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 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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Ubuntu 13.10 installed with fglrx, cannot copy icons to desktop

I'm somewhat of a Linux Newbie. Ive recently converted to Ubuntu, and after an initial struggle of a 'low graphics issue', which I resolved by doing an apt-get install fglrx. I know have the ability ...
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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

I am having Ubuntu 13.10 in my computer which is having Radeon HD 5730 / 6570M (supported) and Graphic controller: AMD/ATI Mobility Linux Kernel: 3.12 I cannot make it work in anyway, I always get ...
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Using both an ATI FireGL V3350 and Radeon 7950 at the same time

I just got a Radeon 7950 video card and installed ubuntu right after I got it. I already had an ATI FireGL V3350. I got the 7950 working by installing these packages: fglrx-updates ...
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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 Radeon HD 4000 series graphics card support

I have an AMD Radeon HD 4000 series graphics card in my computer which is running Ubuntu 13.04. My system is overheating and sometimes shuts down automatically because of the overheating. What is ...
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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 ...
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What version should I install that will work best with my ATI 4670 card?

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1647 laptop that has a dual-core Intel Core i5 and an ATI Radeon 4670 GPU. It originally came with Windows 7 Home Premium installed, but I have since upgraded to Windows 8 ...
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13.10 hangs on waking from suspend except when suspended from console

I know waking from suspend is an issue, but this looks like a separate bug. When I suspend 13.10 on HP Pavillion dv6 (AMD 6770M/fglrx 13.10.10) from x, it suspends normally but freezes when waking. I ...
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Radeon 7770 breaks when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

Sorry if I am a bit verbose but I am trying to recollect and provide as much information. Everything was working fine in 13.04 and I could even play dota2 on steam. Since upgrading to 13.10 it has ...
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Need to remove fglrx, get black screen upon login 13.10

Yesterday I installed fglrx and rebooted. Now once I login the screen stays black. I've tried booting into nomodeset but can't get the terminal to let me uninstall fglrx. I am just learning linux and ...
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Can't install fglrx on Kernel 3.11.0-12

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 on a Sony Vaio laptop. I tried to install the newest fglrx driver from the cchtml.com guide but no matter which version I use (13.4 or even 13.9) the installation of the ...
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How to reinstall the default graphics drivers in terminal and without internet

I accidently remove the graphics driver (I did something like apt-get remove --purge fglrx* and other things, I don't really remember) and now my computer boot to a console login page. Now without ...
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Upgraded to 13.10, black screen after login

After upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04 the notebook screen is deadly black as the X server starts; the only workaround I found is to start with an external monitor connected. Doing this way I can login ...
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fglrx makes it impossible to login

I have a Dell studio 1555. It has a ATI Mobility Radeon HD4570, so I went to the ATI website and downloaded the script to install the compatible fglrx module. Every gets installed fine, no errors ...
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(L)Ubuntu 13.10 AMD ATI Radeon laptop screen is black after upgrade from 13.04

Since I updated to Lubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) as upgrade from 13.04, my laptop screen is black. My external monitor over HDMI works. I have an AMD ATI Radeon HD 5470 card. The laptop screen starts ok, I ...
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Accidentaly deleted /etc/X11/xorg.conf.original, and now log in no longer works

I accidentally deleted xorg.conf.original-0; xorg.conf.fglrx xorg.conf.fglrx-0-1, after I tried to install fglrx drivers on the graphics card, which in fact worked on 13.04 and now as I went to 13.10 ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 (Beta) with fglrx slow

I have Xubuntu 13.04 amd64. I have switchable AMD GPUs with 6650M as dedicated, I have succesfully installed the very latest fglrx from AMD website (with package generation for good integration with ...
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How can I install AMD ATI Catalyst Display Driver In Ubuntu 13.10 64bit? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...