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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...
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Installing AMD HD 4xxx Propriety Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu, have only been using it for 2 days. I am running 14.04 I experienced a few graphics problems while running Dota 2 (Linux version). Fps was fine but a few weird glitchy marks ...
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fglrx no screen found on ubuntu 14.04

i upgraded my computer from 13.10 to 14.04, now my screen goes black after booting, but i can access tty1. after a little experimenting, i tried using start x it gave me this error (from ...
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No WiFi, Brightness adjustment after returning from sleep mode, and Hibernation function with AMD Radeon HD 6480G GPU

I have the following GPU: $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sumo [Radeon HD 6480G] I've tried with the following drivers: ...
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To which catalyst version correspond the fglrx-update drivers of 14.04

I cant get my head with the version number of catalyst and fglrx. I had 12.04 with 13.1 catalyst and upgraded to 14.04 and selected from the Additional Drivers Tab the fglrx update driver. To which ...
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Installation of Display Card Driver : [ATI Radeon HD 4770]

How to install my display card driver? Previously, I did the following things: Downloaded the official driver from AMD.com : ...
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Gnome Shell Grey Screen No Login Box After AMD Drivers Installation On Lubuntu

I installed the fglrx AMD drivers on Lubuntu and rebooted. The machine didn't reboot properly and I could only see a prompt. I logged in and uninstalled the drivers using sudo apt-get remove ...
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problem in setting up amd dual graphics Trinity [Radeon HD 7660G] and Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]

I am having problem in setting up AMD dual graphics Trinity [Radeon HD 7660G] and Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]. Trinity is working fine. I am unable to switch to my Thames graphic, amdcccle ...
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14.04 and ATI HD 4890 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with fglrx 8.960. I've locked this version because updates won't enable 3D acceleration, i.e. unity would switch to 2D mode and my steam games won't launch. AFAIK, AMD has ...
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libc6-amd64 dependency problem

I'm trying to install fglrx manually from the AMD website however it keeps complaining that it's missing the dependency "libc6-amd64". When I run the fglrx package through gdebi I get this message: ...
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What are the differene between fglrx and fglrx-updates?

What are the difference between the two ATI drivers fglrx and fglrx-updates, and what one should I install with a machine with an AMD R7 260X video card? I have found outdated information on the Steam ...
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Need help with ATi fglrx and Xorg

I'm quite new to Ubuntu... Right now I'm using 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I love it... Except for one thing... The display driver. I want the best performance I can get from my video card (ATi Radeon HD ...
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How can I find out which cards are supported by the fglrx driver? [duplicate]

I want to know where I can find out which is the current fglrx-updates driver in the repo. I own a Radeon R9 270 and I need to know if it is supported since Trusty 14.04. Thanks! :)
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black screen / low graphics mode on logout

If log out from session, get black screen and the "low graphics mode" dialog, sometimes with cursor, sometimes without. 14.04 with latest fglrx. Dual head Pavillion dv6-6051er. ONLY when log out. ...
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Blender - bad edge overlay AMD

have anyone seed this error before? When selecting vertex, instead of semi hightlighting adjacent edge, it hightlits whole or none of it. I tried to fill bug report but i was told that its not their ...
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GLX not loading, The system is running in low-graphics mode" error, ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G510 laptop. I made it to dual booth with a Windows 8.1. It has AMD Radeon HD8500 card. Now when it boots I get the "system is running in low-graphics ...
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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fglrx brightness and black screen

In a HP 2000 Notebook PC and ubuntu 13.10, when I change the radeon driver for the fglrx, glxgears show more fps, but any brightness change make a black screen for one second. With the radeon driver ...
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fglrx: suspend on lid_closed does not work

I'm on a Samsung 535U3C with lubuntu 13.10. Since powermanagement did not work at all (neither hibernate nor suspend: hibernate brought to a complete reboot, suspend was unable to awake the screen) in ...
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Fglrx doesn't load, system using mesa

I installed fglrx from Ubuntu repo, yet it doesn't work, system loads with Mesa anyway. Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with latest updates.
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Radeon HD 7470M

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Radeon HD 7470M. I have installed fglrx and it is working... in some way. When I have only monitor of my laptop - a black screen apears. I mean I can see tty1 (console or ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.11.0-15 generic (x86_64) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have multiple GPUs (R9 280X, MSI Gaming 3g). I've followed the guides on how to install the GPU drivers correctly. Unfortunately, no matter what, during the ...
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black screen after aticonfig --adapter=all" --initial. (12.04 LTS) [duplicate]

To keep it simple and not bore you with a story. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from USB stick. Have R9 280X MSI Gaming 3g video cards (all cards supported by Catalyst drivers). After install of ...
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How do I install ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics driver in 12.04 64 desktop?

I have had difficulty installing the drivers and I'm open to running a newer version of Ubuntu. To get the ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 graphics working on an acer 5517 is there a way to do it that is ...
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How to turn on the LCD screen on my laptop after installing fglrx driver

On my computer ASUS N71Ja I installed ubuntu 12.04 and after installing fglrx driver computer starts but soon turns off the screen. (login screen is not displayed, but you can hear the sound) I have ...
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What video driver should I download?

I'm trying to install the ATI drivers for Ubuntu. When I run sudo lshw -c video it shows: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6310] ...
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Xorg segmentation fault fglrx

http://paste.opensuse.org/68562655 Link to Xorg log This happened all of a sudden and I have no idea what the cause is I tried using a older version of the kernel with no luck and tried downgrading ...
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Do I Need Linux Drivers For Virtual Box?

I have recently fallen in love with Linux. I first decided to try out Ubuntu 13.10 a few weeks ago, but I bricked it by incorrectly installing an AMD FGLRX driver. Then I reformatted and wiped that ...
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How to recover from an interrupted distribution upgrade and broken AMD driver install?

I seem to have broken my system hard. It started with me wanting some Compiz effects. I have a Dell Inspiron 14z with a AMD Radeon HD 7570M card. The card showed up in the output of lspci but not in ...
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Can't load extension GLX, can't load fglrx, and I don't know how to do anything to fix them

If I try to boot normally or through Failsafex, I get the "Low-Graphics Mode" screen and can't do anything. If I go into the terminal from there, I have "Loading extension GLX" and then no other ...
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How to install the proprietary AMD graphic driver(fglrx) correctly via the AMD website? [duplicate]

This question currently aims to describe how to install the proprietary drivers for AMD graphic cards from the AMD website. Refer to this question for other ways to install it. Please don't get ...
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Black Boot Screen (cursor only) as soon as I initialize 3rd card in xorg (3X ASUS R9 290 in Ubuntu 12.04)

This is driving me a little crazy and though I'll keep working on it, I'm hoping someone can suggest some possible solutions, as I'm almost at my wits end here. Some background: The system: AS Rock ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & fglrx 13.1 drivers

My computer has an ATI/AMD Radeon Mobility 4650. I have attempted to install the drivers as described in What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)?, however the AMD ...
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Mouse lagging and blue lines after fglrx uninstall

I recently tried installing AMD drivers from the official website and found out that my card was no longer supported so I uninstalled it back. But I have this problem: When I get to my login screen, ...
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Installed fglrx and Selected fglrx-update from Software Settings - Now Black Screen on Boot

I have been tinkering around because I find that Ubuntu 13.10 (which I have as dual boot on my Asus laptop) get my computer a little hot and I get some crashing issues sometimes when watching videos, ...