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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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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menue bar and launcher

I recently installed Xorg 1.11 and fglrx 12.6 on my machine and after restarting system that worked as well . that was good also at the game time . the unity menuebar/launcher and panel left after i ...
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Ubuntu desktop 12.10 64-bit, icons don't show

Recently I had problems with fglrx cause I have an ATI card, if I install the privative drivers from the Ubuntu repo, I get no Unity launch bar cause the drivers are not compatible with the new Xorg. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 OpenCL with Intel and Radeon?

I want to setup my Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenCL(Open Computing Language) support for i7 2600k and Radeon HD5870. My Monitor is connected to the integrated Graphics of the i7. Intel OpenCL SDK is ...
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Can AMD A-Series APU support OpenCL?

Have spent a lot of time on this one one but can't find an answer here. Ubuntu 14.10 clean install. AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics x4. 1) Started with the xserver open-source wrapper ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings 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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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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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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What's the latest version of fglrx on ubuntu 13.04?

I just installed the driver via software sources (fglrx-updates), and fglrxinfo shows that I've got the 9.012 version, which is not the Catalyst 13.4, right? Is the 9.012 the latest version in Ubuntu ...
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12.10, ATI drivers help?

I just downloaded Ubuntu today and I love it! I'm trying to install the ATI drivers by the guide posted here, but I get an error after I choose to generate the drivers for the distro, and I get the ...
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Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800

I have the ubiquitous and difficult display problems. I have a very limited understanding of everything regarding graphic display mechanics, and Gnome specific terms, so please let me know if you ...
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Radeon HD4850 card, ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Installed FGLRX drivers, but still running vesa, how to solve it?

I have an ati HD4850 card, ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. To begin with, after a fresh install, i installed fglrx drvers from system -- additional drivers, according to fglrxifo everything was alright, but the ...
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Screen size and position problem

After installing the fglrx driver everything is ok, but when I install blackbox (yeah I like blackbox it's simple) and I make a custom xsession and log into it, the resolution is ok but the displayed ...
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Why can't I use Unity 3D on a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series with FGLRX drivers?

With a brand new install of 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron M5030, Unity 3D appears to load everything but the icons in the top left, and I am unable to click on anything. Unity 2D seems to works fine ...
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Updating FGLRX driver fails & deactivates FGLRX driver

I have an ATI/AMD graphics card in my computer. However, every time I try to install the post-release updates, it always fails and deactivates the graphics driver. I've pasted the last few messages ...
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Login screen restarts while entering password

I am having a problem that only occurred after installing the fglrx proprietary driver through the additional drivers app. The exact same issue is described in this question, however it's closed. ...
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Change voltage in amdconfig

I overclocked my card (Radeon HD 6970) yesterday and reached its limit. At this point to go any further (which I will) I need to give it a higher voltage. In terms of overdrive, the only options I see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to use both fglrx and Intel graphic drivers simultaneously?

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm using the following setup: AMD R9 270 (2 monitors) Intel HD 2500 (1 monitor) With the default configuration after installing Ubuntu (radeon driver for the R9 ...
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Problem with graphic device on binary-driver notebook

on my notebook I have two graphical device. AMD HD6470M and AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250. Ubuntu automatically select the second graphical card, but it isn't so powerfull as I want. ...
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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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Cannot switch to amd proprietary driver

I’m using ubuntu 14.04 on HP ProBook 4730s with AMD HD 6400m GPU. I have some problems with proprietary\Opensource AMD driver in different games. So i have to switch between drivers to play a ...
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System freeze after waking up from sleep (suspend)

I had a heating problem lately after I've been using the xorg driver for the Intel APU (Integrated graphics card) so I upgraded to fglrx proprietary driver. But then I faced another problem, whenver ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts fglrx upgrade

Yesterday, did the usual updates, but on switch on this morning, found myself using unity 2d, with big icons on the launcher. Read around on google and realised that fglrx driver, which was part of ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Fresh install of 12.04 on HP 6570b with ATI Radeon 7500M is not usable for newbies

I'm setting up a brand new HP ProBook 6570b with an integrated ATI 7500M video card. After starting the Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Live installer the desktop comes up well in a few seconds and all seems ...
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OpenGlES code runs gives error: X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)

I am using a Intel GMA 4500 on my Dell Vostro 1015. Recently migrated to Ubuntu 12.04. The code compiles successfully but on running gives the above error. After perusing through some more posts, I ...
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fglrx doesnt find libc6

I have a big problem with amd drivers on Ubuntu 13.04 I just generated the catalyst packages for raring using this command (the problem is not limited to beta 13.6, it happens with 13.4 version too): ...
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Multiple monitor setup - randomly one monitor is detected as removed and added again

I have a 3 monitor setup, all 3 same viewsonic model, new (less than a year). Randomly, monitor 1 will be detected as removed and added again (from syslog): May 6 21:47:33 athena colord: device ...
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fglrx vs fglrx-updates and Ubuntu (Quantal) vs AMD's driver?

When trying to decide which proprietary driver I want, I was always a bit confused as to whether to choose fglrx or fglrx-updates. Both appear to contain the proprietary driver, but I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 not recognizing multiple video cards w/ Catalyst driver (Radeon HD 7950 x4)

I have tried getting my 4 video cards operational using catalyst drivers, and have thusfar been unsuccessful. The seemingly most effective method has been using the built in "additional drivers" ...
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Thoshiba L655 Overheating on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Thoshiba L655 laptop with intel core i5,radeon hd5650,3gb ram.The laptop is overheating while running ubuntu 12.04.I found that it may be due to the graphics driver and installed the ...
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using fglrx after using vesa driver issues

I've been using Vesa driver for old Radeon X1950. After I removed the card (using integrated HD 400 now), installed fglrx and applied correct xorg.conf X is up and running and I can see "log in" ...
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What driver should I install to use Unity with a Radeon HD 7750?

Ubuntu 12.10 I followed some tutorial (which I can not find again) on how to install AMD catalyst. It involved updating the kernel or something. This works as I am now no longer using software ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: AMD A8-5500 (with Radeon HD 7560D) and console mode problem

I'm experiencing problems using AMD Trinity Hardware in Ubuntu 12.04 during boot. I installed 'fglrx' driver and rebooted. System hung. I purged driver. I installed 'fglrx-experimental' and ...
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Was able to use proprietary ATI driver before, now on clean install I don't have that option

I am running 12.04LTS, and I just formatted. Prior to the format, I was using the ATI proprietary driver through "additional drivers". I have two ATI radeons that are crossfired. Now, when I do go ...
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How to make ubuntu tweak not to remove fglrx

I made a clean installation of ubuntu 12.04 and after updating the packages, to make my intel/amd hybrid to work I installed fglrx by following " AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics works " in Ubunut forums. To ...
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Gnome-shell fails to load on 12.10

I'm usually the one answering questions, but in this I'm throughly stumped! My Setup: Ubuntu 12.10 (Dist upgrade form 12.04) ATI M96 [Mobility Radeon HD 4650] Upon the first installation of 12.10 I ...