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Ubuntu 14.04 not using ATI Radeon HD 3450, instead using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits)

I recently installed a ATI Radeon HD3450 on my desktop. When I ran LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo part of my output is as following name of display: :0.0 libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI3 ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 graphic problem on laptop compaq cq 56 Radeon 4250

my gpu is mobile radeon 4250 256@32 and i dont have installed video drivers ,(i tryed to dw ati drivers and to create package for 15.10 but without result .. i cant install them). From driver manager ...
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Which version of ubuntu supports my card & how do i install the closed-source driver?

I want to ask which version of ubuntu supports my card fully: ATi Radeon HD 3650 AGP, and how could i install the closed source drivers on that version on ubuntu? (The reason why i want closed source ...
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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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tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen

I wnat to report the following Problem: When I hit ctrl+alt+F1-6 a black screen is the result. The tty is not off-screen, I tried to hold down letters to check that, but it's not the issue, it ...
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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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Discrete graphics always DynOff

I'm using the default open source driver and when I run # cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch I always have my discrete AMD adapter as DynOff. I tried echo ON > ...
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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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Getting some errors messages at boot

Guys i've addded the picture of the messages of what i get during. Hope you people could figure out what is the reason for these messages. I am on ubuntu 15.10 64bit and on 4.2.5-040205-generic ...
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Wiley 15.10 upgrade; Kernel 4.2.0-18 AMD Radeon RS880 chipset not able to enter luks passphrase to boot

Ok, so I upgraded my 14.04 LTS headless server to 15.04 using ssh and cli. Had similar problem on boot (black screen) so I had thought "foolishly" that this would have been resolved in the latest ...
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Ubuntu on new lenovo 6th gen i7 6500u processor and AMD Radeon R7 M360

will ubuntu 14.04.3 work with this hardware(lenovo ideapad 500-15isk with Intel 6th Gen i7-6500u processor and AMD Radeon R7 M360)? I tried the live cd but the graphics are unstable/flashing white ...
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Problems with fglrx driver installation

I have problems with fglrx installation. Firs my ubuntu worked in my laptop with ati5145. After motherboard of my laptop died i extracted HDD and placed it in my Desktop. Old ati driver was deleted ...
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Error while booting ubuntu 15.04

Getting this error while booting ubuntu 15.04 , no dual boot. I get it everytime whenever i boot but the system boots up fine till the login screen and then stucks . i have to hard restart it. This ...
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Dual Monitors with open source radeon driver - one stays black

Since I'm having a lot of problems with fglrx I wanted to use the open source Radeon driver on Ubuntu 15.04. As soon as I plug in the additional Monitor, the laptop screen turns off even though I can ...
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System boot fails with fglrx-drivers [duplicate]

After installation fglrx-drivers from repos (I've tried both fglrx and fglrx-updates) the system can't load even login screen. When I turned off splash screen I saw that it prompts for enter login and ...
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Amd graphics card installation error on ubuntu 15.10

after downloading the amd-driver-installer-15.20.1046-x86.x86_64.run from the amd site i delete old versions before installation process according to this post ati-driver-re-install-fail after i ...
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Can't activate discrete amd video card. Tried anything so far nothing works

This "New AMDGPU kernel driver for supporting recent and near-term Radeon GPUs" in the 15.10 release notes got me to upgrade hoping to be able to finally use my amd card... Still a no go. I'm hoping ...
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Black screen after The GRUB Boot Menu on Ubuntu 15.10 (ATI)

I upgraded Ubuntu to the last version (15.10) and now everytime I try to start it I get a black screen after grub menu. I tried installing fglrx drivers but the problem persists. I am able to ...
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Unbind GPU from Radeon drivers without restarting lightdm

I use a bash script to rebind my GPU for KVM PCI passthrough, but it requires me to stop lightdm to unbind/bind it from the radeon drivers. If I do not stop lightdm, the entire system hangs after a ...
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Unbind Radeon > hand over to VFIO-PCI

i have two Radeon GPUs (AMD R9 290 and AMD HD7870) i want to unbind the R9 290 from the radeon driver and hand over it to QEMUs VFIO-PCI driver. I'm using these commands: echo 0000:06:00.0 > ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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FGLRX driver crashes constantly

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 video card, and I have recently installed the fglrx driver on Ubuntu 14.04 to improve the performance, since the X.Org X Server driver was overloading the CPU ...
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Installing fglrx/AMD Drivers - how to avoid log in loop? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.4 and after I installed all of these proprietary drivers I got login loop. I've reinstalled system and now I don't wanna make a mistake again so how should I do it? I'm new ...
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how do i get drivers for my hp 15 notebook with ati radeon r5 graphics? [duplicate]

I got hp 15 af006ax with dedicated ati radeon r5 graphics. How am i suppose to install drivers for my hardware? The hp support site doesnt have any drivers for ubuntu. Plz help
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Removing graphics Nvidia/Radeon driver without going headless

Experimenting with switching from an Nvidia to a Radeon card, I cannot install the Radeon driver upfront as ubuntu software center says it conflicts with the nvidia one. Makes sense. However ...
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Catalyst not saving Switchable graphics settings

My Ubuntu uses integral graphics for CS:GO even though I have all drivers installed and enabled switchable graphics in BIOS. It may be caused by Catalyst setting for not using GPU for both rendering ...
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Black screen on hdmi second screen and java (Radeon HD 8330 ubuntu 15.10)

when i open i.e. netbeans 8.0.2 with java 8, in full screen in my second screen in hdmi port, after a few seconds, only that screen become blink black, and after a 1 minute screen goes black. If i ...
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Radeon dual-card multiple-monitors setup

Xubuntu 15.04/15.10 amd64. 2x Radeon 7700 series videocards with 2GB VRAM and 4x DisplayPort each. 6x 4K LG monitors. Only open-source driver is able to output 4K@24Hz, proprietary driver can't output ...
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ATI Radeon X800 XT (PowerMac G5)

Is the ATI Radeon X800 XT Card supported by Ubuntu 15.10 ? Because i´m trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on my PowerMac G5 7,3 with that Graphiccard. Sadly with no success. When i try to boot into the ...
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How to disable my APU and use the GPU (AMD Radeon) open source driver instead?

I'm using Ubuntu 1410 (Kernel v3.13) #uname -r 3.13.0-27-generic I've been trying to disable the APU (i.e. Intel's graphics software driver) and use the GPU (i.e. Xorg open source driver for ...
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Use AMD/Intel switchable graphics program on specific programs like in Windows?

thanks for viewing. I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS_x64 along Winodws 8.1_x64 with: Processor: Intel Core i7-3635QM and Intel HD4000 integrated chip AMD Radeon HD 8770M In windows, the AMD ...
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Radeon hd 5650 with intel [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04.3 I have problem. Now worked intell card. I try install ati drivers but all not worked. Every time display black screen with message - Slow mode etc. try correct setting nana. Why ...
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Screen flashes white every few seconds (15.10) - Hp dv6

I'm having some issues with my laptop, which is running a completely fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10, and it's giving me a real headache. Every few seconds my mouse will freeze for a moment, before the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 ATI Radeon graphics Issue

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell Inspiron with ATI Radeon HD 7730M graphics card. I was under the impression that Ubuntu will use my graphics card as default graphics device but it does not seem ...
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Crashes after installing a AMD video driver

My laptop was running games really poorly and I realised it was because I totally forgot to install my drivers. No I came across a problem, when I install the drivers and restart my laptop I get stuck ...
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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” (switchable graphics) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my HP Pavilion laptop. After the installation ubuntu 14.04 it showed me “The system is running in low-graphics mode”. I have Intel Graphic 4600 & AMD Radeon 8600M ...
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14.04 gets black screen unless radeon.modeset=0

I can't use Ubuntu the normal way. Each time I boot it I need to set radeon to 0, or use nomodeset. I don't have the fglrx drivers (the Trusty kernel and X.org does not support it), only the open ...
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Getting rid of llvmpipe. Installing open source drivers correctly

My video card is Radeon R9 270 Dual-X. I've read a lot about overwhelming performance of OpenSource drivers compared to proprietary ones, so I'd really like to move to OS drivers. However! I did ...
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Driver problem with AMD/ATI Bonaire XT Radeon HD 7790/8770

First of all sorry if I ask a dumb question, I'm new to Ubuntu. I can't find find a solution to this problem. I tried to install drivers for Ati Radeon Hd 7xxx series, Catalyst and whatever. ...
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When a VGA monitor is enabled, laptop display goes black and stays that way until reboot

OS: Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 Laptop: asus N56DP GPU: HD7660G and HD7730M Driver: free / radeon by black I mean blank with backlight on, changing tty(Ctrl+Alt+FX) doesn't help. if the display is ...
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after upgrading 14.04 my display is locked at one resolution and I cannot change it from the GUI

I recently let my 12.04 Ubuntu HTPC upgrade to 14.04 after doing so, the resolution my system's oboard ATI Radeon card will only display is 1400 X 900 to a 55inch Video 1080P display, when I was ...
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OpenCL support for AMD HD 3650 For Ubuntu 14.04

Just installed a Radeon HD3650 AGP on an older PC running Ubuntu 14.04. The purpose was to get Ubuntu performance to be at least the same as Windows 7 performance for viewing YouTube instructional ...
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Kernel 4.2.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 with startup errors

From kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/..., I installed v4.2.3 on my 14.04 64bit system with AMD A8-6600K, integrated GPU Radeon HD8570D. The system seems to run, uses the graphic driver ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu 14 next to Windows 7 (different HD)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Desktop PC and I am new to Linux. I made a bootable USB-Stick with Rufus (MBR for UEFI) and booted from it. I came into the mask which gave me the options ...
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12.04 precise HDMI not working on ATI Radeon

This is precisely a 12.04 HDMI output problem, because it works for 11.10 - everything else are the same, only the OS version is different. The symptom is that on my HDMI output TV screen, it always ...
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HDMI+Acer Aspire 5536 running xUbuntu = nothing

I'm trying to hook up my old laptop to my TV using an HDMI cable but it just won't output anything on the TV or the Display part of Settings. I've tried rebooting it with the cable in and out, tried ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa which has an integrated Intel GPU and a dedicated ATI ...
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Default Ubuntu 15.04 radeon driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15 and my GPU HD7870 worked just fine, but I have tried if it will work better with proprietary driver. It didn't, so I wanted to revert it back to open-source. I used guide ...
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Any one know if AMD Eyefinity is supported by the open source Radeon driver?

I recently acquired a HIS Radeon HD 6570 PCI-e card for a cheap build I am doing. It has the DisplayPort, VGA and DVI outputs, so it is Eyefinity compatible as long as I use an Active ...
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colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted

Colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted. When I start Ubuntu 12.04 its just fine, but sometimes after some time the colors get inverted. I use a 40" lcd-tv as a monitor, and if I cahnge the ...