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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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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Is it a good idea to install 'fglrx' proprietary driver in portable Ubuntu x64?

I just installed Ubuntu x64 in my external hard disk, which I will be using in different systems. Now, because my laptop, in which I do most of my work, have a very peculiar configuration (shown ...
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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 ...
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Problems with fglrx driver on AMD Radeon 8000M series on Trusty

I have tried installing proprietary drivers from the "Software & Updates dialog" and also from ATI's latest driver page. The problem I am facing is that the binaries aren't in the path, and ...
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Can not install ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 lates driver [duplicate]

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a laptop with ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 graphic card. Trying to install latest proprietary driver (version 14.4) installer says your card is not supported by this ...
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low graphics mode coupled with other errors [closed]

so bugbuntu 14.04 hit me again. I upgraded my graphicscard so i thought it would be a good idea to install new drivers. I changed from a HD 5850 to a R9 280X. I took a quick look at the graphicsdriver ...
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Fail with ATI graphics disabled

I've encountered following issue. My laptop has dual graphics - Intel HD3000 / ATI radeon HD 6490M. Before I have Ubuntu 13.10 and everything was ok. When I installed 14.04 things looks like this ...
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Every reboot alternatives for x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf and i386-linux-gnu_gl_conf are dropped to mesa

That is. I've removed nvidia drivers with running nvidia-installer.run --uninstall, rebooted, installed fglrx, rebooted again and found that amdconfig is not found. I've googled the solution and ...
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AMD graphics drivers

I have a new laptop with dedicated graphics card and I decided I will go with Ubuntu 14.04. All is just fine and I love it but the repos for graphics drivers from Canonical are just well... old .Is ...
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Why are the fglrx drivers not up to date?

I have a AMD Radeon HD 8750M dedicated graphics card and Ubuntu 14.04, so from Software Updater I installed fglrx-updates, how ever after doing a dmesg | grep fglrx I found out that the version is ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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Low text graphics after fglrx update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and after some software updates this morning I just got a black screen after login. This is my graphic card: lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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problem in installing amd driver radeon hd 5460

I tried to install my gpu in ubuntu 12.04 with this link What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx) directly from AMD? but when I type this command line: ...
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ATI Radeon HD4870 + Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am currently looking for a possibility to install drivers for my ATI Radeon HD4870 on my Kubuntu 14.04. The XServer is on version 1.51. Unfortunately, the ATI HD series under 5xxx are no longer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: apt-get install fglrx: Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am trying to solve extreme slowness of ordinary text rendering in xterm on Asus 102B which has graphics card as follows: lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 16h ...
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Can't install AMD graphics drivers

I just switched from my old BackTrack 5 installation to a Kubuntu installation. Sadly, I can't install the AMD graphic drivers. On my BT5 installation everything went fine, but my Kubuntu installation ...