FGLRX (FireGL and Radeon for X) is the proprietary AMD display driver. Use this tag if you have trouble using or installing the FGLRX driver.

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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 Intel Haswell 4800MQ; lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Enable proprietary driver option disappeared after enabling it for AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330

I've been struggling with this a while. I have an older Acer Aspire 5810T with a AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 inside it. I've disabled the switchable option and am now only running the HD4330 card, ...
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AMD legacy driver installation failed due to missing kernel headers

I am trying to install amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-legacy-linux-x86.x86_64 on Ubuntu 14.04, and failing due missing /lib/modules/3.13.0-37-generic/build/include/linux/version.h. I tried to ...
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xubuntu 14.04 no virtual terminals

I have an Acer AO722 with the following graphics hardware: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6290] vendor: Advanced ...
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How do I restore my Sound in Kubuntu?

Recently, I created a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. At first everything worked fine, and I was tweaking settings to get everything working properly and installing the things I needed to get ...
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Running Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering

So i am trying to run steam on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. i7 Haswell CPu 16gigs ram SSD HDD Radion R9 290 graphics card. At first it would not install due to several missing libraries. After much searching ...
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Radeon hd 8570m fglrx driver problem

I have got Lenovo G500 computer.My Pc's Properties is here. -i5-3230m -radeonHd 8570m I using Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts. And My computer using "x.org" driver. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode”

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed an update from Ubuntu and then I got this text on my screen: I have searched on the internet. Some say that the hard drive is full, but my hard drive has ...
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no unity after installing fglrx-updates

I decided to do the fglrx-updates because I read it would be better, but then I got a black screen after rebooting. After a few different suggestions I got my desktop back, but no top bar menu or the ...
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Error processing package fglrx. Package fglrx is not configured yet

I faced with this message after reinstalling fglrx package. The reason of reinstalling fglrx was solve the problem with nvidia drivers (I tried some answers to solve black screen on system boot or ...
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fglrx taking 100% of one cpu core

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G with a amd a10 apu (a10-5757m) and a dedicated hd 8750m graphics card. I installed the latest drivers from the amd website but my problem is that when i open certain ...
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Can I have fglrx's screen brightness settings and xorg's stable Chrome GPU processing at once?

THE GENESIS I have been using fglrx-updates - VESA:HONDO (AMD graphics drivers) for some time but Chrome GPU process kept crashing (it was sand-boxed). Therefore now I'm on xorg - Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Unsupported Graphics Card

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 system having ATI Radeon HD 7670M I downloaded the latest AMD Graphics Driver from AMD website (i.e. Version 14.9). After running it as SU and pressing ...
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Juddered vsync in non-fullscreen with proprietary AMD drivers

I'm using Unity on Ubuntu 14.04(.1) and fglrx 14.20 from AMD's site on my Radeon HD 5770. I've installed Catalyst and enabled its "tear free" setting, which works in that there is never any tearing. ...
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Suspend causes login screen corruption or system freeze

At work, I often set my computer to "Suspend" rather than turning it off at the end of the day. Often when I turn it back on in the morning, I find my login screen to look like this: Note that, ...
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, cannot log in

I recently did the automatic upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, but I can't log in to my Ubuntu boot anymore. I get a dark blue/black screen after the Ubuntu loading screen. If I move the mouse, I can see ...
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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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DKMS issue with 'sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx*'

sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package fglrx-14.10.1006.1001 E: Couldn't find ...
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fglrx: dim screen until brightness key pressed

I reported this at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1360218 three weeks ago but it is still unassigned and no one has commented on it but myself. It is a Lenovo G50-45 ...
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I can't use proprietary drivers for AMD 8970M (14.04)

I have checked in the additional drivers section but it says I am using manual drivers. I try clicking on trying to use the proprietary drivers but cant select that option. I have tried: sudo apt-get ...
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FGLRX stopped working after an update

After an update last week my ATI proprietary driver i.e. FGLRX stopped working. Which means I had to go into recovery and remove fglrx fglrx-pxpress fglrx-amdcccle. I reinstalled fglrx successfully ...
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stumped on amd catalyst installation 14.04

Im following these steps using the first stable manual installation. All has gone well, except in one of the final steps, I'm to execute this command "cd fglrx-14.10.1006/fglrx-install.*" but I ...
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Is it possible to use both fglrx and Intel graphic drivers simultaneously?

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm using the following setup: AMD R9 270 (2 monitors) Intel HD 2500 (1 monitor) With the default configuration after installing Ubuntu (radeon driver for the R9 ...
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how to boot a live-system with proprietary ATI drivers / fglrx?

Is it possible to boot a live system which is using the proprietary ATI drivers? Thanks!
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How to recover from 14.04 fglrx driver install failure?

I just updated to 14.04 from 12.04 and graphics performance was a bit choppy/sluggish (AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon 4xxx). There's so much information and advice about what to do in this situation that I ...
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No supported adapters, AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta, Ubuntu 14.04

It is probably a bug, but I have not found anything in the Internet. I am trying to install AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 and getting the following error "amd_dcm64: No supported adapters ...
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Gigabyte - AMD radeon R7 250 issues

I used ubuntu 12.04LTS. My Desktop can't start up after I installed the FGLRX from Additional Drivers in the System Setting menu. It stop at start-up purple screen. How can I fix this error?
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Low graphic mode after switching to fglrx drivers

I have another problem on my laptop after trying to fix another issue. So, because of this issue, I wanted to switch to fglrx to fix it and after restart, I got this screen: I went back to ...
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Unable to completely purge fglrx

I've got 14.04 and installed the proprietary AMD Catalyst 14.6 using the Generate Distribution Specific Driver Package Option described in the Installer notes. I'd now like to change to the ...
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Problem with graphic device on binary-driver notebook

on my notebook I have two graphical device. AMD HD6470M and AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250. Ubuntu automatically select the second graphical card, but it isn't so powerfull as I want. ...
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How to fix overscan, using AMD catalyst control center aka fglrx or something else?

I want Ubuntu to use it on my old desktop connecting it to my TV. First problem I encountered was a problem with overscan. I figured that my best option would be to download AMD Catalyst control ...
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AMD HD 4200 for ubuntu 14.04+ Driver troubleshooting questions

First of all, apologies for the detailed question(s) but I have been googling my _ off, and I cant seem to find answers. I have a computer with integrated AMD HD 4200 card. My question is: What is ...
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Failed Installed AMD Radeon HD 3450 driver on ubntu 14.04

Several weeks ago, I try to install graphics card driver on Ubuntu 14.04 and i following several solutions in the following links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo ...
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ASRock AM1B-ITX, BOINC, TV-Browser

Users , please excuse my english, my origine language is german. Please also excuse my first words in this discussion-forum - they will be the first and only one - because I want to introduce myself ...
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Reverting to open-source Radeon driver shows low resolution graphics

I have tried to install the fglrx proprietary drivers for my Radeon 9000 (RV250) graphics card. This didn't work so I tried to revert to the open-source version based on this page (purge fglrx) to ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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FGLRX Ubuntu 14.04 32bit blank underscore

I'm just slightly confused what is happening after installing proprietary drivers, my graphics card is an ATI 6870 and after I install FGLRX I reboot to find an eternal blinking underscore. Removing ...
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Two Black Screens on Triple Monitor Setup with fglrx and fglrx-updates

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome 3 (but this also happens with Unity). However, once I login, only the center monitor (primary) will work. The other two monitors are black, but they do show ...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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How do I remove AMD driver of an unbootable system?

I installed AMD's proprietary driver via "software & Updates", and now it hangs shortly after booting using GRUB. I'd like to uninstall the AMD driver, but I can't even boot far enough to switch ...
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Installing X.org (opensource) Ubuntu driver in the terminal

Software Center messed up my proprietary driver installation and I must revert to the original driver (the one you can find in "Additional Drivers" tab under software sources. However Software ...
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Unable to get hybrid graphics to work (fglrx)

I am very sorry to annoy you with another fglrx issue, but i am simply unable to figure out a solution.. So my problem starts as I have two graphics cards inside my laptop supposed to work hybrid. ...
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Better FGLRX driver for Radeon HD 8570M

My new laptop computer uses a AMD APU with the Radeon HD 8570M Graphics chip. By default, the X.org open source driver is used. Even though it is working, I still prefer the offered proprietary driver ...
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How do I enable 60hz on my 4k monitor?

I have the very new Asus PB287Q 4K monitor and I've enabled display port 1.2 in its OSD menu system, but my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop still isn't using 3840x2160 at 60hz - it's stuck at 30hz. I'm curious ...
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Installing ATI Catalyst 14.20 beta on Ubuntu 12.04 throws error

The Internet is full of this kind of issues, like the guys from ATI wouldn't even bother to test their installers. I am trying to get the latest driver because Skyrim (with Wine) freezes so badly that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 openCL and ATI/Intel graphic

I'm wondering if following is possible : I have two graphics cards - ATI and Intel, and installed fglrx driver. In amdcccle I have enabled Intel card. I'm developing OpenCV application where I have ...
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Kaveri A10-7850K + Kubuntu 14.04 - No way to use fglrx driver

First of all, I've followed the indications provided on : How do I install fglrx on an AMD Kaveri machine? But the versions of Catalyst available now for download are 14.4 and 14.6 Beta. I have tried ...
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fglrx doesn't seem to be installed

Hello everybody, here's my problem. I'm trying to install fglrx to my ubuntu 14.04, I've tried following this, the problem is after the installation of the .deb file, when I'm supposed to use this ...
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Ati driver with HD7470M laptop screen backlight not working

I need to install the ATI proprietary driver on my laptop (Asus K54HR) as I use it for gaming. My problem is, it doesn't matter what I try, I have always the same result black screen and I have to ...
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Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...