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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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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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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How to switch to discrete graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble switching to the discrete graphics on Ubuntu 14.04. First about my system: Model: HP Pavilion dv6 CPU: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Memory: 6GB Graphics card: Radeon HD ...
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radeon 7640 laptop 16.04 work-arounds

I have Radeon 7640 video in my laptop. I don't like opensource radeon driver. It's slow as hell (and makes my laptop hot as hellfire too). But, it's a good machine with 4 cores, I love it. I heard ...
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AMD r9 280x Drivers for Ubuntu 16.04?

I can't see to get to know how to install AMD driver on the ubuntu 16.04. I been using ubuntu for around a year, and I always seem to have trouble installing :( I took a look at Install AMD drivers ...
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I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx!

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx! What happened?
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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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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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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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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Boot fails after showing ubuntu screen and just sits on screen showing [OK]. Tried removing fglrx but still can't get it to go

Just all the sudden compiz failed and I couldn't get it to relauch so I rebooted the system. Ever since, after the Ubuntu login screen (with 5 round circles in the middle. It just goes to the next ...
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AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card can't download driver

I have Intel/AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card and I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am trying to setup AMD Drivers but it is not working. It always give to me same error. After I setup fglrx or ...
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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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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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Installing fglrx causes ubuntu to not boot | Can't have 2 screens

I just installed ubuntu today so I have no experience whatsoever. I am using two screens running on two different GPUs (AMD and intel). I am currently dual booting along windows 10. On the latter the ...
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How to install, fglrx on (K)ubuntu 15.04 ? Starting version 219 AMD R9 290x

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 and as i thought the graphics driver would mess up. I am looking for a step-by-step tutorial how to install fglrx on Kubuntu 15.04. On 14.04 i had ...
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How do I install ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics driver in 12.04 64 desktop?

I have had difficulty installing the drivers and I'm open to running a newer version of Ubuntu. To get the ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 graphics working on an acer 5517 is there a way to do it that is ...
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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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Unable to resolve Unmet build dependencies

I'm trying to install AMD driver for my graphic card Firepro V7900 this the installation log: Generating package: Ubuntu/precise Resolving build dependencies... Unable to resolve Unmet build ...
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The AMD fglrx driver doesn't see GPU cores in AMD APU A8-7600

I wanted to play with APU meaning to learn OpenCL and other GPGPU tricks, so I've installed the AMD APP SDK Ver 3.0 (which implements OpenCL 2.0) on my PC. This SDK documentation says I need to ...
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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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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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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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Screen/Input freezes except cursor, when using GDB in OpenGL app

So, I'm developing a game in OpenGL, and when I use GDB to debug anything, after several restarts of the applicaition, it freezes my screen except my cursor, and I cannot drop to TTY. If I click a ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop after installing FGLRX [duplicate]

I got a login loop after restarting my computer after changing to the proprietary AMD/ATI graphics driver FGLRX on the Additional Drivers tab of Software Updater. I've tried the suggestions ...
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Unable to login after Catalyst installation [14.04]

I'm facing some troubles installing the proprietary ATI Catalyst driver on a fresh Ubuntu installations. I've read several instructions and tried different approaches but always end up in the same ...
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Suspend causes login screen corruption or system freeze

At work, I often set my computer to "Suspend" rather than turning it off at the end of the day. Often when I turn it back on in the morning, I find my login screen to look like this: Note that, ...
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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 install video drivers in LTSP chroot?

We have an HP t520 thin client with AMD G-Series/Radeon R2E embedded graphics. The AMD proprietary video driver solves a problem that the Ubuntu open-source video driver has with display detection. ...
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Trying to get dual monitors working 14.04 LTS & Radeon HD 4850

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on a desktop PC and recently got a second monitor. I cannot seem to make Ubuntu 'detect' that second one. I ended up here: ...
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Ubuntu deprecating AMD fglrx driver?

I just read that the latest stable release 16.04 will no longer use the AMD fglrx driver, and thus purge it at upgrading to 16.04 LTS. My question is, since I'm using hybrid graphics with AMD Radeon ...
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A10-8700P segfault with fglrx-updates

I recently bought new laptop Lenovo Ideapad 500-ACZ, it has A10-8700P processor. I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I installed fglrx-updates using hardware driver utility, I believe it is latest version. When ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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Which drivers should I use on 16.04 with AMD HD 6490?

16.04 is coming and my GPU is no longer supported with new proprietary drivers. Even on 15.10 it was not supported with new fglrx driver, but it was fixed by patching fglrx with a wrapper. To further ...
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Dist-Upgrade and fglrx 13.1 legacy

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS with an ATI Radeon HD 4670 using fglrx 13.1 legacy drivers. If i dist-upgrade, will fglrx be broken due to possible x-server upgrades, therefore rendering my ...
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cannot install fglrx

I have a problem on 14.04. after switching back and forth between the open and closed source video drivers, when I try switch back to AMD/ATI proprietary driver I get an error saying: The package ...
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Black Screen after upgrade to 15.10

So I basically did two things that are largely a no-no when running any Linux Desktop OS. I installed a proprietary AMD driver then upgraded my distro from 14.04 to 15.10 This isn't the first time ...
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safe way to install AMD Catalyst Control Centre?

Relatively noob here. I'm having a blast with Ubuntu, successfully playing all kinds of steam games, no complaints until Firewatch came out. It was recommended to me to install AMD Catalyst Control ...
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No backlight after installing ati driver

I have installed amd drivers on my laptop and since I rebooted it I have no backlight. I have tried adding acpi_backlight=vendor as a kernel parameter and using xbacklight -set xx but none of this ...
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Craving acceptable video playback and nothing more, armed with 11.10. Oneiric and blessed with an ATI 256MB card

My problem seems to be relatively simple: I would like to be able to watch simple videos on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric), using an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450, 256 MB graphics card, presently relying on the ...
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Cant install fglrx

I have a problem with installation fglrx pack error: Preparing to unpack …/fglrx_2%3a15.200-0ubuntu0.3_amd64.deb ... Moving ati dir to /etc for the fglrx-core transition dpkg: error processing ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cannot download packages

Recently, I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10, and tried to install wine. I had issues downloading packages. I read somewhere that it probably didn't recognize my graphic card. I have a Dell inspiron ...
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AMD HD 8000 on UBUNTU 15.10

I changed to ubuntu recently and i'm having trouble to install my HD video card, i found at AMD website : fglrx-15.302 But when i try to install, it says it's not the supported version. Even if ...
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Cryptsetup login fails after applying proprietary ATI driver (fglrx-updates)

I encrypted my installation of Ubuntu 14.04 while installing it, later I switched the driver of my ATI Radeon HD 6970 to "fglrx-updates". After that I could only close but not open any programs. I ...
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Can I use Ubuntu on Lenovo z51-70

My question is following. Is my Laptop (lenovo z51-70- i3 5005U, Hybrid r7 m360/intel hd 5500) compatibile with Ubuntu? Which version should I choose? I tryed recently both Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 but I ...
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Cannot change graphic driver. All options are greyed out. (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS)

I was changing my graphics driver at Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers. I tried X.org, fglrx and fglrx-updates, and they were fine until for some reason I couldn't change it anymore and ...
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Discrete AMD graphics card is not detected by AMD CCC

After my laptop with AMD HD4570 discrete GPU (which entered legacy branch and no more AMD proprietary support for Linux) died I tried to give AMD another shot and bought a new laptop with switchable ...
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washed out colors with fglrx I think its related to bug 548709

I am running wily werewolf, now because i upgraded from trusty taur in the hopes it would resolve this issue, but it didnt. I have the radeon r9 270x gpu, I am using a DVI-VGA adapter to plug my ...
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libGL.so running Qt Application draw colored polygons

qt application I have fglrx installed on Ubuntu 14.04. Programs run fine. Steam games are working. But when I try to open a Qt-App, it draws this colored polygons instead of interface. This program ...