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Ubuntu Gnome desktop messed with second display

This used to work some time ago. I could connect a second screen on the display port interface of my laptop (via display port -> DVI adapter), then use the catalyst control center and select "Single ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and AMD proprietary graphics drivers with PPA

I want the AMD proprietary graphcis drivers installed via PPA. I don't want to install it manually because of updates. The open source drivers are not good for me because Unity is not smooth then. My ...
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No Desktop - 13.04

Before I start. I am kind of new to Ubuntu. I upgrade to 13.04 and it seemed to go well. But when I logged in I got no launcher or anything. I can right click to bring up a menu and use the shortcut ...
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ATI Proprietary Drivers

I've been holding back all xserver-xorg* updates in order to keep from breaking the ATI drivers but apparently I'm not holding back enough because my recent update broke them. I'm using catalyst 13.4 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 showing a kernel panic at the startup

I'm using a Acer Laptop 5100 (Athlon 64 TK-53, ATI 1100, 320GB HD, 4GB RAM, Broadcom 4311 Wifi), and I was using for some time Ubuntu 10.04 and later 10.10 64-bit versions without a single freeze. I ...
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Ubuntu consistenly restarts at gui interaction

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Gnome. I recently swapped out my AMD gfx card for an Nvidia card and then back again. In the process i have ended up here - a rebooting system. I have thus far used ...
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How to enable switching Hybrid Intel/ATi with mux on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have notebook with hybrid intel/ati HD5650 graphic (with mux). I want to install previous kernel 2.6.35 like on ubuntu 10.10 because on that kernel a can switch my graphic without any problem with ...
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Graphics drivers “break” right after installation and updating

This happens EVERY time I install Ubuntu. I'll pop the live CD in, and install it. The graphics work fine until I have to install mandatory updates and then restart. From there, I'll be unable to even ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Wifi problems ethernet 10/100 base-t

Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB LAN: Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n Video: Gráficos AMD Radeon R7 M260, 2 GB de DDR3 I have troubles with mi ...
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Wfi and Graphic drives

Hello I have a laptop with this descripcions: Descripción Ficha Técnica Garantía Despacho Comentario Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB Windows 8.1 Blue La ...
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SLOW system on HIGH-END Custom PC

Bought a fresh HD for Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 setup. Both OS on different HD's. Ubuntu HD is SATA 6 GB/s, Windows HD is SSD. Windows is on SATA 1 and Ubuntu is on SATA 4 slot. Basic system info: ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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system is running in low graphics mode - Need help installing Graphics Card Drivers

Hi I'm having issues with Ubuntu 14, my computer is configured to dual boot with Ubuntu and Win 7. I haven't had any luck getting Ubuntu to get along with my AMD Radeon HD 7870 graphics card. I have ...
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Screen pauses every 7 seconds with Radeon Open Source Drivers

This is a clean install of 14.04.02 on my HP Laptop. The laptop,a dv7-4045ea, has dual Radeon graphics cards a HD4200 and a HD5650 which cannot be controlled in the BIOS and cannot use fglrx drivers. ...
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AMD A10 with 8750M hybrid graphics

I have Acer 552g with dual graphics mentioned. With Ubuntu the temperature its to hot and the battery life is low. I installed the ati driver in Ubuntu, and nothing, I searched in many forums but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Cursor Blinking with External Monitor

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTE on an HP Envy 14 with both an Intel Integrated Graphics Controller and an AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5650/5750 graphics card. With two different external ...
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xorg.conf configuration?

Sorry if this has been answered a billion times, but I have looked for quite some time and haven't come up with any solid info about this. I feel like I'm missing something obvious since nobody else ...
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Dual Monitor Screen Flicker and Offset Problems

I have the same problem like in this trade, when i use this commend: xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --right-of LVDS1 --output VGA1 --scale 1.0001x1.0001 it solve the offset and the flickering of the ...
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How to change radeon power profile on ubuntu 15.04?

Recently I've decided to switch back to the open drivers, because fglrx is really buggy. So, on the open drivers there is a problem with power management. My laptop become really how after few minutes ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Unable to use dedicated GPU 14.04

So I am running 14.04 on a Samsung 780Z5E, which has a ATI Radeon HD8750M. When I run lspci| grep VGA I get the following: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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“Wait for vertical refresh” in Catalyst Control Center, ubuntu intel\amd graphics

Every think is installed and work. I can switch graphic cards between intel and amd. But when amd is active, i have horrible tearing everywhere, especially in video. Catalyst Control Center has in ...
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Ubuntu Not Recognizing Intel Integrated Graphics Card HD 3000

I'm trying to get Intel / AMD graphics switching to work properly on my Macbook Pro 8,2 (Late 2011) on Ubuntu 15.04. This model comes with an integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics card and the AMD ATI ...
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Steam not working with open source drivers

I have been on quite the odyssey trying to get steam to work. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and the linux 4.0.5 kernel. System specs: Intel haswell quad core CPU AMD Radeon 7870 Graphics Samsung 850 EVO ...
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How to select which graphics adapter is primary? ATI & Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop which has 2x ATI 5870 graphics cards in crossfire configuration. However, I am not interested in the least with using these video cards. I purchased an external graphics card adapter ...
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Setting up teska K40 withATI radeon. End up with black screen while installation on ubuntu 14.04

For almost a week I can't set up Tesla K40 on CUDA. Currently I have 2 GPUs 1.Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R5 340X / R7 250/350X] 2. Nvidia Tesla K40 active ...
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Dual monitor setup , using AMD Radeon driver on 14.04

This is the updated version (June 2015) of the same question found in this forum for which none of the previously stated solution (x11 config,, add virtual, update fglrx) works. I would like to ...
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Software controller for any ATI/Nvidia GPU

I wanted to know which GPU to buy for my new PC in order to: 1) Work with Ubuntu. 2) Manage the contrast, brightness... etc. This is really important as I normally have my screens very dim (Via ...
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Can't install AMD Catalyst Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've downloaded the AMD Catalyst™ 15.5 driver for my Radeon HD 7730M card, but every time I run its installer it fails to generate a distribution specific package. click here to take a look at the log ...
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Alice Madness Returns freezes without warnings

Alright, I have looked up everything for this game and the result is always the same, the game opens and the loading screen shows the swinging key until it freezes, there is no loading text just the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 intermittent screen freezing

I have updated from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having intermittent screen cuts or screen flickers every 8 seconds approximately. Each flicker is very short, less than a second (maybe half a ...
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Low graphics mode after updating to 15.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10 and it was fine until I rebooted to a low graphics mode warning and no way out of it. Help?
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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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Backup - Backup to external drive is backing up that drive itself

I have little knowledge of Linux. I have a backup set to run everyday for the following folders: /home and / root. I have folders to ignore: Trash; ~/Downloads; /media/jsp/ScreenPlay [backup drive]. ...
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Ubuntu 15-04 - Graphic problem

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on an HP Compaq 15-nl050h with AMD-ATI radeon series graphics. When I browse on StackExchange sites and I pass on a question title with the cursor this happens: and I do ...
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Asus R9 270 not working

I just got a new graphics card and when I boot up it will only use the card to display the boot screen although once it boots it only uses the integrated graphics. The open source driver works fine ...
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Laptop black screen on boot; works after closing and opening the lid

Apologies if this question has been asked before; I couldn't find the exact same issue. When I boot up, I always get a black screen, though everything else seems to work normally (log-in screen ...
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Why amdcccle is not working on 15.04 with dual graphic card

So I've got an Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) and an AMD Radeon R7 M265 Series in a dell Inspiron 7000 series. The thing is, I installed the AMD control centre to change between the Intel ...