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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...