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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AMD Omega drivers don't work with kernel 3.17.6 on Trusty?

I just installed new fglrx drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. New AMD drivers are distribution-specific, so downloaded them. Since it says they re compatible with kernel up to 3.17 version on release notes, ...
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How can I use monitors on my AMD and Intel GPU simultaneously with fglrx?

I have one monitor connected to my AMD card and one to my integrated Intel GPU. On Windows 7 and Ubuntu with the open source drivers I can use both of them simultaneously, but because they are giving ...
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fglrx: No matching Device section for instance… found. how to fix it?

I have HD 4850 card, Ubuntu 12.10 and installed legacy drivers using makson96 ppa. The issue is, that FGLRX can not detect my device and loads vesa bios. I had the same problem on ubuntu 11.10, 12.04 ...
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How to reset display settings in XFCE \ Ubuntu 12.04 and also flgrx drivers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and since I hate unity I installed the Xubuntu package and am using XFCE instead. Since I have a Radeon HD5770 I also installed the fglrx drivers. This all went ...
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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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Can not install fglrx drivers [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I try to install the proprietary fglrx drivers (this is an attempt to try and solve another problem with Mathematica 9 crashing) in synaptic's additional drivers section ...
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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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Pre-requisites for AMD Graphics Drivers

I get following error while installing amd graphics drivers- Please install the required pre-requisites before proceeding with AMD Catalyst installation. Please check file ...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution with dual graphics card ATI Madison Radeon HD 5000M Series and Intel Integrated Graphics Controller

I am on an HP Envy 14, and the proper resolution that I should be using is 1366x768. This is not an option and I am stuck on 1024x768. I am using Linux 12.04. lspci | grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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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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failsafe-failure after installing AMD fglrx driver in Ubuntu 14.04

after trying every option I can think of (and from the Web), I am forcefully have to ask here :) So first of all my gear: A Dell e6540 laptop CPU Intel Haswell 4800MQ (igpu 4600), GPU AMD 8790m ; ...
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Lenovo, Radeon HD8570M and fglrx problem - update OpenGL to 4.3

I have Lenovo G500H with Radeon HD8570M (and Intel) graphic card and my goal was to get OpenGL 4.+ version to be able to use double precision variables in shading language. Long story short, after ...
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can't build OpenGL software on 14.10 with fglrx-updates: “/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lGL”

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 on a new laptop with an "AMD A6-6310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics" type CPU/GPU. Due to freezing issues with Gallium3D, I installed fglrx-updates. Now because I like ...
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Wine dxiag fails on discrete graphics (but works on integrated)

I have hybrid VGA - integrated Intel and Radeon HD 8850M. I use Linux Mint 17.1 64-bit with fglrx and fglrx-pxpress packages installed. Once I activate discrete graphics in AMD Control Center (and ...
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FGLRX disturbs TTYs and Plymouth graphics

I just installed Ubuntu Trusty on my new SSD, enabling UEFI, which was disabled previously. After the installation finished (and I finally found a workaround for a strange HP UEFI, which denied ...
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catalyst (fglrx) dual mointor sometimes flickering on startup

Sometimes after login, I see flickering using catalyst drivers. I prefer those, since they better optimize my R9 280X fan speed. I've noticed that if I do using graphic interface: switch to one ...
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Two Displays at two Graphic Cards

i am a beginner and i try to set up two Displays at Ubuntu 14.10 Display 1 @ AMD R9 290 Display 2 @ AMD Radeon HD 7870 If i install the AMD (FGLRX) Driver it is not possiable to activate Display 2 ...
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fglrx taking 100% of one cpu core

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G with a amd a10 apu (a10-5757m) and a dedicated hd 8750m graphics card. I installed the latest drivers from the amd website but my problem is that when i open certain ...
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A 10 pixel wide bar shifted from right side to left side of screen in fullscreen video

In Ubuntu 14.10, in vlc and minecraft when they are displaying in either full screen or when maximized, a 10 pixel wide bar of the video is being shifted from the right side of my screen to the left ...
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Need help with graphic card for HP compaq nx6325 on ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and I tiered for the last two days to fix the sound coming from my laptop. I think it is the graphic card. I found this page ...
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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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Video Problem & Performance Issues

I have an Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop with following configuration : AMD Quad-Core Processor A6-5200 (2.0 GHz) AMD RadeonTMHD 8400 4 GB DDR3 RAM 15.6" Display (1366*768) I am running Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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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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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove ...
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HDMI not detected Ubuntu 12.10 - ATI Radeon HD 6670

Brand new to Linux, so help a young blood out :-) (I'm a novice/hobby programmer, but completely new to Linux command syntax, etc) Brand new everything Rig. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu ...
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Brightness steps twice on one keypress

I am having an issue on my HP Pavilion g7-1350dx laptop. Whenever I press the keyboard's brightness keys, I notice two things: the display brightens by two steps instead of one, and the Unity OSD ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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14.10 Fresh Install and FGLRX install issue

I have now spent a good 8 hours trying to resolve this issue. I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit install and fglrx amd driver. I then run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I then reboot ...
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fglrx-updates not working on Ubuntu 14.10

I installed fglrx-updates and fglrx-amdcccle-updates packages. Then also executed the command amdconfig --initial. My system started and all was fine. Then I started amdcccle(AMD Catalyst Control ...
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Unity 3d not available on Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 4570 card

I have a Dell Studio 1555 with ATI Radeon HD 4570 card in it. Upon running Unity Support Test, it says Unity 3D is not supported. shantanu@GreenHead:~$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p OpenGL ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hybrid graphics ati dual display

I can mirror my displays but extending the desktop results in display overlap as well as flickering. The second monitor is a 32" Samsung TV connected via HDMI and I am using ATI proprietary drivers ...
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Google Chrome “Flickering” [closed]

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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Installation of Display Card Driver : [ATI Radeon HD 4770]

How to install my display card driver? Previously, I did the following things: Downloaded the official driver from AMD.com : ...
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ATI legacy drivers for 14.10

Graphic card: ATI Radeon HD4890 (1 GB) The issue is that I have Ubuntu 14.10 (Gnome if this is of any relevance at all) and the fglrx driver doesn't work. It worked on 14.04, so what to do? 1) Maybe ...
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install fglrx in gnome-shell prevents X from loading

I installed fglrx to fix a problem I had playing Beyond Linux in Ubuntu with an ATI 6850. I thought I'd try the proprietary version. However, after installing it my system stopped booting. I'm told ...
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AMD drivers are outdated

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G laptop that comes with two AMD graphics cards(APU + a dedicated one). I have installed the proprietary fglrx-updates drivers, but the drivers are old. They don't even ...
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Black screen after clean Ubuntu 14.10, ATI open source drivers

I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit and upon boot my laptop screen goes completely black after the Ubuntu logo is shown. Changing TTY's does not help in this case, the screen remains ...
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Do the newest amd graphics drivers still crash Ubuntu?

I've had a lot of trouble with fglrx drivers in the past, and I don't particularly feel like re-installing Ubuntu today, so does anyone know if the current amd software(seeing they've made an entirely ...
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Choosing a single graphics to use?

I am running a computer with an AMD APU with integrated graphics. Recently I bought a new graphics card (Radeon HD 7750). While trying to install this, I could not find a proper driver to use. When ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration with AMD fglrx on firefox

The flash movies can be quite sluggish and even worse google streetview is terrible when I run them on firefox. Yet if I enable HW accel on chromium I have no problems whatsoever. I'd like to try and ...
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What to do when nothing seems to fix Ubuntu 14.10 stuck after log in?

So I run Ubuntu 14.10 on HP Pavilion g6, i5 and with Radeon HD6500. Yesterday Ubuntu crashed and since then I can't get anyfurther than the log in screen. Ubuntu simply stucks with only the background ...
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Black screen with fglrx-updates (14.10)

The way was long and painfull until here, but... You will see The story: I wanted to upgrade my Laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. After applying the update I remembered the situation I was in: I had ...
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Stuck on boot after AMD driver update

I've read tons of forums today and none are able to work out for me, therefor I start my own question. Yesterday steam gave me so opengl errors, so after a bit of research I found out I had to update ...
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I cannot switch to propritary AMD drivers in additional drivers tab

up until now I have always used the recommended drivers for my A10-7850k APU but to play Portal 2 I have to switch to the proprietary driver. I tried that in the additional drivers tab, but when I ...
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installed fglrx drivers and now I'm having problems

I've installed the AMD proprietary drivers and now I'm getting some weird issues. Sublime text editor is now scrolling super slow and I've noted, if I have a video playing on one screen and I scroll ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 upgrade issues with fglrx

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750 / 6530M/6550M] ...
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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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Trying to fix wine and fglrx incompatibilities

I know wine and fglrx have some mutual incompatibilities that will eventually be fixed - specifically, the fglrx package will be fixed, but not until next year. Until then, I'm following the solution ...
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AMD and Intel switchable Graphics in Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell 15R

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop with Interal Intel HD Graphic card (CPU is Core i7 4500u) and AMD 8600 series external graphic card. I downloaded the AMD driver from AMD website and every now then ...