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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problems installing amd driver on ubuntu 14.04 - extremely old xorg?

I know I'm not the first one to have trouble with amd drivers, but no post gave me an answer for my situation (not even this one). I have a Dell Inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit installed ...
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DKMS issue with 'sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx*'

sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package fglrx-14.10.1006.1001 E: Couldn't find ...
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fglrx: dim screen until brightness key pressed

I reported this at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1360218 three weeks ago but it is still unassigned and no one has commented on it but myself. It is a Lenovo G50-45 ...
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FGLRX stopped working after an update

After an update last week my ATI proprietary driver i.e. FGLRX stopped working. Which means I had to go into recovery and remove fglrx fglrx-pxpress fglrx-amdcccle. I reinstalled fglrx successfully ...
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Is it possible to use both fglrx and Intel graphic drivers simultaneously?

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm using the following setup: AMD R9 270 (2 monitors) Intel HD 2500 (1 monitor) With the default configuration after installing Ubuntu (radeon driver for the R9 ...
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how to boot a live-system with proprietary ATI drivers / fglrx?

Is it possible to boot a live system which is using the proprietary ATI drivers? Thanks!
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How to recover from 14.04 fglrx driver install failure?

I just updated to 14.04 from 12.04 and graphics performance was a bit choppy/sluggish (AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon 4xxx). There's so much information and advice about what to do in this situation that I ...
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Gigabyte - AMD radeon R7 250 issues

I used ubuntu 12.04LTS. My Desktop can't start up after I installed the FGLRX from Additional Drivers in the System Setting menu. It stop at start-up purple screen. How can I fix this error?
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Unable to completely purge fglrx

I've got 14.04 and installed the proprietary AMD Catalyst 14.6 using the Generate Distribution Specific Driver Package Option described in the Installer notes. I'd now like to change to the ...
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Problem with graphic device on binary-driver notebook

on my notebook I have two graphical device. AMD HD6470M and AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250. Ubuntu automatically select the second graphical card, but it isn't so powerfull as I want. ...
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Reverting to open-source Radeon driver shows low resolution graphics

I have tried to install the fglrx proprietary drivers for my Radeon 9000 (RV250) graphics card. This didn't work so I tried to revert to the open-source version based on this page (purge fglrx) to ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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Installing X.org (opensource) Ubuntu driver in the terminal

Software Center messed up my proprietary driver installation and I must revert to the original driver (the one you can find in "Additional Drivers" tab under software sources. However Software ...
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Better FGLRX driver for Radeon HD 8570M

My new laptop computer uses a AMD APU with the Radeon HD 8570M Graphics chip. By default, the X.org open source driver is used. Even though it is working, I still prefer the offered proprietary driver ...
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How do I enable 60hz on my 4k monitor?

I have the very new Asus PB287Q 4K monitor and I've enabled display port 1.2 in its OSD menu system, but my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop still isn't using 3840x2160 at 60hz - it's stuck at 30hz. I'm curious ...
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Installing ATI Catalyst 14.20 beta on Ubuntu 12.04 throws error

The Internet is full of this kind of issues, like the guys from ATI wouldn't even bother to test their installers. I am trying to get the latest driver because Skyrim (with Wine) freezes so badly that ...
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fglrx doesn't seem to be installed

Hello everybody, here's my problem. I'm trying to install fglrx to my ubuntu 14.04, I've tried following this, the problem is after the installation of the .deb file, when I'm supposed to use this ...
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Ati driver with HD7470M laptop screen backlight not working

I need to install the ATI proprietary driver on my laptop (Asus K54HR) as I use it for gaming. My problem is, it doesn't matter what I try, I have always the same result black screen and I have to ...
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Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...
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Problems with fglrx driver on AMD Radeon 8000M series on Trusty [duplicate]

I have tried installing proprietary drivers from the "Software & Updates dialog" and also from ATI's latest driver page. The problem I am facing is that the binaries aren't in the path, and ...
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Can not install ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 lates driver [duplicate]

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a laptop with ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 graphic card. Trying to install latest proprietary driver (version 14.4) installer says your card is not supported by this ...
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low graphics mode coupled with other errors [closed]

so bugbuntu 14.04 hit me again. I upgraded my graphicscard so i thought it would be a good idea to install new drivers. I changed from a HD 5850 to a R9 280X. I took a quick look at the graphicsdriver ...
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Fail with ATI graphics disabled

I've encountered following issue. My laptop has dual graphics - Intel HD3000 / ATI radeon HD 6490M. Before I have Ubuntu 13.10 and everything was ok. When I installed 14.04 things looks like this ...
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Every reboot alternatives for x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf and i386-linux-gnu_gl_conf are dropped to mesa

That is. I've removed nvidia drivers with running nvidia-installer.run --uninstall, rebooted, installed fglrx, rebooted again and found that amdconfig is not found. I've googled the solution and ...
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AMD graphics drivers

I have a new laptop with dedicated graphics card and I decided I will go with Ubuntu 14.04. All is just fine and I love it but the repos for graphics drivers from Canonical are just well... old .Is ...
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Why are the fglrx drivers not up to date?

I have a AMD Radeon HD 8750M dedicated graphics card and Ubuntu 14.04, so from Software Updater I installed fglrx-updates, how ever after doing a dmesg | grep fglrx I found out that the version is ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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Low text graphics after fglrx update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and after some software updates this morning I just got a black screen after login. This is my graphic card: lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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problem in installing amd driver radeon hd 5460

I tried to install my gpu in ubuntu 12.04 with this link What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx) directly from AMD? but when I type this command line: ...
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ATI Radeon HD4870 + Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am currently looking for a possibility to install drivers for my ATI Radeon HD4870 on my Kubuntu 14.04. The XServer is on version 1.51. Unfortunately, the ATI HD series under 5xxx are no longer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: apt-get install fglrx: Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am trying to solve extreme slowness of ordinary text rendering in xterm on Asus 102B which has graphics card as follows: lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 16h ...
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Can't install AMD graphics drivers

I just switched from my old BackTrack 5 installation to a Kubuntu installation. Sadly, I can't install the AMD graphic drivers. On my BT5 installation everything went fine, but my Kubuntu installation ...
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How to use fglrx proprietary driver for dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 CrossfireX in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried to use fglrx proprietary driver for ATI Radeon HD 5670 in Ubuntu 14.04 but when I install it (using either apt-get or the "Additional Drivers" tab in "Software & Updates" application) ...
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Tried FGLRX and other question's answers, graphics still not working right. (12.04)

I've tried every suggestion that I've looked at online. My card is a Radeon HD 4250. I've installed fglrx to no avail. After install I just either go into low graphics mode or it will detect my card ...
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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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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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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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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 ...