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Error: Cannot find backlight controller for radeon acpi graphics card

I get the following message every time I reboot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: drm: radeon_acpi_init Error: Cannot find a backlight controller What does this mean, and how can I fix it? Many thanks for your ...
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Occasional artifacts when displaying characters

To summarize the answer: switching to proprietary drivers should work, but the artifacts disappeared for me even on the free drivers now. Update: since switching back to the proprietary AMD driver ...
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Kubuntu 14.04LTS, Radeon RS690 (X1270), unable to use resolution of more than 1024x768

I have recently upgrade from 10.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Somewhere along the way, my ability to use 1366x748 resolution stopped. Any suggetions would be apprecieated. I have tried various solutions ...
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Laptop Overheats Running Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite 305D. It has an AMD Athlon X2 Duel-core and 2GB of ram with Radeon 3100. I know she's not much, but I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer living in West ...
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GUI not working in hp Pavillion 15-n221so Notebook PC

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the above mentioned laptop. When I try to boot it gives the message about low graphics mode. The desktop doesn't appear at all. The CLI seems to be working fine, as ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering 14.10 [closed]

i have steam installed with foss radeon driver. steam runs ok with out-of-the-box driver. when i install latest radeon with x-swat or xoerg-edgers, this error pops out. adding myself to "video" ...
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Unable to get hybrid graphics to work (fglrx)

I am very sorry to annoy you with another fglrx issue, but i am simply unable to figure out a solution.. So my problem starts as I have two graphics cards inside my laptop supposed to work hybrid. ...
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Using Internal and External Radeon GPU's for Multi-Monitor

I currently have a two monitor setup that works perfectly fine for Windows. However, in past experiences with Ubuntu, I've been forced to use only my internal GPU (when both are bios enabled) in ...
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AMD catalyst 14.4 workaround for AMD 6630M in xubuntu 14.04

My laptop is a hybrid AMD/Intel Graphics with AMD WHistler 6630M GPU, I lately tried to setup the latest catalyst on my machine but unfortunately it shows the error that GPU is not supported, although ...
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1920x1080 resolution for ASUS laptop running Ubuntu Studio

I'm trying to get Ubuntu Studio to run at the laptop's native resolution. I've already installed the Guest Additions, which gave the os additional resolution settings, but the 1920x1080 and other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation blank screen [duplicate]

Hi guys I have an AMD a10 6800k processor with inbuilt AMD raedeon 8670k graphics. When I boot the ubuntu Live CD, after the accessibility logo, my screen goes black and gets stuck there, and I can't ...
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Problems with fglrx driver on AMD Radeon 8000M series on Trusty

I have tried installing proprietary drivers from the "Software & Updates dialog" and also from ATI's latest driver page. The problem I am facing is that the binaries aren't in the path, and ...
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Can not install ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 lates driver [duplicate]

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a laptop with ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 graphic card. Trying to install latest proprietary driver (version 14.4) installer says your card is not supported by this ...
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Fglrx always hard-crashes my hybrid-GPU laptop. How can I disable radeon and use only i915?

My computer only seems to boot when I have radeon.modeset=0. Xorg still loads the radeon drivers, which causes it to use llvmpipe for OpenGL rendering, which in turn makes my CPU fans sound like ...
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Is Radeon Dynamic Power Management Enabled By Default By Now?

I keep reading that it is, that it isn't. That it was supposed to be enabled by default in the Linux kernel version 3.13 or 3.14, or in Ubuntu 14.04. Or do you still have to follow these steps to ...
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DRI_PRIME doesnt work

I have a HP G6-2251ST(7420g+7670m). Im following the procedure below to make my 7670m work but performance seems to stay same. Here is what ive done; xrandr --listproviders Providers: number : 3 ...
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Fail with ATI graphics disabled

I've encountered following issue. My laptop has dual graphics - Intel HD3000 / ATI radeon HD 6490M. Before I have Ubuntu 13.10 and everything was ok. When I installed 14.04 things looks like this ...
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Why is radeontop showing 0,00% in all fields?

I'm trying to get realtime statistics about my graphics card utilization, and the program radeontop is supposed to enable that. However, as you can see in the screenshot below, it reports all the ...
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Ati Xpress M 200 and new Mesa. Why new mesa is slower?

My situation looks pretty bad. The old mesa (8.0.4) worked fine on 12.04. When made an update on my new 14.04, all hell broke loose! From 90 fps on glxgears it went to 60. Looks like not a large ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver but I don't have enough reputation to comment. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered ...
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ATI HD5450 w/ Ubuntu 14?

So, I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 right now. Last night I realised that I'm way behind as we're up to 14! Decided to run the updater and figured I'd take the path of least resistance (but lengthy ...
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AMD Drivers problem: can't display the resolution

So, I'm kind of new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, I installed the latest (Ubuntu 14.04) and everything went fine, except for the resolution so I thought that it was a driver problem because I have ...
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Graphic issues with installing Ubuntu on PC with Radeon 7770

Haven't found anything about the issue I'm experiencing and would like someone to help me with it. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, but for some reason installation does load, but I get on monitor ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS - runtime video card configuration through Radeon driver [closed]

How does one configure Radeon video cards when using the open source Radeon driver - power profile, vsync, etc? Why I try the widely documented solution (against overheating) that worked for me under ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/radeon/VERDE_mc2.bin

I have this missing firmware after compiling and installing kernel 3.14.6 (mainline) Could someone point me to where I can get it or how to make it get compiled?
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Dual boot install Win 8.1/Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem setting up dual boot on my Lenovo G770 Notebook. I installed Windows 8.1 64-bit without a problem. Now I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the existing Win 8.1 installation. ...
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Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver [closed]

I have some graphics glitch when enable GPU acceleration in chrome. If I disable acceleration, it fix the glitch ; But in full HD most of flash videos frame rate drop, so very slow. :) Any idea, what ...
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Weird behavior after upgrading to kernel 3.13.0-29 generic (3.13.0-29.53)

I'm already aware of another weird behavior which is if I time my laptop to shutdown while the lid is closed, if I try to boot it up again after its shutdown, it looks like its starting up and ...
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Radeon driver issues

When I try to use the radeon driver through PRIME, my X just crash and then restarts at the login screen. I couldn't get a working xorg.conf too, but I think that is not related, since it don't work ...
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How to use only intel graphics and power off radeon with proprietary Catalyst drivers?

I've been using Linux for quite a while in everyday computing and programming. But now i got this new laptop with amazing battery life on windows which runs pretty cool even while gaming. But for ...
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Install AMD catalyst for ubuntu 14.04 Intel/ATI Hybrids graphic

My platform: Ubuntu 14.04. Dell Vostro 3450, Intel/ATI Hybrids graphic. From AMD website: Among System Requirements is the sofware "glibc version 2.2 or 2.3" must be installed. Question: how to ...
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ubuntu 14 painfully slow on dell r200

I didn't notice it at first. The machines (there is 20 plus) are to be used a simple file servers. It wasn't until samba just wouldn't act right that I installed a desktop gui and started more ...
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Problem after upgrade to trusty

When I turn on my laptop I can see the GBU Grub.menu but when y try tu use ubuntu it would get stuck in the Gnome logo loading. My laptop is a acer aspire 5536 It worked well with saucy My Gnome ...
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Is there a way to make catalyst driver work in Trusty for the radeon hd4330? [duplicate]

Though official Catalyst software 13.1 is suitable for ati radeon hd4330, it can't be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 as it can't support Xorg >= 7.6 As I need proprietary drivers for trusty, I would like ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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Why are the fglrx drivers not up to date?

I have a AMD Radeon HD 8750M dedicated graphics card and Ubuntu 14.04, so from Software Updater I installed fglrx-updates, how ever after doing a dmesg | grep fglrx I found out that the version is ...
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Desktop background will not load after performing aticonfig --adapter=all --ovt=opengl

I am trying to get Eagle to work on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I run Eagle and open a schematic the display is not refreshing/redrawing correctly. One solution that I found was to install the flgrx ...
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Extremely poor performance after graphics card upgrade

I have an AMD a10-5800k APU that I was using for graphics because it has integrated graphics. Knowing that I can't use AMD Dual Graphics on Linux, I got a dedicated card anyway because I can use Dual ...
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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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problem in installing amd driver radeon hd 5460

I tried to install my gpu in ubuntu 12.04 with this link What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx) directly from AMD? but when I type this command line: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and AMD Radeon HD 7670M overheat problem

I had earlier been running on Ubuntu 13.04 with the AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics driver with the driver installed as given in What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers ...
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ATI Radeon HD 6370M, driver Ubuntu 14.04 x64

Can you please tell me the proper way to install my video card in Ubuntu 14.04, if it is possible? I am using switchable graphics. In 13.10 I managed to install it, but I lost the the demo. Thanks in ...
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Dual-screen instead of only one screen

Since the upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, I have problems with my screens. My video card is a Radeon HD 7870, it uses the fglrx-updates driver. My main screen is a 24" with a resolution of ...
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AMD Ati Radeon HD 4870 Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a computer with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and I have a Radeon HD 4870 (RV770) video card and I want to install Ati drivers but when I download it says this: Distro Version entered incorrectly or ...
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radeon vga-switcheroo [duplicate]

I read quite a bit about vga-switcheroo and wanted to activate it on my system: HP dv7-4263cl / ubuntu 14.04 / radeon 6370/4225 But from what I've read and tried, it seems that these features are ...
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ATI Radeon HD4870 + Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am currently looking for a possibility to install drivers for my ATI Radeon HD4870 on my Kubuntu 14.04. The XServer is on version 1.51. Unfortunately, the ATI HD series under 5xxx are no longer ...
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System stuck in tty mode

I was stuck at this problem (though I am still stuck at it). I boot in recovery mode and then choose the option "continue as normal boot". Then I get stuck in tty mode. When I exit from it ...
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Radeon Driver issue

I have a Mobility Radeon HD 4200 series card(one of those cpu/gpu systems). When i try to run a game i en up with libGL: OpenDriver: trying /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/tls/r600_dri.so libGL: ...
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Gnome Ubuntu 14.04 aticonfig: No supported adapters detected ati radeon 6770m

pavilion dv6 It worked previously but I uninstalled the fglrx and tried to reinstall it. I tried installing it via additional drivers as well as the Ubuntu AMD Catalyst install tool as well as ...
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ATI Graphics Driver in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using a Lenovo Ideapad laptop with graphics card configuration as Radeon HD 8570A/8570M on Ubuntu 14.04. It shows me "The System is running in low graphics mode" while booting. So i am following ...