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HP Probook 4530s overheating problem (ati/radeon)

Well, this is a painful topic, because I see, that graphic card developers don't want to support Linux environment with their drivers. I have HP Probook i5-2430M CPU, ATI Radeon HD 6490M/ Intel HD ...
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Need help to find/install up to date ATI drivers for kernel 3.5+

GPU: Radeon HD 5450 Distro: Ubuntu 12.10 Attempting to go to the AMD website and filling out the relevant information gives me this, however these drivers are incompatible with kernel 3.7 and when ...
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radeon mobility hd 6620g hdmi sound output not working

Output from lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h Processor Root Complex 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI BeaverCreek [Mobility ...
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Does the latest Ubuntu 12.10 security update break graphics drivers? [closed]

I downloaded and ran the 12.10 live cd (today, 1/29/13) and it ran fine, and installed just fine as well. However after installing I let the system update the essential/security updates and now the ...
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Ubuntu showing only 256mb of vram when it should be 1GB [duplicate]

I'm having serious problems with my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 (1024mb VRAM). I tried using the "official" proprietary ATI drivers, they bug out the screen and the video card is not even recognized. ...
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Display issues after running latest updates for Ubuntu 12.10

I have Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit on a dual boot with Windows 7 64-bit and installed updates over the past Friday. Saturday when I booted up, the login screen had major graphical issues where it looks like ...
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amd radeon stuck on boot

I recently tried installing Ubuntu, but it got stuck on the bootscreen with the purple dots. I pressed the ESC key for more info on where it hangs, and apparently it's with my graphics card (AMD ...
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MD Radeon HD 7730M (Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition)

I cannot find the drivers for AMD Radeon HD 7730M(Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition) on the AMD website! can someone please send me the link to download any open source drivers if available? Also the ...
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Brightness controls are not working in sony vaio with amd radeon hd 7650

I have a Sony Vaio SVE15116EN with AMD Radeon HD 7650 graphics card. I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10. My brightness controls are not working but sound controls are working fine. I have also tried ...
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How to install an ATI 3650 video driver on 12.10?

I have a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 x86_64 installation but I can't find a way to install a specific video driver for the ATI 3650 video board. Can't find restricted drivers in Unity and the AMD ATI legacy ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: ReverseDDC is not working correctly

When I enter: man radeon I get the output: Option "ReverseDDC" "boolean" When BIOS connector informations aren't available, use this option to reverse the mapping of the 2 main DDC ports. Use this if ...
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12.10 NB=AMD690G GFX=ATI-X1250 graphics driver problem [closed]

I used to have a discrete graphics card, but then I decided to rely on the integrated graphics chip to decrease power consumption as I only use the computer for browsing/thunderbird/torrent/HD clips. ...
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Temperature and other statistics from Radeon Open Source Drivers?

How can I see GPU % usage, temperature, fan speed, etc, with Radeon Open Source Drivers?
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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Is there any driver available for Radeon XPRESS 200(M)?

I have a problem with my graphic card Radeon XPRESS 200(M) on Ubuntu 12.10. As far as I know, there isn't any driver which would support this card any more. So I will appreciate if any of you can ...
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Correct drivers for AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M

So, I have a Sony Vaio sve15118fg running Ubuntu 12.10 which comes with an AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M graphics chip. This was all working fine until some updates (note sure what they were) came through, ...
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How to get back my proper display driver settings after (wrongly) installing AMD Catalyst Control Center?

After having this problem, and following this answer, I have installed AMD Catalyst Control Center (fglrx-amdcccle) and after reboot my display was all wrong, stuck to 1280x1024. I have un-installed ...
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CATIA v5 under wine, screen flickers

I'm a fairly novice Ubuntu user and this is the first time I use this website. Currently I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 dual-boot (together with Windows 7) installation on my Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop ...
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Can't upgrade to ubuntu 12.10 - Radeon 7470M issue

Firstly : Happy new year ! I have a HP DM4-3060ef and it works great with Ubuntu 12.04. I'd like to use 12.10 for different reasons (its a little bit faster and I like webApps - even in a developer ...
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Backlight strobe on resume - Ubuntu 12.10

I've just set up Ubuntu 12.10 on my Gateway NV53 and so far I'm loving it. I've used Ubuntu in the past, mostly as a system rescue disk, but I've got a couple of servers running it, so I'm no stranger ...
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How do I disable the discrete graphics and force the use of my integrated Intel HD graphics on an HP Envy 15t-3200?

I have been trying to blacklist my open source AMD Radeon driver so that my system will use only the Intel HD 4000 Ivy bridge graphics. What is the proper procedure? I am using xserver-xorg-video-ati, ...
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How to edit Kernel parameters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a boot parameter? I'm using an Acer Aspire one 722 with Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bit). I've been having problems with getting audio to play over HDMI and after ...
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Microsoft Ergonomic 7000 keyboard + mouse lag

I recently bought a new Microsoft Ergonomic 7000 keyboard. I started to use it with my Ubuntu 12.04 and it lags all the time. I try to be more specific: Even on a minor CPU usage the mouse lags. By ...
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Fglrx AMD Catalyst 12.6 doesn't compile in Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit or 32 bit)

Ubuntu won't compile the AMD Catalyst driver package 12.6 from the AMD website. After package creation and during installation I see in /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/8.970/build/make.log there is an error ...
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How to get bearable 2D and 3D performance on AMD Radeon HD 6950?

I have had an AMD Radeon HD 6950 (i.e., Cayman series) for a couple years now, and I have tried a lot of combinations of drivers and settings with terrible results. I'm completely at a loss as to how ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and AMD 12.11 Beta Driver

I'm using a Quantal AMDx64 install and a XFX Radeon HD5850 video card. I first enabled restricted drivers through additional drivers, but it resulted in breaking Unity and Compiz (I can only see my ...
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Additional drivers page shows nothing at all. (Not an nVidia problem) [closed]

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 because before the additional drivers page showed absolutely nothing. During the new install, I made sure to click install 3rd party software (I hadn't clicked this ...
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Installing Ati Radeon Proprietary drivers 9.3 [closed]

ok. I'm sorry for all of the edits, but upon further research I have decided to completely overhaul how I am asking my question and what I am asking. Thank @StephenMyall for making me see some sense, ...
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High temperature in a AMD Radeon HD4000/3000 series after upgrade

I was running 12.04 with Unity 3D for 6 months; my laptop ran almost silently and cool enough to hold on my lap with ~4 hours of battery life. I updated to 12.10 and switched to the Gnome 3 Shell. Now ...
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Black Screen after 12.04 Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) on a new Windows 8 Sony laptop that I have bought recently. ...
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colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted

Colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted. When I start Ubuntu 12.04 its just fine, but sometimes after some time the colors get inverted. I use a 40" lcd-tv as a monitor, and if I cahnge the ...
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Upgrading Graphics Card (from ATI to nVidia). How to do it properly?

I am thinking of upgrading my old ATI/AMD Radeon 4870 to nVidia (610 or 620, maybe 630). I am not playing games. I like Compiz effects though. I use ubuntu 12.10. Anyway, I would like to ask how to ...
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Old Fglrx Driver - AMD Radeon HD 3200 - ubuntu won't start

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit for about 2 weeks now and I installed the latest Fglrx driver (Graphics Card- AMD HD 3200, PC- Acer Aspire 5336, 4GB RAM, 500GB Harddrive). The problem is that ...
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No sound after video card replaced (AMD Radeon HD 7770)

Issue: no sound System: Dual boot Windows 7 (sda) Ubuntu 12.04 (sdb) 2 harddrives Dell XPS 730 Video card: AMD Radeo HD 7770 Diamond Multimedia Sound card: Creative Labs SB X-Fi Additional ...
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Problems with AMD driver for ATI Radeon HD 3870

For some reason after installing the drivers for the video card ATI Radeon HD 3870, start lags. Slows scrolling, sometimes flash player and games. I'm tired. At first it was all in 12.04, and recently ...
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Unity does not load when selecting Xorg open source radeon driver

When I select the X.org Radeon open source driver, Unity does not load. However, when I select the Proprietary AMD Driver from the official Ubuntu repository, Unity does load. Why is Unity doing this? ...
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Problem with the AMD drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After installing the driver for the video card ATI Radeon HD 3870, I can not run Ubuntu (just a purple screen and all). Tried to go to recovery mode as root and write "apt-get purge fglrx*", but ...
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Unity window effects/animations very slow on Ubuntu 12.10 with Radeon HD 6770 (3 monitors)

I've installed 12.10 with the proprietary Radeon drivers and am spanning a desktop across three monitors: $ dpkg -l fg* Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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Triple-display setup using AMD drivers

I am currently running a dual display setup with nVidia 8800GTS video card, on a Ubuntu 12.10 box. The current setup uses nVidia TwinView to render the image on a 1920x1200 display and 1600x1200 one. ...
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Crash when booting system error no wubildr

erorr no wubildr then boot with red pix-elated screen after i log in it freezes and lines of code pop up. I think it may be a hex dump. what do I do? I have a fx 4100 and a radeon 6670 graphics card.
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Splice gives blank screen on startup

I just installed splice from the humble bundle, and I get a blank screen on startup. I can hear the audio, and if I move my mouse around, I can hear the menu items or something changing. I have an ...
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HDMI not detected Ubuntu 12.10 - ATI Radeon HD 6670

Brand new to Linux, so help a young blood out :-) (I'm a novice/hobby programmer, but completely new to Linux command syntax, etc) Brand new everything Rig. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu ...
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hdmi audio works only with aplay -D alsa test wavs; open source radeon drivers; kernel 3.5 vgaswitcheroo

I've trolled the internets to make hdmi work on my system Ubuntu 12.04. software center kernel 3.5 uname: Linux ubuntu 3.5.0-18-generic #29~precise1-Ubuntu SMP...x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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How can I get back my desktop? the left and top panels [closed]

I installed the Ubuntu 12.10 and the driver for ATI Radeon HD 4330 (AMD Catalyst™ 12.6 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver) and the latest updates. After the restart now I can see only the desktop ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit support the AMD Radeon HD 6790 video card?

Quick question: Does Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04.1 64 bit support the AMD Radeon HD 6790 video card? I tried checking Ubuntu's hardware support wiki information but it hasn't been updated since July 2011 - ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & 12.04.1 LTS mouse freezing (Saitek Cyborg R.A.T.5 Mouse)

I've figured it out: it's the Cyborg mouse. I'll be looking through the questions as I remember seeing something about this. I'm getting a similar issue to this fellow: Ubuntu 11.04 randomly freezes ...
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VESA:M92 standard, but ati driver installed? (12.04 LTS)

I have a Dell studio 1555 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500, and I have installed the proprietary driver but when I go to settings>details>graphics, ubuntu tells me the driver is VESA:M92, ...
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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 ...