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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15.10 unable to select graphics driver in `additional drivers` and have no hdmi after software update

Before a general software update I was able to switch between open source graphics driver and fglrx driver. Now I no longer get hdmi out and all the graphics drivers options are greyed out. And ...
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System in Low Graphics mode when I try to LOG OUT while using onboard Intel Graphics instead of AMD

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 5548 with i5 and ATI Graphics AMD Radeon R7 M265 2GB DDR3. I switched Graphics in AMD Catalyst Control Center form AMD Radeon R7 to Intel integrated ...
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How do I install AMD Radeon HD 7570M/Intel Hybrid drivers?

My system is overheating frequently, and sometimes it shuts down, so I think I have to install the AMD/Intel Hybrid drivers to fix this problem... My laptop is this Dell with Intel/AMD Hybrid Graphics ...
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GPU vram extended with system ram

Is it possible to virtually increase the usable GPU memory RAM through the system RAM or an SSD? Background of the question is a program that requires a bigger than available GPU RAM.
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problem with amd gpu on ubuntu 16 .04

I've just updated my ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 lts. I've got some problem with my decicated amd gpu(amd radeon r5 m335). I known that ubuntu 16 doesn't support amd proprietary drivers, but there ...
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How to Enable AMDGPU?

I didn't know that Ubuntu was using AMDGPU by default and I've installed fglrx. It's already removed now. I want to reactivate AMDGPU, how can I do that? lspci -nn | grep VGA lsmod | grep amd ...
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AMD r9 280x Drivers for Ubuntu 16.04?

I can't see to get to know how to install AMD driver on the ubuntu 16.04. I been using ubuntu for around a year, and I always seem to have trouble installing :( I took a look at Install AMD drivers ...
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radeon 7640 laptop 16.04 work-arounds

I have Radeon 7640 video in my laptop. I don't like opensource radeon driver. It's slow as hell (and makes my laptop hot as hellfire too). But, it's a good machine with 4 cores, I love it. I heard ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card can't download driver

I have Intel/AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card and I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am trying to setup AMD Drivers but it is not working. It always give to me same error. After I setup fglrx or ...
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Installing fglrx causes ubuntu to not boot | Can't have 2 screens

I just installed ubuntu today so I have no experience whatsoever. I am using two screens running on two different GPUs (AMD and intel). I am currently dual booting along windows 10. On the latter the ...
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Unable to resolve Unmet build dependencies

I'm trying to install AMD driver for my graphic card Firepro V7900 this the installation log: Generating package: Ubuntu/precise Resolving build dependencies... Unable to resolve Unmet build ...
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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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Screen/Input freezes except cursor, when using GDB in OpenGL app

So, I'm developing a game in OpenGL, and when I use GDB to debug anything, after several restarts of the applicaition, it freezes my screen except my cursor, and I cannot drop to TTY. If I click a ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop after installing FGLRX [duplicate]

I got a login loop after restarting my computer after changing to the proprietary AMD/ATI graphics driver FGLRX on the Additional Drivers tab of Software Updater. I've tried the suggestions ...
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Unable to login after Catalyst installation [14.04]

I'm facing some troubles installing the proprietary ATI Catalyst driver on a fresh Ubuntu installations. I've read several instructions and tried different approaches but always end up in the same ...
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The AMD fglrx driver doesn't see GPU cores in AMD APU A8-7600

I wanted to play with APU meaning to learn OpenCL and other GPGPU tricks, so I've installed the AMD APP SDK Ver 3.0 (which implements OpenCL 2.0) on my PC. This SDK documentation says I need to ...
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How to install video drivers in LTSP chroot?

We have an HP t520 thin client with AMD G-Series/Radeon R2E embedded graphics. The AMD proprietary video driver solves a problem that the Ubuntu open-source video driver has with display detection. ...
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Ubuntu deprecating AMD fglrx driver?

I just read that the latest stable release 16.04 will no longer use the AMD fglrx driver, and thus purge it at upgrading to 16.04 LTS. My question is, since I'm using hybrid graphics with AMD Radeon ...
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I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx!

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx! What happened?
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Trying to get dual monitors working 14.04 LTS & Radeon HD 4850

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on a desktop PC and recently got a second monitor. I cannot seem to make Ubuntu 'detect' that second one. I ended up here: ...
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A10-8700P segfault with fglrx-updates

I recently bought new laptop Lenovo Ideapad 500-ACZ, it has A10-8700P processor. I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I installed fglrx-updates using hardware driver utility, I believe it is latest version. When ...
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Which drivers should I use on 16.04 with AMD HD 6490?

16.04 is coming and my GPU is no longer supported with new proprietary drivers. Even on 15.10 it was not supported with new fglrx driver, but it was fixed by patching fglrx with a wrapper. To further ...
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Dist-Upgrade and fglrx 13.1 legacy

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS with an ATI Radeon HD 4670 using fglrx 13.1 legacy drivers. If i dist-upgrade, will fglrx be broken due to possible x-server upgrades, therefore rendering my ...
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Black Screen after upgrade to 15.10

So I basically did two things that are largely a no-no when running any Linux Desktop OS. I installed a proprietary AMD driver then upgraded my distro from 14.04 to 15.10 This isn't the first time ...
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safe way to install AMD Catalyst Control Centre?

Relatively noob here. I'm having a blast with Ubuntu, successfully playing all kinds of steam games, no complaints until Firewatch came out. It was recommended to me to install AMD Catalyst Control ...
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No backlight after installing ati driver

I have installed amd drivers on my laptop and since I rebooted it I have no backlight. I have tried adding acpi_backlight=vendor as a kernel parameter and using xbacklight -set xx but none of this ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cannot download packages

Recently, I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10, and tried to install wine. I had issues downloading packages. I read somewhere that it probably didn't recognize my graphic card. I have a Dell inspiron ...
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Cryptsetup login fails after applying proprietary ATI driver (fglrx-updates)

I encrypted my installation of Ubuntu 14.04 while installing it, later I switched the driver of my ATI Radeon HD 6970 to "fglrx-updates". After that I could only close but not open any programs. I ...
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Can I use Ubuntu on Lenovo z51-70

My question is following. Is my Laptop (lenovo z51-70- i3 5005U, Hybrid r7 m360/intel hd 5500) compatibile with Ubuntu? Which version should I choose? I tryed recently both Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 but I ...
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Cannot change graphic driver. All options are greyed out. (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS)

I was changing my graphics driver at Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers. I tried X.org, fglrx and fglrx-updates, and they were fine until for some reason I couldn't change it anymore and ...
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washed out colors with fglrx I think its related to bug 548709

I am running wily werewolf, now because i upgraded from trusty taur in the hopes it would resolve this issue, but it didnt. I have the radeon r9 270x gpu, I am using a DVI-VGA adapter to plug my ...
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libGL.so running Qt Application draw colored polygons

qt application I have fglrx installed on Ubuntu 14.04. Programs run fine. Steam games are working. But when I try to open a Qt-App, it draws this colored polygons instead of interface. This program ...
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AMD HD 8000 on UBUNTU 15.10

I changed to ubuntu recently and i'm having trouble to install my HD video card, i found at AMD website : fglrx-15.302 But when i try to install, it says it's not the supported version. Even if ...
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Fglrx driver black VT ctrl-alt-f(*)

I had a similar issue to this: tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen I tested to make sure it wasn't off screen I switched to the mesa driver and the VT came back. So I believe it is an error with fglrx. ...
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Lost second monitor after temporarily switching to proprietary driver

System: Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Optiplex 7020 (desktop), 2 Dell 22" monitors, AMD Radeon HD 8570 VGA. I screwed up, but I know nothing about drivers and have no idea how to fix it. I'd been having ...
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Unable to update display driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to update my driver and see this screen. It doesn't allow me to update the driver. Note the greyed out options. How can I fix this? EDIT: Revert to open source graphics drivers - options ...
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15.04 Ubuntu mate and ATI Radeon 5550 lose screen resolution

Newly installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on my machine with ATI Radeon HD5550 experiences problems with screen resolution. When use driver from xserver-xorg-video-ati - only 640*480 When use driver from ...
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Black screen with pointer visible in gnome with fglrx

I'm running Ubuntu-gnome and tried installing both the repository fglrx driver as well as the new Crimson driver from AMD. In both cases the driver installs and on reboot I am greeted with a black ...
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Can't detect second monitor after fglrx install

I have two monitor (one connected to the AMD GPU's HDMI port and one connected to the integrated Intel's HDMI port). After the installation of AMD Crymson, the second monitor is no more available in ...
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FGLRX display issue

I want to use the proprietary fglrx driver from AMD, but the display reacts like this: Picture is 10px thick on top of the screen, width normal The cursor shows normally Works normally only after ...
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Problems switching from Nvidia to ATI card

I had a very old PCIe Nvidia Quadro budget card in my Dell Precision 670 and decided to upgrade. I got an ATI Firepro v4800 that I can confirm works. I removed all Nvidia drivers, switched back to ...
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Strange stripes with fglrx drivers

I get strange stripes with the amd driver and with the driver from the repos (fglrx-updates, fglrx in both 14.04 and 15.10). I run Ubuntu 14.04 but had the same problem with 15.10. The screen also ...
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run two monitors with fglrx and hd6600m

Not sure if this is the right place, since this is my first Questions but i got a problem with my fglrx-driver running two Monitiors. The integrated in my Sony Vaio VPCSE1A9Eand another one via ...
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Kubuntu won't boot after installing fglrx-updates

I'm having trouble booting kubuntu after installing fglrx-updates (or just fglrx). I originally was having issue described in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1493888 ...
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Discrete AMD graphics card is not detected by AMD CCC

After my laptop with AMD HD4570 discrete GPU (which entered legacy branch and no more AMD proprietary support for Linux) died I tried to give AMD another shot and bought a new laptop with switchable ...
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Screen randomly disappear after connecting to projector

I have Dell Inspiron 15R (5537, Mid 2013) laptop with HDMI port and without VGA port. I use Ubuntu 15.04 with proprietriary graphics driver (fglrx). I use (cheap, passive) adapter to connect to ...
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System boot fails with fglrx-drivers [duplicate]

After installation fglrx-drivers from repos (I've tried both fglrx and fglrx-updates) the system can't load even login screen. When I turned off splash screen I saw that it prompts for enter login and ...