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Why does video tear on a Radeon Mobility 7500?

I have an IBM Thinkpad T42, with a Radeon Mobility 7500 graphics chipset. On all versions of Ubuntu that I have tried (Natty, Xubuntu 11.10), playing any video(e.g a DVD in vlc) causes tearing, ...
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280 views

Screen tearing oddity when one window is on top of another with Radeon

I have a mobility radeon 5850 running 11.04 and am running catalyst 11.10 drivers. I noticed that whenever I have two windows open, one of top of the other, scrolling results in minor screen tearing, ...
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1answer
281 views

Installing “RadeonHD” drivers

How do I go about install the "radeonhd" drivers in ubuntu 11.04?
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1answer
559 views

Black screen on a Dell inspiron 1501 with a Radeon Xpress 200M [closed]

When attempting to run the ubuntu 11.04 live CD on my wife's laptop, I consistently get a black screen with multicolored vertical bars - no video. This happens only when using kernel mode setting. ...
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2answers
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How to install Radeon X600 driver

I am completely new to Ubuntu and now running into so many problems regarding my display. I will be so grateful to the community to help me out and keep me loving Ubuntu. When I run lspci | grep ...
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2answers
669 views

Screen keeps freezing, then kernel panic

I have a Hp DV6-3079tx. It has a ATI Radeon graphics chip. The system seems to randomly freeze up, sometimes it will unfreeze, other times it will un-freeze, freeze, then go black. Looking in the ...
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1answer
639 views

Why does my radeon driver crash when booting?

I am trying to install Natty on an Acer Aspire 5810T laptop. Everything works fine once booted, but the laptop will only boot one out of three times. The other times it hangs at a black screen with an ...
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0answers
139 views

Can't login to 11.04 ~90% of the time [closed]

Since I installed Ubuntu 11.04, one of the following things happen when I try to login: I see my wallpaper and my mouse cursor, but nothing else loads. Every ~10-20 seconds, the screen goes black ...
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763 views

glxgears segmentation fault using open video driver

I have two videocards Integrated(Intel i3) and Discrete(Mobility Radeon HD5470). I noticed this problem, after I installed Catalyst 11.5 from AMD site. But there was something I couldn't manage, ...