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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...