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How do I debug xorg/fglrx related system freezes on Ubuntu 12.10?

My brand new system is randomly freezing and I don't know how to debug the issue. System: AMD A10-5800k Asus F2A85-M motherboard Integrated Radeon HD 7660D 8gb Samsung ddr3 1600 Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome ...
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“System is running in low graphics mode” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? During the ubuntu set up I have to skip the connect to the internet part because there's an "internal ...
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Mobility Radeon on ubuntu 12.10

10 ubuntu studio and cannot get my ati radeon mobility 4650 to work. from lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: M96 [Mobility Radeon HD ...
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Radeon Open Source Drivers Configuration

How does one configure the Radeon Open Source drivers? I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and want to try the Open Source drivers instead of the proprietary AMD binaries. After the installation, the ...
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Where is unity?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I installed updates and graphics card driver. after that, i lost desktop. this is screenshot. no unity, panel and others. Driver = ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430. Driver ...
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How do I get both AMD Mobility Radeon hd 4250 and 5650's working in a laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop has 2 GPUs inside: AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4250 AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5650 After fresh installing Ubuntu 12.10, I tried installing official drivers, which broke Unity and made it ...
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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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How do I install AMD Mobility Radeon 4250 drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers? I don't know how to install them. I tried to install some drivers but when it rebooted I got a black ...
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Laptop taking far too long to start

Ok the stats: Software Ubuntu: 12.10 Gnome-Shell: 3.6.1 Laptop Model: Sony Vaio SVE15118FGB Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM Processor 2.10 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.10 GHz Memory: 8GB DDR3 ...
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I cannot upgrade to 12.10 because of graphic-card, Radeon HD 3450

I wonder what has happened. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Ati Radeon HD 3450 and that has supported 3D, now suddenly it does not accept my graphic-card. I really would like to know what to do? Should I ...
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Is it ok to run with unknown video device?

I'm new to Linux and just starting to learn. From what I've read and experimented with there's no more support for older ATI Mobility cards. I resolved a few boot issues with my first install of ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Resolution stuck at 1024x768 using Open Source Radeon Driver

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with an ATI Radeon HD5670 card. I currently have the open source xorg-edgers driver. I've been using this driver interchangeably with the Radeon open source driver since fglrx ...
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Radeon HD + vgaswitcheroo

I have a Hp Envy4 1025tx machine. I've tried vgaswitcheroo and amdcccle. I'm happy with Vgaswitcheroo powersaving efficiency and amdcccle's performance. I want both of them on my system. Is there a ...
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Xorg fail to use my graphic card

Xorg use the Intel GMA but I want to use my ATI Radeon card. Here from Xorg logs : (II) LoadModule: "fglrx" (WW) Warning, couldn't open module fglrx (II) UnloadModule: "fglrx" (II) ...
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High temperature on my laptop with Radeon Mobility HD4670

As almost everyone here, I guess, in these days I downloaded Quantal Quetzal to give it a try. However I noticed that my laptop runs fairly hot with cooling fans almost always on, even sitting in the ...
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problem with Dell 14z 3D acceleration on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I just bought a Dell 14z (in Brasil) and installed the latest long term Ubuntu (12.04.1). I managed to get the aditional ATI/AMD installed. The problem is that it will not work with 3D acceleration ...
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X broken after upgrading with an ATI Radeon card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t install ATI proprietary drivers in 12.10 I have an amd64 system with an onboard Radeon HD4250 video card. After upgrading, unity fails to startu due to xorg ...
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Radeon HD 2000, 3000, 4000 on Ubuntu 12.04.2 and higher: fglrx (legacy) unsupported, what to do?

After upgrading to 12.10 quantal, the packaged version of fglrx no longer works. I discovered that this is because there is a separate 'legacy' fglrx driver for the HD 2k-4k series cards, but it is ...
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ATI Radeon HD 3200 very slow performance

I used ATI fglrx driver for 12.04 with ATI Radeon HD 3200. After upgrade to 12.10 - there is no fglrx and the system uses standard opensource ATI driver. The driver is very slow especially on playing ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7470M proprietary driver not working on ubuntu 12.04lts

I have manually tried to install AMD Radeon HD 7470M proprietary drivers from AMD official site. But after installing when I tried to launch Catalyst Control Center, a message is shown like this: ...
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How can I make Linux behave better when EDID is unavailable?

I'm using Mythbuntu 12.04 with a TV which only provides EDID information when it is turned on. Since the computer will be used for recording video via MythTV, I don't want to always have the TV on ...
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Reverting to Gnome classic after kernel update

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with Gnome 3, and it just updated the kernel from 3.2.0-31 to 3.2.0-32. Now, Gnome reverts to classic mode. I can confirm that it is the kernel, because if I select 3.2.0-31 ...
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How do I know if I am in fallback mode?

If Gnome 3 appears to be exacltly like Gnome Classic, does that mean that it is running in Fallback Mode? If this is the case, then how do I force it to return to Gnome 3?
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VLC Ati Radeon 6870 Ubuntu 12.04 image skewed flicker

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 6870 connected to my 40' Sharp TV. The video image is slightly jigged, like breaking a bit and slightly delayed. It just isn't smooth. The computer is very ...
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Which graphics driver AMD Radeon 6400M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers? Sorry if this has been answered before but after a lot of searching via Google and phoronix.com . I'm ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 : Random boot to black screen

My xubuntu 12.04 has worked flawlessly since install in September. However, lately I randomly have the following boot issue : The computer boots to grub, and after choosing xubuntu either boots ...
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How to render Minecraft on the GPU?

Hardware: Intel i7 AMD Radeon HD 6970 SSD with plenty of space 6 GB RAM Software OpenJDK 6, 7, and Oracle Java 7 (reproducible with all three) AMD Catalyst 12.8 and open source driver ...
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How to enable Gallium driver and remove radeon xorg driver, vesa,etc

How to remove radeon xorg driver, vesa etc. and enable de default Gallium driver?
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Radeon hd 5450 and kubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to quickly and thoroughly use a LiveCD to test for hardware incompatibility? I Wonder, Can Radeon HD 5450 handle Kubuntu 12.04 LTS? i would like to know before i ...
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Radeon HD 6290 terrible performance on a certified laptop [closed]

I bought Asus K53U laptop, which is Ubuntu certified with pre-installed 11.10. The graphic card is Radeon HD 6290 but 720p playback is terrible. Even page scrolling in Firefox is very laggy. ...
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CRT as 2nd monitor goes screwy after start up?

new install of 12.04 on an old dell with a radeon ATI RV516 video card with monitor out and s-video out. During boot up all is good. Both screens operate and look fine. Then just before the desktop ...
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What do the terminologies related to AMD graphics and Ubuntu mean? [closed]

I have an AMD Radeon HD 4850 graphics card, with the latest AMD Catalyst drivers installed.I would like to better understand how things work. What do the terminologies related to AMD graphics cards ...
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Is it possible to switch off The AMD ATI Radeon HD 7670M on the HP Envy 6?

I want to buy this laptop, but I have had issues with AMD Radeon in my previous laptop, and I want to be sure I can switch it off and use the internal intel HD4000
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How to turn off ATI Radeon HD 7730M (on Dell inspiron 7520)?

I'm new to Linux, and I've just installed Ubuntu on my Dell inspiron 15R Special Edition. The ATI Radeon HD 7730M is running by default, instead of the on-board intel HD Graphics 4000. I searched as ...
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Unable to switch to integrated GPU, using fglrx, Catalyst 12.6, Ubuntu 12.04

recently I installed proprietary drivers from ATI, but I am unable to switch to integrated GPU using console sudo amdconfig --px-igpu sudo restart lightdm i am able to log in, but then system ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Cannot remove fglrx

I want to use the open source Radeon driver for Ubuntu, but currently I'm using fglrx. So, I went ahead and purged fglrx using sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* and when I rebooted and ran sudo ...
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Can't run 1080p with Radeon 6870 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870 and a 1080p monitor that works fine in Windows, but in Ubuntu 12.04 with the ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX Driver (post-release updates) installed I can't select 1920x1080 as ...
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what is the status of AMD's Open Source 7000 series drivers?

I've seen announcements that AMD released open source drivers for the 7000 series of GPUs earlier this year, but not much since then. Are they in the kernel or are there plans to integrate them? If ...
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Open-source driver for AMD Radeon HD 6490M

I have HP ProBook 4530s laptop with AMD Radeon HD 6490M graphics card. After installing Ubuntu it runs on Intel Sandybridge graphics. The Ubuntu community page says: "By default Ubuntu will use the ...
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xorg-edgers PPA with llvmpipe breaks AMD APU system [closed]

I've read before where this had happened to another user with the same system... I was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Kernel 3.2.0.29 and decided to give xorg-edgers a try. I purged fglrx* and xorg* ...
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How to switch between Gfx cards on Macbook Pro 15" 8.2

I have a Macbook 15" Pro 8.2 Which apparently is supposed to be switchable between the GFX cards with vgaswitcheroo. But /sys/kernel/debug/ contains no switcheroo folder. syslog gives me this. [ ...
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Should I install the proprietary (Restricted) driver?

I have a Sony Vaio E series laptop with the AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M. Everything seems to be working fine, but ubuntu is telling me that I could install the restricted driver. My basic question is, what ...
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AMD/AMD GPU Switching

I have two GPU's in my laptop, both of which are AMD. Whenever I use the Catalyst Control Centre to change the GPU, nothing changes after reboot. In fact, when I do the fglrxinfo command the ...
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Which driver for ATI Radeon 9600 All-In-Wonder

I'm very new to Ubuntu and Linux for that matter, and wondering if anyone there found proper drivers for ATI Radeon 9600 All-In-Wonder. The system (Ubuntu 12.04) doesn't let me change screes ...
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ATI Radeon 4200 has graphics and performance issue; how to rectify?

I have a ATI Radeon 4200 graphics card. When ever I launch runescape the graphics tear and get shifted all over the place. Is there anything I can do to fix this? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Lowering GPU temperature on Radeon 6850 with open source driver

I read and tried this and it doesn't work for me! when I type echo "mid" > /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_profile I see what this value really changed (needs the chmod was applied before, ...
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Running Skyrim under separate x session?

I am trying to run Skyrim with wine under a separate x. It runs if I just launch it normally, but the performance is terrible so I'd like to try running it under a separate x to improve performance. ...
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ATI graphics problem

I am using HP Compaq 6735b laptop and it comes with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 Graphics card. I have recently installed 12.04 on it. Can someone tell me how will I know if the Graphics card is ...
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12.04 precise HDMI not working on ATI Radeon

This is precisely a 12.04 HDMI output problem, because it works for 11.10 - everything else are the same, only the OS version is different. The symptom is that on my HDMI output TV screen, it always ...
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Radeon HD5670 hangs after login

Thanks in advance for your advices. I installed, Ubuntu 12.04 today, on my PC with a Radeon hd5670 graphics card. The first error I encountered, (just like the first time Unity came out - after witch ...