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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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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What is the best source to install fglrx from? [on hold]

I have ubuntu 12.04 on ASUS K53U with radeon HD6250M graphics card i want to install fglrx for the best performance but i don't know which is the best source to install it from: Software center ...
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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 ...
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Problems with fglrx driver installation

I have problems with fglrx installation. Firs my ubuntu worked in my laptop with ati5145. After motherboard of my laptop died i extracted HDD and placed it in my Desktop. Old ati driver was deleted ...
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FGLRX driver crashes constantly

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 video card, and I have recently installed the fglrx driver on Ubuntu 14.04 to improve the performance, since the X.Org X Server driver was overloading the CPU ...
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Intel/AMD graphics how is works

i have installed fglrx drivers from Additional drivers then at catalyst app there is 2 options intel or amd driver first the AMD is active by default but the graphics are glitchy during HD video or ...
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Installing fglrx/AMD Drivers - how to avoid log in loop? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.4 and after I installed all of these proprietary drivers I got login loop. I've reinstalled system and now I don't wanna make a mistake again so how should I do it? I'm new ...
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fglrx messes with my windows

I've just solved one problem with my graphics, only to run into a new one. I've got an ATI Radeon card and I've installed the Ubuntu-included fglrx drivers for it. That gave me hardware-supported ...
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Problems while upgrading to 15.10 with AMD driver

Now first to explain my situation: I have upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. I have Intel/Amd hybrid graphics. The AMD GPU that I have is the radeon HD 6490m. My laptop is a HP probook 4530s(if you need ...
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Installing proprietary amd drivers for amd 2600 XT AGP

I installed proprietary drivers AMD(fglrx), but after a reboot I can not login, only sees a black screen. The website says that the AMD graphics card is no longer supported, however the driver for it ...
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No mouse pointer at second monitor. XUbuntu LTS (14.04.3 + XFCE 4.10) + newest FGLRX drivers

I found a bug, problem, I dont know how to call it. I don't have mouse pointer on my laptop screen, but at external monitor plugged into HDMI it's appearing. I readed the net, talked at IRC and found ...
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AMD 8750m & 8550G (Hybrid) Can't install catalyst

I've tried just about every imaginable installer for FGLRX, and I absolutely need it for switching from integrated to dedicated GPU. When I install, I reboot, run startx, and it gives me an error ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 boot hangs when starting Lightdm

I failed to read the release notes before upgrading to 15.10, I still had fglrx drivers installed. When rebooting after the upgrade it would hang indefinitely in the splash screen, I couldn't open a ...
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How to fix image tearing when using fglrx drivers?

How to fix image tearing when using fglrx drivers? I tryed changing the video output in player but it doesn't work. When I use the open drivers there is no such problem. But then it doesn't uses Amd ...
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Which drivers should I use on Lenovo z51-70

Which drivers should I use on my new laptop Lenovo z51-70. It's an notebook with I3, AMD r7 m360? When I open driver manager it says that I'm using recommended driverst. It is using the Xorg AMD ...
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Pass through GPU driver segmentation fault

An AMD R7 250 GPU has been passed through to a QEMU Ubuntu virtual machine. The display is output via the physical port of the GPU. It looks fine. But the fglrx driver seems to be not working ...
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vlc controls and context menu flickers when I am in fullscreen mode

When I start vlc in fullscreen mode and set aspect ratio (tried only to 16:9) I cannot use context menu and controls. It is just blinking. When I do not change the aspect ratio everything works fine. ...
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cannot install fglrx

I have a problem on 14.04. after switching back and forth between the open and closed source video drivers, when I try switch back to AMD/ATI proprietary driver I get an error saying: The package ...
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Wrong resolution when setting nomodeset in /etc/default/grub, right when entered manually

I just can't wrap my head around this. I've been trying to install Linux (yesterday Arch, today Ubuntu) for quite some time now. I had graphics issues every single time. Mostly bsod a few seconds ...
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Installing FGLRX?

So, as some of you have heard already, FGLRX has some issues with gcc 5: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1493888?comments=all The workaround is already available in ...
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AMD Fglrx Driver causes Ubuntu 15.10 to Crash [closed]

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10, and it crashed. When I use the old kernel, it boots success with period time of black screen, when I uninstall the AMD Fglrx driver, Ubuntu 15.10 boot ...
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Nothing will install and /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure:not found

I've had an issue when trying to bot up ubuntu, I reach a screen where it says "The system is running in low-graphics mode”. I've found the thread with a bunch of fixes and I've tried the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Release fglrx issue

Just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 via apt-get dist-upgrade. Nothing was customized, everything running from official repos. Before upgrade I already purged all fglrx proprietary driver from the ...
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Unable to boot after installing fglrx. Changing mirrors?

To start, I am only a beginner with Linux So i installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. Installs and runs fine. After I reboot from installing fglrx, I cannot boot into the GNOME desktop. So, I entered recovery ...
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Driver problem with AMD/ATI Bonaire XT Radeon HD 7790/8770

First of all sorry if I ask a dumb question, I'm new to Ubuntu. I can't find find a solution to this problem. I tried to install drivers for Ati Radeon Hd 7xxx series, Catalyst and whatever. ...
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Errors During Kernel Update

Running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 (just upgraded from 14.04) and I'm attempting to upgrade my kernel to version 4.1.0 and I'm getting these errors and I'm not sure what I should do. It seems like an issue ...
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Intel graphics drivers on Xubuntu [duplicate]

I installed the Intel's graphics drivers from https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/intel-graphics-installer-linux-1.2.0; After reboot, the GUI doesn't start and hangs with the text "starting ...
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Chrome screen distorted in places

Please refer to following 3 images. Screen is not rendered correctly on mouse hover. The display gets corrected as long as I move the mouse again - so this problem is more of an annoyance, than ...
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Couldn't open module fglrx

I was using fglrx driver long ago, but I switched to open-source driver. In the Xorg.0.log I'm getting following warnings. [ 35.380] (II) LoadModule: "glx" [ 35.416] (II) Loading ...