ubuntu, it shows ...
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Ubuntu and AMD graphics cards

Have had trouble with the last few distros and my AMD graphics card giving me unusable screen. Does AMD play nice with Ubuntu now?
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Can't install amd driver, new ubuntu user [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu, just wanted to try it out of curiosity, but since I don't have a clue what am I doing I need some help even for some basic things. So I downloaded driver from amd site and it is ...
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dedicated gpu doesnt work

my laptop has amd 8670m + 7620g dual gpu but only 7620g(integrated) works. how to switch to other gpu. i see it in display properties in catalyst control center but there it is listed as unknown ...
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How to properly install Ubuntu to an Aspire E5 laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire E5-551G-83LH laptop with the following specification: AMD Quad-Core Processor A8-7100 (that is an APU) AMD Radeon R7 M265 with 2 GB Dedicated VRAM 4 GB DDR3 L Memory I ...
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Xrandr gives “Failed to get size of gamma for output default”

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 64-bits on a Desktop but the graphics were too slow (windows opening, minimizing, etc) and someone suggested my that the graphic card accelarator shouldn't be ...
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Mouse cursor flickers and disappears, unknown display in display settings

I've just installed Ubuntu using the most recent ISO from online onto my desktop Computer. I have an AMD Radeon 6770 Graphics Card. The cursor keeps flickering and disappearing on the screen. I also ...
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Screen is too small, doesn't fit into screen?

My screen model is an ASUS VG248QE and it's 1080P, 24" Monitor. The scale of the screen was perfect until I've installed the fglrx (AMD Drivers because not sure if it's the correct spelling) the ...
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Black screen after AMD driver install, tested different approaches

I have been searching the net and trying different approaches, installing different driver versions, both from software center and by different guides but after reboot I always get a black screen. ...
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Packages are broken with unmet dependencies - cannot install fglrx

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to survive, but, I can't figure this one out - hopefully it's easy! Ubuntu Software Center says: New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the ...
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How to set the discrete GPU as default Video card instead of the dedicated?

I have a MSI FX420 Laptop which I will be giving to my brother starting college as a CS. One requirement is that they should be using Linux as their OS. Now my problem is after installing Ubuntu ...
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Chromium graphics messed up after installing ATI fglrx drivers

I have been troubleshooting display problems - my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. Finally the display seems to use ...
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ATI R9 2xx's: Dual-monitors on seperate cards

I can not seem to get my second monitor recognized/running in ubuntu 14.04.02, the light is yellow and the screen off. I have tried the basics by going into the display settings but all it shows is my ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...
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Logging into my user account sends me back to login. Xserver? [duplicate]

Solved Running sudo startx must have changed the ownership to root so ownership must be taken back. At the login screen press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter your credentials to login then enter ls -la and you ...
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Revert to open source graphics drivers - options greyed out 14.04

I tried switching to the proprietary AMD/ATI drivers using the Software Center > Edit > Additional drivers window in 14.04, which left me with a scary black-as-the-night screen after reboot. I ...
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E: The package fglrx-core needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Im using Ubuntu 14.10 Genome I tried to install the AMD fglrx-core driver and now I cant remove anything or install anything Sudo apt-get install -f does not work me@me:~$ sudo apt-get install -f ...
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My computer with AMD graphics shows gradients with consecutive rows of colors as a single color, instead of smoothly changing. How can I fix this?

Consider this image: I've examined the pixel contents of the image and every row of pixels (outside the white border) has an entirely different color value. This would look right on my old laptop, ...
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ATI video card trobleshooting [closed]

Need some help with video card management. Before in windows I used MSI Afterburner or RivaTuner, what can I use in Ubuntu 14.04? [Radeon HD 4870] Thx.
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Problem with graphic when booting from liveCD [duplicate]

i have laptop Lenovo ideapad z50-75 AMD version and i want to install Ubuntu on my external HDD. I setup bios to legacy mode and boot from liveCD. After boot ubuntu from liveCD i should see a window, ...
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Studio 1555 + Ubuntu drivers [duplicate]

I have Dell Studio 1555. I want to install Ubuntu. I have downloaded Ubuntu latest version(Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) with 32 bit. there was an option with 64 bit (recommended). First question, Which ...
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Where can I find a Ubuntu 14.04 video driver for the Dell ATI 128MB Radeon x300 se card?

I tried Dell's official support site and the option box listed for the Ubuntu OS was greyed out. I know this is a legacy card. Thanks for any help you can provide.
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(Ubuntu 14.10) Can't wake up after suspend (AMD Radeon videocard)

Apparently the problem with AMD video card is quite usual... It's a Packard Bell Easynote LE69KB laptop. Lubuntu 14.10 VIdeo card AMD Radeon HD 8330. I've tried to install the proprietary Catalyst ...
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Which AMD drivers to install for crossfire 5770s? I use FAH alot

I was just wondering if there were any good AMD graphics drivers that won't kill my system performance and allow me to use Protein folding @ home from Standford school of medicine? I tried the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not using ATI Radeon HD 3450, instead using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits)

I recently installed a ATI Radeon HD3450 on my desktop. When I ran LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo part of my output is as following name of display: :0.0 libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI3 ...
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Visual glitch/bugs on desktop

Today I was going to install Ubuntu 14.04.1. First I tried to run ubuntu without installing. After some time the Ubuntu started, but with visual bugs: As you can see there is some kind of problem ...
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Problem installing video driver in Ubuntu 14.10

I tried all possibilities that I found on the Internet to install drivers, but all I get is blank screen, errors and errors, I'm new to Ubuntu and don`t know very much, I used windows 7, now wanted to ...
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Monitor disconnected when screens go black

Since short I have a new 4K monitor connected to my AMD R9 280x on Xubuntu 14.04 via DisplayPort. I have a second monitor connected to the computer as well via HDMI. What I'm observing is that when ...