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Making sure AMD drivers are installed on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7730M chip. I just want to make sure that the drivers are properly installed because I'm getting some conflicting results. I used this guide first. Running lspci ...
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Which drivers should I install for my AMD graphics card?

In the history of me having this machine, I've successfully been able to get a stable installation of Linux on my computer one time. All other times, either I did something stupid when I was playing ...
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Ubuntu Mate 15.10 suddenly freezed

After 1 or 2 hours working the system freezes and nothing works (i.e. mouse cursor, keyboard etc.). In which log file should I find the trouble and what is it could be caused by?
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AMD APU + GPU (MSI GX70) Switchable Graphics Card

I want to move away from windows, since microsoft is doing a great mess right now with their OS. Though I've been an Ubuntu user since 2010, I was using this computer mainly for gaming. I have a MSI ...
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Turn off vsync (Radeon) and create xorg.conf

I want to turn off vsync because I want to play games at more than 60 fps. To turn off vsync I have tried to follow this link on the arch Wiki. I created the file .drirc and copy and pasted it. This ...
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Problem with amd, please, help me

Good day, I have notebook hp 15 pavillon, based on A8-with radeon r5 and graphics radeon r7 m260 in Windows. But when I install Ubuntu 14.04, I install fgrlx drivers, and Ubutu see only this: ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.1 on ASUS has suspend/wake-up Issues

I've ASUS A555D laptop with FX-8800P APU (combined CPU - GPU) and Radeon R8 M350DX 2GB graphics. I have installed Ubuntu 15.1, Oddly enough because it didn't have issues with the APU and video like ...
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need help to find out if this ram will work for my computer [closed]

so my dad picked up this computer from the garbage and its sexy but it doesnt have a powercord so idk if its worth removing the ram and graphics card and installing it into the computer now that i use ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not detecting display through KVM Switch

My system worked fine with 14.04 and then I had to upgrade to 15.10. It's a dual boot Ubuntu 15.10/Windows 10 (not by choice). I also have a KVM switch to make it more complicated. Graphics is an ...
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Trouble “trying” Ubuntu from USB with Radeon graphics

I've created a USB key with pendrivelinux using Ubuntu 15.10 x64. I don't want to install, just have as a portable OS. I've tested it out on other machines without any problems. After I've done ...
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Ubntu 14.04.3LTS+Radeon HD6950 OUT OF RANGE MONITOR

With standart driver of Ubuntu I can't use my native resolution. Using the driver from proprietary driver with updates or without, after rebooting i see "Out of range". How can I tune my resolution ...
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Ubuntu installed - Mac 2010 ATI Radeon HD 4670 256 MB - Black Screen When Boots

I have read a few of the other questions with the same problems but I can't work out exactly what I need to do to fix this. When installed I pushed e to edit and added "nomodeset nolapic" pushed F10 ...
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Radeon X1600 Idles at 70 Degrees

I recently acquired an early 2006 Macbook Pro (Core Duo) with a mobility Radeon X1600. I installed 32-bit Lubuntu on it. The GPU is detected and identified correctly, and seems to work okay. But it's ...
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Ubuntu lspci Video memory problem amd 5830

Hi I want to know how to know to fix it. my specs ubuntu 14.04.3, 3gb ram, core 2 duo e8400, amd radeon 5830 xtreme 1gb (with privative driver). the system don't use all the virtual memory, y put on ...
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Horizontal lines shows after Ubuntu 14.04 installation (Radeon HD 4330 1002:9552)

After successful Ubuntu installation (14.04) I have a strange problem that horizontal lines appears from time to time on my screen. I check it on Windows7 and everything is OK. Previously before ...
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How to enable GPU mining on a spare card not used for main display?

I am using an internal (Intel) video card for my main display. This is selected as per BIOS settings. I'd like to see how the GPU mining is on a AMD card I put into my PC. It's a "Cape Verde PRO ...
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How can I change the kernel after installing ubuntu?

I'm trying to upgrade from lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because 14.04 is stable and may also have sound. I've already tried installing from yaboot; unfortunately, the lack of network access and the fact ...
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Black Screen after installing ATI propietary drivers Ubuntu 15.04 64bits

I installed Ubuntu 15.04, I’m trying to install proprietary drivers because I need OpenGL 4. I have ATI mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics 512MB. When I reboot my computer, I get a black screen after ...
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How do you install drivers for the AMD Radeon R7 m360 graphics card?

There is no Linux drivers on the AMD site for the Radeon R7 m360 and I was wondering how you would install those drivers in Ubuntu.
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Can't get old Radeon HD graphics to work under Ubuntu

I have an old Pavilion Slimline with a Pentium Dual Core E2140, 2GB RAM and a Radeon HD2350 graphics card. I thought about giving new life to this machine with Linux. At first I tried Elementary OS ...
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Canot display video with IGD mode from bios

I have configured my bios so that the video work at IGD thus has an ATI Radeon non-integrated and integrated intel, the problem is that when you start your pc did not start the system, just start by ...
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AMD Radeon R5 M330 drivers

Where can I find the drivers for gpu AMD Radeon R5 M330 ? At AMD site there are drivers only for windows.Maybe there is an open source driver or something like a backport?
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Graphic errors for ATI RS600M

I wanted to give my old Samsung P200-PRO T8100 Bordoso a last change. It has the ATI RS600M chipset (Radeon Xpress 1250 graphics card). After installing Ubuntu 14.04, the navigation on the top has a ...
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do i need to install motherboard and graphic card drivers..? if yes then how..?

Right now I am windows user but I am thinking of using of ubuntu. So if I install ubuntu do I need to install motherboard and graphic card drivers like windows? My motherboard is Gigabyte B75M-D3V and ...
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Startup problem (both Win 7 and Ubuntu 14.04) “UVD not responding, trying to reset the VCPU!!!”

I have a Samsung np700z3a (with Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr). It can't boot any OS (not even a live OS). At startup it passes through BIOS splash screen, then it shows some lines of terminal (see the ...
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Should I update my Radeon drivers?

*-display description: VGA compatible controller product: RS880M [Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250] vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Radeon init error causes slow boot

Hello I finally decided to move to linux, and I chose the latest version of Ubuntu Gnome, after getting all of it installed the computer us working great, but the boot time (to the login screen) ...
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Everything has 100% processor usage

As the title says, almost everything I try to run has near 100% cpu usage. Steam, Chrome, Spotify for example. I'm not sure, but i think this is caused by my graphics card and/or driver, I have ...
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Mouse and Keyboard slow and unreactive in ubuntu 15.10

I have recently switched to Ubuntu 15.10, because my on-board and was-legacy graphics card won't work perfectly with Unity, so i decided to buy a supported graphics card, so i have bought an XFX ...
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ubuntu not using full video memory on R7 250x

On my xubuntu 14.04.2 system I have the following issue with my new graphic card, a sapphire R7 250x /HD 7770. I think my system is not using the complete video memory available. The Catalyst Control ...
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Sword Coast Legends Glitches with Radeon HD 6770 on Ubuntu 15.10

Ubuntu newbie trying to play sword coast legends here. The first time, I got some glitches that made the game unplayable. I tried with proprietary drivers following this italian guide with no luck. ...
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Drivers for AMD Radeon R9 HD8900 Ubuntu 15.10 (k. 4.3.)? p

Using the X-org driver works fine for Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.3., Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Venus XTX [Radeon HD 8890M / R9 M275X/M375X] (rev 81), but when I try to use the propriertary ...
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I can not configure any permissions for the monitor 24 " in xorg.conf

I can not configure xorg.conf all modes for your monitor LG Flatron w2443s (24 "), the system only defines the two available modes 800x600 and 1024x768 but according to the manual of the monitor ...
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu 14.04 + radeon x300/x550/x1050 legacy drivers?

Im a new user and would really like to know if there is a way that my old graphics card can be used to its fullest under ubuntu? radeon x300/x550/x1050 I know Ubuntu comes with integrated radeon ...
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X server is now disabled. Restarted MDM error after forceinstalling Radeon driver

AMD Radeon HD 6550D -- Tl;dr: I was an idiot for forceinstalling a driver and none of the normal options to solve my problem help anymore. Thanks! -- Background: Whenever I pressed the 0 button my ...
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ATI drivers incompatible with xorg

some of you are having problems with ati driver? I have a Radeon R7 240 and It Seems That the drivers are no more compatible with the xorg server I'm using...what can I do? I'm on the last release ...
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Video drivers Radeon R7 240

I'm having troubles with the video drivers, I have a Radeon R7 240 and I'd like to use the GPU but it doesn't work, I tried to download the drivers here ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 graphic problem on laptop compaq cq 56 Radeon 4250

my gpu is mobile radeon 4250 256@32 and i dont have installed video drivers ,(i tryed to dw ati drivers and to create package for 15.10 but without result .. i cant install them). From driver manager ...
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Which version of ubuntu supports my card & how do i install the closed-source driver?

I want to ask which version of ubuntu supports my card fully: ATi Radeon HD 3650 AGP, and how could i install the closed source drivers on that version on ubuntu? (The reason why i want closed source ...
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Getting some errors messages at boot

Guys i've addded the picture of the messages of what i get during. Hope you people could figure out what is the reason for these messages. I am on ubuntu 15.10 64bit and on 4.2.5-040205-generic ...
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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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Wiley 15.10 upgrade; Kernel 4.2.0-18 AMD Radeon RS880 chipset not able to enter luks passphrase to boot

Ok, so I upgraded my 14.04 LTS headless server to 15.04 using ssh and cli. Had similar problem on boot (black screen) so I had thought "foolishly" that this would have been resolved in the latest ...
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Ubuntu on new lenovo 6th gen i7 6500u processor and AMD Radeon R7 M360

will ubuntu 14.04.3 work with this hardware(lenovo ideapad 500-15isk with Intel 6th Gen i7-6500u processor and AMD Radeon R7 M360)? I tried the live cd but the graphics are unstable/flashing white ...
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Error while booting ubuntu 15.04

Getting this error while booting ubuntu 15.04 , no dual boot. I get it everytime whenever i boot but the system boots up fine till the login screen and then stucks . i have to hard restart it. This ...
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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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Dual Monitors with open source radeon driver - one stays black

Since I'm having a lot of problems with fglrx I wanted to use the open source Radeon driver on Ubuntu 15.04. As soon as I plug in the additional Monitor, the laptop screen turns off even though I can ...
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Can't activate discrete amd video card. Tried anything so far nothing works

This "New AMDGPU kernel driver for supporting recent and near-term Radeon GPUs" in the 15.10 release notes got me to upgrade hoping to be able to finally use my amd card... Still a no go. I'm hoping ...
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Black screen after The GRUB Boot Menu on Ubuntu 15.10 (ATI)

I upgraded Ubuntu to the last version (15.10) and now everytime I try to start it I get a black screen after grub menu. I tried installing fglrx drivers but the problem persists. I am able to ...
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Amd graphics card installation error on ubuntu 15.10

after downloading the amd-driver-installer-15.20.1046-x86.x86_64.run from the amd site i delete old versions before installation process according to this post ati-driver-re-install-fail after i ...