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Unable to Install Ubuntu (Compiz Unresponsive I believe)

Heyoh, little bit of a linux veteran but I've never run into this before. I just got a new Desktop PC and it has Windows 7 on it. I'm looking to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 on this set up but I keep ...
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Window chrome disappears and reappears causing jumpy windows

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. The host machine is running Windows 7 with an ATI Radeon HD 5570 video card, 12 GB of memory, 2 quad core i7 CPUs. I've given the virtual machine 4GB of memory, ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu doesn't load desktop at all after login screen [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 for more than 1 year on my Dell N5010 laptop. It was OK yesterday morning, but when I wanted to save my VirtualBox session, it gaves me an error ( i don't remember exactly but ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 3D desktop not working [duplicate]

I have read all other cases regarding this problem, but I think my is rare, so I am asking this question. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on VirtualBox 3D Acceleration is enabled, my host video card is ATI ...
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1answer
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Compiz problem in Ubuntu 13.10, ghostly stripes at the cube effect, How can i Fix it?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 version on my pc but when I install and enable compiz desktop cube and try to turn it, there starts the problem, you see many ghostly stripes, unable to enjoy the cube ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 13.04 installation boots, compiz fails and screen starts flashing

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a desktop with: a VIA motherboard AMD Sempron 3000+ CPU ATI HD 3650 AGP 1.5 GB RAM The installation completed successfully, except for it freezing on asking to kill ...
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0answers
189 views

ATI drivers cause screen update problems with Tear Free turned on

I wish to install ubuntu 12.04 on a HTPC that I've built. I have the exact same configuration for my workstation where I use Fedora 19. It's an AMD APU A10 6800K system. The problem is when using ...
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0answers
291 views

ubuntu 12.10 freezes after going to suspend [closed]

After a very long time that I suffer from this problem, I have decided to "ask ubuntu". I know there is quite a bit of information about this problem, but none had worked for me so far. The ...
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1answer
137 views

Weird artifacts when pressing Alt+Tab

When I press Alt + Tab to switch between windows, the view messes up (not always, but very often). Sometimes it shows just noise where every pixel is another color, and sometimes it shows artifacts ...
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0answers
258 views

Unity not working after Ubuntu 13.04 update

So I had recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on a small home server, and after the most recent update check (July 5, 2013 is when I ran it) my machine will not load Unity and usually crashes ...
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How can I avoid having to reset compiz/unity after each linux-headers upgrade?

I've been using Ubuntu (currently 13.04) for several months now. I was wondering if it's typical to have to reset compiz and unity (with dfconf reset -f /org/compiz and setsid unity) after every ...
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0answers
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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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2answers
3k views

I need help resolving dual display issues with 13.04 running the ATI Radeon Open Source driver [closed]

I did a fresh install of 13.04 on my Dell Precision M6500. I was previously running 12.04 LTS. My laptop has an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 adapter and I'm using the open source driver. Plugging in ...
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2answers
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Unity does not start in Ubuntu 13.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and I cannot use Unity. I have tried the proprietary driver, both from the official sources and from AMD's website. I have also tried using the open source x.org ...
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2answers
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Compiz does not work well

Well this is the first time I'm with Ubuntu. The problem is that after installing Compiz and extras, I can install the cube and some other elements. But there are problems with: 3d windows, Paint ...
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1answer
506 views

compiz and unity crash after AMD drivers installed

I'm a new linux user. I recently installed AMD drivers from software center. When I restarted my machine, the normal login screen with the top menu bar appeared but after login I only have my ...
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0answers
347 views

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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0answers
474 views

Unity (compiz) doesn't work with Xinerama and AMD GPUs

Using 2 AMD gpus to power 3 monitors, when I enable Xinerama and reboot Unity doesn't open. I am using the 12.11 beta drivers from ATI and 12.10 version of Ubuntu. Here is a log using the Unity ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 ATI Driver 12.11 fails after compiz and xorg update

I updated my system via the package manager from Unity and next restart was just blackness. After being here: ...
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1answer
3k views

Best triple head display setup

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 with a darn good triple head display setup. I've got a VisionTek 900530 Radeon HD 5450 512MB DDR3 PCI Express video card that has two DVI outputs and one Mini ...
2
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1answer
288 views

installed AMD catalyst driver and am stuck with 800 x 600 resolution and no unity sidebar

First off, Compix kept crashing on me. I uninstalled fglrx and installed the AMD catalyst driver. When I restarted my computer my resolution stays at 800 x 600 and I can't see any sidebar icons so ...
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0answers
140 views

Unable To Enable Compiz Animations

I`m Using Ubuntu 12.10 Unity And I INstalled compiz I`ve Enable Animations And Custmized How I Like BUt None Of The Animations Are Not Working My Laptop Model Is Hp-Dv7t-QuadEditon i7 ...
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5answers
5k views

Compiz has broken after installing 12.10 with ATI Catalyst 12.10 drivers

After upgrading to Quantal yesterday I installed the new ATI Catalyst drivers, the 12.10 version, for my ATI Radeon HD 7850 card. Upon logging into Ubuntu I am presented with no Unity. I can access ...
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6answers
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Unity missing? Can't see top or side panels [duplicate]

I just removed some effects using ccsm, switched to the AMD proprietary driver, rebooted and after I log in, the unity panel is no longer there. If I hit the windows key or the alt key, nothing ...
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1answer
809 views

Falied installing ATI X.Org binary driver!! (ATI Radeon HD 5400)

The open source driver worked well with the fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, but it drains my laptop battery faster. So I installed the proprietary driver from jockey-gtk. It gave me this error ...
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0answers
1k views

Different backgrounds on 3 monitor set-up

I currently have a 3 monitor set-up using an AMD HD6870 card. All monitors are 1920 x 1080 and in a 16:9 configuration. However 2 are orientated as landscape whilst one is in portrait. The way I ...
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1answer
207 views

Boot fails after showing ubuntu screen and just sits on screen showing [OK]. Tried removing fglrx but still can't get it to go

Just all the sudden compiz failed and I couldn't get it to relauch so I rebooted the system. Ever since, after the Ubuntu login screen (with 5 round circles in the middle. It just goes to the next ...
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1answer
1k views

Compiz/unity not working

sorry for my bad english but i'm french. Well, i have this new ubuntu with unity and compiz just doesn't work. As you can see i have everything i need checked : http://i.stack.imgur.com/aykyc.png ...
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4answers
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getting compiz to work with Ubuntu 11.10 and fglrx

I am trying to get Compiz to work in Ubuntu 11.10. I have FGLRX installed and the "Additional Drivers" screen seems to report that FGLRX is active and currently in use. I have tried using CCSM to ...
2
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1answer
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Compiz disables 3rd Monitor

I have a try monitor setup with using the proprietary ATI drivers: This works pretty well with metacity, with the exception of some maximize strangeness. On monitors 3 and 2 it works as expected. ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Unity 3D, Compiz effects and Intel Sandybridge Mobile Graphics

My notebook is a Pavilion dv6-6030el with an Intel i7-2630QM CPU, 8 GB of RAM and the ATI HD 6490m as VGA dedicated. I was forced to stop it due to the switchable graphics issue editing the GRUB and ...
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2answers
552 views

Can I downgrade compiz?

I'm just wondering if it is possible to downgrade compiz to maverick's version 0.8.6 like in natty? I have an ATI radeon mobile 3200/4330 dual GPU and the new compiz and even natty's compiz doesn't ...
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6answers
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ATI proprietary drivers not working with an ATI Radeon HD 3400

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad laptop with ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit today and tried to install proprietary drivers 1)Hence I installed proprietary drivers ...
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0answers
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Compiz animations jittery with an ATI Radeon HD 6520G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Performance being really choppy with ATI drivers I have Ubuntu 11.10 64bit installed on a machine with an AMD A6-3400M CPU, and a Radeon HD 6520G card. For some reason ...
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2answers
586 views

Fix Mobility Radeon Graphics in Ubuntu 11.04 [until now] [closed]

Is there some things to fix mobility AMD Radeon HD3xxx series in Ubuntu 11.04 ?? Until now, i've been updated my system using Kernel 2.6.39-11 and Catalyst 11.7 but Graphics Effects sill running ugly ...
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3answers
1k views

OpenSource Driver with ATI HD 6770

Im currently using fglrx from AMD and wanna try other driver to see if I can get better performance with compiz (I'm getting flickering). Everything I've tried dont works(Radeon, RadeonHD), I think ...
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3answers
795 views

After upgrading, effects are very slow

...programs run normally, but the effects are very sluggish. How can I fix this?
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2answers
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3D compiz effects choppy and slow. How to fix?

I have a ATI proprietary drivers but it makes the Unity 3D very slow except 2D. Like everything works but it runs a bit slow and choppy. You could even see it when you see the loading circles on the ...
2
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5answers
2k views

moving windows lags after update to Natty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Performance being really choppy with ATI drivers I just upgraded my main machine to Natty. I have an ATI 2600 with the proprietary ATI driver. It worked fine with ...
2
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1answer
384 views

Garbage on rotated screen when I rotate a certain monitor

I have a really weird problem with ubuntu natty: I have 2 monitors (Dell 2407wfp and Dell 2007wfp) connected via DVI to a Ati X1600 graphics card. Everything works well in normal configuration, but ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How do I disable vsync in CCSM and Catalyst Control Center?

How do I disable vsync in Compiz-Config Settings Manager and Catalyst Control Center?
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Does Unity require proprietary graphics card drivers?

I understood that the Unity desktop in Natty uses Compiz and therefore requires a graphics card driver that support composition effects. Does this mean if I have an ATI or NVIDIA card I'm forced to ...
7
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1answer
908 views

Compiz antialiasing with xserver-xorg-video-radeon? [closed]

Windows previews are ugly on my computer. Is there any solution to make them smooth? BTW windows previews in Metacity with compositing enabled (/apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager) are ...
4
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3answers
688 views

Can Unity based on Compiz already be fully used?

Last, time several month ago, I installed Unity to test it in maverick. I had the problem that it didn't work as expected. Instead of Unity I only got a white screen, I'm not 100% sure what the ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How can I run compiz-fusion effects with ATI Radeon x1250?

I was installing ubuntu 10.10 to my friend laptop, but when trying to set up effects, I got an error. Then I tried to install proprietary drivers, but this card is too old and no longer supported. :( ...
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2answers
1k views

FGLRX driver performance with compiz

I recently turned on compositing in my laptop using the following command: gconftool-2 -s --type bool /apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager true Performance seems to be same after that except ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How to enable graphics card XFX ATI RADEON HD 4350

I need to enable the 3D effects in the graphics card under Ubuntu 10.10 OS
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1answer
1k views

Get Compiz working on x1300 ati

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a thinkpad T60 with an ati mobile x1300. Ubuntu isn't loading any proprietary drivers and compiz doesn't work. A google search turned up nothing. Sure, some people ...