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“System is running in low-graphics mode” error [duplicate]

I am very new to working with Ubuntu and working with command line input. Last night I tried to install Netflix desktop app which required wine-compholio, wine-browser-installer and lib(I forget the ...
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I am getting black screen on Unity (Ubuntu 13.10)

I had forced shutdown my computer, when I turned it on, boot droped to a (initramfs) prompts/busybox. I've solved that problem with help of this post After login screen my screen turned black I've ...
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Problems with AMD drivers. After logging in computer will not display unity interface

I recently built my first computer and installed Ubuntu since i am short on cash. For the last year I have been using ubuntu on my laptop, and have not had trouble with it. When I installed on my ...
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How can I fix the pager (window manager warning in .xsession-errors)?

Should I do something with the following entries in .xsession-errors? Ostrzeżenie menedżera okien: Buggy client sent a _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW message with a timestamp of 0 for 0x4400004 (.xsession-) ...
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288 views

Ubuntu 13.10 installed with fglrx, cannot copy icons to desktop

I'm somewhat of a Linux Newbie. Ive recently converted to Ubuntu, and after an initial struggle of a 'low graphics issue', which I resolved by doing an apt-get install fglrx. I know have the ability ...
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No transparency with FGLRX on 12.04

I'm using two monitors with different resolution, the default driver can handle that with no problem, but some applications have painting problems (e.g. Thunderbird cannot paint correctly and I have ...
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0answers
188 views

After FGLRX driver install: “Setting of real/effective user Id to 0/0 failed”

After completing the FGLRX driver install from the current 13.8 drivers (I was advised to do this because the drivers in Additional Drivers do not work at all), when I reboot, I come to a black screen ...
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1k views

Chrome and Catalyst - no tab text

I just installed Ubuntu, updated, installed AMD proprietary drivers (for my Radeon HD6870) and noticed that some (most) of the tabs in Google Chrome don't have text, only the favicon. My first idea ...
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How to fix unity while using proprietary drivers?

My side and top pannels have disappeared after an upgrade to ubuntu 13.04. I don't remember how, but I solved this problem, I just remember I had to use the open source driver for my amd card. But the ...
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1answer
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Unity gone fglrx Radeon HD 7790

I just installed the proprietary driver for the Radeon HD 7790 OC following this guide, using the 3rd step(building .deb from the AMD binary) because the Additional Drivers dialog doesn't suggest any ...
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178 views

menue bar and launcher

I recently installed Xorg 1.11 and fglrx 12.6 on my machine and after restarting system that worked as well . that was good also at the game time . the unity menuebar/launcher and panel left after i ...
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223 views

Problems with fglrx

I have recently tried to install fglrx on my computer (AMD-Notebook), and I have been having serious problems. In the beginning it all seemed to be working after I installed it, but after I rebooted ...
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1answer
4k views

Unity does not start after booting

I'm using a relatively new installed Ubuntu 13.04 with all updates. My video driver is installed from the official AMD website and worked before without trouble. After the latest update, Unity did ...
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2answers
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How do I get Unity panel, dash, and launcher back after kernel upgrade?

I have just upgraded the kernel on my 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 to 3.8.0-22-generic. Now my unity panel, dash and launcher are missing and graphics are running really slowly. Compiz and openGL seem to be ...
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0answers
396 views

What driver should I install to use Unity with a Radeon HD 7750?

Ubuntu 12.10 I followed some tutorial (which I can not find again) on how to install AMD catalyst. It involved updating the kernel or something. This works as I am now no longer using software ...
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1answer
2k views

fglrx works on Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit), but not Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) on the same computer. How do I fix it on the 64-bit install?

I have followed instructions for every option listed here (uninstalling in between attempts, of course), but each one results in Unity not loading; no sidebar, no desktop icons, and no window borders. ...
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0answers
331 views

Ubuntu desktop 12.10 64-bit, icons don't show

Recently I had problems with fglrx cause I have an ATI card, if I install the privative drivers from the Ubuntu repo, I get no Unity launch bar cause the drivers are not compatible with the new Xorg. ...
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1answer
262 views

installed AMD catalyst driver and am stuck with 800 x 600 resolution and no unity sidebar

First off, Compix kept crashing on me. I uninstalled fglrx and installed the AMD catalyst driver. When I restarted my computer my resolution stays at 800 x 600 and I can't see any sidebar icons so ...
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1answer
703 views

Display glitches running ATI propietary driver under Ubuntu 12.10

I have a lot of problems with the Ati propietary driver (fglrx). I have an iMac (mid 2011) with a Radeon HD 6900M [1002:6720]. I did not have any problem under Ubuntu 12.04, but since I updated to ...
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2answers
975 views

when using fglrx unity does not display and slow moving windows

two issues when using the fglrx driver: when i move to the propriety fglrx driver, unity does not load the side bar. the login screen loads (with top bar displayed), but when logging in, the unity ...
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2answers
828 views

will an ati 5650 radeon cause issues in 12.10

Seeing so many users failing to load up unity and facing graphical issues with quantal ,should i be worried as my system has an ATI Radeon 5650 mobility card. Ps-On another note ,how do i still keep ...
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0answers
782 views

Why can't I use Unity 3D on a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series with FGLRX drivers?

With a brand new install of 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron M5030, Unity 3D appears to load everything but the icons in the top left, and I am unable to click on anything. Unity 2D seems to works fine ...
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1answer
560 views

Dual Monitor Configuration, Maximizing spreads between monitors

I connected an external monitor (dell ultrasharp 18 inch) to my laptop (laptop screen 15.4 inches). When I maximize a window in any monitor, it immediately spreads between both monitors in an uneven ...
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2answers
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Unity 3d not available on Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 4570 card

I have a Dell Studio 1555 with ATI Radeon HD 4570 card in it. Upon running Unity Support Test, it says Unity 3D is not supported. shantanu@GreenHead:~$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p OpenGL ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I stop a window maximizing across two screens?

I currently run Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity and FGLRX driver. I also use two monitors. Right now, if I maximize a window it does so across both screens. In addition, things like alt-tab will display split ...
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3answers
2k views

Slow GUI performance using a Radeon HD5770

I'm fresh Ubuntu user. My PC is pretty fast (Phenom x4 3.6GHz/HD5770/4GB RAM) so i was very disappointed when firstly saw how laggy is the interface - lags when I try to move any window. I think my ...
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1answer
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Notifications go crazy when using dual monitors with an ATI Radeon

When you configure the system with dual monitor xinerama, everything works fine exept the notification area, goes crazy when I try to raise or lower the volume for example that flashes across the ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I get Catalyst 11.10 with ATI Radeon Mobility HD 5470 working on an HP DV7?

I have a HP DV7 with a HD 5470 512M card. Installation of the Catalyst 11.10 is repeatedly failing on a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. Catalyst 11.8 proprietary drivers were working well with Ubuntu ...
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4answers
833 views

Wrong window focus behaviour in Unity, but not GNOME Shell

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and I'm noticing a strange window behaviour that I can't seem to fix. Basically it seems like all windows have focus, as shown in this screenshot: It happens ...
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0answers
409 views

random hangups since upgrade to 11.10 [closed]

I randomly have mouse/unity/system hang-ups since the upgrade to 11.10. I did't have any issues with 11.04 though. The mouse just freezes and the system is no longer responsive at all. No keystrokes ...
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0answers
454 views

How can I fix window title bars in Unity? [closed]

The problem I'm having is that the window title bars don't seem to update when I change windows or when they should be updating. For example, selecting a window randomly won't make the X/max/min ...
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5answers
3k views

Any hope for Unity using ATI Radeon?

I am currently running Kubuntu 10.04 on a Lenovo T500 laptop with ATI Radeon HD 3650. I want to switch to Gnome with Unity, but encountered the following impossible situation: As reported in this ...
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2answers
720 views

unity messed up by fglrx drivers

I tried to install the ati propreitary driver from this link... here but somehow at the end it gave me some error.. and when i rebooted, unity complained that my h/w cant run unity.. and since then ...