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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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 ...
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Pc doesn't start without internet

After I configured proprietary drivers (fglrx-updates and processor microcode) Kubuntu works only when there is an internet connection (Wi-fi or ethernet). Without it, I only see the logo "KUbutnu". ...
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Screen tearing fglrx

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with latest AMD driver from amd.com (I have installed it manually). My graphics is integrated and my CPU is AMD Kaveri AMD a10-7850k. I have screen tearing in top of ...
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Running both onboard and discrete GPU (Intel and AMD)

I have added a discrete 6770 silent GPU to my workstation. Using the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver I can run both onboard and the discrete GPU at the same time. I need this function as only my onboard ...
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Upgrade MATE 1.6 to 1.8 with old fglrx on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm actually running U12.04 Precise and wanted to upgrade MATE 1.6 to 1.8, but it seems I have to partially update my whole system before. Actually I locked my fglrx to 2.8.960, since my grafics card ...
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Hotline Miami on Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I am trying to run Hotline Miami (Humble Bundle version not via Steam) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I am using the fglrx-updates driver 15.20.2 (installed via the Additional Drivers section) and my graphics ...
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Radeon drivers arent being used

I recently upgraded my 14.04 to 15.04. I was using fglrx for my ati hd6770 graphics. after the upgrade the radeon drivers seems to be deactivated. fglrxinfo output shows mesa drivers. ...
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Discrete Video Card not Activated

I have a Mars XTX [Radeon HD 8790M] [1002:6606] (rev ff) according to what's displaying by using "lspci -nn | grep VGA" in terminal. I'm new to Linux. The video card has never been activated, ...
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Black Screen With Loading Circle on Boot [DEAD]

I recently updated my graphics driver to a newer one available on AMD's website, but it was beta and it broke stuff. Initially when I booted it would give me the message that X failed to load. Then I ...
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How to switch to discrete graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble switching to the discrete graphics on Ubuntu 14.04. First about my system: Model: HP Pavilion dv6 CPU: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Memory: 6GB Graphics card: Radeon HD ...
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AMD driver does not work on kernel 3.19.0-26

I am asking for a help or a fix for this black screen in Ubuntu 15.04. The black screen contains the message starting version 219 and I am stuck in there for like a day already. Been trying to find a ...
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What configuration does “Additional Drivers” corrupt?

I have been using "Additional Drivers" to switch back and forth between the open source and binary drivers for my AMD video card (R9 270X) The open source driver is my only choice for gaming, because ...
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Fuzzy visuals and low fps in games, screen tearing in both games and web browser. Happened after changing up drivers

This started after tf2 kept crashing upon opening. I assumed i might have had a driver issue and switched over to the proprietary drivers from amd. The crashes persisted so I switched back to the open ...
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modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'fglrx': No such device - nVidia GeForce GTX 745

I am getting crazy with the following problem. When I execute a program in the shell as a user, I get the following error: modprobe: FATAL: Module nvidia not found. modprobe: ERROR: could not insert ...
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aticonfig: No supported adapters AMD Catalyst 15.7 Ubuntu 14.04

Have a fresh install of Ubuntu with no previous proprietary driver. Installed per AMD Installer notes using the GUI then added th fglrx-dev via dpkg. Ran dpkg -l in home directory and all four show ...
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System not loading after installing proprietary AMD drivers

Ubuntu 15.04. Radeon HD 6620G + 7670M dual graphics. With Ubuntu's default open driver everything works well, but I experience low fps in games and short battery life. When installing proprietary ...
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Graphics Driver installation problem

I have Ubuntu 14.04.02 installed on my computer. I wanted to install AMD graphics driver file fglrx_15.200-0ubuntu1_amd64_ub_14.01.deb and i tried the command : sudo dpkg -i ...
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Lenovo G510 can't use Radeon graphics, fglrx or switcheroo

I have only been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few weeks and really enjoying it. My first time using Linux and I'm really impressed at how easy it has been to learn a new operating system while still ...
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Running libreoffice with intel graphics in a dual graphics amd environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.02 on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 dual graphics with the fgrlx drivers. When switching to the intel graphics and running Libreoffice calc (I use 4.4.5 from ...
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Proprietary FGLRX module fails to compile due to GPL only code

(Ubuntu 15.04) After latest round of updates fglrx failed to compile dkms module on both of my laptops. 1 laptop has switchable graphics and the other does not. The laptop with switchable graphics ...
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fglrx won't detect AMD Mullins R3 card on fitlet/14.04: (EE) No supported AMD display adapters were found

I'm currently testing a fitlet-XA10-LAN Barebone with ubuntu 14.04.2 x64. Everything seems to work just fine, but I cannot get 3d acceleration to work. "lspci -v" says the box has a 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 = fn+f2/f3 (backlight) keys not working

With 14.04 LTS Ubuntu (64-bit), using any of the offered kernel solutions (including ones from the newer releases up to 3.19), f2/f3 brightness controls fail to register. As a matter of fact key ...
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fglrx causes black screen

i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 directly off usb thumbdrive and it works fine, besides not locating drivers for my x99a mothrboard wifi in the update drivers section it did however locate my gpu's ...