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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How do I get ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450 + Integrated Intel HD to work?

I have a HP TouchSmart tm2150es with hybrid graphics (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450 + Integrated Intel HD). It comes shipped with W7 Home Premium 64 bits. It has an Insyde BIOS. I have certain ...
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11.10 very slow with Radeon HD 4290 onboard

I just changed to Ubuntu 11.10 and I have had a painful experience trying to configure the onboard VGA. I read a lot of articles here and in the web, looked everywhere, but I didn find a fix for it. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Intel/AMD Radeon HD5650

Well just wanted to check and see if anyone knows the future for this combo? Got a laptop atm that runs Win7, but i wanna convert to Ubuntu if possible. It got the built in Intel gfx aswell as the ...
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Radeon 9200 and Unity problems after adding xorg-edgers PPA

I though that doing: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade It will fix my really SLOW interface using Unity in Oneiric... Now, where I found this ...
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Gnome3 shell video corruption with ATI Radeon HD 4850 on 11.10 Oneiric

I have a problem similar to what's been mentioned in a few other questions, namely: Ati incompatible with Gnome-shell? Gnome Shell Glitched Top Bar Ubuntu 11.10 I have read a number of other ...
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Switched from nVidia to Radeon GPU. Now my screen is all garbled. How do I install the driver?

I found this page, but it doesn't seem to address actually installing anything, just configuration and whether you can use some unmentioned tool or not. I tried doing a software update, the hardware ...
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AMD Radeon HD 5650M

Ok, so I've got the 5650 as a discrete gpu and integrated 4200. The problem is that I cant switch to 5650. fglrxinfo shows that 4200 is on, but aticonfig -px-list shows that Discrete GPU is active. ...
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dual display breaks unity

I find that most of the time, when I plug in my Dell 19" monitor with an HDMI lead, unity can't decide on the configuration; it will switch between different resolutions, and setups every 2-30 ...
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Max VRAM supported by open source ATI radeon

I have an ATI HD6370 with dedicated 1G running on Ubuntu 11.10. Following is the output from dmesg sourajit@sourajit:/etc/X11$ sudo dmesg | grep drm [ 5.149765] [drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 ...
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Hybrid graphics Intel/Radeon HD 6630M

I bought a Dell Vostro 3450 with hybrid GPU and I don't know how to configure properly, I think the fan is running at full speed, also I'm really new in this OS, so I would appreciate all the help you ...
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Slow GUI performance using a Radeon HD5770

I'm fresh Ubuntu user. My PC is pretty fast (Phenom x4 3.6GHz/HD5770/4GB RAM) so i was very disappointed when firstly saw how laggy is the interface - lags when I try to move any window. I think my ...
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Power saving with free Radeon (ATI) driver

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 without the proprietary driver for ATI video cards and I like very much the performance. My only need is activate power saving when I use the laptop with the battery. Thanks
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ATI Radeon HD 5750 and lagging in games and youtube videos

I have a X-ONE W-601 desktop pc: 3,1GHz AMD QuadCore Athlon II 645 X4 8 GB DDR3 RAM 1000 GB Harddisk 7200RPM ATI Radeon HD5750 with 1GB DDR5 RAM I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and ...
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How do I get VA-API and XVBA to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable hardware acceleration for an ATI Radeon HD? I have a Radeon HD 6310 in a mini-ITX motherboard that I am trying to use for a HTPC. I need to figure out ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my ATI VGA card, only Intel, using 'lspci | grep VGA' & 'sudo lshw -C video'

I'm sporting a Lenovo G570 Laptop with a dedicated ATi Radeon (6347) HD 1GB VGA card For the last 5 days I've been trying to install ATI Proprietary drivers to make full use of it: I tried almost ...
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Upgrading my graphics card (agp)

I'm looking to upgrade my graphics card. I currently have a GeForce FX 5950 Ultra installed. I don't want to buy a new motherboard, much less a new computer, so I'm stuck with agp. I'm looking at ...
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ATI Radeon 9250 Driver Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I have a ATI Radeon 9250 video card (250mb) and is a PCI-Express slot. My problem is I don't have the video driver install ...
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Disable ATI Radeon HD6470 in Dell Vostro 3350 and use integrated Intel in core i5

At the moment ATI Radeon HD6470 hasn't working proprietary driver. Open source driver works not well too: the card heats and cooler works very loud and notebook becomes hot. I would like to use ...
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How do I improve performance on an ATI Radeon 9550?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu (32-bit) and I didn't find a solution to make my video card work fine. I mean that my graphic card has poor performance on watching videos. I've tried a lot of ...
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Customizing an ISO to include Radeon graphics drivers

so I recently purchased the Toshiba satellite L7775D laptop. I wanted to install Ubuntu, but I can't even boot a livecd without the graphics card drivers for the proprietary Radeon card. So I need ...
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Problem with 3 monitor configuration (2 monitors and a TV)

Hello I've been seraching a lot in the web about my problem but I haven't been able to find a solution. I have an ATI RADEON HD 6870, I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity and AMD Catalyst 11.12,and I ...
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Why does video tear on a Radeon Mobility 7500?

I have an IBM Thinkpad T42, with a Radeon Mobility 7500 graphics chipset. On all versions of Ubuntu that I have tried (Natty, Xubuntu 11.10), playing any video(e.g a DVD in vlc) causes tearing, ...
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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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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 ...