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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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how to un-install a special driver/kernel in 13.04

I have tried to install a special ATI driver using a method described in http://debianhelp.wordpress.com/2012/09/28/to-do-list-after-installing-ubuntu-13-04-aka-raring-ringtail-operating-system/ ...
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OpenGlES code runs gives error: X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)

I am using a Intel GMA 4500 on my Dell Vostro 1015. Recently migrated to Ubuntu 12.04. The code compiles successfully but on running gives the above error. After perusing through some more posts, I ...
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Compiz/Unity broken with ATI Radeon HD6670 Ubuntu 13.04 after reboot

I have had my display working correctly on a new machine (Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit, ATI Radeon HD6670) for the last 3 weeks using the proprietary driver downloaded from the ATI website. Yesterday, I ...
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Last couple of fglrx drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 have backlight support broken

I've been keeping up with latest fglrx releases on AMD's website and it appears that both the last stable (13.4) and beta (13.6) drivers have brightness broken in Ubuntu 12.04 with all the latest ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 amd/intel hybrid graphics dual screen problems [duplicate]

After switching to Ubuntu 13.04 64bit, AMD proprietary drivers stopped working on my laptop with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. I tried installing older version of Intel graphics as described in this ...
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What's the latest version of fglrx on ubuntu 13.04?

I just installed the driver via software sources (fglrx-updates), and fglrxinfo shows that I've got the 9.012 version, which is not the Catalyst 13.4, right? Is the 9.012 the latest version in Ubuntu ...
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fglrx doesnt find libc6

I have a big problem with amd drivers on Ubuntu 13.04 I just generated the catalyst packages for raring using this command (the problem is not limited to beta 13.6, it happens with 13.4 version too): ...
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Trying to uninstall Fglrx-driver but xvba-va-driver has dependencies

I have been trying to uninstall fglrx- driver for quite a while now, but the more I try, the more I fail ;) I actually don’t know how I installed it, but now I want to uninstall first, because I have ...
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Is lib32gcc1 exists in my system?

I'm trying to istall AMD/Intel hybrid drivers using this guide and have problem with lib32gcc1 when I'm try to install fglrx*.deb's sudo dpkg -i fglrx*.deb. I get dependency problems with it: ...
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Can't get second monitor to work: Raedon HD 7470

I'm getting confused about why it wont work. We have a Dell partner, and we asked specifically for dual monitor (*they sold us two monitors at the same time!). I knew Ubuntu support would be ok,, but ...
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How can I use an ATI Radeon HD 6450 on Ubuntu 13.04?

Basically, I get a orange/purple/black flickering screen when I try to boot Ubuntu 13.04 with my AMD Radeon HD 6450 without the proprietary drivers, but cannot install the driver from the website ...