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Problem with ATI Catalyst Drivers in Ubuntu 13.10

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8 (dual boot). My Laptop is Dell Inspiron 15, with AMD Radeon HD 7670 Video Card. Without fglrx my expected battery life is reduced to 1:30 hrs ...
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Slow Boot and Battery Problem in ubuntu 13.04

I'm a new ubuntu user and loved using it. But I'm now facing a problem using it. i.e., Battery Draining very quickly. ( Mine is Dell inspiron 15 - 4GB RAM - 500 HDD - AMD RADEON HD 7670 graphics. - ...
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Ubuntu Brightness Not Working

I am using 12.04 in my dell inspiron 3521.It has got AMD radeon 7600 and intel graphics.Brightness control was working perfectly. After wiping the pre installed 12.04,I installed new 12.04 ...
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Muxless hybrid graphic card and power-saving [duplicate]

I have a laptop with hybrid Intel/AMD graphics. As far as I know, the configuration is muxless. This causes not-detection of discrete graphic card. And now my problem: I don/t know how to turn the ...
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how to install AMD Catalyst or AMD Graphic Drivers and other drivers in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I recently purchased an HP laptop (Intel-AMD Hybrid). I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.04 on it. But my battery is draining quite quickly. It hardly works for 30-50 minutes. I guess it might be due ...
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Battery reduced by 50%> How to make my battery last longer than windows 7 for HP pavilion g7? [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion g7-1204sa 17.3 inch Laptop PC AMD Quad-Core A6-3400M Processor, RAM 6GB. I am attempting to make my laptop to last longer on Lubuntu or Ubuntu OS than windows 7. It currently ...
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Switchable GPU and Battery drain on an HP ProBook 4530s

I have HP ProBook 4530s. In Windows 7 after installing all HP drivers the 6-Cell battery works perfectly for 2+ hours but in Ubuntu 12.10 and now in 13.04 the battery time is not sufficient. It works ...
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fan noise and high battery consumption with AMD hybrid graphics

as described here dell 7520 (inspiron 15R SE), fan on full speed on 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, i still have problems with my energy comsumption and fan noise under ubuntu 13.04. i could reduce it to a ...
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Low battery life on ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Config: laptop MSI CR650 - 229XBY AMD E-450 Radeon HD 6320 (512mb) - Proprietary driver HDD: 500Gb OS: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (x64) and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail (x64) Steps: 1.Clear Install ...
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Can't suspend on Acer Aspire One 722 using proprietary AMD drivers

I have an Acer Aspire One 722 netbook with a C60 CPU and a ATI Radeon™ HD 6250 GPU. I am trying to decrease the power usage and have tried Jupiter and Powertop, but the lowest power usage has been by ...
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AMD Radeon HD 4250 - Fan noise and driver choice

I have the Asus Eee-pc 1015T - this is an AMD based netbook and it comes with a great AMD Radeon HD 4250 vga. With Windows 7 it can play 1080p HD video smoothly and during normal usage the average ...