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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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Problems getting 2 Video cards working

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14. my system is fairly old.. Motherboard is d925xbc with p4 CPU. I have an ATI video card that runs two monitors no problem. I wanted to try getting 3 monitor to work but ...
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Why interface lags a lot when writing to disk and try play games

Ubuntu 14.10 with open drivers (not tested with catalyst) lag when I write data to external USB disk. And if I run Team Fortress 2 the interface lag hard - some mouse movements ignored, keyboard ...
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Modprobe Error after Switching to AMD graphics card from NVIDIA

I have recently received a newer AMD graphics card to replace my older NVIDIA card on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. First I purged all the NVIDIA and CUDA related files. sudo apt-get purge cuda* nvidia-* ...
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Amd Hd6750 driver not working 14.04

Hi I have a Mac Book pro 17" with hd6750 m. I am running ubuntu 14.04 and have installed amd catalyst for linux (not ubuntu since i couldn't get it to work). How can i get my drivers working for my ...
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Installing hd6750m driver ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have a Mac Book pro 17" with hd6750 m. I am running ubuntu 14.04 and have installed amd catalyst for linux (not ubuntu since i couldn't get it to work). How can i get my drivers working for my ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 randomly freezes - have to restart lightdm through TTY

I have Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit installed on my HP Evny DV6-7213nr laptop on the old Recovery Partition, no WUBI. I have the latest ATI Catalyst Omega 14.12 drivers installed and everything works great, ...
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Multiseat with Radeon HD 6450/7450/8450 / R5 230 graphics card in Ubuntu 14.04

trying to create a multiseat as per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MultiseatTeam/Instructions with "01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos [Radeon HD 6450/7450/8450 ...
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switch from ati to intel using opensource driver

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 in a HP Pavilion dv6 3049tx with a Radeon HD 5650 and a Intel graphics (Switchable Graphics). I wish to use my Intel Graphics while using the Open source driver. How do ...
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MacBook Pro 8,2 - cannot load desktop with fglrx

I'm trying to maximize my OpenGL usage and fix a weird display issue. No solutions I've read about work, including this one and this one. I thought perhaps the open source driver was related, so I ...
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OpenGL not working on a graphics card with openGL

I have the MSI Radeon r9 280 Gaming OC edition which supports OpenGL 2.0 (I think, I don't know much about openGL) When I try to launch any Steam games, they crash and display this error: System ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound problems

When I start my PC the sound works for a few minutes and the drivers are seen in the sound settings page. After a few minutes the sound suddenly cuts off and the drivers disappear from the sound ...
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Radeon Card not showing up on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Radeon HD 8770 M on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). I wanted to follow the instruction here to load the proprietary fglrx driver. When I run the first command lspci -vvnn | ...
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low memory corruption after changing to proprietary ati driver

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 in a HP Pavilion dv6 3049tx with a Radeon HD 5650 and a Intel graphics. (Switchable Graphics). I was unable to switch to Intel using the OpenSource Drivers and thus ...
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MacBook Pro 8,2 Ubuntu dual boot - why is the OpenGL profile low?

My GPU is AMD Radeon 6750M. I get up to OpenGL 4.1 in OS X. However I get this output from Terminal in Ubuntu: hdl@HDL-MacBookPro:~$ glxinfo | grep OpenGL OpenGL vendor string: X.Org OpenGL ...
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AMD radeon hd 8750m driver problems

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung 3-series laptop. I've got some troubles and I've come to the conclusion that it is my graphics card/chipset (don't know exactly what to call it) - ...
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Radeon HD 4850 drivers

So I am trying to get Beyond Earth to load correctly, currently it just comes to a black screen with a mouse cursor, I suspect it to be a driver issue. I have tried installing FGLRX and then Ubuntu ...
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Blank screen during boot with open radeon drivers

Right after the grub boot screen I get a blank screen and my monitor goes to standby with "No signal". But after some time the graphical login screen sddm will appear and I can log in and use KDE just ...
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When I enable Second monitor, Main monitor mouse flickers

Im making the transition between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, I made a dual boot so I can play my games in windows, and use Ubuntu as the main OS. I had a few problems setting up my second monitor with ...
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(xubuntu) AMD Radeon HD 7640G Fglrx cannot be installed

I've been using ubuntu since 3 months and literally I loved it. However, despite of well working structure ubuntu, I decided to try xubuntu. Everything is awesome, but drivers. I've used 14.04 ubuntu ...
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Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
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low graphics after amd graphics drivers

I am using an Acer Aspire Timeline notebook with an AMD Radeon HD6550m graphics card. I wanted to start gaming but I seems all graphics are running via the integrated Intel graphics and games look ...
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Screen tearing with fglrx-updates and Radeon HD 8790M in Ubuntu 14.10

As the title says, I am having some pretty bad screen tearing issues on the desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, with both the latest fglrx-updates and fglrx drivers on a Dell Latitude E6540 with a Radeon HD ...
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How can I reduce the fan speed on a HP Elitebook 6930p?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Elitebook 6930p. On this laptop, the fans are constantly running. The laptop also gets quite hot. I suspected that this had something to do with the video drivers, so I ...
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How come I'm getting Desktop Hangups?

I bought an HP Pavillion 15, with an AMD A8 cpu, AMD Radeon 8600 series, 1TB hard drive, and 12 GB of RAM. I installed Ubuntu 14.10 onto it, and it went through the instillation just fine. But, when ...
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amd FirePro problems Probelmas con amd Firepro

I have a DELL Precission M2800 with a AMD FirePro graphic card, I downloaded the drivers from the official page, but when I run it says that it not detected any compatible card.
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Dual Monitors with AMD video cards

First off, I'm a little new here. So please forgive me if I'm making any mistakes with my first post here. I need a bit of help here. I have a system with two AMD graphics chips in it. My primary one ...
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Monitor no image 14.04

Just built a new computer, FX-6300 cpu and an r9 280 gpu, I'm using the open source drivers on the gpu with Ubuntu 14.04. I had originally plugged it into my TV and if worked fine except for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...