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Ubuntu 11.10 and Mobility radeon HD 4570, 512MB can't find working drivers

i'm pretty new to Linux and my new problem is ATI drivers. When i installed Ubuntu then i had black screen issue with the blinking in left upper corner, fixed it with F6 and set the "nolapic" mode, ...
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How can I enable switchable graphics in my Lenovo G770 laptop?

Previously I asked about the same problem in Ubuntu 11.04 with messed up drivers, but now I completely reinstalled system and updated it to latest 11.10. Last time, I tried using various drivers for ...
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Dell with Intel SandyBridge and HD Radeon 6470M

I got a new Dell Inspiron 15R and I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that when I'm using my computer, after 20 minutes or something, my screen starts to flash and flick a lot. ...
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Acer AO722 flickering screen

The screen on my Acer Aspire One netbook (AO722) flickers for a few minutes when Ubuntu awakens the screen after a period of inactivity. I am pretty sure this is not a hardware issue, as I never see ...
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AVI playback terrible - Ubuntu 11.10 on a old Thinkpad T42

When playing standard definition AVI files in VLC (and other media players) on my old Thinkpad T42 in Ubuntu 11.10, the playback is terrible: it's kinda slow and choppy - borderline unwatchable. ...
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Resume after suspend leaves glitches using Radeon driver and 11.10. What is a better way of fixing than using 'unity --replace'?

I am using Ubuntu Oneiric and have kept fully up-to-date with updates. My GPU is a Radeon HD6970, for which I am using the open-source Radeon drivers. The only change I have made to the 'default ...
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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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Multimonitor on AMD Catalyst and 11.10 feels slowish

I have an AMD X6 desktop with plenty of RAM and a dual LG monitors driven by a Radeon HD 5830. The monitors are on DVI ports. AMD Catalyst Version 11.11. Tear free is on. Sync to V-black in ccsm, is ...
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Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core

I bought a new laptop with Amd A8 quadcore processor. It has duel graphics with an on board Ati Radeon HD6470M card and H6620G After a lot of effort I managed to install 11.10 by using F6 nomodeset. ...
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Is it safe to remove all radeon packages? [closed]

I am not able to boot Ubuntu 10.11 due to a Radeon card driver problem I have read nearly everything on the web now. My idea is to get into Ubuntu at least and then download the latest driver. I have ...
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Start Problem with Radeon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core Trying to boot on new amd A8 laptop running ati Radeon card a 6470. The ...
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Purple Screen then Black Screen while Booting from CD or Windows Install

Whenever I try to run Ubuntu from my internal CD drive, I see this screen minus the Ubuntu Text: Then the screen goes black, not even the internal light stays on. Sometimes it restarts itself, ...
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Start Problem with Radeon card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core I have been slowly trying to get an installation finished. After a lot of ...
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Getting WebGL to work on Toshiba Satellite L30-11G

I have a Ubuntu 11.10 on Toshiba Satellite L30-11G with Radeon Xpress 200M graphics card. Is it possible for me to get WebGL enabled on Chrome and if it is; how? http://get.webgl.org/ says Hmm. ...
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Does radeon xvideo acceleration still work in 11.10? [closed]

I have a Thinkpad T42 with an ATI Radeon Mobility 7500 graphics chip (RV200 chipset), which is supported by the open radeon driver. Under 11.04 vlc is happy to play back HD video at an excellent ...
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ATI/AMD Radeon driver through jockey results in error

I am not trying to waste the resource of askubuntu. I've tried a lot of methods shown online, but i still can't this done. I 'have installed ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop. I have both Intel 3000 HD ...
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Does Ubuntu support Radeon HD 6750M or 6490M?

Looking at a Samsung Series 7 laptop.. Anyone know if Ubuntu supports AMD Radeon HD 6490M or 6750M?
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how to switch back to ATI card after using switcheroo?

I have been using switcheroo to turn off my ATI Radeon HD5650 using the switch: echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch This has worked perfectly. I've added it to /etc/rc.local. The ...
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I can not install drivers for ATI Radeon HD 6770

I can not install drivers for ATI Radeon HD 6770. Here comes the message: Sorry, this driver installation failed. Please refer to the log file for more information: / var / log / jockey.log From ...
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Problem with Radeon HD 6870 on Ubuntu 11.10

Hello I got the Radeon HD 6870 on my new computer and I install Ubuntu 11.10, the problem is that when I installed the AMD Catalyst 11.11 and I play a 1080p video isn't as smooth as I hope to be, ...
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I can't enable extra effects in Ubuntu 10.10. Please help? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 alongside Ubuntu 11.10 to use an older version of Compiz. On Ubuntu 11.10, Compiz was enabled by default and I didn't need to use any graphics driver to enjoy the effects. All ...
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How do I set the resolution with a Diamond ATI Radeon 9550?

I have ATI Radeon 9550 card, with the open drivers. In the display properties my screen is not detected,shows UNKNOWN,and don't have 1152x864 which is best for me. How can i enable it?
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Can't boot after compiling 3.1 kernel, can only get to terminal [closed]

Long story short: I tried compiling kernel 3.1 on Ubuntu 11.10 at the same time I had an update waiting for a reboot. Computer would boot to a black screen and would hang there. Ended up installing ...
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How to uninstall/reinstall Raderon 7500 driver?

How I can uninstall or reinstall my Radeon 7500 driver? Also, can I try a different Xorg version? My T40 (Thinkpad) is not getting 3D acceleration on Ubuntu 11.10. What is the best Ubuntu version if I ...
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Choppy ATI Radeon performance multiple monitors

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I have a ATI RADEON HD6850 card (made by ASUS) and 3 monitors (DELL U3011 (30") and 2x DELL U2410 (24 ")). I recently upgraded to Intel Sandy Bridge E 3930K processor and ...
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Upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 to 11.10. X starts, Unity desktop not there

I upgraded my Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 system to 11.04 and then 11.10. Now, when I start Ubuntu, the Unity desktop doesn't start correctly. Here's what I do: Start computer I log in via the GUI login ...
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Can't get whole picture on the screen of a new monitor

I have a 24inch, VM2453mh-LED, Viewsonic monitor using a Radeon 6570HD video card. Both are new. Viewsonic says the optimum size is 1920x1080. At this size the picture is beautiful, but it overlaps ...
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Radeon HD 6870 compatibility with Ubuntu 11.10

Does anyone have experience with the XFX Radeon HD 6870 on Ubuntu 11.10? I've Googled and the best I could find was someone getting the card to 'work' on Linux. Nothing specific about Ubuntu and this ...
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Screen tearing oddity when one window is on top of another with Radeon

I have a mobility radeon 5850 running 11.04 and am running catalyst 11.10 drivers. I noticed that whenever I have two windows open, one of top of the other, scrolling results in minor screen tearing, ...
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Unity interface issues with AMD Radeon 6450

Is the AMD Radeon 6450 blacklisted for 11.04? I get an error message saying my hardware is not compatible for Unity. I have an i5-processor, DL-67 Intel Motherboard,4 GB RAM, and 1 GB Radeon 6450 ...
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How do i install ati radeon hd 3650 driver on my pc?

I need help on this. I want to try using ubuntu so i downloaded the 11.10 version over the net. Well after the installation my desktop, i have run the the additional drivers. It installed about ...
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Mouse disappears on second screen in 11.04 with Radeon hardware [closed]

I'm running a 5 screen setup over (5th screen disabled atm) two Radeon HD cards, three on a 6770 and two on a 5450 (one disabled atm). When I move my mouse onto the second screen on the first card ...
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How do I fix a garbled screen on a Gateway LT3103u?

I've been having garbled screen problems on a Gateway LT3103u on Ubuntu for a while. I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and continue to have issues. I installed xubuntu-desktop in case the ...
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How do I set the vsync option with the radeon driver?

ok am very new to linux so am finding quite a few stumbling blocks with it but most of the help i can find online. i have a sempron with an older ati gfx card that requires me to use the radeon ...
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Radeon 9200 open source drivers

I have installed on my friend old computer Ubuntu 11.10 but it's slower then Windows XP. Probably because of drivers for graphic card - Radeon 9200. Can I install open source drivers for it?
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“graphic driver: Unknown” when using an ATI Radeon Xpress 200M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and although the system seems to work properly, in System Settings > ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Dell M4600 ATI Radeon HD6700M Dual Monitors

I am having problems with my m4600 supporting dual monitors. I have a ATI Radeon HD 6700M (from lspci) and have installed the ATI proprietary drivers for that model and followed the instructions ...
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Cannot detect ATI radeon HD6720G2 [closed]

I wish to install ubuntu 11.10 on my new laptop but because the system cannot detect the graphic, then the screen are blank. How and what should i do ? I really want to use ubuntu 11.10.
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Unity Features not working after upgrade to 11.10

I had purchased an HP Pavilion with the unsupported graphics card Radeon HD 6470M. I chose to not install the ATI proprietary drivers and simply work with the generic ones. After my upgrade to 11.10 ...
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Installing “RadeonHD” drivers

How do I go about install the "radeonhd" drivers in ubuntu 11.04?
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Split screen and other issues on Ubuntu 11.10 with ATI graphics card

Ever since updating my Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 I experience issues with graphics. The biggest is the "split screen" effect where my desktop is shifted to the right, resulting in having Unity bar in the ...
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System freezes when using vgaswitcheroo [closed]

I'm using hybrid graphics on my notebook. It has an integrated Intel and a discrete Radeon HD 6650M graphic card. When I want to switch to discrete card, the screen freezes and I can't do anything. ...
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Legacy ATI Drivers don't work with a Mobility X300 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Latitude D610 Laptop, but obviously hardware accelaration for the integrated ATI Radeon X300 mobility GFX-Chipset does not work. And YES, I did install fglrx ...
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Ubuntu hits a black screen after boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have used wubi.exe to install Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows7. The OS boots properly most of the ...
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Performance problems with FGLRX driver

I have moved from ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 today and I am not impressed. I expected more in this version. There is some improvement but also many bugs. It works very slow for me. Graphic is very very ...
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No hardware acceleration with hd4850 card

I have a selfbuilt computer with asus a7n8x-e motherboard that has given me headache ever since lucid. Bought a new graphic card, hd4850, agp8x.1gb memory. Fglrx no luck, games ok but otherwise laggy ...
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How to enable open source radeon driver for a Radeon HD 5570?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 (using fglrx driver from AMD site) to 11.10. After upgrade 3D acceleration is not working with my Radeon HD 5570 fails to run any program with 3D acceleration. I tried to ...
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No sound on HDMI with Radeon driver

My PC has a build-in VT1828S chip. The connection between PC and monitor (which has built-in speakers) is through an HDMI cable. Audio preferences shows 2 devices for audio output: analog stereo and ...
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Driver Radeon HD 5770 locking

okay? I was amazed Ubuntu 11.10, but my nightmare is when I install the driver of my vga. I have a Radeon HD 5770 and install the driver that Ubuntu recommends itself. After I install the driver and ...
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Quitting Braid causes dual monitors to switch to mirror mode

I have 2 monitors in my desktop. The one has a smaller resolution than the other (don't know if it matters for this issue). From Display I have disabled mirroring, so the first monitor continues to ...