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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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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Is AMD's TurboCore dead on Ubuntu 16.04?

I know that many people will say "it automatically kicks in regardless of software your settings" but that's not true. I'm not a noob. I'm on an AMD A6-4400m with regular frequency of 2.7 GHz, up to ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 + fglrx + MSI Radeon R9 390x Kernel Panic

Getting a kernel panic whenever I try to use my new MSI r9 390x. [ 2722.396297] AMD IOMMUv2 driver by Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel@amd.com> [ 2722.396299] AMD IOMMUv2 functionality not available ...
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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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New Installation Boots to Black Screen

I recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion. Unfortunately, after installing and restarting it immediately boots to a black screen. Hardware specs are as follows: CPU: A4 3300m GPU: ...
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FGLRX problem with 16.04 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to 15.10 to 16.04. The upgrade was seamless. I, for whatever reason, decided to try out the AMD proprietary drivers. Well, had the same problem as Wiley: unable to log in. I am ...
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Installed ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX driver, but it is not being used by window manager. How do I enable it?

I have conflicting information being given to me, on the one hand the "Additional Drivers" panel mentions that the ATI/AMD proprietary driver is installed, but the "Details" panel tells me the "...
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How to install the open-source “radeon” driver

I "Accidentally" upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 as it would have lost support anyway in July, and now FGLRX is nowhere to be found and only one of my monitors work. Currently screenfetch is ...
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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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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 it....
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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 usr/share/ati/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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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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Trouble starting steam

I'm desperately trying to make "steam" work on my Ubuntu server, but it doesn't work: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler ...
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Is there any Ubuntu 16.04 derivative which support by default proprietary AMD graphics driver?

Generally speaking, I like an idea of using Open Source drivers, not only for AMD graphics. However, I'm unable to run application which requires OpenGl 4. fglrx is deprecated for Ubuntu 16.04, so I ...
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AMD OpenCL 2.0 drivers on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a private workstation that uses Ubuntu 14.04 and has an AMD FirePro W7000 graphics card installed. AMD released a Catalyst driver update for all GCN-based cards that upgrades their OpenCL ...
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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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Problem after installing fglrx

I am using ubuntu14.04. I am using AMD Radeon 8600Hd graphics card. After installing fglrx, page appears to move like waves while scrolling up or down. Also there is slightly delayed keyboard response....
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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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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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System completely unusable after upgrading to 14.10

I can't use my PC anymore after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10. The download and upgrade process was good but now when I turn the PC on, I get a black screen with error: system program problem ...
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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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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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15.10 unable to select graphics driver in `additional drivers` and have no hdmi after software update

Before a general software update I was able to switch between open source graphics driver and fglrx driver. Now I no longer get hdmi out and all the graphics drivers options are greyed out. And ...
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System in Low Graphics mode when I try to LOG OUT while using onboard Intel Graphics instead of AMD

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 5548 with i5 and ATI Graphics AMD Radeon R7 M265 2GB DDR3. I switched Graphics in AMD Catalyst Control Center form AMD Radeon R7 to Intel integrated ...
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How to Enable AMDGPU?

I didn't know that Ubuntu was using AMDGPU by default and I've installed fglrx. It's already removed now. I want to reactivate AMDGPU, how can I do that? lspci -nn | grep VGA lsmod | grep amd
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How do I install AMD Radeon HD 7570M/Intel Hybrid drivers?

My system is overheating frequently, and sometimes it shuts down, so I think I have to install the AMD/Intel Hybrid drivers to fix this problem... My laptop is this Dell with Intel/AMD Hybrid Graphics ...
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problem with amd gpu on ubuntu 16 .04

I've just updated my ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 lts. I've got some problem with my decicated amd gpu(amd radeon r5 m335). I known that ubuntu 16 doesn't support amd proprietary drivers, but there ...
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GPU vram extended with system ram

Is it possible to virtually increase the usable GPU memory RAM through the system RAM or an SSD? Background of the question is a program that requires a bigger than available GPU RAM.
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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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 ...