Brand of graphics processing units from AMD, included with other manufacturers' graphics cards. Ask questions about configuring or troubleshooting in Ubuntu.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
0answers
452 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
977 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
8k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
509 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

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 ...
9
votes
1answer
23k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
568 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Outputting to External Display Only: ATI Radeon HD6310 Driver Issues on a Thinkpad x120e [closed]

The open driver applied in Ubuntu 11.10 by default for ATI's Radeon HD 6310 works fairly well. It detects my secondary display, the resolutions for both it and built in display [Thinkpad x120e], and ...
5
votes
6answers
21k views

ATI proprietary drivers not working with an ATI Radeon HD 3400

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad laptop with ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit today and tried to install proprietary drivers 1)Hence I installed proprietary drivers ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Radeon HD 6950 temperature is way too hot

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with the default video driver because with the proprietary one the animations/window moving/video play is laggy and slow. With the default driver everything is fine except that ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Is Radeon HD 6950 working with 11.10?

I have tried to install the AMD Proprietary Driver by following this guide http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Natty_Installation_Guide but I guess I didn't succeed. In the standard Unity mode, ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

HP Pavilion dv6 is not booting with switchable graphics

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with switchable graphics: an integrated Intel GPU and a discrete ATI GPU (Radeon Mobility HD 6490M (1 GB DDR5)). Any attempt to use the ATI driver (either proprietary or ...
3
votes
2answers
885 views

What fanless ATI Radeon cards work with the open-source drivers?

I am building four Intel Core i5 desktop systems. The systems should run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and be used for watching HD movies, Youtube etc. not for gaming. I want to use fanless ATI Radeon cards and ...
25
votes
2answers
22k views

Gnome-shell does not display top toolbar panel using a Mobility Radeon 5650

Gnome shell installed through software centre does not display top toolbar panel properly (missing text and icons), and when one of the icons on it eg user's name is clicked the menu popup has missing ...
1
vote
3answers
912 views

Won't install on an hp Pavilion with a Radeon HD6470M

I have recently purchased an HP Pavilion with a Radeon HD 6470M card that is not supported. Until I found that out I reinstalled Ubuntu several times and eventually got some basic drivers to work. Due ...
0
votes
0answers
121 views

How to improve Ubuntu resolution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I am using Ubuntu 10.04. Also I have Radeon graphics card 1 GB builtin in my laptop, but my screen resolution is ...
2
votes
1answer
559 views

Black screen on a Dell inspiron 1501 with a Radeon Xpress 200M [closed]

When attempting to run the ubuntu 11.04 live CD on my wife's laptop, I consistently get a black screen with multicolored vertical bars - no video. This happens only when using kernel mode setting. ...
2
votes
4answers
8k views

Best driver for ATI Radeon HD4250

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. I saw my friend's PC running Ubuntu and tried it out of curiosity. I started with 10.10 on my old PC with an nVidia 7300GS graphics card. It would occasionally freeze ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

What's the driver version for my ATI graphics card?

How do I find out if I have the latest driver for an ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card? The AMD website has the ATI driver 11.8 but before I try to install it, I'd like to find out whether I already ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

Bumblebee and AMD Radeon cards

Does Bumblebee (https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee) work with AMD Radeon HD/Intel cards or just with nVidia/Intel cards? Should I always run applications using optirun before the command ...
2
votes
2answers
564 views

Why isn't my computer sending input to my monitor?

I have a desktop machine with 11.04. It has ATI/Radeon graphics: john@john:~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS880 [Radeon HD 4250] I was attempting to ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I enable Ati Radeon 9200 drivers so I can use Unity?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my HP pavillion ZX500 with the Ati Radeon 9200 Graphics card. It works fine right now but the only problem is that the Unity desktop doesnt come on. It makes me have ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

ATI 6XXX Hybrid Graphics w/open source drivers

You can turn on/off the dedicated graphics card via OpenSource drivers (acpi_call, vgaswitcheroo, come to mind). However, there is no way to direct the display to the card. This card comes with ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

How to install Radeon X600 driver

I am completely new to Ubuntu and now running into so many problems regarding my display. I will be so grateful to the community to help me out and keep me loving Ubuntu. When I run lspci | grep ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Dual Monitor: HDMI no signal, not recognized in Ubuntu [closed]

brand new Asus VE247H monitor, connected by VGA, is not getting recognized in Ubuntu 11.04. Monitor Preferences does not recognize a second monitor ('Unknown'). ATI Catalyst Control Administrative ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

HD 6450 Radeon problems with installation

I bought a Asus Pundit P6 with an iCore5 and a Radeon HD 6450. Starting Ubuntu 11.04 from a Live-USB-stick doesen't make any troube, but after installing 11.04 (64bit and 32bit, subquestion: what's ...
3
votes
1answer
10k views

How to install driver for AMD Radeon HD6470M

I've just bought new laptop ASUS K42J with no OS pre-installed. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Everything is fine excluding video card performance - it looks like wide screen pulled on ...
2
votes
1answer
623 views

Installing 10.10+ with Radeon HD 6970 Video Card

I built a new PC that has a Diamond Radeon HD 6970 graphics card, and no on-board graphics. When I boot from the Ubuntu disc, it runs through some initial booting stuff, and then gets to a loading ...
1
vote
2answers
669 views

Screen keeps freezing, then kernel panic

I have a Hp DV6-3079tx. It has a ATI Radeon graphics chip. The system seems to randomly freeze up, sometimes it will unfreeze, other times it will un-freeze, freeze, then go black. Looking in the ...
3
votes
1answer
639 views

Why does my radeon driver crash when booting?

I am trying to install Natty on an Acer Aspire 5810T laptop. Everything works fine once booted, but the laptop will only boot one out of three times. The other times it hangs at a black screen with an ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Installing Catalyst 11.6 for an ATI HD 6970

Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 is displaying the desktop okay (though limited to 1600x1200) after my having installed my new HD 6970 card, so I'm now trying to install the proprietary driver (I understand the ...
2
votes
0answers
139 views

Can't login to 11.04 ~90% of the time [closed]

Since I installed Ubuntu 11.04, one of the following things happen when I try to login: I see my wallpaper and my mouse cursor, but nothing else loads. Every ~10-20 seconds, the screen goes black ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to install ATI Radeon 6770 drivers on 10.04?

How to install ATI Radeon 6770 drivers on 10.04? Are there drivers for this video card at all?
1
vote
1answer
248 views

How do I find out the correct amount of video RAM of a radeon card when using the open source driver?

I was surprised that lspci and the nvidia x server settings application didn't give me the same amount of video memory for my nvidia card. A bit of googling brought me to this site. There it says that ...
0
votes
3answers
412 views

Unity desktop launcher and bars look garbled with Ati Radeon

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit on my old P4-Ati Radeon rig. Boots well, gets into desktop, however left bar and top bar are garbled. Main desktop area and windows in that area are mostly fine, ...
1
vote
1answer
763 views

glxgears segmentation fault using open video driver

I have two videocards Integrated(Intel i3) and Discrete(Mobility Radeon HD5470). I noticed this problem, after I installed Catalyst 11.5 from AMD site. But there was something I couldn't manage, ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Ati cards need mesa 7.11. Where can i find it

Ati radeon cards Require Natty/11.04 and Modesetting Only These cards should work with Ubuntu Natty/11.04, however you will need a more recent version of Mesa (7.11.x) than Natty's default (7.10.x) ...
3
votes
0answers
167 views

So I am not allowed to report a bug against radeon driver because “natty is complete”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does ubuntu-bug imply that I shouldn't report bugs for Compiz and Unity? I was thinking about submitting three different bug reports for all three different ...
4
votes
5answers
3k views

Any hope for Unity using ATI Radeon? [closed]

I am currently running Kubuntu 10.04 on a Lenovo T500 laptop with ATI Radeon HD 3650. I want to switch to Gnome with Unity, but encountered the following impossible situation: As reported in this ...
1
vote
5answers
2k views

How can I accelerate my Radeon 9200 graphic card?

I installed a ppc port of Ubuntu 10.10 on my rather old eMac (G4, 1.25 GHz). So far i have a good impression so far, but the graphics don't seem to be really supported out of the box although there is ...