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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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, ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 13.12 64 bit

I have an AMD E1-1200 processor on my computer. After trying to install the current AMD Catalyst (13.12) drivers, my computer's display wouldn't work and I would boot into command prompt. I of ...
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Error while installing Catalyst 13.1 on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I have Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV730 Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00GHz × 2 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV730/M96 [Mobility Radeon HD 4650/5165] I downloaded the AMD Catalyst™ 13.1 ...
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Installing 3.13 kernel on Saucy (13.10) - possible? [duplicate]

I wanted to install 3.13.5 kernel from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/ . I know that the folders are called trusty but can I install them on 13.10 ? After tying dpkg -i ...
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Which graphics driver to install in ubuntu 13.10

So when I first installed linux I went and got this like amd catalyst driver off amd's website and when it installed it had some error and made me restart then the pc would not boot up correctly just ...
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Error while installing Catalyst 13.12 on Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit

I have downloaded Catalyst drivers from amd site, unpacked it and created a package with $ sudo ./amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/saucy Created directory ...
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How fix ATI fglrx driver after kernel upgrade

I upgraded to the 12.04.4 lts saucy stack from 12.04.3: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-saucy xserver-xorg-lts-saucy libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-saucy That installed the 3.11 ...
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Why won't my fglrx drivers work?

I have the amd a10-5800k apu, and later upgraded and added the amd hd 7770. Whenever I play on games my fps is really low, so I did some digging and the graphics card in use seems to be the ...
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fglrx driver missing after update 12.04

I updated my latop recently and after the update it started overheating and shutting down. This is problem which I have had previously on this laptop and the solution was to use fglrx driver. The ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 fail to load graphics driver, black screen after login

I accidentaly chose the properitary driver in additional drivers in my machine instead of the xorg, and suddenly i cannot login, i uninstall fglrx deleted xorg.conf but i can't still login.w hat do i ...
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Install ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.10

I saw this. And downloaded this in AMD page. Which of these two should I use?, my graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5450. Also, I don't understand what exactly amd64 means when talking about this ...
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Can't get rid of “previous version of fglrx” and installing AMD's drivers fails

I tired out the fglrx driver form Additional Drivers program and they were not what I thought it would be, so I downloaded the drivers from AMD... but when I run the program like this sudo ...
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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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How do I install/use the fglrx-installer? [duplicate]

I tried updating my graphics card using the additional drivers but that didn’t work, nothing showed up. I tried installing it using the graphics card driver made by AMD but that just broke my computer ...
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remove amd drivers installed with Automated installer

I have installed latest beta 14.1 amd drivers amd-driver-installer-13.35.1005-x86.x86_64.run with the automated installer and now I can't remove them. I tried: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx ...
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HDMI audio fails speaker-test

EDIT: This is not a duplicate of No sound on HDMI with Radeon driver. I have followed those instructions to update grub, and the problem persists. I'm having no luck getting HDMI audio to work. I've ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts fglrx upgrade

Yesterday, did the usual updates, but on switch on this morning, found myself using unity 2d, with big icons on the launcher. Read around on google and realised that fglrx driver, which was part of ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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Basic question on setting higher screen resolution

I have two Intel Core2 Duo desktop PCs both connected to an iiyama Prolite E2407HDS monitor through a VGA switch box. I've just reformatted the hard drive and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on one. In ...
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Will upgrading to 13.10 screw up my graphics drivers, and if so what can I do before upgrading to avert it?

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit, with the following specs: CPU: AMD Athlon II x4 640 GPU: Club3d HD 5770 1GB RAM: 4GB MOBO: GB GA-870a-USB3 I'm currently using the regular fglrx propietary driver, but ...
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Dual-Screen 13.10 radeoon

Just Upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10 and am running into some issues with the graphic driver. I use this system to run my projector often mirroring the output or as a second monitor. This worked fine ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Amd Radeon HD 4870 No Drivers or Fglrx tools

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10. I have a AMD Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card. On 12.04 I used AMD Proprietary drivers from their website and had no problems but since switching to 13.10 ...
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radeon video driver related instability

I am experiencing instability which seems to be related to my video drivers. I have an HD 6970 video card and am using Ubuntu 13.10. If I use the open source (radeon) driver, the card runs hot (>70C ...
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cant install fglrx (proprietary ATI driver) for HD 8970M

I have an AMD HD 8970M video card and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm following these instructions to the letter, except that I of course use the latest non-beta AMD drivers (13.12) instead of the old version ...
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ATI Fglrx driver problem

After installing the Fglrx drivers from the Lubuntu software center, my computer stopped working. Actually only after I rebooted. I have a 1080p monitor and it says "please set 1920*1080@60Hz as ...
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Hybrid graphics: change iGPU driver options when using fglrx?

Normally when wanting to change the intel driver options xorg.conf can just be edited like: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "AccelMethod" "uxa" ...
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Black screen after installing gflrx on Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC with 2x Sapphire Radeon HD 7950. After I installed fglrx, ran sudo aticonfig --adapter=all --initial and rebooted, I get a black screen. When I go into recovery ...
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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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fglrx and the broken atieventsd daemon (+maybe improve your battery life for AMD card owners)

I've been playing about with these things lately, and discovered a couple of things about the fglrx driver on Ubuntu that I thought worth sharing in the context of a broader question. The atieventsd ...
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Do the aticonfig --set-powerstate and aticonfig --lsp options no longer exist?

When I try either of these options I get aticonfig: unrecognized option '--lsp' aticonfig: parsing the command-line failed. Does the latest fglrx driver not make use of these power setting ...
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installing drivers for ati radeon r7 240

i recently bought a new system, dell with Intel® Core™2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz × 2 processor, 2g ram, hdd, etc, but no graphics. to save on money i skipped gettiing a windows key and went with ubuntu ...
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Radeon r7 reported as hd 8600 “oland” on Ubuntu 12.04 with AMD proprietory driver

Can anyone tell me why loaded latest fglrx Ati/AMD prorietory driver is identified as "oland" with Radeon HD 6800 VGA card (command: fglrxinfo); and also CCC identifies (catalyst 13.12 stable ...
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How to revert back to fglrx-updates driver?

I switched to xorg graphics driver and rebooted but then i faced some error messages so i switched to fglrx proprietry drivr since i read its more stable thab fglrx-updates '!!!', so after installing ...
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Problem with AMD HD8670M + fglrx driver in ubuntu 13.10

I just installed ubuntu 13.10(amd64) in my HP Pavilion 15-e044TX with AMD HD8670M Graphic card. after the first boot, error message was displayed "the system is running in low-graphics mode". so I ...
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issues with fglrx and catalyst - have there been changes?

I have never had any issues with AMD proprietary drivers, but is seems maybe something has changed in Ubuntu that is causing issues? When switching to proprietary drivers the computer returns from ...
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how to install RADEON Open Source and Ati Catalyst (fglrx) together?

-ubuntu 13.10- i have two ATI video cards. Onboard RS690 (x1200) and PCIe R9-290 RS690 only works with radeon open source since Amd doesnt support it anymore R9 only works with new ati drivers (i try ...