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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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 ...
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Propertiary driver ATI Mobility radeon HD2600

I have got Ati Mobility radeon ,open source driver and Gallium 0.4 on RV 630. This open source driver is not powerful. I downloaded driver from AMD web page and at the beginning of the installation I ...
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Unity does not start after booting

I'm using a relatively new installed Ubuntu 13.04 with all updates. My video driver is installed from the official AMD website and worked before without trouble. After the latest update, Unity did ...
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How do I get Unity panel, dash, and launcher back after kernel upgrade?

I have just upgraded the kernel on my 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 to 3.8.0-22-generic. Now my unity panel, dash and launcher are missing and graphics are running really slowly. Compiz and openGL seem to be ...
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Lost transparency in KDE after installing fglrx video driver

The transparency of KDE panel , Kickoff menu & tooltips were gone just after installing the fglrx display driver Folder view plasmoid remains transparent (Looks like before). Kwin animations ...
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How might I install fglrx 9.0.2 on Ubuntu 13.04?

The fglrx-updates package in 13.04 contains fglrx 9.1.11. For some reason, this driver is not nearly as good for certain OpenCL work as the 9.0.2 driver found in fglrx-updates for Ubuntu 12.04 and ...
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Does installing fglrx driver changes xorg.conf (custom resolutions)?

I use an LCD with 1920x1080 resolution and VGA connection. When I first installed Ubuntu it showed only up to 1360x768 in display settings. I added 1920x1080 resolution by using gft/cvt commands and ...
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Laptop fan speed abnormally high after installing 13.04, Unity doesn't load after installing and removing fglrx

I have a Toshiba Satellite P300-1FO laptop, and I recently deleted my 12.10 and freshly installed 13.04. The fan speed becomes abnormally high after a short time operating the computer. The CPU ...
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ATI Driver breaks Unity, Fglrx or Fglrx-updates

Ubuntu starts and runs with the open source driver, but once I go into Additional Drivers and activate the Fglrx or Fglrx-updates proprietary drivers and restart, after I login nothing in Ubuntu shows ...
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Multiple monitor setup - randomly one monitor is detected as removed and added again

I have a 3 monitor setup, all 3 same viewsonic model, new (less than a year). Randomly, monitor 1 will be detected as removed and added again (from syslog): May 6 21:47:33 athena colord: device ...
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ATI 4850 on 13.04 64bit

To those that can help,I am guessing that you have seen a variant of this problem many times before. However after doing my best to try to use the various fixes mentioned across various pages, I have ...
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Radeon HD6450 doesn't work under ubuntu 12.04 server

Hardware: HP proliant microserver N40L OS: Ubuntu server 12.04 (lsb_release gives Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, to be precise) Graphics card: XFX radeon HD 6450 ...
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Gdm3 doesn't start after installing ATI d

I have just installed some graphics drivers on my Debian 6. I used sgfxi script which generated /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and installed ATI drivers. After installation which was succeeded I couldn't ...
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Graphics Driver - Low Grapich Error [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 (latest version) now I try to install graphics driver. I have followed this instruction How to Install AMD ATI Radeon Graphics HD 6770M on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I tried 4 times ...
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Ubuntu raring 13.04 x64 AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M fglrx issue

I finished install my fresh Ubuntu 13.04 x64 and would like install fglrx (ATI driver). But, I tried install the new AMD proprietary 13.4 and got a low graphics mode after reboot. When I install both ...
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xorg-edgers PPA doesn't seem to include fglrx-installer package

I'm trying to use the xorg-edgers PPA to install the latest ATI drivers on my laptop: https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers/+archive/ppa According to that link there is a package named fglrx-installer ...
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Installing new ATI drivers, running into issues

I'm trying to install "amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64" for my HD 7850, but I'm having issues getting my old driver uninstalled (which I got from "fglrx-updates" under software ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS boots to command line of some kind

I recently built a computer, then installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Desktop, AMD64)using the Universal USB Installer from pendrivelinux.com. When it was first installed, the Unity bar (at the left) was ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome 3 Login Screen Bad position

Operating System and Config: I have Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity removed and installed Gnome 3 desktop. Everything works fine but... When I turn on PC for the first time and Gnome loads the login ...
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Installing fglrx 13.3 with powerxpress on Ubuntu 13.04

When trying to install fgrlx 13.3 from the AMD website, the installation goes smoothly, but when I to aticonfig --initial -f, I get the following error: Uninitialised file found, configuring. ...
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“system running in low graphics mode” - Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

When I boot my Ubuntu 12.04, I get a screen showing: system running in low graphics mode After referring some forums and blogs, I tried the following: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Monitor flickering ATI

I'm using ubuntu 12.10 on laptop samsung with randeon hd 6620g (APU A8), when I run amdcccle -version it says 2.18, not sure if that's the correct version. My problem is that I have and external ...
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What is the VESA:WRESTLER driver and why am I using it?

I just installed the proprietary fglrx-updates driver: However, when I check the Graphics, it's shown to be VESA:WRESTLER: What is this VESA:WRESTLER driver and why am I using it? Is it just ...
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Issues with Unity after installing and uninstalling FGLRX again

I tried to install FGLRX drivers on Ubuntu 13.04, but that didn't work out. I then went back to the open source drivers (via update-manager) but I couldn't boot into a graphical OS. I got a black ...
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fglrx vs fglrx-updates and Ubuntu (Quantal) vs AMD's driver?

When trying to decide which proprietary driver I want, I was always a bit confused as to whether to choose fglrx or fglrx-updates. Both appear to contain the proprietary driver, but I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 not recognizing multiple video cards w/ Catalyst driver (Radeon HD 7950 x4)

I have tried getting my 4 video cards operational using catalyst drivers, and have thusfar been unsuccessful. The seemingly most effective method has been using the built in "additional drivers" ...
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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
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Thoshiba L655 Overheating on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Thoshiba L655 laptop with intel core i5,radeon hd5650,3gb ram.The laptop is overheating while running ubuntu 12.04.I found that it may be due to the graphics driver and installed the ...
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Problem installing fglrx drivers 13.1 with kernel 3.4 on ubuntu 12.04.02 x64

I have tried to upgrade from kernel 3.2 to kernel 3.4 (here) and after that installing fglrx drivers 13.1 (compatible up to kernel 3.5). Here are the steps I followed: Removing (purging) existing ...
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Set default GPU for switchable ATI/Intel graphics

I am running Quantal using the Catalyst 13.3 ATI driver for Intel HD 4000/ATI HD 7670M setup. I can switch between integrated and dedicated GPU with amdconfig --px-igpu or amdconfig --px-dgpu. Upon ...
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fglrx vs open drivers - informations and temperature control

I have ubuntu 12.04.2 and kde. I have fglrx 13.1 latest drivers. Sometimes I have freezes at starup, it's very annoying, and I discovered it's bug : http://ati.cchtml.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691 So maybe ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Multimonitor - Office Use - Update AMD drivers?

I am on a triple monitor 12.04.2 64-bit (and will stay till the next LTS). I have an ATI 5850 with the AMD catalyst drivers installed (fglrx), version 12.10. I do not play games. The only thing I ...