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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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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Pixilated screen after installing fglrx ATI drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have an HP G62 laptop with ATI value graphics (Catalyst says it's 6300M). After installing the drivers as described here, I've started experiencing pixilation on non-graphic-intensive applications, ...
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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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Does switching drivers via Additional Drivers impact performance?

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and noticed a significant increase in graphical performance - mainly just the smoothness of the desktop. The older installation was also mainly new. The only major ...
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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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Windows no longer display with proprietary ATI Catalyst drivers [closed]

I recently started having an issue that opening any application would would show nothing on screen. At the time I noticed it I assumed it was an incompatibility between the new 14 update so ...
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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 ...
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How to use fglrx proprietary driver for dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 CrossfireX in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried to use fglrx proprietary driver for ATI Radeon HD 5670 in Ubuntu 14.04 but when I install it (using either apt-get or the "Additional Drivers" tab in "Software & Updates" application) ...
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Tried FGLRX and other question's answers, graphics still not working right. (12.04)

I've tried every suggestion that I've looked at online. My card is a Radeon HD 4250. I've installed fglrx to no avail. After install I just either go into low graphics mode or it will detect my card ...
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2GPUS and fglrx

When I run fgl_glxgears on the monitor sitting off of GPU1 i get about 1500FPS but if i drag fgl_glxgears to the second monitor sitting of GPU2 FPS drop to about 300. Both GPUs are the same model. ...
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ATI GPU temp sensor failed ? LM90 Fail

I currently use old laptop with ATI Radeon X1400 graphics card and lm-sensors shows "0" temperature: Aftersudo sensors-detect $ sensors adm1032-i2c-2-4c Adapter: Radeon i2c bit bus 0x92 temp1: ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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Cannot switch to amd proprietary driver

I’m using ubuntu 14.04 on HP ProBook 4730s with AMD HD 6400m GPU. I have some problems with proprietary\Opensource AMD driver in different games. So i have to switch between drivers to play a ...
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Installing fglrx driver always fails

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to try some OpenGL programming. My laptop has switchable graphics technology (Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8570M). I thought that it'd be better ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ATI Legacy drivers compile error: /lib/modules/…/build/include/linux/version.h not found

Short story, get Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic (x86_64) and kernel includes at /lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build/include not found or incomplete when trying ...
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Which command line commands enable “mirror” feature in the screen display GUI?

I'm mirriong a laptop with LCD TV through HDMI cable. Everytime I reboot I have to go to: System Settings --> Screen Display to enable mirroring again. Hence, I'm planning to write a bash ...
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Catalyst 14.4 libc6-amd problem

I got a problem while installing new Catalyst 14.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. If I try to run the .run file everything goes well, but after reboot, Unity doesn't start. I tried to build debs for the distro, ...
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System freeze after waking up from sleep (suspend)

I had a heating problem lately after I've been using the xorg driver for the Intel APU (Integrated graphics card) so I upgraded to fglrx proprietary driver. But then I faced another problem, whenver ...
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any 3d drivers for ati fglrx which would support google earth and other 3d apps on chrome

i have installed many 3D apps on my ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop but none of them are supportive i have asked many questions regardind this previously but no answer was available i think it is just due to ...
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Installed fglrx but still showing “The system is running in low-graphics mode”

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. It shows The system is running in low-graphics mode message on starting as well as in 'Try Ubuntu' option. I entered sudo apt-get install fglrx in the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F1) ...
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After installing fglrx on Ubuntu 14.04 there is no backlight (hd 5470). Is there any workaround?

I've installed fglrx driver on my Asus k52je laptop with mobility radeon hd 5470 using additional drivers window in ubuntu. I get black screen after reboot. When I hold power button i can barely see ...
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what is the difference between fglrx & Ati official drivers?

What is the difference between this driver & this? Are both same but first placed in repository?
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How to install propetary drivers for old ATI cards on latest Ubuntu distros? [duplicate]

I would like to install the driver for my video card. It belongs to the following family: Legacy driver for AMD Radeon™ HD/Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000, HD 3000 and HD 2000 series cards: ...
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Virtualbox+FGLRX=no hardware acceleration in guest

I am trying to enable 3D hardware acceleration for my Windows XP guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. 2D acceleration works on any driver. My system specs are: Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6450 Motherboard: ...
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How to prevent updating an application which is not a package?

I loaded AMD's FGLRX drivers and Catalyst manager using a script downloaded from their site thusly: made myself root, then "sh amd-install-correct-fglrx.run" in the recovery mode command line after ...