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Screen randomly becomes black with cursor in Ubuntu 12.10

Sometimes when I am using Ubuntu 12.10 the screen will randomly become black with a cursor. The cursor represents whatever is below, such as a blinking text cursor if I am hovering over gedit, or a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Dual Monitor setup - ATI Radeon 4000series. Virtual size of 800x600 is actually trying for 2

I have Ubuntu 12.10, ATI drivers installed and working(not an easy task). I am trying to dual monitor out. I have a 26" LCD TV for monitor one running 1920x1080. I have mirror off, and have tried ...
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Screen resolution is too low with open source drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

I'm on an AMD graphics card. When I use the open source xserver-xorg-video-radeon driver, Gnome shell works fine but my screen resolution can't be set higher than 1024x768. However, when I'm on the ...
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XORG: No mouse clicks (Radeon HD 3200)

My computer has integrated graphics Radeon HD3200, that brougt me several problems with different versions of Ubuntu. The only one that I couldn't manage is that every time I restart the PC I have to ...
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Major opcode of failed request: 141 (RANDR) when trying to add a mode with xrandr

I just bought a Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition (T2G-D3D-IF) to drive my three widescreen monitors because the regular fglrx drivers were very sluggish when doing it directly from the video card ...
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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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Which driver should I download for an HP Pavilion dm1-4160sp?

First, sorry for my poor english. I am enjoying very much Ubuntu 12.10, but I have a problem with the ATI video driver. I want to download the driver from AMD web page, but I can't indentify the ...
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videoplayback with GL

I have an issue with playing video with video output GL or GLX. I have an ATI HD 5850 with tear free desktop and the playback works great but the problem is when I move the mouse and the menu of the ...
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LVD1 goes blurry if HDMI (DFP1) gets plugged in

I was wondering if anyone can explain why all of a sudden on 12.04 when I plug the HDMI in the text on my laptops monitor gets blurry. When I unplug the HDMI everything goes perfect again, text is ...
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Dual monitor resolution OK for one user, but garbled for a new user

Ubuntu 12.04 on PC with ATI card using built-in drivers. Gnome classic (no effects) A dual monitor setup works perfectly for admin user A, with both screens showing at 1280 x 1024. New admin user B ...
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Which graphics-driver is used? (multiple drivers installed)

I have to set up one Ubuntu 12.04-Image for diffrent Hardware (PC's, Notebook's, etc) My Question: How do I support most of the graphics cards in my Hardware?! Is it useful to install the ATI and ...
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Unable To Enable Compiz Animations

I`m Using Ubuntu 12.10 Unity And I INstalled compiz I`ve Enable Animations And Custmized How I Like BUt None Of The Animations Are Not Working My Laptop Model Is Hp-Dv7t-QuadEditon i7 ...
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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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Where to get latest stable Mesa?

Atm the only choice we got is between Mesa which ships with Ubuntu (it's outdated before release) or one from Oibag PPA which is latest git development branch (very unstable). What about latest ...
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How can I get Ubuntu's latest version installed with ATI Radeon 7850 support?

I've seen other questions talking about the driver, but none apply to the problem I've been having. I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu and installed it, but when Unity loads, only the sidebar ...
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No Boot Option After Install

Hello recently I built a computer with an msi 970A-G43, AMD FX 6300, and GSkill Ripjaw 2gb ram and was wondering if there's any compatibility issues because after installing Ubuntu it does not show up ...
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Kubuntu 12.04.4 usb installation fails

When I insert and boot my usb stick with Kubuntu 12.04.4 on it, it shows me the screen "try kubuntu"/"install kubuntu". Then I click on the first one, the graphic goes away and sends me on a ...
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Problems with AMD Display after upgrade to 14.04

Was using 12.04 OK for last 6 months with my PCI graphics card which is AMD Radeon R7 200 series. Had some initial problems but installed Catalyst 13.101 driver and all worked fine. A few days ago I ...
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Radeon R7 M260 & Proprietary Drivers: Bad Performance

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Almost everything worked great out of the box. This laptop comes with two graphic cards, an Intel HD Graphics 4400 and ...
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Latest upgrade has “killed” my audio! How do I get it back?

I have just upgraded to the latest version of Ubuntu. Now, my sound doesn't work. I've attempted to find and install all updates and drivers and nothing seems to help. What do I need to do to get my ...
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Blank black screen with kernels newer than 3.8.0-19

I currently get a blank black screen with latest kernels. Even moving to any of the terminals (using Alt+Ctrl+F1) is not possible. I have tried both Ubuntu and Linux Mint, with the same result. I am ...
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Strange Video Artifact with Plymouth when turning off Pc

I have a tremendously tedious issue with plymouth: When i Turn off my pc and appears Plymouth, it produces some strange video artifacts (I'll post some picture very soon). I've just reinstalled ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Using two montiors connected to two different cards

I have two monitors connected to my computer. One is hooked up to a discrete AMD Radeon 6670 and one is hooked to an integrated AMD Radeon 7560D. I want to use both at the same time but my Ubuntu ...
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Low graphic mode after switching to fglrx drivers

I have another problem on my laptop after trying to fix another issue. So, because of this issue, I wanted to switch to fglrx to fix it and after restart, I got this screen: I went back to ...
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Can't run Ubuntu 14.04

I asked this Question previously in this forum and offered bounty as well and didn't get rid of the problem. And now the question is Closed as off topic, I'm not quite sure whether it is good to ask ...
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Overclocking monitor refresh rate on Ubuntu

I have a Qnix QX2710 monitor which was overclocked to a 96Hz refresh rate when I ran Windows. Now that I've moved over to linux I'd like to overclock the refresh rate again but I don't know how. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD/Intel Hybrid battery backup low

I have a Dell Inspiron 3521 with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. Now I have read that Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13 kernel version has a Dynamic Power Management feature. Although my system is not heating up as ...
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Repeating UI after installing ATI drivers

So first off I want to say thanks for the help in advance and that even though this isn't strictly ubuntu I imagined you guys would be able to help. So in I've recently installed amd drivers to my ...
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Want to use ATI graphics in Ububtu14!

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have a Pavilion dm4 laptop which has a hybrid graphic card. The integrated one is an intel HD Graphics Family. The discrete card is an ATI Mobility Radeon 5450. I wanted to some ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04, getting “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error, have checked 'community'

I did see the community question, Running in low graphics mode I checked the greeter, reinstalled ubuntu-desktop, reinstalled fglrx, installed gdm, but so far I'm still getting the same screen. I ...
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Yellow line on the screen

I installed ubuntu-gnome on my laptop, which is having amd apu 3420m. After some time of normal usage, when a day I am watching movies using default video player of gnome, a yellow horizontal line ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ADM Catalyst 14.3 missing scaling adjustment

Having just upgraded to Ubuntu LTS 14.04 I also installed the latest stable AMD catalyst for my A8 APU. The display is now suffering from underscan, which cannot be adjusted in the monitor. ...
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AMD HD 4200 for ubuntu 14.04+ Driver troubleshooting questions

First of all, apologies for the detailed question(s) but I have been googling my _ off, and I cant seem to find answers. I have a computer with integrated AMD HD 4200 card. My question is: What is ...
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Problem with switch between graphics

i have ubuntu 14.04 64bit! and installed that on pavilion dv6 3300se the problem is i cant switch between graphics cards :( or install the amd graphic this is some information: uname -a: ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8790M drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

I have been struggling with this for couple of days now and could really use some help. I recently got a Dell Latitude E6540 with Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to install graphics drivers for the machine. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD/Intel Hybrid Switchable Graphics NOT WORKING

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on the HP 4530s with AMD Radeon HD 6490M/Intel HD Graphics 3000 Switchable graphics. I have installed the first Intel driver from here. Then I reboot so far there are no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Not recognizing GPU, EXTREMELY slow performance

I recently installed Ubuntu 14,04 on my Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop. Specs: 4GB 1600 MhZ DDR3 RAM Ati Mobility Radeon HD 4250 GPU AMD V120 CPU, 1 Core, 2200 MhZ I have installed Ubuntu using the ...
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Failed Installed AMD Radeon HD 3450 driver on ubntu 14.04

Several weeks ago, I try to install graphics card driver on Ubuntu 14.04 and i following several solutions in the following links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo ...
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Graphics extremely sluggish after recent 12.04 update

After a recent 12.04 update my gnome-shell didnt work anymore, it just degrades to the classic design. I also tried installing fglrx to enable 3D-Acceleration, but it didnt change anything. The whole ...
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Virtualbox --build --headless returns error

Failed to open the X11 display. This is related, I believe, to the other issue I'm having with the server not putting anything out to the display after a successful install. I have a post on ...
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OpenCL problem after installing Catalyst 14.4

Have just done a hardware upgrade with Ubuntu 14.04, using an AMD APU A10-7700K, and installed Catalyst 14.4 package from AMD website. I now have a problem with BOINC 7.2.42 in that it doesn't see ...
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I have a question about proprietary drivers for two devices

I'm asking because I've looked but I'm still not sure and I don't want to chance it. I have two devices that can use proprietary drivers and the last time I used it on one of them it crashed the OS ...
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Laptop Intel HD graphics not detected, only ATI is found

I'm using Dell n5010 with dual Intel HD VGA and ATI radeon VGA. I have installed fglrx and amdcccle. But linux doesn't seems to detect my intel VGA but it detects ATI card. inxi -G gives following ...
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Genymotion Emulator Screen flickers while using X.Org X server(AMD/ATI display driver wrapper)

I have been facing this weird situation in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) while using Genymotion emulator. I have always used X.Org X server opensource driver for daily use. The driver is working fine, except ...
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switching between graphic cards in radeon open source driver

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity in my laptop with (AMD hd8760/Intel) dual graphics. Fglrx is not working so I am using open source radeon driver. I know how to switch between cards when using ...