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Ubuntu newbie: Getting my AMD A8-6600K APU with built in Radeon HD 8570D to work

I am trying to get my inbuilt Radeon 8570D to work with my ubuntu 14.04 as when I put hdmi in ubuntu freezes and mouse disappears. So I have to use VGA but would prefer to use HDMI. Now I understand ...
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AMD Catalyst Installation on Ubuntu; No supported adapters detected

I'm trying to install AMD Catalyst on my Linux Mint 17 (Ubuntu 14.04) OS. My notebook has switchable graphics, Intel HD 3000 and Radeon HD 7550M. Following lots of instructions here and other blogs, ...
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How to prevent screen tear with VSync on games with radeon free driver?

In 3d games like Kerbal Space Program and Shadow Warrior, it is visible a horizontal tear, even when VSync is enabled in the games options. I have tried multiple values for "vblank_mode" in ~/.drirc ...
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Frequent Xorg crashes with Radeon R9 280X

My system has been running fine with the abovementioned card on Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 for about 2 months. After performing a full reinstall of Ubuntu (to 14.04 again), I have been encountering X.org ...
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Blank screen on resume (radeon card): solved?

This is an old problem: sometimes disappears, sometimes returns. I have a notebook with an ATI RADEON HD6320. Using the opensource driver, everything works fine, except the resume after suspend: the ...
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ubuntu 14.02 lts never boots the same way and same number of screens

It is crazy, my ubuntu 14.02 LTS never starts the same way,,,,in a such a way, It seems it is teasing me on purpose lol. I have a dual boot on 2 separate hard drives. At starting, it asks which OS we ...
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Trusty: Flickering problem with xorg opensource driver on ATI RV710 [Mobility Radeon HD 4330/4350/4550]

Last week I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and since then I'm experiencing strange short horizontal flicker. It's hard to describe so here is a video of it and this is my current setup: lspci ...
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No Login Screen in Ubuntu 14.10

I formatted my Windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. It was a clean install. Now, the problem is, when my machine boots, I don't get the login screen but only the blank screen. I have to restart ...
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Slow performance Xubuntu 14.04 - Radeon HD6950

Im having slow video performance on my i5 with 16gb of Ram with a Radeon HD6950. Just installed the xubuntu, updated the system and when i open for example the Firefox or chrome, the video appears to ...
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With dual monitor in Ubuntu 12.04 the second monitor don't “refresh” the screen

To illustrate: I open two terminals, one on each monitor and run the following command: while true; do date; sleep 1; done The result after a few seconds: ...
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Ubuntu freezes again and again

I have purchased a new HP laptop with AMD processor and Radeon graphics (Processor - AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4 Graphic Card - Gallium 0.4 on AMD MULLINS). I've decided to install ...
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“updated” graphics card driver won't boot Ubuntu 14.04

I picked up a link in Google saying "updated drivers." My graphics card is old, an ATI (AMD) Radeon hd 4670? definitely 4600 series. From looking around Recovery mode I found out that the drivers ...
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Audio doesn't work in HDMI in Lubuntu 14.04

I already created an asoundrc file. This is what the file looks like: pcm.!default { type hw card 0 } and audio still does not go through HDMI to my HDTV. I am sure that the TV doesn't have a ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6730M/6770M/7690M XT driver on 14.04.2

My laptop is Asus K43SA with Intel Core i5 and AMD Radeon HD 6730M (1GB). As title says I can't properly install the graphic driver on Ubuntu 14.04.2, since I'm new to Ubuntu. I have searched a lot ...
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Radeon HD 7470M Black screen issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I own a notebook with mentioned discrete video-adapter. I've especially installed Ubuntu 14.04, as specified in AMD web-site. I've downloaded installer, successfully built and installed packages: ...
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Multiseat with Radeon HD 6450/7450/8450 / R5 230 graphics card in Ubuntu 14.04

trying to create a multiseat as per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MultiseatTeam/Instructions with "01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos [Radeon HD 6450/7450/8450 ...
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cannot change brightness Ubuntu 14.04 on ASUS x552E

I have ASUS laptop with ADM RADEON HD 8670M and I cannot change brightness at all! I tried to use open source drivers (with adding in grub "acpi_backlight=vendor radeon.dpm=1") I tried use ...
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how can I get 1366x768 resolution asus x53z loptop

I'm using a Ubuntu-Gnome 15.04 fully updated with all the packages from the repositories. I have an asus laptop with an AMD A6-3400 APU and a screen with a native resolution of 1366x768, in the live ...
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radeon driver: Force DPM state and performance profile in kernel command line

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 with kernel 3.19.3 (low latency version). Is it possible to force the DPM state and performance profile of the radeon driver to the highest state from the kernel command line, ...
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OpenGL Error Steam Ubuntu 14.10

It seems now, that after installing 14.10, and Steam shortly after the updates and drivers installed, I get a pop-up that explains an OpenGL rendering error that may cause performance issues. I have ...
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OpenGL not working on a graphics card with openGL

I have the MSI Radeon r9 280 Gaming OC edition which supports OpenGL 2.0 (I think, I don't know much about openGL) When I try to launch any Steam games, they crash and display this error: System ...
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Radeon Card not showing up on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Radeon HD 8770 M on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). I wanted to follow the instruction here to load the proprietary fglrx driver. When I run the first command lspci -vvnn | ...
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Radeon HD 4850 drivers

So I am trying to get Beyond Earth to load correctly, currently it just comes to a black screen with a mouse cursor, I suspect it to be a driver issue. I have tried installing FGLRX and then Ubuntu ...
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Video memory size should be 2 GB but shows less

I got this free pc with a terrible graphic card (memory = 128MB...) and I decided to buy a new one. I found out the Radeon HD 6450 was pretty good for the price (less than 40$ on the net) and since ...
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Blank screen during boot with open radeon drivers

Right after the grub boot screen I get a blank screen and my monitor goes to standby with "No signal". But after some time the graphical login screen sddm will appear and I can log in and use KDE just ...
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(xubuntu) AMD Radeon HD 7640G Fglrx cannot be installed

I've been using ubuntu since 3 months and literally I loved it. However, despite of well working structure ubuntu, I decided to try xubuntu. Everything is awesome, but drivers. I've used 14.04 ubuntu ...
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How can I update my graphic card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. Below is my details: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Side-by-side monitor problem “2048x2048 max”

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, trying to configure side-by-side monitors SystemSettings>Displays: I move the 2nd monitor to the right side The selected configuration for displays could not be applied ...
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Help with ATI/AMD HD 6750 sound on Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Sapphire HD 6750 onto my computer running 14.04 but no sound. It works perfectly with Windows 7 (with sound card installed in a different computer) as I have tried it there ...
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Won't let me pick proprietary drivers in “Additional Drivers” menu?

I have an AMD Radeon HD 7520G graphics card on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I'm trying to play a game called Toontown Rewritten -- however the game appears only in a very weird form, with no floor and ...
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Can't connect Laptop to TV

been using Ubuntu now for over a year and now I got a problem I seem to can't fix for myself. Since an update a while ago I can't connect my Laptop to my TV anymore. The TV simply stays black and ...
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Dual monitor setup - filickering issue with ATI Radeon open source driver

I'm having a flickering issue on a Toshiba Satellite A305 laptop with Radeon Mobility HD3450 graphic card and external monitor setup. Ubuntu 14.04 with NO proprietary ATI drivers installed. The dual ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to laod Radeon drivers after install?

Using the LIVE USB S/W everything is OK. And before with 12.x it was fine. Now I get VGA graphics mode after installing 14.04. I have modified GRUB to "NOMODESET" which took care of blank screens.
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Random monitor shutdowns during work, what to check?

I've changed my monitor setup and I have now attached one HP Z24i and one Dell P2414H. Mostly second monitor is turned off, I'm just using it when I'm stand as standing desk. However, now I got at ...
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How to use open source radeon driver for openGL (switchable intel graphics)

I'm running Kubuntu Trusty (14.04) on a Samsung chronos 7 $ lspci|grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot system boots to black screen[using ati radeon hd 7340 video card]

So this is my third time installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8.1 system and my first time having any issues. Installation seemed to go fine but after the system restarted and tried to boot Ubuntu, it shows ...
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To install Wine, remove graphics driver - wut?

I have been troubleshooting display problems (my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. I noticed that one of the apt-get ...
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Two graphic cards - how to check which one is used, and how to ensure that the right one is used? [duplicate]

I have a laptop - Clevo P150EM, with two graphic cards onboard. Intel HD Graphics 4000 and a Radeon HD 8970M. I would like to check which one is used, and ensure that the Intel HD 4000 is used as a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not using ATI Radeon HD 3450, instead using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits)

I recently installed a ATI Radeon HD3450 on my desktop. When I ran LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo part of my output is as following name of display: :0.0 libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI3 ...
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Problem installing video driver in Ubuntu 14.10

I tried all possibilities that I found on the Internet to install drivers, but all I get is blank screen, errors and errors, I'm new to Ubuntu and don`t know very much, I used windows 7, now wanted to ...
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Open source driver performance for Radeon HD 4870 vs legacy driver?

I have attempted to do a little benchmarking, but am running into a couple issues with the Legacy driver that have given me pause and realized that perhaps I should ask the question before bending ...
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Best video performance in Acer Aspire 522 netbook

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.1 32-bit in Acer Aspire One 522 netbook with ATI Radeon GPU. I already installed proprietary fglrx-driver from official repository. (EDIT: proprietary driver downloaded from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 amd64 on HP PAV 500 with HDMI installation problem [duplicate]

I have 14.04 as in title and I am trying to install this OS on HP as in title. What I can do is: Start booting, Choose install than after few minutes the dialogue on monitor disappears, Choose try ...
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lspci | grep VGA does not detect my dedicated AMD Radeon HD 8550M / R5 M230 in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

My Ubuntu 14.04 in Lenovo b40-70 do not detect my AMD/ATI Radeon HD 8550M / R5 M230 , it shows only Intel integrated graphics card here's the output : 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Ati Radeon RS690 Flickering

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite A210 Laptop The Graphic chipset is ATI RADEON R690. I have a gentle but fastidious flickering, you can see in this youtube video: ...
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Update 12.04 to 14.04 freezes on logo

Updated Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 the other day: dist-upgrade went fine. On the restart it froze on the logo. (login screen sound came, but no change to login screen.) I have tried entering the GRUB boot ...
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How to get 60Hz at 4k resolution with Amd graphics card

I bought a Thinkvision 2840Pro monitor with 4k resolution. Problem is, I cannot set it into 60Hz at 4k. Both Catalyst and the system settings only offer 30Hz. However, 60Hz works fine under windows 7 ...
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Ubuntu laptop heating with ubuntu except 14.04

I have hp pavilion g6-2312ax with amd processor and graphic card. On windows I would use "Hp Cool and Quite" to keep the temperatures and fan speed down. But in ubuntu or any other linux version, the ...
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ATI driver for Radeon 6530D

After installing Ubuntu on a machine with a Radeon 6530D graphics card, the machine will reboot to a black screen because of problems with the default graphics driver. How do I install the ...