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AMD A6-3420M resolution widder than it should be

Using a screen resolution(1366*768) from the amd config privative driver looks wider than it should be, I don’t know if this is a bug or there’s something that I can do to fix it my specs: dual ...
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Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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screen goes black and keyboard and mouse unresponsive

I have been using ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop machine for a long time without any problem. For about a week ago I decided to install windows dualbooting 14.04 and so ubuntu was reinstalled. Since then, ...
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Ubuntu works fine with Live USB but shows message of Graphics not detected and run in low resolution mode

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5548 laptop. 64 bit system. 1TB hard disk, 8GB Ram, 2GB ATI Radeon M265 Graphics card with Intel onboard HD graphics 5500 (Broadwll GT2). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on one ...
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How do I fix Desktop that freezes straight after boot?

I was able to install but upon booting up after 5-10 sec the system runs extremely slow and locks up to the point where I have to hard reset... not sure what to do... I tried a different .iso and ...
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Set PWM on AMD GPU on Ubuntu (sore eyes)

I used Windows for years and I haven't sore eyes while using LCD. Now, I started using Ubuntu and after 10 minutes I have sore eyes. So I tried to change ClearType, but it didn't help. I found ...
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Can't boot with the correct driver Ati Radeon HD 3650

I have a desktop ACER, with an Ati Radeon HD 3650 (RV635). I always have to boot with "nomodeset" checked. It happens to me with ubuntu 12.04 and it's happening now, with ubuntu 14.04. I have ...
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Cant install fglrx

I have a problem with installation fglrx pack error: Preparing to unpack …/fglrx_2%3a15.200-0ubuntu0.3_amd64.deb ... Moving ati dir to /etc for the fglrx-core transition dpkg: error processing ...
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Display Glitching after Login

Recently I've been noticing a huge glitch happening on Ubuntu. Everytime after I log out and log back in, the display goes crazy, and shows random lines and colors like the picture below. Display ...
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AMD Graphics Driver Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on my laptop which has a Radeon R5 M255 GPU. How can I install drivers for it? On amd website there are only for ubuntu 14.04. I just want to install them without ...
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After upgrading to ubuntu 15.04 compiz slows the system down

I just upgraded to ubuntu 15.04, and not only was dual monitor capability lost, but compiz seemed to make the CPU run at 80% despite there was nothing running. I installed the compiz editor and tried ...
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Ubuntu freezes again and again

I have purchased a new HP laptop with AMD processor and Radeon graphics (Processor - AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4 Graphic Card - Gallium 0.4 on AMD MULLINS). I've decided to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing (fully) randomly

Probably this question has been asked many times, but have this problem that Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity freezes randomly on my HP Probook 4540s (Intel and AMD graphics) laptop. Wheter it's when using ...
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Why cant I enable Opengl with XFCE and Plasma and radeon driver?

I can enable Opengl in KDE Compositor Settings, but it keeps falling back to Xrender. Why is that? Glxinfo gives me this: glxinfo | grep direct direct rendering: Yes fry@fry-pc:~$ glxinfo | grep -i ...
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There is a way to patch AMD catalyst 14.12 in order to make it work with kernel 4.0.1?

here I go: my OS is Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering about upgrading the kernel to the recent and latest stable 4.0.1 version (my current one is 3.16). Since I have already installed AMD Omega drivers ...
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Unable to install AMD Radeon HD 5450 on Ubuntu13.04 due to no display

So here is my issue, I got Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a system with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Nf-M2 nView FM2 3 GB DDR2 800 RAM WD 250 GB HDD Coolmax CUG-700B 500W I cannot install ...
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ram usage is too high after update fglrx driver

yesterday when i update my computer it asked new version of fglrx driver available to use? so i choose new version. after i notified my ram usage is too high so my computer is too slow and stuck for a ...
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Radeon HD7900 driver?

What driver should I get for this graphics card? I attempted installing the standard one for Linux on AMD's site.. Boy was that a mess. Had to reinstall my entire system for it! Any suggestions?
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Ubuntu desktop 12.10 64-bit, icons don't show

Recently I had problems with fglrx cause I have an ATI card, if I install the privative drivers from the Ubuntu repo, I get no Unity launch bar cause the drivers are not compatible with the new Xorg. ...
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Black screen after uninstalling AMD Catalyst after updating to Ubuntu 14.04

I finally decided on upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04 on which I had the Catalyst driver installed). After upgrading my screen didn't look right, it seemed stretched and I couldn't change the resolution ...
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Ati Radeon Xpress 1100/1150 Driver? Which one and how to install? Ubuntu 14.04

h@h:~$ lspci -nn | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS482/RS485 [Radeon Xpress 1100/1150] [1002:5974] Thats my Graphics card. And all I need ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI proprietary driver slow boot time, lengthy login/logout delays

Ubuntu 13.10 is causing me major headaches with my AMD/ATI HD 5770 GPU. Below is a list of problems I am currently encountering. 1) The boot time is extended by at least 25s after installing catalyst ...
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New to the Ubuntu Game any one want to help me with an AMD install?

I guess this may be annoying to some, but if you would like to help. I am definitely not to proud to beg. Specs are as follows: Amd A4 4000 3.0ghz APU Gigabyte F2A55M-HD2 dual bios board. Dirt ...
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Webkit based browser graphical rendering issue

http://imgur.com/QTCCWsG I guess attached image explains my problem.I faced with this issue both opera and chrome, i guess webkit based browsers and my graphic card cause this problem.Generally it ...
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Hardware acceleration error

I was running Xubuntu 14.04 on a notebook with AMD A8 4500M CPU and dual graphics (HD 7640G + HD 8500M). I chose to upgrade to release 14.10 and then to 15.04, so I wiped the fglrx proprietary driver ...
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Hybrid Graphics Issues (HD7870 and Intergrated Intel)

New to Linux/Ubuntu and having issues with 3x 1080p displays and hybrid graphics. Current Rig:- Intel i5 2500K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Mobo 8gb (2x 4Gb) Giel Corsa Enhance DDR3 WD 2Tb Sata HD ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Graphics Error believe it is a mount error?

I rebooted my Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal 3 days ago and it seems to have undergone a catastrophic crash. Firstly, I got a low graphics error issue. I could not even get to the console, so I removed ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 video card driver help

So I am looking at my sysinfo, and my video card, which is a Mobility Radeon 9600 M10, says *-display UNCLAIMED That means a driver is missing right? But above there, it says configuration: ...
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At Present Which is the best choice for a Ubuntu graphics card, AMD or nVidia?

I've been using nVidia cards in Ubuntu boxes for years. The closed source drivers have been great and I've even found my way around the nvidia-settings program when I've needed to. I'm now in the ...
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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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screen resolution/size ubuntu 14.04.2

I have been running Ubuntu for several years. I have recently encountered a problem that, during a software update the update manager crashed. This led to package manager no longer working. It also ...
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Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two in4terfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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Help with installing Amd driver 14.9

I am trying to install the driver but I always get the error "Your graphics adapter is not supported by this driver.". Why is that? The proprietary drivers are working fine but they are like 2 years ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Inspiron 5548

I recently purchased Dell Inspiron 5548 with a pre-installed Windows 8 OEM on a HDD 1TB with Single Partition. Is it possible to install Ubutnu 14.04 on it? Is there issues related for my model for ...
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vgaswitcheroo isn't working in Ubuntu 12.04

I always used vgaswitcheroo to turn off my discrete graphic, I did a script to turn off in boot, but now, vgaswitcheroo isn't working anymore, I don't know why... look ...
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GUI crashes after installing AMD Catalyst 14.9 on Ubunut 14.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 using kernel 3.16.0-24-generic and X.Org X Server Version 1.16.0. I tried to install the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5570. After it installed ...
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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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Lubuntu: Radeon driver flickering ONLY IN FULL HD

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on an older machine that has a Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics chip. (My HTPC, actually.) Due to AMD discontinuing support for this (admittedly old) chip, I'm ...
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Dual Monitor in 12.04 - Sort of works

Not an error, per se, more of an observation. Since upgrading to 12.04, I have found and solved some interesting problems. Given my complete lack of Ubuntu knowledge, this has indeed made me feel more ...
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Kubuntu laggy althoug RAM/CPU isn't all used up

I'm using Kubuntu with KDE Plasma 5.3 (Just installed the system a few days ago) Something strange is happening..The system is very, and I mean VERY laggy. When I'm doing simple tasks like leaving ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Graphic Adapter Install

ATI RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10] I have done almost everything, and I can't seem to get this installed. This is a fresh install of ubuntu, and sysinfo says the driver for this is unclaimed. I ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Discovering I needed Wine to run anything Windows-based. I discovered I'd need DirectX to do anything significant, which in turn needed .NET framework. Using this ...
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How can I see the GPU temperture of my ATI graphics card?

I trying to work out how long can my graphics card last with its fan off without overheating. when I'm browsing the Internet, the graphics card fan is the loudest thing in my computer. So my ...
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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with AMD

Having upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 my AMD graphics were still working but going to TTY, reset or shutdown would result in a freeze. The logs gave no real clues as to what is going on. What I found ...
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How to install ATI Radeon Graphic drivers on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have recently updates my 5 yrs old HP dv5 AMD laptop to Ubuntu 14.04, all good so far just that I am not able to grasp the right process to install drivers for the ATI Radeon card provided in this ...
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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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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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Is it possible to bring terminal (invoked from GUI) to the CLI terminal?

Due to graphics driver failure after dist-upgrading my "AMD powered" system I am unable to login to my account. The login screen is just bouncing back and not showing me the result of that upgrade ...
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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...