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AMD GPU not detected in Ubuntu 16.04

So I finally dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04. I have been running Xubuntu on my secondary laptop around 5-6 months and now decided to install it on my main laptop so far Ubuntu runs great but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not use my AMD Radeon graphics card

i have a AMD Radeon R7 M360 graphics card in my notebook. But Ubuntu does not use that Card. Instead it looks like some onboard card or something Hardinfo shows as my VGA compatible controller "Intel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Radeon driver: no more acceleration after HWS stack update to Wily

after updating the Ubuntu HWS stack to Wily (kernel 4.2 and Xorg), system boots up fine, but screen is lagging; although DRI3 is now enabled, 2D acceleration seems to be gone. FTR, I'm using Oibaf's ...
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Support for AMD Thames Radeon HD 7500M/7570M/7650M on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm aware of the fglrx deprecation scenario and the availability of amdgpu and radeon instead for Ubuntu 16.04, but the Thames series is not supported yet. I wanted to know if any development is going ...
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AMD RADEON 6870 ubuntu 16.04

I'm starting linux, and have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and my gpu is an AMD radeon 6870 (saphire), i read that amd doesn't support Ubuntu 16.04, so in system info the installed driver is Gallium 0.4 (...
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Tearing when monitor is rotated clockwise

I get pretty bad screen tearing on my monitor that is rotated, but not on my second landscape monitor. Any ideas how to remedy this? Ubuntu 16.04 Radeon R9 270
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How to configure an application to always run with DRI_PRIME=1 set? Is there an other way besides terminal?

I had followed the instructions posted by emk2203 (My AMD Radeon graphic card is not working on 16.04) and now I could make the apps use my secondary AMD card and it's work! Look: Firefox running (...
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Ubuntu live USB installing on Macbook pro 8.2

I have been having issues for the past 2 days trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my 2011 Macbook pro 15 inch (no dualboot with OSX). I wanted to turn it as a Linux only machine. Long story short, I ...
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is amd graphics supports ubuntu 16.04 now

I am very new to ubuntu. Ubuntu 16.04LTS Release on 21 April 2016. i read post on http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/03/ubuntu-drops-amd-catalyst-fglrx-driver-16-04. i said that ubuntu 16.04 does not ...
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“Cannot find a backlight controller” when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Pavilion g6 Notebook

Most if not all Ubuntu backlight solutions depend on the backlight driver working. Like this one for example. In my case, when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Hewlett-Packard Pavilion g6 ...
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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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Stuttering Graphics on ATI Mobility Radeon 5470 S; how to fix?

I have an HP Pavilion dv7-4179nr Laptop, and I am using Ubuntu GNome. The graphics work smoothly for around 10 seconds, and then it freezes the graphics for 2 seconds! Seems like a driver issue to me, ...
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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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Screen does not turn back on after turning off for inactivity

If my screen turns off due to inactivity, it will not come back on. It does turn on when waking up from suspend. I have 16.04 on a HP Compaq nc6000. In System Settings -> Details, the graphics line ...
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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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Suddenly unable to start 16.04, even after reinstall

I'm having a bad day. This morning my 16.04 refused to start. I go through the Grub loader, choose Ubuntu (I have dual boot with Windows 10). I reach the Ubuntu splash screen with the colored dots, ...
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Errors with Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M on HP laptop - Ubuntu 16.04

I have a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (from scratch). I have a hybrid Intel/Radeon GPU. See output of lspci -nn | grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7550M/7570M/7650M] fan active most of the time

My notebook has Ubuntu 16.04 installed. But the fans are active most of the time. This reduces the time it can run on battery. This is unlike when I used Ubuntu 15.10. When you run the command: ...
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16.04 look and feel (theme?) problem

I'm running 16.04, fresh install, on Dell M6800 (with Radeon). From time to time, after system restart, something is wrong with apps look and feel and system fonts. After another reboot (or few) ...
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How do I fix a black screen at login in Ubuntu 14.04?

Description of the problem I am installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from a UEFI USB flash drive. When I boot from the flash drive, I get the installer menu e.g. "Try ubuntu without installing" etc. It gets ...
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Swapping between video cards on Ubuntu 16.04

With Ubuntu 16.04, fglrx and Catalyst Center is no more. How can I change my primary video card on dual graphic systems like Intel/AMD or AMD/AMD. Is there a script for this, or a good manual? Update ...
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Another and probably not last question about Radeon and Intel graphics

So I decided to try to do sth with my graphics on Ubuntu MATE 16.04 but unfortunately it is so confusing what to do and what to use that i have just lost inside all these forum threads. Below is my ...
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graphics hardware acceleration 16.04 radeon

I upgraded my Acer Aspire E 15 to Ubuntu 16.04. Now videos are running very slowly if at all. The laptop contains AMD Radeon R7 and the radeon driver is used. But if I run vdpauinfo the following is ...
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Missing drivers for Radeon 8470D on 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 (first serious attempt with Linux) but I'm having trouble finding the right graphics drivers. My system has an AMD Radeon HD 8470d graphics card on an AMD A4-7300 APU. ...
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initramfs won't load radeon after blacklisting it in modprobe.d

I followed the solution to this question: pci-stub not claiming radeon card, only the audio device, radeon driver claiming graphics instead Now PCI_stub is claiming the devices (video and audio of my ...
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Can't watch video in any website Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium

I saw this post from yesterday on askubuntu.com and my problem is very similiar, except the pc has a AMD Radeon HD 8400 instead and I really don't know how to handle with this bug. It's recent (one ...
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Do i need to install xserver-xorg-video-radeon to update open source AMD/ATI driver via Oibaf PPA?

To update my open source AMD GPU driver (AMD RadeonHD 7470M) on ubuntu 14.04, i added the oibaf PPA and did an software update in usual way which updated some packages from the PPA. After a reboot i ...
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How to disable the discrete graphics on 16.04?

Before the update to 16.04 I used to use a proprietary driver from AMD only to disable the discrete graphics card. But know, on the newest version of Ubuntu this is not possible (the Catalyst driver ...
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How to install latest Opensource Radeon Driver?

I am newbie to Ubuntu. I want update my opensource Radeon driver to latest one, because comparatively to proprietary driver, opensource one is lagging behind according to benchmarks at here. ...
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Muxless Graphics and Ubuntu 16.04

I have a laptop with muxless graphics (Intel HD 4000 and AMD radeon HD 7730m), and today I tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The installation went fine, I was able to boot my computer and I updated ...
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Ubuntu detects 4th monitor, but doesn't detect the 4th monitor when plugged in

Currently I am running ubuntu 14.04 and it works great with 3 monitors. When I plug in a 4th HP monitor that I have tested on a different computer I get an error could not switch the monitor ...
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16.04 - Radeon R7 M260 errors

I am running Xubuntu 16.04 on my HP Elitebook 840 G2 and got several error messages because of my Radeon R7 M260X. dpkg -l | grep amdgpu ii libdrm-amdgpu1:amd64 ...
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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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radeon r9 270 boots only in safe mode

I have Kubuntu 16.04, so radeon driver only, my old graphics card is working fine, but my new r9 270 doesn't boot. The monitor turns on, then turns off, then turns on but there is only black screen. ...
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Graphics lock up on 16.04 with Cape Verde 7770 using radeon driver

It seems that any activity that uses hardware acceleration, and when the screen is allowed to sleep lockup the graphics with the current packages. With Error [ 371.336625] radeon 0000:04:00.0: ring ...
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Xorg or mesa or radeon or gpu or steam problem on ubuntu 16.04

First of all, my system info as shown by inxi -Fxxx command is this: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16654073/ The main problem is that when I play dota2 or teamfortress (steam games) after a while the ...
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System crashes at logout

I'm experiencing an issue with a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. Basically, everytime I try to logout the system crashes and I get this (I know, it looks stupid, but I couldn't screencap it as not even ...
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Can downloading GPU drivers help stream in HD and prevent 100% CPU usage? (Lubuntu 16.04 on Sony Vaio)

So I've got 64 bit Lubuntu 16.04 running on a Sony Vaio laptop with AMD E-350 CPU (dual core 1.6Ghz) with integrated Radeon HD 6310, plus 4GB RAM. In general it seems to run great but Chrome (and ...
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How to install correct drivers for Radeon r9 390x?

I have a Radeon r9 390x graphics card running on my system running ubuntu 16.04. Searching the internet, I am unsure what is the situation with this graphics card. I do not know: * Which driver I ...
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Online Videos with HP 355 G2, Radeon R5 M240

I got a laptop (HP 355 G2 K7H44ES) recently and installed Ubuntu 14.04. There's a Radeon R5 M240 grafics card. Watching videos offline works (although patchy), but I can't watch any online (youtube, ...
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NVIDIA and ATI Radeon cards at the same time?

I'm dabbling with Ethereum mining and have NVIDIA and Radeon cards. Having ran Ubuntu 15.04 using the NVIDIA card with the CUDA drivers I'm thinking to drop in the Radeon card. So, two questions: 1 -...
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ubuntu 16.04 AMD HD 6000 serise graphics driver

want to know that when the graphics driver for amd radeon HD 6000 will release ??
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16.04 change from Intel HD Graphics to Radeon

sudo lshw -c video I get: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: HD Graphics 520 vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 2 bus ...
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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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Second monitor via VGA detected but not working (radeon)

After the update to Ubuntu 16.04, my second monitor connected via VGA to my Asus laptop stopped working. I am aware of the removal of the fglrx driver, but I only became aware of it after the upgrade. ...
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Radeon HD6870 fan goes frenzy after unsuspend

I am using Ubuntu 14.04: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have Radeon HD6870 Video Card, which is working ...
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16.04 ; power off discrete graphics (ATI/AMD)

On 12.04 I used to utilize this procedure, to power off my ATI graphics and prevent my system from overheating, it worked fine. After installing 16.04, I've been trying everything I could find on the ...
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Install Open Source AMDGPU driver on 16.04

How could I switch from using the "radeon" open source driver to the "AMDGPU" open source driver? I have man packages for both, tried setting an xorg.conf for Driver "amdgpu" but to my understanding ...
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Radeon R4 + Radeon R5

On my laptop HP Probook 455 G2 I have installed ubuntu 16.04 and 2 videocards: Radeon R4(Kaveri) - which working on open source radeon driver. Radeon R5(Topaz) - which working on AMDGPU driver # ...
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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 ...