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Unable to use Hardware Acceleration for Radeon HD 6490M card

I've followed steps in this guide. Here is output of vainfo command: me@hostname:~$ vainfo libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva: Trying to open ...
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Kernel panics when attempting to use non-mirrored dual monitors w/ ATI x1900

I think it may be related to this bug, but I'm not sure. I took a picture of the kernel panic with my phone, and here's the (I think) interesting part of the panic: Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal ...
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How to adjust monitor color balance with open source radeon drivers?

My display is too blueish, I would like to adjust its color balance.
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OpenSource ATI driver - Fan running at full speed all the time

I know this is a common problem and have read other topics but couldn't resolve. Anyways yesterday I found a solution - I have 2 graphic cards (hybrid) and they were both on. So I turned one off and ...
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Graphic card Radeon HD 5450 or GeForce GT 210 with open source driver and HDMI

I want to buy a new graphic card. I want to use the card with an open source driver (Radeon / Nouveau), but I need HDMI output. Which is the better choice, Radeon HD 5450 or GeForce GT 210?
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Dual-Monitor with Radeon 7970 HD Graphics Card?

I'm trying to setup dual 23'' dell ultrasharp monitors in 12.04 and have run into a few difficulties. I'm running a Radeon 7970 HD graphics card, and am using the latest catalyst (12-6) at the moment. ...
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AMD Binary Driver Fails to Initialize Graphics Card, Any Ideas?

I'm at my wits end - after trying solid for the past week to get a working display driver on my new hand-built machine, I have had zero success. I've exhausted the forums, trying every possible ...
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Unable to install AMD Radeon 7670m graphics driver on 12.04

I can't configure the graphics driver for Radeon 7670m HD for 12.04. I installed latest Catalyst Control Center 12.06, it shows me that the hardware doesn't match the driver. How can I install driver ...
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Why won't HDMI audio work with Radeon HD 7850?

I've got a brand new build and an updated install of 12.04. I was having trouble with installing Radeon drivers from the 'Additional Drivers' application, so I followed the directions here: ...
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Volume Control Stopped Working - always max voume

A few days ago out of nowhere I noticed my volume control stopped working. The audio itself works fine, but changing the volume does not actually do anything. Even if you mute it, it still plays all ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - default Radeon driver does not work at all

I've recently upgraded to 12.04 LTS and I have an ATI Radeon HD5670. I've heard that the open source 'Radeon' driver is used by default. However, it wasn't showing anything for me. What I did was I ...
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How to change from Unity 2D to 3D?

I have been trying to run MyUnity, and it's been working fine until today, when it comes up with the message: So, apparently I am running Unity-2D. So I did a little command-line search withecho ...
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Fglrx causing 100% CPU with Xorg and freezing system [closed]

My system setup is Ubuntu 12.04 server with ( among other things ) the Ubuntu-Desktop package installed. CPU is an AMD FX-6100 and GPU is a Radeon HD 5770. I believe the issue I am having is with the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Graphics issues with Radeon 9600 - PowerPC

A while ago, I asked how to get the ATI/AMD drivers for a Radeon 9600 working on a PowerMac G5. The machine itself isn't bad, but the support for drivers and applications don't cover the Power PC ...
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Are there better FGLRX drivers?

I have a Radeon HD 4770, the problem is that when I install the FGLRX drivers my computer becomes laggy as hell. Without them installed I can watch HD video(better than in windows with its official ...
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Amd Radeons Overscan is reset after every boot

I have an AMD Radeon 6850 in my set up which is connected to my monitor via an hdmi cable. After installing the latest fglrx drivers, version 12.6, I need to drag the overscan slider all the way to ...
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Graphic Drivers ATI Radeon x600 for Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to find out how to install the Radeon x600 on this old laptop. I know this facts: It's a Legacy Driver The Kernel probably won't support it. I'm looking to be able to have some 3D ...
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multiple bars and dual monitor not working after driver instalation

Installed the drivers acording to the manual setup in here ran amdcccle and setup the dual display, enabled Xinerama so i can move stuff between monitors and now my desktop looks like and the second ...
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Is the AMD Radeon HD7670M compatible with 12.04?

I want to buy a new laptop and run ubuntu 12.04 on it. I have my eyes on an HP but i want o make sure if the vga is fully compatible with ubuntu. The VGA is AMD Radeon HD7670M
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Issue enabling/installing hardware acceleration for ATI Radeon 6600M on precise (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem installing libva (VAAPI), vainfo fails How can I enable hardware acceleration for an ATI Radeon HD? I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad which comes with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 radeon HD 6670 Help!

Translated from Google: I have a radeon hd6670 and have not found how to make it work properly. Just install the OS and the screen is flashing purple. So I am only able to enter in safe graphics ...
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What prevents setting ATI / radeon power_profile from boot and retaining it after suspend?

I'm successfully using the open source radeon driver and use KMS-power_profiles (see link below) for power management of my graphics to prevent overheating. But I can't manage to set the power_profile ...
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Can I patch the PPC 12.04 kernel to allow older ATI drivers to install?

Right now, with a PowerMac G5, the only way to install the graphics driver from the ATI binaries would be to patch the kernel, for my Radeon 9600 is only supported with the 9.3 installer, while the ...
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How to install Radeon Open Source Driver?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7850 card. MSI provide no Linux support, and the AMD driver gives me an Unsupported Hardware watermark that does not show up in screenshots. I uninstalled the proprietary ...
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Any chance for fully working X1600 PCI-E ID 71c3/Unity under Ubuntu 12.04?

How can I get Unity working under an ATI Radeon X1600 PCI-E on Ubuntu 12.04? I'm rather Windows guy, but I can do some things with CLI. ATI seems to have ended support for this card for both Windows ...
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How do I Install graphic drivers for a radeon xpress200?

I downloaded the drivers from support.amd.com, but I can't figure out how to install them. I have a monitor with a resolution of 1440x900 and I'm trying to get the correct resolution to show up. When ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not suspend with proprietary driver for Radeon 6800

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 (though these issues have existed in previous releases too) and have a Radeon 6800 graphics card. I've run into issues with the open-source driver (the system would ...
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Why doesn't 12.04 recognize my ATI Radeon X300SE graphics card?

So far everything including the BCM4321 card is working, however, the OEM ATI Radeon X300SE (RV370) is not recognized. When I go into system details the card comes up as unknown. When I run lspci ...
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Is there flash support for a Radeon hd 4650 agp video card in ubuntu 12.04?

I recently upgraded my video card from an evga geforce 6200 to a Radeon HD 4650 agp video card. After doing some research, I found that this Radeon card was basically the best agp card available, and ...
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Ubuntu session crashes: Gdk-WARNING: gnome-session: Fatal IO error 11

This happens on an Acer 7535 notebook with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 cpu and ATI radeon HD3200 graphics, Ubuntu 12.40 64-bit. Every now and then, the unity 2D session crashes and the user is sent to the ...
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Resolve Big Ugly Plymouth Splash Xubuntu 12.04

I have tried with Plymouth Manager & also here No joy. Hardware is Lenovo ThinkPad Edge (E)325 with AMD Radeon discreet graphics. Laptop is Ubuntu Certified & everything else works out of ...
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installing my Graphic Card on ubuntu12.04

I have a HP Pavillion G6 series 1225, i5 laptop with Radeon HD 6470M switchable VGA. i installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but the VGA drivers don't work properly. I want to install drivers into the Ubuntu. ...
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Tweaks and configuration for Radeon Open Source driver

Can I tweak or configure Radeon driver to reduce overheating. My GPU gets 70-80C temp on start. I don't want Catalyst by now because they are very slow for 2D. using mobility hd4570, Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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No graphics after installing AMD Catalyst 12.4 and installing the recommended updates afterwards

Some days ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.04. Since I wanted to use dualview using an external display I installed the propriatary AMD Catalyst 12.4. The graphics are fine, but if I run the updates found ...
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Can't select anything on GRUB and it just boots to the first option, what could be the problem?

I'm using a USB keyboard but it wasn't like this right after I installed 12.04x64 One detail though: right after I installed the AMD Radeon drivers both the GRUB screen and Ubuntu's boot sequence ...
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Getting ATI Driver To Work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450 + Integrated Intel HD to work? I have Linux 12.04 LTS installed on my HPDV7T laptop (dual booted with windows 7). My laptop ...
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ATI graphics card installations issues- no monitor, no frontend

Summary: I am trying to install the Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. When I do, regardless of what drivers are installed/uninstalled I get a blinking monitor- not a black screen or a splash screen, but ...
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Brightness keys don't work on a Toshiba Satellite L655

I have a laptop toshiba satallite L655 with ATI Radeon HD 5650. I have a problem in my super key for the brigthness. When ever i press FN+f6 or FN+f7 to increase or decrease the light, nothing ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS does not work with Radeon Generic PnP display

I have a HP Pavillion g6-1330se laptop with Intel i5 processor, 6GB RAM, Radeon Generic PnP display and Windows 7 Home basic version. I have downloaded Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS from the website and ...
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Radeon 9200 Driver?

I've been using Linux for a while, but haven't really done more than installed programs. I have Ubuntu 12.04 with an ATI Radeon 9200 graphics card. Ubuntu didn't recognize it during the install. ...
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Dual Monitor in 12.04 - Sort of works

Not an error, per se, more of an observation. Since upgrading to 12.04, I have found and solved some interesting problems. Given my complete lack of Ubuntu knowledge, this has indeed made me feel more ...
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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 ...