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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 specs ...
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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 ...
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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 3d,...
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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 get ...
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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 isn'...
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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 OpenGL"...
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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 ...