Questions related to graphics chips and related drivers made by AMD. Also for questions about older ATI motherboard chipsets and drivers.

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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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How to install Ubuntu on pc with an AMD APU

I am currently having great difficulty achieving a stable Ubuntu install on a pc with an AMD a-6 3650, socket FM1 APU. It does not seem to matter what Distro I use either. Additionally, I have tried ...
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AMD A8-5600 running Mint 17.1 is incredibly slow [on hold]

First of all, I hope this is the right place to ask this question: I have an HTPC and media server running Mint 17.1 which is incredibly slow. The hardware specs are: APU - AMD A8-5600k (4x 3.6GHz) ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 black screen / freeze

I am running: Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 64bit 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) AMD FX 8150 Eight-Core Processor x64 Two AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series 32 GB RAM I have installed Windows on primary HDD. I ...
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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

guys! I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I ...
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Grub will crash on motherboard with AMD onboard gaaphics card

In Short: Grub crashes right at start on two mainboards with AMD onboard graphics. How can I get grub not to crash? I was using Ubuntu and kubuntu on a GA-880GA-Ud3H motherboard for a couple of ...
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typelib: /usr/lib/libGL.so.1: file too short after installing AMD drivers

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a Samsung laptop. I've installed this morning AMD propietary drivers as explained here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evqpassbyqA My AMD card for the first time ...
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how to turn off discrete amd card when nomodeset is enabled?

i can boot into ubuntu only with nomodeset enabled , but this means i cant access the vgaswitcheroo / switch (its not seen anywhere in debug) , so how can i turn off the discrete card in present ...
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Ubuntu resolution widder than it should be

Hi guys i hope u are fine well ,theres something that never happened to me, my screeen resolution(1366*768) and using this resolution from amd config privative driver, but it looks wider than it ...
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How can I use monitors on my AMD and Intel GPU simultaneously with fglrx?

I have one monitor connected to my AMD card and one to my integrated Intel GPU. On Windows 7 and Ubuntu with the open source drivers I can use both of them simultaneously, but because they are giving ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Need help getting switchable graphics working under Ubuntu 14.10

According to "Details" (System Settings-->Details), my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card (it says the graphics are "Intel Sandybridge Mobile"), ...
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How can I fix my audio issues?

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283. Running AMD A4 quad core CPU, and AMD Radeon 8330 Integrated Graphics. I've had this problem for about 2 years now, but whenever I play a ...
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Screen problem after returning from suspend or screen lock

Whenever I restart the X session, either from a suspension or a screen lock, the screen is a mesh of black and white lines, really weird. I can distinguish some of my previous windows, the panel ...
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Screen turns black for a second when I open “Settings” app, graphics instability

I have just replaced the GPU in my computer with an ATI x1550 (originally was a Nvidia 8400GS). The Nvidia drivers were removed, and the open source "Radeon" driver was installed for the ATI card. ...
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Dual Display not working on 14.04

I've just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a AMD Server. I have two 24" HP monitors, one of which is connected to HDMI and the other on DVI-D. The issue I have is that the display on the HDMI-port is used ...
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How to install Radeon Open Source Driver?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7850 card. MSI provide no Linux support, and the AMD driver gives me an Unsupported Hardware watermark that does not show up in screenshots. I uninstalled the proprietary ...
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hdmi audio pops 10 seconds after pressing stop on any application

I am using an ATI 4350 graphics card with HDMI cable connected to a TV. When I stop playback on any application, for example VLC, Banshee, a Firefox youtube video, 10 seconds later there is a popping ...
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Issue with multiple monitors (one is detected as built in, the other isn't detected)

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (first time using it so I am pretty clueless) and I can't get my two monitors to be detected. When I go to the settings it detects one of them but it is recognised as ...
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Proprietary drivers don't work for my AMD 6850M

I've been using Ubuntu for many years and have been quite happy with it the whole time. I have an Acer Aspire laptop with an AMD 6850M graphics card. On previous versions of Ubuntu, the proprietary ...
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Unable to Install ATI Radeon HD 7560M graphic card driver on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 64 bit on Dell Inspiron 3521. I have ATI Radeon 7560M HD Series Graphics Card. I tried installing ATI Graphics card in different ways. 1)Selecting fglrx from Additional ...
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black screen after switching out my video card (driver issue)

I have a cheapo ATI card that I had running with built in drivers while deciding on my final upgrade. i swapped in an nvidia cheapo card to see if i couldn't get better performance with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fans running full speed issue

Only a newbie to linux so please bear with me. I have an ASUS P6T SE motherboard with an Intel Core i7 i7-920/2.66GHz 8MB Cache Quad Core Processor i have 4GB of DDR3 RAM and a ATI Radeon 4890 1GN ...
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Suspend and hibernate break brightness adjustment

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 (architecture is amd64) with kernel version 3.13.0-44-generic on an HP Pavilion g7-1350dx. Output of lspci | grep -i vga to find GPU is as follows: 00:01.0 VGA ...
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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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AMD A8 processor and HD M230 graphics card

I have an AMD A8 processor along with R5 Radeon HD M230 graphics card (dedicated 2GB DDR3) and 4Gb DDR3 RAM. I think the motherboard is Realtek. The machine is a Lenovo G50-45. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Dell with Intel SandyBridge and HD Radeon 6470M

I got a new Dell Inspiron 15R and I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that when I'm using my computer, after 20 minutes or something, my screen starts to flash and flick a lot. ...
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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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How can I disable screen auto brightness in 14.10?

I have a Samsung 730u3e with hybrid radeon graphics, that comes with sensor(s) for screen and keyboard brightness. The keyboard auto brightness works very well, I can increase/decrease or turn off as ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - install NVIDIA conflicting with current Radeon

I need to run programs on the top of python lib Theano, and its GPU accelaration supported by NVIDIA only. I have my 64bit ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed Radeon(GPU information shows Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 broken

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and the screen is blank and unable to login. When CTRL-ALT-F1 to a console and performing the following recommendations here didnt solve my ...
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Dual monitors - I'm almost there, but my mouse cant cross the divide

I'm having a very strange problem with the open-source radeon drivers. In a valiant attempt to set up dual monitors on ubuntu, I have A) Used to open source to no avail (Mirrored Displays) B) ...
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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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Netflix tearing in Chrome 14.04 with AMD graphics card

I'm experiencing heavy tearing while watching Netflix through Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Here are my system specs: 3.6 GB RAM AMD Athlon II X2 250 Processors (x2) Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880 I've ...
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Not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl)

Am not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl) in Ubuntu (works fine in Windows with a Dell driver with dual boot). Output of lspci | grep VGA is 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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problems installing amd driver on ubuntu 14.04 - extremely old xorg?

I know I'm not the first one to have trouble with amd drivers, but no post gave me an answer for my situation (not even this one). I have a Dell Inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit installed ...
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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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Steam will not start, but says success when ran from terminal

When double-clicking Steam Icon it just blinks and then stops without launching the application. When running 'steam' from the terminal it says 'success' but nothing happens. I've changed ATI drivers ...
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Ati Radeon HD 3200 Graphics driver - Installation Problem

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 x86 and I am trying to install the proprietary driver for my "Radeon HD 3200 Graphics" video card. I know that there are already many threads about this ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 server with LTSP and AMD Geode GX-MMX

Already installed LTSP with apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone BUT ... anyone know this thin clients? I don't know which --arch param use to build LTSP.
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Radeon HD 8490 Video Driver Problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with running Radeon HD 8490 video card in Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up dual monitors so here are my problems. When I go to System Settings - Software & Updates - Additional ...
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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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Static and crackling in my HDMI audio?

So, I managed to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04. In Ubuntu 13.04, I installed the drivers for my graphics card(AMD HD Radeon 7700 Series, I'm pretty sure it's a 7790 one and Intel HD Graphics ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Wont detect second monitor connected to second graphics card

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have 2 HD 7970's that I prefer to run in "Crossfire Disabled" mode to keep my temps lower. I have a 1440p display and a 1080p display. However, With crossfire off and ...
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dell inspiron 15 3541 with amd mullins graphics displays noisy grainy screen

there is no grainy noise whatsoever in windows 8 but on ubuntu 14.10 there is noticable grainy screen. what is the problem. i have also install amd proprietary driver. laptop model: dell inspiron 15 ...
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Radeon R9 280X 4K Flickering issue

I am running a XFX Radeon R9 280X with a Samsung U28D590D monitor. Using HDMI for 4K @ 30Hz works well, but when I switch to using the mini-dp port to get 4K @ 60Hz I get ridiculous flickering! It ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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failsafe-failure after installing AMD fglrx driver in Ubuntu 14.04

after trying every option I can think of (and from the Web), I am forcefully have to ask here :) So first of all my gear: A Dell e6540 laptop CPU Intel Haswell 4800MQ (igpu 4600), GPU AMD 8790m ; ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The system is running in low graphics mode Dell E6540

I am installing several Dell E6540 and after some reboots the system goes in the "low graphics" mode. The only thing i have done is installed some applications and a apt-get update and upgrade. The ...