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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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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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What gpu driver to use for 4870x2, ubuntu 13.10

I have a 4870x2 gpu and was wandering what driver i should use. As far as i understand the official legecy driver from amd wont work with ubuntu 13.10 because of the new X version? Right now it ...
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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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How to fix a distorted KDE desktop running on a ATI Radeon HD 7670M?

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my notebook: CPU: Intel i7 GPU: ATI Radeon HD 7670M I'm running with a proprietary ATI display driver installed. I tried with 13.11beta9.4 and 13.11beta9.95 but ...
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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 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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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 ...
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Can not install fresh generated fglrx driver on ubuntu precise 12.04

I am trying to install the last available legacy fglrx drivers for my hd 42xx graphics card. I have generated Debian packages by using the well known procedure: ...
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AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6670 Graphics are Very Laggy in 13.10 [closed]

It's very unfortunate because it really degrades the Ubuntu experience compared to Windows Vista. A year ago I bought an AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6670 graphic card because my old Nvidia card was getting too ...
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AMD 7970m Catalyst Driver Not Working (Black Screen With Cursor) in Ubuntu 13.10

So, this is an issue that I have not encountered before. After installing the most recent AMD drivers from fglrx through the "Software & Updates" package, the screen goes black and there is only a ...
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Black screen before login

I'm having some trouble with my xubuntu. It was running just fine yesterday but it's not working today. I remember that I've flipped the power switch during the last shutdown (because it was taking ...
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Install HD7950 and R9 290X on 13.10

I'm Litecoin mining with a R9 290X on Ubuntu 13.10. Everithing was running fine. Now i want to attach a HD7950 to the system. I have uninstalled the properitary drivers, attached the HD7950 and ...
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Installing fglrx driver Ubuntu

I am installing the fglrx driver, as described in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/ATI. The problem is now that when I type the command "aticonfig --initial", I get the following ...
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How does the fglrx interact with the i915 driver on hybrid GPU?

I have a hybrid GPU, with a discrete Radeon HD 8xxM series card, and the built in Intel card. If I use the AMD Catalyst control centre to disable the dgpu, then sudo lshw -C VIDEO *-display ...
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fglrx freeze upon lockscreen or lid close when iGPU selected

My system has hybrid (and I believe muxless,i.e. only the integrated card is actually connected to the display) graphics. The first card is an Intel HD 4400, and the second card is the AMD Radeon HD ...
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I can't login after install fglrx 13.10

I installed fglrx following the instructions on help.ubuntu.com and am entirely unable to login, I get the login screen, enter my password and get a blinking terminal screen then logged out/sent back ...
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Force load fglrx / emulate display

I want a headless machine (no display attached) for OpenCL calculation but fglrx drivers won't fully load until I attach a display to the VGA card. The VGA (R9 290) doesn't have DAC (there are DP, ...
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How to get AMD Radeon HD 7900 woriking with Ubuntu 13.10 inside VMWare?

After the upgrade of ubuntu to 13.10 the performance of my VM has degreased extremely and I think it is because no proprietary drivers seem to be available. The VM runs on decent system (SSD, 4GB ram ...
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How do I remove the fglrx driver error?

Every time I log in to my computer system error message is shown. It is something to do with fglrx driver for ati graphics card that its installation couldn't be completed. I am really annoyed with ...
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Can't boot after install on n56dp. I get “Ubuntu is running in low graphics mode” [duplicate]

I have searched the already posted questions here and none of them have solutions that help me. I have a Asus N56dp-dhll, which has an AMD a10 apu. When I boot from the usb, all is perfectly fine, ...
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Screen Tearing with Second Monitor using fglrx on 13.10

I'm having two issues with Ubuntu 13.10 but I'll ask each one in a differnt thread. My laptop has AMD/Intel switchable graphics. I was using 12.04 until I decided that I wanted the latest software ...
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AMD Catalyst Control Center not saving multi monitor settings

So I am using gksu amdcccle to make changes but for some reason whenever I select the 'Multi-display desktop with display(s)' option to extend my desktop the changes never save on restart or re-log. ...
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Fix a broken desktop GUI

I've been running 12.04 on a NVidia GPU. I attempted to install ATI's proprietary catalyst drivers and a second GPU. Now the X-desktop will not start. How do I refresh the borked desktop? Can ...
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Can't login to guest account in ubuntu

After installing fglrx drivers I cannot login to my Ubuntu (both Admin and Guest accounts) But after removing ~/.Xauthority file I can log in to my Admin account., But still can't login to my Guest ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Catalyst Installation

On my Ubuntu 13.10 I use a Radeon HD 5730 / 6570M (supported) and AMD/ATI Mobility graphics controller (Linux kernel 3.12). I can't make it work in any way, I always get black screen at login. It ...
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Problem with ATI Catalyst Drivers in Ubuntu 13.10

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8 (dual boot). My Laptop is Dell Inspiron 15, with AMD Radeon HD 7670 Video Card. Without fglrx my expected battery life is reduced to 1:30 hrs ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 from Linuxmint on UEFI Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss

I would like to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss, but both UEFI and Legacy mode fails, and the notebook freezes during boot. I thought fglrx causes the problem, but i have the same ...
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AMD Catalyst diskless cluster

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 to set up a diskless compute cluster. When I use the procedure detailed in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto, I successfully am able to boot all four nodes. ...
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What I have to do to install Proprietary drivers?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, and I want to use it to play games on wine, like League of Legends and World of warcraft, so I'm trying to install proprietary drivers. I have an Ati Mobility Radeon HD 5470, so ...