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Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Macbook 17"

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a 17" macbook pro and running into some issues that I believe are related to the video card (Radeon HD 6700M). The steps took are: I download the 13.04 ...
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No webGL in Chromium for Radeon Xpress 1250 (RS600M) in Raring

Before I say anything else, here's my lspci response: $ lspci | grep 'VGA' 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS600M [Radeon Xpress 1250] I'm running ...
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HD5450 “This driver is actived but currently not in use”

I don't understand why I can't find the answer to the simple question of how to get a driver status changed from "Activated but currently not in use" to in use. Install directions are not what I am ...
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Lightdm doesn't load on boot

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and since yesterday lightdm doesn't load on boot. Ubuntu loads normally but there is no UI just this cursor _ blinking. I tried in console(Ctrl + Alt + F4):sudo service ...
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Overheating laptop dual Ati GPU HD4200 and discrete HD5400

I've a laptop which until now I'm using free Radeon drivers. Now I'm thinking to switch to the proprietary Ati drivers due its cooler temperature. But I'm not sure what to do. My laptop has two ...
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unity hangs after installing AMD Catalyst™ 13.6 LINUX Beta Driver

I'm trying to install the video driver for my Toshiba Satellite L725D-A7280. lspci -nnk | grep -iEA3 "(vga)" gives: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI ...
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Proprietary drivers ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.04 don't work

I have a HP dv7 Pavillion with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. The AMD is a Radeon HD 6370m, totally supported by AMD. I want to run with proprietary drivers to properly play games. I've already rigorously ...
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Fan twirling because of CPU high performance [duplicate]

I've downloaded Kubuntu recently and installed it on my laptop. After installation, I installed my graphic card driver(ATI Radeon HD) which made my laptop's fan quieter. This also caused that my ...
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VGA Controller is Intel's but graphic card is AMD/ATI, and 3d acceleration is not supported [duplicate]

I typed lspci -nn in the Terminal. And this is what it says : 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller [8086:0154] (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ...
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Graphical interface (UI) wont load on ubuntu 12.04 after install

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box. I cannot get the graphical interface to load only the terminal. The terminal comes up and i login but it stays on the terminal. I have tried the ...
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How to change the graphics card driver via terminal?

I recently tried changing the driver for my Asus Radeon HD 7870 to the proprietary one (a friend told me it was much faster), however that seems to have killed my install of Ubuntu. Now whenever I ...
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Display larger than my external screen

I seem to have this problem every time I install Ubuntu. I have a Panasonic Viera Plasma 50" and the display area on it is always cropped I have tried all kinds of configurations with the terminal ...
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How do I install Catalyst drivers for ATI Mobillity Radeon X1400 in 12.04?

I'm trying to install drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 for my ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 and haven't worked out how to yet. I'm not new to Ubuntu but now that I want to play TF2 on it I need Catalyst. Can ...
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(FIXED) Radeon HD 3870 driver installation issue on “Ubuntu 12.04 precise”

Radeon HD 3870 driver installation issue on "Ubuntu 12.04 precise": EDIT Fixed by using the makson96/fglrx repository method, according to the latest answer given here by user named Zuul or roby. All ...
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extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”, raden, 12.04 KDE

At some point my OpenGL stopped working in Kubuntu 12.04. "glxinfo" reports Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". I know it worked previously since I was using before, even developing for it, ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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AMD different ways to install drivers

I do not want to know how to install drivers but what the differences between 2 ways and which one is better. building deb files from *.run file sudo sh*.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/precise installing ...
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Compiz/Unity broken with ATI Radeon HD6670 Ubuntu 13.04 after reboot

I have had my display working correctly on a new machine (Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit, ATI Radeon HD6670) for the last 3 weeks using the proprietary driver downloaded from the ATI website. Yesterday, I ...
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ATI Radeon 9200 Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my old computer and it worked alright until I installed Ubuntu 12.10. I tried updating to 13.04 to see if this fixed it, but unfortunately it didn't, Does ...
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3d support on AMD Radeon HD 7800M series video card with 3 displays (Dell M6700)

On my Dell M6700 laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7870M video card I am unable to get 3d support with 3 displays on Ubuntu 12.04.02 (LTS) With the open source Radeon Driver I can get 3 displays working ...
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ATI Radeon XPress 1200 Graphics Card Driver Install Problems

I've got an ATI Radeon XPress 1200 Graphics Card, and the default driver isn't cutting it. I downloaded the proprietary driver .run file ("ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run") from AMD, and tried ...
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How do I improve GUI performance on AMD E2-3200 APU?

I have an AMD E2-3200 APU (integrated Radeon GPU in CPU), running Ubuntu 12.10 (generic Ubuntu image, Linux 3.5 kernel). My ubuntu works too slow on GUI related process. I wonder what is the best to ...
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Support for AMD Mobility Radeon hd 2xxx-4xxx in the near future? [duplicate]

I am currently running a laptop with ubuntu 12.10 installed and a mobility radeon hd 4650 graphics card. From what I was able to find out, it seems AMD as officially removed the support on any ...
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How to install my ATI graphic card?

my laptop has a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, and I've tried many ways to install the drivers but nothing has worked for me, how can I do it? Also, I'm not sure why but when I put 'lspci -vvnn | grep ...
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Ubuntu version for ATI Radeon 9200 video card

What is the highest version of Ubuntu that I can install in my Pentium 4 laptop with an ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9200 video card? I tried to install 13.04 but I couldn't start the GUI. I read that there ...
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no sound via HDMI using Xubuntu 13.04 32 bit AMD mesa 9.2

This question has perhaps been asked before but no clear solution seems to exist for me. I have a Radeon 6850 connected to my screen via HDMI. The picture is fine but I get no sound at all, not even ...
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3840x2160 resolution with Radeon HD 7870 not working

I just got a Seiki 4k monitor. I am trying to get it to run at full resolution but so far no luck. It defaults to 1080i 60hz. This review says it works by adding a mode with xrandr but he is using ...
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Radeon HD mobility driver 13.1 Install [duplicate]

Looking to install the Radeon HD mobility driver 13.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 Looking to install this driver: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/legacy/Pages/legacy-radeon_linux.aspx Is it the same ...
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Can r600g drive 3D displays?

Can open-source Radeon (r600g) driver output stereoscopic image to displays that support it? Is it not mentioned in Radeon feature matrix (currently down, archive link) and I couldn't find any info ...
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Problem with AMD HD 8xxx Series graphics card

I bought a Dell inspiron 17R 5721 it has 2 graphics cards, an Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 and a AMD Radeon HD 8730M. Intel's card (on board) works just fine after doing what it says in this article. ...
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How can I use an ATI Radeon HD 6450 on Ubuntu 13.04?

Basically, I get a orange/purple/black flickering screen when I try to boot Ubuntu 13.04 with my AMD Radeon HD 6450 without the proprietary drivers, but cannot install the driver from the website ...
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vgaswitcheroo on macbook 8,2: blank screen while switching from DIS to IGD

I followed this how-to to get vgaswitcheroo working on my macbook 8,2: How to switch between Gfx cards on Macbook Pro 15" 8.2 I can boot directly from refind (bypassing grub); and I get X ...
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Propertiary driver ATI Mobility radeon HD2600

I have got Ati Mobility radeon ,open source driver and Gallium 0.4 on RV 630. This open source driver is not powerful. I downloaded driver from AMD web page and at the beginning of the installation I ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6470 Graphics card driver and prevent the low graphics situation after restart? [duplicate]

I have Dell N4050 laptop with AMD HD 6470 Graphics card. I'm new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit desktop version. I tried to install AMD Graphics driver but each time i restart, The same ...
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S-video problems Xubuntu 13.04

I installed for the first time Linux and it's a great move for me. Xubuntu came out of the box with almost everything working perfectly. I have a problem though, when I try to see the image from the ...
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How to Install VGA(ati - radeon 9200 se) for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

pleas help to install my VGA i downloaded my driver and when I want to install it , i see this error: sh ati-driver-installer-8.28.8.run Creating directory fglrx-install Verifying archive ...
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black screen on boot (DVI) - Radeon 9550/9600/X1050 Series - Lubuntu 13.04

I get no signal after boot, yet when I hit the reset button the boot screen shows. What could be the problem? thanks monitor: lg flatron W2246T ps: this is no duplicate as I get no black screen ...
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Problems with my graphiccard Radeon HD 7770

I have a lot of problems with my Radeon HD 7770. I'm using the xorg-driver but my system runs slow anyways. Also I have a lot of graphical artifacts like black borders and stuff like that. Thats ...
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AMD switchable graphics: integrated outperforms dedicated

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony VAIO E14 laptop. I have a AMD switchable GPU Radeon HD 7600M / Intel HD 4000 card. The AMD Catalyst 13.4 driver is installed: On integrated (IGPU): fglrxinfo ...
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Why does the AMD Proprietary graphics driver not support old cards?

I've got a rather old notebook with an AMD ATI 3200 graphics card inside. Now I use XUbuntu 13.04 on it and found out that there is no support for this chipset anymore, due to some X.org conflicts. ...
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AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD 7640g

I have installed many versions of Linux lately, trying to free myself from windows, I have played with Linux over that past few years, but I was into gaming, and until recently couldn't fully commit ...
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installing ati radeon hd driver on ubuntu 13.04

I have a hp Probook 4520s with AMD ATI Radeon Graphic HD 530v graphic card . when I installed ubuntu 13.04 it recognized a graphic card named : Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV710 and it's working fine , my ...
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ATI card (Radeon HD 5850) forced screensaver settings

I just installed an ATI graphics (Radeon HD 5850) to my desktop swapping my nVidia GTS250. I noticed it turns off the output if idle for 2 minutes, Even if I was running a video! unless the ...
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How to use ubuntu 13.04 with ATI RV635 [Mobility Radeon HD 3650] graphics card?

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 on a laptop running an ATI RV635 [Mobility Radeon HD 3650] graphics card. After the update the screen was garbled. If I get into ubuntu via the ubuntu recovery ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not boot after I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't boot up after I upgrade from 12.10. I have tried to edit the grub (nomodeset), but it still doesn't work. I have a HP Pavilion dv6-2153eo PC and a ATI Radeon graphics card.
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Install driver ATI RADEON 6230

I had installed Ubuntu 12.10, but wanted to try 12.04, then after the installation finished I not had Unity 3D... So I remembered that when I ran 12.10, in Additional Drivers had something like ...
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How to install a program ending in “.run” using terminal [duplicate]

I am following How to Install AMD ATI Radeon Graphics HD 6770M on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit but at step no 5. i don't know how to do it 5 - Install Catalyst driver, type the following commands on terminal: ...
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Ubuntu raring 13.04 x64 AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M fglrx issue

I finished install my fresh Ubuntu 13.04 x64 and would like install fglrx (ATI driver). But, I tried install the new AMD proprietary 13.4 and got a low graphics mode after reboot. When I install both ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 will not boot from Live CD

When I try to boot up Ubuntu 13.04 from a live cd be I send to the normal boot (Windows 8 ) This is what I got after I run the repair-boot dvd: http://paste2.org/cj0K8pbF I have a HP Pavilion ...
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No audio via HDMI on Radeon HD 7570 (ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, & 12.04)

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, I have only been using it for ~2.5 months. Is there any way to fix the HDMI Audio, besides the proprietary drivers? If I need to report it as a bug where would be my best ...