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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How can I install AMD ATI Catalyst Display Driver In Ubuntu 13.10 64bit?

Hello I was wondering if I can install AMD Catalyst 13.1 Proprietary Linux x86 Display driver. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Beta 64bit and the card in question is listed under the AMD Radeon HD 3000 ...
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Laptop over heating after 13.04. Video driver?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP ProBook 6465g, Radeon HD 6520g. Now my laptop runs super hot, lag/no response from games, cpu at 80-100% (even when doing simple tasks) and the fans are ...
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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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crossfire ATI HD 3870s “adapter not detected”

Thanks for your time. I'm having an issue where Additional Drivers sees no video drivers for my cards, and when I installed FGLRX via terminal and ran aticonfig --initial, it claims I have no ...
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No GUI after update

I updated my system recently, and, after I restarted, I got no UI at all. I still get the background image, the pointer, the logon screen works fine, but there is no gray bar and no dock. I figured it ...
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black screen upon reinstall of fglrx

I have been trying to setup the vgaswitcheroo after a complete reinstall of ubuntu 12.04. Along the way I uninstalled the fglrx proprietary driver and rebooted with the understanding that the standard ...
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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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Booting Ubuntu - Gnome gets stuck

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 GNOME edition. Installed AMD proprietary drivers and uninstalled them to try the beta drivers instead. Upon restart, I get stuck on a black screen with a - cursor on it, which ...
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No laptop backlight when using AMD driver recommended by Steam

When I install the fglrx-experimental-13 driver that Steam recommends for my laptop (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series) I have no backlight when I log in, but an external monitor works. I've tried a ...
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AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470. Every time that I install the FGLRX driver through System Settings -> software Sources -> Additional Drivers, my window manager completely crashes after rebooting, and I ...
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fglrx not installing properly on my dell inspiron 5010

I have installed fglrx proprietary drivers for my Dell Inspiron R5010 laptop running on ubuntu 12.04LTS. I could open the AMD catalyst center from dashboard and adjust the settings. But when I type ...
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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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Help with uninstalling fglrx drivers [duplicate]

I am trying to uninstall the default fglrx drivers and from the first step I found a difficulty while typing: sudo sh /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.sh I get the following: sh:0 Cant open sh ...
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Reconfiguration of xserver-xorg package fails on 12.04 LTS with Raring HWE installed

I am attempting to remove fglrx (proprietary AMD/ATI drivers) and install the radeon open source driver. I am following the steps here: RadeonDriver - Community Ubuntu Documentation ...
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Screen Brightness not working on Dual Graphics

i tried this fix to install ati drivers => How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? everythink is excellent without brightness.Brightness control is not working. I tried ...
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How can I install ATI Catalyst Video driver of Ubuntu 12.04.3? [closed]

EDIT My computer is Thinkpad E420 with Intel HD3000 and ATI 6630m. I have reinstalled my Ubuntu12.04.3 yesterday. I had successfully installed Ubuntu and ATI Catalyst Video driver many times about ...
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Ubuntu 13.04. After installing fglrx I only see the ubuntu wallpaper with no icons [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and did upgrade all system. And then I did apt-get install fglrx fglrx-amdcccle and sudo reboot. When reboot was done I saw only the wallpaper from desktop. So I ...
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Difficulties installing AMD 8550g drivers

I downloaded the official .run file from AMD's website, but when i installed it when i boot my computer only the terminal was available throught cntrl + alt + T. The screen was black with the ...
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Slow and laggy scrolling in Firefox with FGLRX installed

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11.1 My problem is that firefox scrolling is slow and laggy. I'll give you some more information: Firefox 23.0 my video card is an ATI HD6870 and I have the FGLRX ...
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What can I do to improve desktop framerate?

I've just installed a fresh 64-bit 13.04 system, and set up the fglrx-legacy driver from the makson96/fglrx PPA (as suggested by this bug report), since my Radeon HD 3840 is one of those no longer ...
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AMD Llano graphics with FOSS drivers issue

I work with machines that use Llano CPUs with the integrated graphics chip (in this case the A4-3400 primarily), and have repeatedly run into a problem with graphics drivers. Trying to load a Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 ATI graphics card and OpenGL issues

Problem I am trying to run an OpenGL application which has worked on previous releases of Ubuntu on other machines but which happily opens windows crashes when I try and draw anything in them. ...
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Catalyst drivers problem on dell inspiron 14z with 13.04 [duplicate]

I installed the fglrx proprietary drivers from the synaptics pachage manager and all i get when reboot and log in is the screen with wallpaper but with no panel and launcher. "super" and other keys of ...
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Gameplay/openGL performance issues with AMD APU

I recently built a new desktop with an AMD A10-6800K (Radeon HD 8670D) APU. Basic graphics performance was fine with the open source drivers, but I installed fglrx* because I wanted to enable sound ...
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amdcccle fglrx Ubuntu 13.04 second screen is black

I have a Radeon 7950. Here is the fglrxinfo: display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series OpenGL version string: ...
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How to use Proprietary drivers (ATI Radeaon)? [duplicate]

How do I >use< proprietary drivers? When I go to System Settings --> Additional driver, I only see that I have it activated but not used. This driver is activated but not currently in use Kind ...
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AMD drivers which one to install

So i am new to the whole Ubuntu thing and im kinda clueless as to what AMD driver i need to install to run Dota 2 properly because at the moment the HUD flickers whenever i activate an ability or ...
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fglrx issues with AMD Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT on Xubuntu 13.04

The problem I have a rather old (~2007ish) iMac, which I've recently installed Xubuntu 13.04 (64 bit) on. For various reasons it's important that I'm able to get reasonable 2D graphics acceleration ...
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fglrx-installer is missing in my Ubuntu 13.04

I just recently had to reinstall my 13.04 on my Lenovo E-135 with AMD graphics. Now when I try to activate proprietary driver with Ubuntu GUI. The process stops and seems to be frozen. Then I tried to ...
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No drivers for AMD Radeon HD 8750M or AMD Radeon HD 8550

I have a pretty urgent problem. I bought Asus N56DY laptop, and all of the specs are available here. The only difference is that I replaced the original HDD with an SSD. The graphic cards in question ...
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ubuntu 13.04, kde 4.11, ati fglrx 13.8 beta - opengl doesn't work

I have just upgraded to ubuntu 13.04 with kernel 3.10.6. After that I have updated my fglrx to 13.8 beta and after that I have added ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports and I have upgraded my system. After ...
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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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Fresh install of 12.04 on HP 6570b with ATI Radeon 7500M is not usable for newbies

I'm setting up a brand new HP ProBook 6570b with an integrated ATI 7500M video card. After starting the Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Live installer the desktop comes up well in a few seconds and all seems ...
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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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System freeze / lockup fglrx drivers [12.04]

I'm using an E45M1-I Deluxe (AMD E450 series with onboard graphics) with 4GB RAM running Ubuntu 12.04 with Catalyst 13.6beta. My system freezes after a few minutes when a graphical interface is ...
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Can't Use Radeon 8790M on Latitude E6540 with Kubuntu 13.04

Trying to use the Radeon 8790M on my Dell Latitude E6540 running Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring). This laptop also has an Intel adapter (for power saving). lspci gives: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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blank screen after installing ati ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX driver manually

Today I tried to install the ati/amde proprietary deriver after downloading it from their website. I followed their instruction and the installation was ok , it didn't generate any error while ...
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Force Triple Buffering when using Vsync - AMD Radeon HD 5850 - fglrx open source driver

I tried searching everywhere to find an answer to this question and I can't get any information beside one, unanswered post from the forums. Snotplot’s issue is exactly my problem. Using vsync in ...
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Dual monitor resolution changing after reboot with AMD CCC

I have 2 monitors connected to my machine which is running Ubuntu 13.04 x64, one of which has a resolution of 1680x1050 and the other is 1280x1024. I have a AMD A10 5800K processor which includes ...
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Cant run Compiz with Gallium driver for ATI Radeon X1200

I have the same problem with the ATI drivers and Ubuntu 12.04. I simply can't make the 3D graphics acceleration work with my ATI Radeon X1200 (rs 690) graphics card. I just use the Gallium open ...
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fglrx-legacy in 13.04 raring with RS880M

I have installed fglrx-legacy driver for my ATI RS880M GPU. I'm using raring with kernel 3.8.0-26. This driver is not supposed to work in that kernel, but I'm using makson96 ppa. Description says: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 graphics issue resolved but dekstop is not the same

So I got fglrx and ATI drivers from the website mixed up. I wanted to update my laptop ATI Radeon HD 3430 drivers through Ubuntu so they would work at their best performance but in the end I managed ...
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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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What is the difference between fglrx* and fglrx?

Is there a difference between fglrx* and fglrx? What is the meaning of * if added?? I did use the following steps because I was not sure whether I've had a graphic driver or not. So I wanted to ...
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Wrong resolution if HDMI plugged in *after* boot, how to troubleshoot further?

If I plug in my 1920x1080 HDMI monitor before starting up my Lenovo E325 (AMD E-350 / HD6310) laptop, everything works fine. However, if I plug in the HDMI cable when in the login screen or later, the ...
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Which drivers should I install?

i'm currently using Catalyst 13.4 on Dell 1749 i3 (GPU: ATI5650) but last time I saw in the window of "Sotware and Updates", that there are new: I checked them out. I used early Catalyst 13.4 and ...
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after catalyst install system freezes on booting, problem with mouse pointer [closed]

System: Samsung 535u4c APU a6-4455 integrated Radeon HD 7500 dedicated HD7550 (hybrid graphics) Linux Mint Nadia based on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal After installing the Catalyst driver 13.4 my ...
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VGA Controller is Intel's but graphic card is AMD/ATI, and 3d acceleration is not supported [duplicate]

I typed lspci -nn in the Terminal. And this is what it says : 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller [8086:0154] (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ...
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Why does “AMD testing use only” pop up upon login? [duplicate]

I have just used this website to follow some of the steps to manually create the .deb file from the .zip file that is on the AMD site. Then I installed them one by one using the Debpackage installer. ...
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Why can't I install the fglrx drivers for a RV620 card?

I have done everything correctly from: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? And after installation i use command: gilu@gilu-desktop:~/catalyst$ sudo aticonfig ...