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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 ...
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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