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14.04 heavy flickering with catalyst driver

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 with a Radeon HD 6630M/6650M/6750M/7670M/7690M board and 2 external monitors. After upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10 I got no 3d acceleration for Nouveau driver and heavy ...
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How to remove ATI/AMD Drivers from Ubuntu 13.10 (in preparation for 14.04 LTS upgrade)

I'm following this guide to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-upgrade-to-ubuntu-14-04-from-ubuntu-13-10-or-12-04/ And it says: First, you need to remove all 3rd ...
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Does the Radeon HD 8570M work with Ubuntu (Saucy/Trusty)? (no hybrid)

I'm planning to buy a new computer. It uses a AMD A8 processor with a Radeon HD 8570M. I've read lots of discussions on how to get this card work using Ubuntu or Mint. However, all of them were ...
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Why does my computer (almost) randomly power off? (GPU Kernel Panics?)

I've always had a problem running any sort of Linux distro on my machine. I'm a gamer and tend to spend most of my time in Windows and I have never had any issues when it comes to stability of my PC, ...
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fglrx brightness and black screen

In a HP 2000 Notebook PC and ubuntu 13.10, when I change the radeon driver for the fglrx, glxgears show more fps, but any brightness change make a black screen for one second. With the radeon driver ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 12.04.4

[this has been translated from spanish] Hi very good morning or afternoon as the case of Venezuela and am Andruwx little over a month ago I bought a card for mother www.amazon.com Gigabyte Model GA- ...
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HP Pavilion G6 2312 ax drivers for ubuntu

I am new to linux and have successfully installed ubuntu with windows 8. My laptop is hp pavilion g6 2312 ax. graphic processor:512 MB AMD Radeon HD 7660G (Integrated) and 2 GB ATI Mobility Radeon ...
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14.04 and amd 6950 [on hold]

I have had troubles with Ubuntu 12.04 and getting my unlocked 6950 to work properly in the past, and it discouraged my away from using Ubuntu. After having Ubuntu work flawlessly on my laptop and ...
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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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Need help with Lenovo T500 Video card on a Ubuntu 13.10+ OS

I have the following I need help to upgrade. Who can I or do I talk to about how to upgrade drivers on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Linux on a T500 Laptop? Now I'm a Microsoft MCP Certified Windows Tech and ...
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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1answer
46 views

Ttrying ubuntu 12.04 64 bit from a usb stick

I've only been using Ubuntu for a couple of weeks (ex Windows (pun intended)) and I've broken and reinstalled it 5 times. It's a new asrock board with AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2. ...
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Which proprietary driver should I activate?

I just recently built my own computer, and I am now trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it from a flash drive with "casper-rw persistence". I'm very new to the Ubuntu operating system, so I was ...
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Tried installing Rift via Wine

I'm not exactly sure where I would post this. I'm going to try Rift forums also, but thought I could see what kind of help I could get here also. :) As the title says. I'm successfully installing Rift ...
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Ummm… Ubuntu 13.10 updates gives X.Org X Server at 1.14.3….but the latest AMD Beta Drivers only up to 1.13. How to fix? [duplicate]

Title explains a lot but I'll clarify. I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB stick. I booted in for the first time and just did the following 2 commands as suggested by ...
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Issue with installing Ubuntu on Asus N56DP-DH11

I'm new to Linux and just tried installing Ubuntu on my laptop. After installing it needs a reboot which leads me into this error message "The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, ...
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miInitializeBackingStore, Rage M3 and Lubuntu 13.10: Screen goes blank

I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Latitude C600, using the alternate installer. After the initial splash screen, the screen goes blank. After some poking around, I discovered in the ...
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Why ubuntu is not detecting my AMD Radeon graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop HP Pavilion dv6 6121se Specs: intel core i7 2670QM 2.2 GHz AMD Radeon 6490M 512 MB Intel HD 3000 512 MB 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Dual boot between Windows 7 and this ...
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18 views

Error installing Catalyst 13.12 proprietary drivers (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

Hoping somebody can help me out here. Fresh install of 13.10. I download and buildpkg the fglrx*.deb files from the AMD website. Everything installs correctly when you follow this patch ...
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AMD Catalyst 13.12 x64 problem when installing on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 (HD6950) => Solution

I have encountered a problem when trying to install AMD Catalyst driver for Ubuntu 12.04LTS x64, obviously the drivers where x64 bit is well. I found out that the kernel version which is 3.11 has a ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Radeon HD 7470M

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Radeon HD 7470M. I have installed fglrx and it is working... in some way. When I have only monitor of my laptop - a black screen apears. I mean I can see tty1 (console or ...
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35 views

Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.11.0-15 generic (x86_64) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have multiple GPUs (R9 280X, MSI Gaming 3g). I've followed the guides on how to install the GPU drivers correctly. Unfortunately, no matter what, during the ...
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77 views

Installing the AMD/ATI Catalyst drivers for 12.04

I've tried installing these driver using ever method that I could find. The first way I tried was to just download the drivers from here: ...
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26 views

black screen after aticonfig --adapter=all" --initial. (12.04 LTS) [duplicate]

To keep it simple and not bore you with a story. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from USB stick. Have R9 280X MSI Gaming 3g video cards (all cards supported by Catalyst drivers). After install of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS black screen / unable to boot following “aticonfig --adapter=all --initial” + other problems

long time lurker/first time poster. I am very new to Linux but seem to have picked some stuff up quick. Will try to provide as much relevant information as humanly possible: After installing Ubuntu ...
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43 views

Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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77 views

Any supported AGP 8x cards on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've aquired an old desktop (Acer Aspire T135) which currently has an Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 graphics card. I've discovered that this card is unsupported by Nvidia on any version of Ubuntu after ...
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No errors but some wanings in Xorg.0.log file,However X still black screen! Help please,ATI driver

My desktop is ASUS A43 with AMD Radeon HD 6730M Graphics.Recently I installed the Ubuntu12.04 system and I find that my cpu has a high tempreture since booted.So I realized there must be some wrong ...
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1answer
106 views

What video driver should I download?

I'm trying to install the ATI drivers for Ubuntu. When I run sudo lshw -c video it shows: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6310] ...
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ATI Catalyst vs Distro Compatibility Question

I have a question about the Catalyst drivers and which ones I can actually use with my my distro. I currently have 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When AMD / ATI tells me that the latest 14.3 Beta ...
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Can't play 1080p videos

I am not able to play full HD (1080p) videos on Ubuntu's default Movie Player. I tried playing videos from VLC as well. But it did not work. Whenever I start a full HD video, the screen remains ...
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Dell inspiron 15R 5521 8730 ATI Driver Problems

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 and installed 12.04 Ubuntu on it. But I have a few annoying problems here: 1. Its cpu fan is blowing too much and it makes me angry because it sounds like ...
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Computer will not boot into Ubuntu 12.04. Message “Input signal out of range”

I have a new computer and decided to move from windows to Ubuntu , loaded OS ok, loaded desired programs ok, loaded AMD graphics driver and it will not boot into Ubuntu. I know nothing of Linux and ...
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Long delay on boot after fb0: VESA VGA frame buffer device

I have a Ubuntu PC with 2 AMD R9 cards and I get a long delay on boot (around 2 minutes). When I check dmesg I get the following : [ 16.128179] hda-intel 0000:03:00.1: Enable sync_write for stable ...
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Ubuntu desktop messed up? [closed]

I have HP probook 4540s with switchable graphic card Radeon HD 7650M, its working fine on windows but it would cause heat problems so followed the Question which said solution is to install the ...
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How to recover from an interrupted distribution upgrade and broken AMD driver install?

I seem to have broken my system hard. It started with me wanting some Compiz effects. I have a Dell Inspiron 14z with a AMD Radeon HD 7570M card. The card showed up in the output of lspci but not in ...
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12.04 Radeon HD 4200 crap graphics

I am stuck with 1024x768. Display comes up as a laptop. It's a Philips 17" I have no composition, 2D and fuzzy lines going up the screen. I used the software centre to install the ATi X.Org binary ...
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How to Mine w/ 5+ Graphics Cards on Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

What is the specific process by which to properly set up 5 or more graphics cards for litecoin mining on the Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 or other motherboards running Ubuntu 13.10?
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Tried Ubuntu once, broke it, want to install again — need specific info on how to ggo about it

I have a 2008/9 HP Pavillion dv5 1106-AX with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 (also known as Radeon HD 3400m). It came with Vista, and I then installed a preview of Windows 8, then another of 8.1 when the ...
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Any way to get an AMD HD4250 Graphics to work in 13.10 with good performance? Mine gets slower until unusable

I have an ASUS M5A88-V EVO motherboard with an integrated AMD/ATI RS880[Radeon HD4250]. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 64bit and it seems to get slower until it is unusable. Especially the graphics ...
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New installation of 12.04.4 results in “low graphics mode” [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4. I am replacing WinXP. I installed on a clean hard drive. I have the problem "system running in low graphics mode". I have read many posts about this problem. I may ...
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AMD Dual monitor tearing

So I finally got my card working all is good but, when try to use dual monitor, everything tears. I followed these directions for the install. How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? I ...
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How to install 64-bit catalyst drivers? ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have a HD6870 so it is a fairly new card. I want to know the right way to install the drivers. I am a linux noob. Got tired of Microsoft's crap. Can someone help so i can actually use linux?
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Ubuntu not working, keeps freezing, unresponsive [duplicate]

I just replaced my Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 and it hasn't been doing any of the things the guides said it would. Please do not mind that I am completely new to Ubuntu. First of all, during ...
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Screen flickering Ubuntu 13.10 Radeon 7970m 14.2 catalyst beta drivers

I recently installed the 14.2 catalyst beta drivers for my 7970m, I wanted to be able to choose to use it or intel hd graphics. It works well except for when at the Ubuntu screen there is a graphical ...
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Blank Screen - Not showing startup/BIOS screen

I have an older Acer M460 w/ 2 GB of RAM. I loaded the latest version of Ubuntu and everything ran well. I am running an AMD 5450 video card. I loaded the AMD Catalyst Drivers and started CGMiner. ...
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Is it necessary to install AMD graphics driver for ubuntu?

Currently I'm using ubuntu 12.04. Previously I've used dual boot (Ubuntu 13.04 / Windows 7), both OS configured with ATI Catalyst Center. But few days back both OS started to crash. Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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How do I install amd legacy drivers in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and would like to know how I can install amd graphic drivers? Also do I need to manually uninstall the open-source drivers in use right now?
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Ubuntu 12.04 ATI Driver

Good day, So i just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (i'm now to Ubuntu and even Linux systems, but i've bored of the lot of brainfuck with Windows systems) So, i installed Steam and then 2 games (Left 4 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD APU A10 Graphics issues

For a while I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop with AMD A10 APU in dual boot with windows 7 (using BIOS). The problems I face: Directly installing Ubuntu 13.10 gives the problem ...