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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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ATI Proprietary Drivers Dual Head Setup Failure

I have an odd problem, which I think I at least have well described. First, I'll describe what I want to do: I want to run two monitors on my desktop PC, I want to drag windows between the monitors, ...
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Fglrx driver black VT ctrl-alt-f(*)

I had a similar issue to this: tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen I tested to make sure it wasn't off screen I switched to the mesa driver and the VT came back. So I believe it is an error with fglrx. ...
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My computer with AMD graphics shows gradients with consecutive rows of colors as a single color, instead of smoothly changing. How can I fix this?

Consider this image: I've examined the pixel contents of the image and every row of pixels (outside the white border) has an entirely different color value. This would look right on my old laptop, ...
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Lost second monitor after temporarily switching to proprietary driver

System: Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Optiplex 7020 (desktop), 2 Dell 22" monitors, AMD Radeon HD 8570 VGA. I screwed up, but I know nothing about drivers and have no idea how to fix it. I'd been having ...
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Unable to update display driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to update my driver and see this screen. It doesn't allow me to update the driver. Note the greyed out options. How can I fix this? EDIT: Revert to open source graphics drivers - options ...
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vlc controls and context menu flickers when I am in fullscreen mode

When I start vlc in fullscreen mode and set aspect ratio (tried only to 16:9) I cannot use context menu and controls. It is just blinking. When I do not change the aspect ratio everything works fine. ...
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15.04 Ubuntu mate and ATI Radeon 5550 lose screen resolution

Newly installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on my machine with ATI Radeon HD5550 experiences problems with screen resolution. When use driver from xserver-xorg-video-ati - only 640*480 When use driver from ...
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15.04 Installed fglrx AMD/ATI drivers — won't boot

I installed the proprietary AMD/ATI drivers on Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit, and restarted my PC. Now, it will show the Ubuntu logo, but won't go to the login screen. I can't switch to a terminal via ...
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Black screen with pointer visible in gnome with fglrx

I'm running Ubuntu-gnome and tried installing both the repository fglrx driver as well as the new Crimson driver from AMD. In both cases the driver installs and on reboot I am greeted with a black ...
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Can't detect second monitor after fglrx install

I have two monitor (one connected to the AMD GPU's HDMI port and one connected to the integrated Intel's HDMI port). After the installation of AMD Crymson, the second monitor is no more available in ...
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FGLRX display issue

I want to use the proprietary fglrx driver from AMD, but the display reacts like this: Picture is 10px thick on top of the screen, width normal The cursor shows normally Works normally only after ...
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Problems switching from Nvidia to ATI card

I had a very old PCIe Nvidia Quadro budget card in my Dell Precision 670 and decided to upgrade. I got an ATI Firepro v4800 that I can confirm works. I removed all Nvidia drivers, switched back to ...
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Strange stripes with fglrx drivers

I get strange stripes with the amd driver and with the driver from the repos (fglrx-updates, fglrx in both 14.04 and 15.10). I run Ubuntu 14.04 but had the same problem with 15.10. The screen also ...
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run two monitors with fglrx and hd6600m

Not sure if this is the right place, since this is my first Questions but i got a problem with my fglrx-driver running two Monitiors. The integrated in my Sony Vaio VPCSE1A9Eand another one via ...
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Lenovo G510 can't use Radeon graphics, fglrx or switcheroo

I have only been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few weeks and really enjoying it. My first time using Linux and I'm really impressed at how easy it has been to learn a new operating system while still ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Release fglrx issue

Just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 via apt-get dist-upgrade. Nothing was customized, everything running from official repos. Before upgrade I already purged all fglrx proprietary driver from the ...
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Kubuntu won't boot after installing fglrx-updates

I'm having trouble booting kubuntu after installing fglrx-updates (or just fglrx). I originally was having issue described in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1493888 ...
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Permanantly set monitor as primary

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (beta) with a triple head setup and GNOME 3 desktop (ie "GNOME" selected not "Ubuntu" at login screen). It seems that it handles multiple monitors by blessing one monitor to ...
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Problems with fglrx driver installation

I have problems with fglrx installation. Firs my ubuntu worked in my laptop with ati5145. After motherboard of my laptop died i extracted HDD and placed it in my Desktop. Old ati driver was deleted ...
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Screen randomly disappear after connecting to projector

I have Dell Inspiron 15R (5537, Mid 2013) laptop with HDMI port and without VGA port. I use Ubuntu 15.04 with proprietriary graphics driver (fglrx). I use (cheap, passive) adapter to connect to ...
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System boot fails with fglrx-drivers [duplicate]

After installation fglrx-drivers from repos (I've tried both fglrx and fglrx-updates) the system can't load even login screen. When I turned off splash screen I saw that it prompts for enter login and ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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FGLRX drivers boots without backlight

Fglrx Not working after install (I know) HW : Asus K72j with AMD HD5470 laptop So, after installing the ATI drivers fglrx on my ASUS K72J laptop via CL my screen booted black. So at first I thought ...
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FGLRX driver crashes constantly

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 video card, and I have recently installed the fglrx driver on Ubuntu 14.04 to improve the performance, since the X.Org X Server driver was overloading the CPU ...
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Intel/AMD graphics how is works

i have installed fglrx drivers from Additional drivers then at catalyst app there is 2 options intel or amd driver first the AMD is active by default but the graphics are glitchy during HD video or ...
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Installing fglrx/AMD Drivers - how to avoid log in loop? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.4 and after I installed all of these proprietary drivers I got login loop. I've reinstalled system and now I don't wanna make a mistake again so how should I do it? I'm new ...
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fglrx messes with my windows

I've just solved one problem with my graphics, only to run into a new one. I've got an ATI Radeon card and I've installed the Ubuntu-included fglrx drivers for it. That gave me hardware-supported ...
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Installing AMD HD 4xxx Propriety Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu, have only been using it for 2 days. I am running 14.04 I experienced a few graphics problems while running Dota 2 (Linux version). Fps was fine but a few weird glitchy marks ...
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Problems while upgrading to 15.10 with AMD driver

Now first to explain my situation: I have upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. I have Intel/Amd hybrid graphics. The AMD GPU that I have is the radeon HD 6490m. My laptop is a HP probook 4530s(if you need ...