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How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work?

On Ubuntu 12.04 my Sony Vaio VPCSE with Intel® HD Graphics 3000 and AMD Radeon™ HD 6630M worked fine with the Catalyst Control Center version 12.6. Also the switching between integrated and discrete ...
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FLGRX (AMD Catalyst) driver issues in Ubuntu 12.04

I just finished installing Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit on my laptop and I'm having a hard time getting my graphic card drivers to work. Jockey (the GUI for installing additional proprietary graphic drivers) ...
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Catalyst forgets monitor settings after reboot or log out in 12.10

I have a Samsung monitor connected to my ATI Radeon graphic card via HDMI. By default the screen has a black border around, but I can disable it in the Catalyst menu to get full screen. (There is a ...
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How do I install the latest ATI Catalyst Video Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal?

There are other threads related to this question for Ubuntu 12.04, however THEY DO NOT APPLY TO 12.10. This is not a duplicate of another thread if the referenced thread doesn't answer the question ...
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How to install old AMD Catalyst 12.4 drivers on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have an ATi Radeon HD 3650 AGP, which does not support 12.8 and 12.9 drivers. The latest supported version is 12.4, but Catalyst 12.4 does not support Ubuntu 12.10. How can I downgrade to 12.4 or ...
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ATI Catalyst doesn't retain changes after reboot when setting extended display

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to set up extended display for my two displays. I have an AMD 6870. fglrx and fglrx-updates are installed. When I launch amdcccle trough the terminal (using ...
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AMD control center doesn't save preferences

Everytime when I edit the monitor preferences in AMD to multi-monitor or to a multidesktop, when I press save or apply the program just closes with no errors and the preferences hasn't been saved. If ...
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Confusion regarding fglrx in ubuntu 12.10

I have an ubuntu 12.04 system with an amd radeon hd 4670 graphics card running beautifully. I am interested in upgrading to 12.10 but unsure about catalyst (fglrx) support for the card. the latest ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 just update and very slow

So I just updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, and I noticed that my system (specifically animations and videos) are very slow. I disabled the animations, which helped. But its still working very slow, ...
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Why can't I install the fglrx drivers for a RV620 card?

I have done everything correctly from: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? And after installation i use command: gilu@gilu-desktop:~/catalyst$ sudo aticonfig ...
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Fglrx AMD Catalyst 12.6 doesn't compile in Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit or 32 bit)

Ubuntu won't compile the AMD Catalyst driver package 12.6 from the AMD website. After package creation and during installation I see in /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/8.970/build/make.log there is an error ...
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Unable to switch to integrated GPU, using fglrx, Catalyst 12.6, Ubuntu 12.04

recently I installed proprietary drivers from ATI, but I am unable to switch to integrated GPU using console sudo amdconfig --px-igpu sudo restart lightdm i am able to log in, but then system ...
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Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver [closed]

I have some graphics glitch when enable GPU acceleration in chrome. If I disable acceleration, it fix the glitch ; But in full HD most of flash videos frame rate drop, so very slow. :) Any idea, what ...
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What Packages/How Do I Uninstall Propriety AMD Catalyst Driver [duplicate]

How do I go back to the open source driver? I installed AMD driver following on screen instructions but have a little shaded square in bottom right hand corner that says "AMD Unsupported hardware". ...
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Monitor displays “signal out of limits” message after installing catalyst/fglrx

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 into my desktop PC (ATI Radeon HD 5570 Graphics Card, Monitor full HD LG W2240). I tried to install ATI catalyst driver suggested by Ubuntu system itself. When I tried to ...
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window decoration missing after upgrade to 13.04

A few seconds after login my window decorations disappear and I have a black desktop background. I installed the latest catalyst drivers. 13.4. I have an HD7880. I Tried: gtk-window-decorator ...
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(FIXED) Radeon HD 3870 driver installation issue on “Ubuntu 12.04 precise”

Radeon HD 3870 driver installation issue on "Ubuntu 12.04 precise": EDIT Fixed by using the makson96/fglrx repository method, according to the latest answer given here by user named Zuul or roby. All ...
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No display options in AMD Catalyst Center

I want to configure my double monitor system - laptop + external monitor. I used to have the same configuration using my previous laptop (just bought a new laptop). So I installed proprietary linux ...
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Can't login after AMD catalyst driver installation

I have almost successfully installed the ATI Catalyst drivers. But now I can't login in to my main account. I enter my password and press enter, then it goes black and back to login screen. Although ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver but I don't have enough reputation to comment. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered ...
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How to install the proprietary AMD graphic driver(fglrx) correctly via the AMD website? [duplicate]

This question currently aims to describe how to install the proprietary drivers for AMD graphic cards from the AMD website. Refer to this question for other ways to install it. Please don't get ...
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aticonfig still shows old config after replacing video card [duplicate]

I had a system with AMD 7950 video card installed, than I upgraded the video card to R9 280X and reinstalled the driver to the latest version AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta Driver I did this for reinstall ...
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GPU under constant 25-30% load

Currently on a fresh install of 12.10 with Unity and the newest AMD 13.3 beta 3 catalyst driver. But even when on the desktop with no programs open it seems to be idling at 25-30% GPU usage and ...
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Amd catalyst drivers increases screen contrast if laptop is on battery power

How to prevent catalyst drivers from increasing contrast if I switch from power supply to battery power? One oddity about this is that increase in contrast isn't shown in the drivers settings, e.g. if ...
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how do i remove the AMD catalyst drivers and go back to 12.04.2 default drivers [duplicate]

I installed AMD catalyst drivers for Ubuntu 12.04.2, but I didn't see that it didn't support Linux 3.5 kernel for ATi 4xxx series, now I want to remove what I Installed and go back to the old default ...
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Configuring AMD Raedon 6700m on Dell 4600m precision. Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having a nightmare with Ubuntu 12.10 due to my graphic card. I have a Dell precision 4600m laptop coming with an AMD Raedon 6700m HD graphic card working on Ubuntu 12.10. Recently, I wanted to ...
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Unable to overscan at lower resolution with AMD ATI

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with the latest ATI drivers installed. I have the catalyst option but I am unable to set overscan. My default resolution is 1920*1080 on 15inch display. I want to set it to ...
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How to reset monitor display settings?

On Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with Gnome desktop, I tried to set an additional display through Catalyst (administrative) and slowly ended up making making a mess out of the whole thing. I tried several ...
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Catalyst control center settings not loading on startup

I set Ubuntu to use the proprietary AMD fglrx drivers included in the software sources menu. After first rebooting, I noticed that the image on my monitor was not scaled to fill my monitor completely, ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu. How to remove the ATI Catalyst driver?

Installing the Catalyst drivers on Ubuntu 14.10 HP Zbook 14 broke the system - it can't start the X display because it crashes now, and I can't switch to tty or command-line to remove the driver as ...
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Amd Catalyst installation

After I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 I can't install Catalyst. When I try to install the driver it displays an error that there is no compatible adapter. I tried it with the stable and the beta ...
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Audio no longer working after AMD Catalyst install, Xubuntu 12.04

On a fresh Xubuntu install today I installed fglrx-updates, fglrx-amdcccle-updates and fglrx-updates-dev and, after restarting, everything worked fine apart from audio. The volume indicator is greyed ...
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Can't install Catalyst 12.8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers? I can not install fglrx ATI drivers/Catalyst 12.8. I have tried installing AMA Catalyst 12.8 using this ...
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No Catalyst Control Center

I have installed the AMD driver in 12.04 using the Additional Drivers function. It works fine, fglrxinfo returns correct information, but it seems that there is no Catalyst Control Center, I tried ...
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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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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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Uninstaller for amd catalyst /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh, does not exist or cannot be found

I am unable to uninstall the AMD Catalyst driver using the script specified by the AMD instructions here. When I run the command: sudo ./amd-driver-installer-13.35.1005-x86.x86_64.run --uninstall ...
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AMD Radeon HD 3000 Series (I installed but where is aticonfig) [duplicate]

I had Dell studio 1536 laptop with windows vista defaults already installed. recently I decided to shift from Microsoft windows to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu gnome 3. After installation It's look ...
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Can't install AMD Catalyst drivers on 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a system with an AMD APU (A6-5400k). The unity sidebar was flickering and I had had this problem before, and installing the AMD Catalyst drivers fixed it (under ...
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Why won't the AMD Catalyst Control Center open?

When I try to launch it I get an error which mentions two reasons that might have caused this problem. Either there's no AMD graphics driver installed (I did install it, just not the post-release ...
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Removing all traces of Nvidia Drivers

Changed my hardware from Nvidia to AMD in PC pretty much for gaming on my windows install. But now i have booted back into Ubuntu and its taking a hissy fit at the change of hardware. I want to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not suspend with proprietary driver for Radeon 6800

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 (though these issues have existed in previous releases too) and have a Radeon 6800 graphics card. I've run into issues with the open-source driver (the system would ...
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No graphics after installing AMD Catalyst 12.4 and installing the recommended updates afterwards

Some days ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.04. Since I wanted to use dualview using an external display I installed the propriatary AMD Catalyst 12.4. The graphics are fine, but if I run the updates found ...
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AMD/ATI Sun PRO Radeon HD 8570A/8570M cannot install catalyst ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install catalyst drivers for Radeon HD 8570M graphic card. If I use new drivers from AMD site I will get an error during the installation like cannot detect suported videocard. If I use ...
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Change back to embedded graphics from Terminal [duplicate]

I used the AMD "Catalyst" program (from within Unity) to change to my dedicated graphics card, but now when I try to boot into Ubuntu, I get an error that the graphics driver has failed! Following ...
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Trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 with old ATI cards

First, I've tried Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu 10.04, Xubuntu 11.04, Xubuntu 12.04. Video card is ATI Radeon 9600/9550/X1050 Series. I've done some digging before I decided to ask question ...
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Radeon r7 reported as hd 8600 “oland” on Ubuntu 12.04 with AMD proprietory driver

Can anyone tell me why loaded latest fglrx Ati/AMD prorietory driver is identified as "oland" with Radeon HD 6800 VGA card (command: fglrxinfo); and also CCC identifies (catalyst 13.12 stable ...
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AMD 7970m Catalyst Driver Not Working (Black Screen With Cursor) in Ubuntu 13.10

So, this is an issue that I have not encountered before. After installing the most recent AMD drivers from fglrx through the "Software & Updates" package, the screen goes black and there is only a ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 screen flashing and is not going to login screen after I installed AMD Catalyst driver

So I installed the AMD Catalyst driver, rebooted and then the screen started to shift between black screen and normal screen every ~5 sec. Also it does not go to the normal login screen anymore.
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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 ...