Questions related to graphics chips and related drivers made by AMD. Also for questions about older ATI motherboard chipsets and drivers.

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How to switch Launcher to another monitor after installing AMD/ATI Drivers?

I've had a ton of issues after installing the AMD/ATI drivers on 12.10. I had to follow some workarounds to even get my system to boot. Now that I've got drivers installed and my dual monitors set ...
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There's something about AMD ATI Graphics

I'm pretty sure that you have encountered many of these related issue topic. But I just want to get my curiosity untangled. I have followed the steps to install ATI drivers based on section 2.1 in ...
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using fglrx after using vesa driver issues

I've been using Vesa driver for old Radeon X1950. After I removed the card (using integrated HD 400 now), installed fglrx and applied correct xorg.conf X is up and running and I can see "log in" ...
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How can I repair the GRUB using Windows 8?

I am running on a HP Envy DV6 laptop with an AMD A8. It has windows 8. I installed Ubuntu from a LiveUSB that I created, but it wont give me the option to boot into it. I disabled secureboot and ...
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What driver should I install to use Unity with a Radeon HD 7750?

Ubuntu 12.10 I followed some tutorial (which I can not find again) on how to install AMD catalyst. It involved updating the kernel or something. This works as I am now no longer using software ...
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lenvono Y560(ATI HD5730 ) Can I hot switch discrete & integrated graphics card in Ubuntu 12.10? TKS

I have Y560 laptop with ATI HD5730 discrete card. echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch can power off discrete card. echo ON > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch can enable it. ...
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Was able to use proprietary ATI driver before, now on clean install I don't have that option

I am running 12.04LTS, and I just formatted. Prior to the format, I was using the ATI proprietary driver through "additional drivers". I have two ATI radeons that are crossfired. Now, when I do go ...
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How can I make an AMD/Intel switchable graphics system work?

I used my HP Probook 4530s (6490m + HD3000 graphics) laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, but its battery life is too much poor. It lasted one and half hour whereas in Windowns7 it lasted 3-4 hours. For using ...
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AMD Video Cards: Force full-screen game to one monitor?

I have a AMD Radeon 7850 and a dual-montior setup, configured in the AMD Catalyst Control Center (amdcccle). My monitors are configured to act as a single screen (3360x1050). However, when I launch a ...
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Ran a script in xubuntu and my display crashed. Can someone advise on how to reverse it?

I have a script I found a while back to speed up installing Minecraft... for my kid... Anyway, I recently changed to Xubuntu and figured the same script would be ok, not taking into consideration the ...
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Laptop display is not detected

I have a laptop with hybrid video system - Intel+AMD 7700HD and an external monitor connected by HDMI. My laptop display is not detected until I unplug and plug in back HDMI cable, the same issue on ...
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12.10 install on Dell Inspiron ATI Radeon 3XX fails to produce usable desktop

Trying to install 12.10 i386 iso image from DVD to Dell Inspiron 9300 with ATI Radeon 3xx (maybe 360?) graphics card. The desktop is visible including the toolbar across the top of the desktop. ...
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Why can't I adjust the screen brightness?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with an AMD 64-bit/Radeon HD video card, running Ubuntu 12.10. I can't adjust the brightness from the default maximum, neither the Fn keys nor the system settings ...
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Graphic card issue after fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 64bits

I am having a problem by which after I install Ubuntu 12.04 64bit it shows that my display breaks and shows nothing. I tried Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and it worked, but after updating it. The display breaks ...
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Dual monitor with ATI

I'm running 12.04 dual booted on a Dell Inspiron i17R with an ATI 5400. I'm trying to get an external monitor (Dell UltraSharp U2412M) to act as a second display. When I connect it to my computer, it ...
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Graphic Card Drivers Installation in Lubuntu 12.10?

I am using Lubuntu 12.10, I want install the drivers for my hybrid graphic card because my laptop fan is always running and produces great amount of heat. Graphic Card Specification:- 00:02.0 VGA ...
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How can I use VirtualGL or an alternative with XVFB?

I'm running a Ubuntu machine as a client, but I need to start a 3D game to get automated screenshots, but within xvfb so it does not interfere with normal computer function. However, the game is ...
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Overheating HP dv6 laptop

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 12.10 I've been having overheating issues, and poor battery life. Jupiter indicates that my CPU is 45° while idle, and 65-75° while performing common tasks. My battery ...
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Trouble running Ubuntu12.04 on MSI CX620

Hardware A few days ago I uninstalled Windows 7 & installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop (MSI CX620). No problems occurred in installation process. My laptop contains two graphic controllers 1) ...
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Use TV (hdmi) with non-square pixels

I am having a problem when I connect my LG plasma tv (with a native resolution of 1024x768 pixels) to my 12.04 laptop using HDMI. The pixels (actual pixels, not the signal) of my TV are physically ...
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Low Framerate ATI Radeon HD 5670

When I try fgl_glxgears, I'm getting a framerate of under 60 fps. All the forum posts and askubuntu posts I've read suggest that I should be seeing at least triple digits. When this machine had ...
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ATI Hybrid Graphics Over Heat. Intel GPU not working!

I just followed this guide (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1930450) and installed the proprietary ATI drivers on my laptop which have ATI Hybrid Graphics (ATI Radeon HD 6770 M GPU). It ...
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Radeon Drivers & Ubuntu 12.0.4

Only installed Ubuntu (and any linux) for the first time yesterday and am having, what I think is, a bit of trouble with my graphics card (Radeon 4800 Series) The machine is capable of running Steam ...
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Error Installing FGLRX driver

My computer uses a Radeon HD 6950. I installed the "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver" just fine, however, when I tried to install the "post-release updates", I received an error ("Sorry, ...
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ATI (fglrx) Dual monitor / laptop hot-plugging

I been running Ubuntu 12.04 since alpha with the ATI open source drivers and with Gnome-Shell. I been generally very happy with them with only small issues along the way. Now of course it does not ...
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Dell Vostro 3650 overheats and fan is quiet and it's speed is low

After enabling discrete Radeon HD 7600M on my Dell Vostro 3650 I've faced with overheating problem. Fan control doesn't work. To be precise fan speed is being constantly lowered to 135000 rpm. I've ...
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AMD A4-5300 and GPU computing on BOINC

I have an AMD A4-5300 APU, which is a dual-core CPU and GPU. It is OpenCL capable. I am trying to get BOINC to recognise the GPU but it seems unable to. Log (snipped): [---] Starting BOINC client ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.10 on Lenovo G505s Purple Screen Problem

Alright, I have been on every forum and website I can think of to fix this but with no success. My system specs are as follows: Lenovo G505s- AMD A10-5750M, 16 GB DDR3 RAM, AMD Radeon 8570M 2 GB, ...
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uvd not responding… cant start ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu. When I installed (stand alone) ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop, it wont load and it shows error that uvd not responding a few times and then shows uvd not initialized and hangs I tried ...
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Issues with OpenGL drivers on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Xubuntu machine that was using the AMD/ATI drivers, but after a distro upgrade, things were not working unless I was using the integrated graphics (i.e. I would have to unplug my GPU card). ...
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Black screen after clean Ubuntu 14.10, ATI open source drivers

I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit and upon boot my laptop screen goes completely black after the Ubuntu logo is shown. Changing TTY's does not help in this case, the screen remains ...
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Java Application not opening on correct monitor (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) and when I create apps that spawn windows in java (using JavaFX or Swing) they are created in the wrong position. I noticed that there is no longer a ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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Catalyst Omega on Utopic shows old driver version

I installed the new Catalyst Omega driver 14.12 with: sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite fglrx*.deb according to this guide: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...allation_Guide I run on Utopic, so I ...
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ati - Extended desktop broken and flickering

I'm facing the same problem as Randal Scott (Extended Desktop broken into 4 halves on 2 monitors): Truing to setup extended desktop, on a HP Envy with a Radeaon graphic card on Ubuntu 14.04 causes a ...
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ATi Radeon 9250 Video card not detected

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Dell GX270 Optiplex. My computer has an Intel video card and an ATi Radeon Stealth 9250 PCI video card. Ubuntu can only find the on-board Intel video card. When I ...
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen on boot on my PC, when HDMI TV is ON!

My Pc, which is a dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04, is always linked to an LG TV through my HD 7970 HDMI port. I can never boot in Ubuntu while my TV is ON. I get a black screen, and I can't ...
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How to increase Graphics peformance in Ubuntu 14.04 running as a guest in VIirtual Box?

I'm relatively new to Linux, I have played around with Ubuntu for 6 months but not a Linux Expert so please try helping in newbie terms I have Ubuntu 14.04 Running as a Guest in a Windows8.1 Host ...
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AMD Catalyst not showing anymore

After some coming and going from open source to proprietary graphics, I'm not able to launch catalyst control center anymore. At the additional drivers I can see that the proprietary drivers are ...
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ATI/AMD Driver “Adapter not supported” strange issue

Yesterday I installed the AMD/ATI Official driver (Omega version 14.501.1003-x86.x86_64)from AMD's official site. The installation completed successfully using "Install Driver 14.501.1003 on X.Org 6.9 ...
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Ubuntu Hybrid Graphics automatic switch

My notebook have an integrated gpu (intel HD) and a discrete gpu (AMD Radeon 8850M). Looking into the ubuntu documantaion here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics I tried using ...
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Why does Ubuntu still use a blacklisted graphics card claimed by stub?

I am following Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14.04 + KVM tutorial and it seems like everything went well except that my ubuntu installation still shows HD7970 under Additional Drivers which ...
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Choppy sound in Chromium, Xubuntu 14.04

Hy everybody, For a long time now I have a problem with the sound in Ubuntu versions (elementary, kubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint), all of them. I think only linux distro I didn't have a problem with is ...
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How can I get Xorg to handle both fglrx and intel for two devices? Getting segfault from Xorg

I'm trying to get a multi-monitor setup to work by utilizing my primary monitor that is connected to my AMD card and have a secondary monitor connected to my motherboard's VGA slot. The computer would ...
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Little white “streaks” on display everywhere

Why are there so many little white "streaks" throughout my Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit. I am running on an Intel system with an ATI/AMD Graphics processor. The streaks show up randomly on programs, on the ...
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Steam will not start, but says success when ran from terminal

When double-clicking Steam Icon it just blinks and then stops without launching the application. When running 'steam' from the terminal it says 'success' but nothing happens. I've changed ATI drivers ...
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Corrupted GUI while installing 14.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 to a flash card from either a DVD or USB drive (I have tried both), but I keep getting a corrupted GUI before installation. I tried it on my older laptop and it ...
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14.10 unity | Pointer Flicker & can't move launcher | Dual monitor w/ dual video cards

I have a clean 14.10 desktop install (specs below) with two video cards each powering an HDMI monitor I have two issues, which I believe are related: the left monitor has regular pointer flicker, ...
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dual screen setup for Radeon R9 285 on ubuntu 14.04

I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. However, I cannot get dual head/screen to work. I can get both monitors to mirror the same screen, but cannot get a true dual screen. ...