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Ubuntu boots into black/purple screen [duplicate]

I tried to install ATI proprietary drivers to my Ubuntu 14.04.1. It didnt work and now I'm just trying to get back to where I started. I uninstalled all fglrx drivers and removed xorg.conf files. My ...
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“S-video disconnected” issue on 14.04 LTS with ATI x800

I have a collection of old parts that I'm trying to set up as a cheap way of streaming video to an old tv in my bedroom. I'm trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it doesnt seem to recognise that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 booting, behaves like a spoiled child

I've unsuccessfully tried to boot again in Ubuntu after 1 week of not using it. It clearly punishes me for that. Joke aside, please know that i'm using "vanilla" Ubuntu. I didn't tinker with it. All ...
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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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Black screen on Radeon HD 6790 (DVI), working on integrated graphic card (VGA)

My computer: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 GoodRam DDR3 4GB/1600 CL11 Intel Pentium G3420 AMD Radeon HD 6790 Is there any chance to repair ubuntu on Radeon? I have also Windows 7 and everythink work good, ...
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Lenovo B40-70 is compatible with ubuntu 14.4 specially with ati graphics driver and integrated intel driver?

i m in hurry to purchase Lenovo B40-70 and i cannot use anything other than ubuntu please suggest me that whether the gpu and apu will be compatible with ubuntu or not. below is the configuration in ...
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Second monitor renders black, except for mouse

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using the fglrx drivers for an AMD Radeon HD 7800 with 2 monitors. When I have the drivers installed the second monitor renders completely black except for the mouse ...
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Update all software with update manager XUbuntu 12.04.1 without updating kernel

I'm running a laptop with mobility radeon hd 4330 and I have to run kernel <= 3.2 for the proprietary legacy drivers to work. How can I update the packages on my system using the update manager ...
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AMD Mobility Radeon FGLRX will not work

I have a big issue here I have a AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 and when install the fglrx and i reboot it wont show the whole unity desktop like no launcher and no upper bar, i have ubuntu ...
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Open source AMD driver causes CEC failure

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on my HTPC. After completing a fresh install, I only loaded KODI via apt-get. With the default open source driver for AMD Radeon R7 in use, cec doesn't work in XBMC. After ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 w/ Kernel 3.7.0.7 and Open Source Driver RESUME/BRIGHTNESS CONTROL

I am using an Inspiron 7520. I got a AMD Radeon HD 7730m running in switching with an Intel 4000 HD. I have updated my Open source drivers with xorg edgers and x-swat. I am running on the kernel 3.7 ...
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Unity 3d not available on Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 4570 card

I have a Dell Studio 1555 with ATI Radeon HD 4570 card in it. Upon running Unity Support Test, it says Unity 3D is not supported. shantanu@GreenHead:~$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p OpenGL ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Graphics Driver Confusion

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a system which has an ATI 5450 series graphics card. I was able to use the full screen resolutions right out of the box, but I noticed that the performance ...
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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Max resolution:FOS ati driver does but fglrx doesn't

My OS is Lubuntu 14.40 and my monitor is SAMSUNG 4K TV. The ATI open source driver gives me the max resolution 3849x2160 at 30Hz refresh rate but not the fglrx-updates driver. The connection cable ...
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<SOLVED> 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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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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How to enable hardware acceleration for Unity on Ubuntu 14.04.1?

Hardware Acceleration is disabled by default on my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1. I did a $/usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p in the terminal and got the result the everything is supported ...
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System is running in low graphics coupled with BSOD (Dual Boot)

I had a nicely working dual boot until I shut down my laptop yesterday. Today, when I booted it up, I got this error on my Ubuntu: I tried changing my display manager to gdm. It got worse, I ...
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Installing AMD & Intel dual graphics

I have amd 7670m and intel hd 4000 series graphics on my laptop. 1st I installed Ubuntu 14.04 erasing windows 8. i have installed the AMD graphics but after i install the intel graphics then reboot i ...
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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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How to set the main monitor on Lubuntu?

I have a desktop computer with Lubuntu and a dualhead display (two monitors). I want to extend the display to both monitors (currently they're mirrored), but I have a problem: the left monitor is a ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
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Hardware compatibility regarding multiple audio interfaces on Intel i5 2G?

I am running Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion g6-1225sm (2nd generation Intel Core i5-2450M processor 2.4GHz, Radeon HD6470M graphics, Intel HM65 Express Chipset...). I am also using Focusrite Saffire 6 ...
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ATI legacy drivers for 14.10

Graphic card: ATI Radeon HD4890 (1 GB) The issue is that I have Ubuntu 14.10 (Gnome if this is of any relevance at all) and the fglrx driver doesn't work. It worked on 14.04, so what to do? 1) Maybe ...
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MD Radeon HD 7730M (Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition)

I cannot find the drivers for AMD Radeon HD 7730M(Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition) on the AMD website! can someone please send me the link to download any open source drivers if available? Also the ...
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Trying to find a video Card that is dual display that wil work on an older computer with ubuntu 14.04Lts

Hello everyone I was wondering if any one knows of any dual display graphics card that is PCI Express 16x that has easy to find/ easy to install(newbie) drivers that will work in Ubuntu 14.04LTS? The ...
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AMD drivers are outdated

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G laptop that comes with two AMD graphics cards(APU + a dedicated one). I have installed the proprietary fglrx-updates drivers, but the drivers are old. They don't even ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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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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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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Why do I get a black/purple screen when booting on a brand new PC build?

So I am quite new to Linux/Ubuntu, and while searching for parts and building my new PC myself, i decided i wanted to cut some costs by installing Linux instead of Windows. I have the PC all put ...
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How to Flash (Chrome or Firefox) hardware accelerated decoding? Something instead?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd statistics tell ...
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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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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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Lenovo G40-45 AMD Driver match for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have Lenovo G40-45 Laptop with specs : AMD A8-6410 Processor Radeon R5 M230 I use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS for the operating system, overall almost my laptop work properly with Ubuntu, but I ...
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Incorrect CPU temperature reprted (AMD fx-6300

Psensor and hardware sensors indicator both report an incredibly low temperature on my AMD fx-6300 cpu, below 20 degrees celcius. Below is a screenshot of what it looks like within Psensor: I have ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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Do the newest amd graphics drivers still crash Ubuntu?

I've had a lot of trouble with fglrx drivers in the past, and I don't particularly feel like re-installing Ubuntu today, so does anyone know if the current amd software(seeing they've made an entirely ...
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ATi Radeon 9250 Video card not detected [duplicate]

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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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Additional Drivers problem

I have Lubuntu last version. When I open Software & Updates I select Additional Drivers and show me 3 things. I want to select fglrx-updates and press apply but after some seconds nothing happens ...
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install run file on hp 625 amd driver [closed]

Trying to install the original AMD driver my desktop crashes , and my fan is running wild without catalyst. How should I proceed?