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Monitor shows “out of range” message

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 and everything was fine until today. I've tried to run a windows game trough wine, the game started but crashed back to the desktop and after that the screen resolution went to ...
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What can I do about the fglrx driver interfering with jackd?

The jack-audio-connection-kit needs to run in realtime mode and my system is configured accordingly. I'm using the fglxr driver. With Unity-2d everything is fine. With Unity-3d, jack-clients ...
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Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04

I already posted a question before but I didn't really get any advice/help. I'll be a bit more brief/general in hope it'll help. I have an MSI HD 7850 with the Catalyst 12.4 drivers installed. I've ...
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Does anyone use 12.04 with HD 6950?

Back when I first tried to switch from Windows to Ubuntu (6-7 months ago) I had several graphics related problems. The VGA was overheating, graphic glitches, video playing issues, slow/choppy window ...
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No xorg.conf and cannot detect ati Radeon 9600 Pro video card 12.04

I have previously change xorg.conf files to adjust my screen location, but I am stuck with 800x600 or 1024x800 and no other resolutions lspci | grep vga detects the card but I do not get the ...
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HDMI Audio stops after TV turned off

After the 12.04 Update my HDMI audio stops working anytime I turn off my 2nd monitor(plasma TV). Graphics card is a Radeon 6800 which has DVI out to 1st monitor, HDMI out to receiver which the TV gets ...
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Will Ubuntu 12.04's proprietary AMD/ATI driver be updated to 12.5, 12.6, etc. once released?

I've decided to install the proprietary AMD/ATI driver in Ubuntu 12.04 repo, but before I do so, I'd like to know: Will Ubuntu 12.04's proprietary AMD/ATI driver be updated to 12.5, 12.6, etc. once ...
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AMD/ATI drivers from website vs. proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 Repos?

I have 2 questions regarding to different AMD Radeon drivers: What is the difference between the 3? AMD/ATI Driver ( 12.04 Repo ) AMD/ATI Driver, Post release update ( 12.04 Repo ) AMD/ATI Driver ...
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Screen tearing (very noticable during video playback) with HD3000 AND HD Radeon 6630m

I did not have this issue with Ubuntu 11.10. Well, to be clear, I did, but it was easily remedied with compiz workarounds. I have tried both the propriety and open source ati drivers, and the intel ...
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Multi Desktop with Ubuntu 10.04 and the Catalyst Control Center

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my laptop, with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670. I would like to connect this to an external monitor and use multiple desktops, as opposed to a single extended desktop. ...
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Screen turn off/crazy when I adjust my screen brightness continuously on a Dell Studio 1558

I have a Dell Studio 1558, With a Mobility Radeon HD 4500/5100 Series on Unity 2D. After a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04, I rebooted and logged in to my Ubuntu.The screen was too bright, So I press ...
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Ati Radeon HD 3200 Graphics driver - Installation Problem

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 x86 and I am trying to install the proprietary driver for my "Radeon HD 3200 Graphics" video card. I know that there are already many threads about this ...
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The dual-monitor settings ignored when using XFCE [duplicate]

I have two monitors and a ATI Radeon 5750 video adapter. Using ATI's catalyst control center I am able to configure the displays so that the desktop spans over the two monitors. The multi-desktop ...
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Screen goes blank/corrupted/garbled when pressed brightness buttons on dell inspiron 14r in 13.04

When i press brightness key little faster the screen turns black(when graphic driver is not installed) or corrupted(when ati driver is used) and i have to forcefully restart again.This happens even ...
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install ubuntu 12.04 with ati hd radeon 6850

The problem is that I can't even run installation, seems that the monitor isn't connected to PC. I can't see anything, just black screen. I had almost the same problem with Ubuntu 11.10 (couldn't ...
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How to solve a split display using a Radeon HD Graphic card?

I am trying to install a new graphics card on my system and the screen comes up flashing, with the screen split in the middle. The left edge of the screen meets the right edge of the screen in the ...
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after new install 12.04 black screen with blinking cursor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed 12.04 and I got after boot black screen.Next I started in filesafe mode but filesafeX ...
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Newly installed 12.04 on Radeon or NVIDIA type of gfx card?

I use a Nvidia Quadro NVS 290/PCIe/SSE2 at work with dual monitor setup. Since 11.10 things has gone downwards with performance. But now with 12.04 performance is even worse, and I can agree that the ...
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How to enable Unity 3D support in 12.04 using open-source drivers for RadeonHD cards?

As the title says I can't enable the Unity 3D support when I'm using open-source drivers (xorg-edgers). I have an xfx Radeon HD 6950 by the way. If I install the proprietary 12.3 drivers from AMD it ...
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How can I use two video cards to power three screens?

I have two Radeon 6450 graphics cards in my computer, with three screens. Only the screens plugged into the first graphics card are recognized and configurable in the displays setting panel. How can ...
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Can my Radeon X1600 graphics card run 3d games on 11.10

I have a PC with Ubuntu 11.10 and an Intel core2 duo processor. I love Ubuntu but have one big issue,which is in my question. My Radeon X1600 graphics card wont run any form of 3d, games,unity ...
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Black screen after installing Ubuntu 11.10 on new pc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? After installing Ubuntu on my fresh desktop, the Ubuntu loading screen shortly appears and then I ...
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How to set power_profile at boot

So when I log on, I go to a terminal and type echo "mid" | sudo tee /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_profile which means my laptop works without the fan being constantly ON. It would be great it ...
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No display on boot with Radeon HD6620G [duplicate]

I have an HP laptop with a Radeon HD6620G. When I try to boot the live CD for 11.10, I just get a black screen. I know Ubuntu's loading, because I can hear the startup sound. Any ideas?
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Wrong memory info for ATI Radeon video card with `lspci -v` command?

Could someone help me read this information better, I am suspicious of this line: Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M] My video card is supposed to have 1GB of memory, however I'm ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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Dual monitor setup on 11.10 without Xinerama AMD/ATI prop. drivers series Radeon 9800

I noticed that using ATI/AMD Radeon 9800 series card and enabling dual monitors with Xinerama, video 3D acceleration doesn't work any more. So I disabled Xinerama and 3D acceleration is back. However, ...
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Thermal Management Issue HP DV7

Computer: HP DV7 6b73nr I've been having issues with my computer running hot on Ubuntu and other distros. When I'm doing nothing, it's running 140-150 F (60-66 C). Running top shows that there ...
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Blank screen but can still hear sounds?

CPU: AMD K14 Ram: 4.00 GB DDR3 @ 671MHz (9-9-9-24) Motherboard: Quanta 2AC7 (CPU 1) Graphics: HP Omni 120 (1600x900@60Hz) AMD Radeon HD 6320 Graphics I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 inside ...
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Install Catalyst 12.1 Driver makes system Slower

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite T135D with GPU Radeon Mobility HD 3200 I've installed latest driver catalyst from AMD and why the graphics performance of my laptop become slower than previous? My step ...
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System info showing VESA even after installing the officical AMD drivers [closed]

I've installed the AMD Catalyst drivers on 11.10 but still the System Info window shows VESA. Is it still using the generic VESA drivers or is it just a bug ??
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Yellow screen freeze with Radeon HD 5450 running Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

This is my PC Configuration: Core 2 Duo E4500 2 GB DDR2 Intel DG41RQ (GMA x4500) WD 500 GB HDD 400W PSU AMD Radeon HD 5450 Yesterday I installed a Radeon HD 5450 card and I have installed the ...
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blurry screen and fonts after installation

The problem is my screen is not as sharp as I would like, the fonts are greyish and the whole thing is quite literally giving me a headache when I have been looking at it for a while. My machine has ...
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Error 'aticonfig: No supported adapters detected' while installing AMD Catalyst

I have Thinkpad E520 with two graphic cards: Intel and ATI Radeon 6630M. I am using Ubuntu 10.4 and laptop's internal display runs only on 1024x. I cannot use external displays (they are not ...
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Unable to run apps requiring OpenGL support

Recently upgraded my onboard Nvidea graphics chip with an ATI Radeon Sapphire X800XL PCIe graphics card. Ever since I am unable to run Stellarium. I get the error "This system does not support ...
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can u help me to make work my amd radeon hd 6470 or a solution in my Dell inspiron N5110?

well..............i have a radeon HD 6470 in my laptop(inspiron N5110) and the trouble is that i cant make work my VGA properly, also there is a continuous increase in the temperature of the VGA and ...
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Iis the 'radeon' open-source driver (not fglrx) able to produce sound through HDMI in 11.10 (x64)?

Just wanted to know if the open drivers provided for the Radeon graphics card --specifically the Juniper Radeon HD 5700 card -- are able to send sound through HDMI. I'm not able to do that, but I'm ...
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How do I turn off the Radeon GPU ono my HP Pavilion DM4?

I have a HP DM4 Beats Edition running Ubuntu 11.10. The HP Pavillion runs on-board Intel graphics as well as Radeon GPU. From what I have read it appears that the Radeon GPU is draining my battery ...
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How do I get ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450 + Integrated Intel HD to work?

I have a HP TouchSmart tm2150es with hybrid graphics (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450 + Integrated Intel HD). It comes shipped with W7 Home Premium 64 bits. It has an Insyde BIOS. I have certain ...
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11.10 very slow with Radeon HD 4290 onboard

I just changed to Ubuntu 11.10 and I have had a painful experience trying to configure the onboard VGA. I read a lot of articles here and in the web, looked everywhere, but I didn find a fix for it. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Intel/AMD Radeon HD5650

Well just wanted to check and see if anyone knows the future for this combo? Got a laptop atm that runs Win7, but i wanna convert to Ubuntu if possible. It got the built in Intel gfx aswell as the ...
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Radeon 9200 and Unity problems after adding xorg-edgers PPA

I though that doing: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade It will fix my really SLOW interface using Unity in Oneiric... Now, where I found this ...
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Gnome3 shell video corruption with ATI Radeon HD 4850 on 11.10 Oneiric

I have a problem similar to what's been mentioned in a few other questions, namely: Ati incompatible with Gnome-shell? Gnome Shell Glitched Top Bar Ubuntu 11.10 I have read a number of other ...
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Switched from nVidia to Radeon GPU. Now my screen is all garbled. How do I install the driver?

I found this page, but it doesn't seem to address actually installing anything, just configuration and whether you can use some unmentioned tool or not. I tried doing a software update, the hardware ...
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AMD Radeon HD 5650M

Ok, so I've got the 5650 as a discrete gpu and integrated 4200. The problem is that I cant switch to 5650. fglrxinfo shows that 4200 is on, but aticonfig -px-list shows that Discrete GPU is active. ...
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dual display breaks unity

I find that most of the time, when I plug in my Dell 19" monitor with an HDMI lead, unity can't decide on the configuration; it will switch between different resolutions, and setups every 2-30 ...
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Max VRAM supported by open source ATI radeon

I have an ATI HD6370 with dedicated 1G running on Ubuntu 11.10. Following is the output from dmesg sourajit@sourajit:/etc/X11$ sudo dmesg | grep drm [ 5.149765] [drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 ...
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Hybrid graphics Intel/Radeon HD 6630M

I bought a Dell Vostro 3450 with hybrid GPU and I don't know how to configure properly, I think the fan is running at full speed, also I'm really new in this OS, so I would appreciate all the help you ...
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Slow GUI performance using a Radeon HD5770

I'm fresh Ubuntu user. My PC is pretty fast (Phenom x4 3.6GHz/HD5770/4GB RAM) so i was very disappointed when firstly saw how laggy is the interface - lags when I try to move any window. I think my ...
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Power saving with free Radeon (ATI) driver

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 without the proprietary driver for ATI video cards and I like very much the performance. My only need is activate power saving when I use the laptop with the battery. Thanks