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Catalyst control center settings not loading on startup

I set Ubuntu to use the proprietary AMD fglrx drivers included in the software sources menu. After first rebooting, I noticed that the image on my monitor was not scaled to fill my monitor completely, ...
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How to get back my proper display driver settings after (wrongly) installing AMD Catalyst Control Center?

After having this problem, and following this answer, I have installed AMD Catalyst Control Center (fglrx-amdcccle) and after reboot my display was all wrong, stuck to 1280x1024. I have un-installed ...
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Upgrading Graphics Card (from ATI to nVidia). How to do it properly?

I am thinking of upgrading my old ATI/AMD Radeon 4870 to nVidia (610 or 620, maybe 630). I am not playing games. I like Compiz effects though. I use ubuntu 12.10. Anyway, I would like to ask how to ...
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I cannot upgrade to 12.10 because of graphic-card, Radeon HD 3450

I wonder what has happened. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Ati Radeon HD 3450 and that has supported 3D, now suddenly it does not accept my graphic-card. I really would like to know what to do? Should I ...
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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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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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xorg driver doesn't use my radeon videocard 14.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 laptop with a Radeon HD 8730M videocard, running Ubuntu 14.04 However, when I use the X.Org X server open source drivers from xserver-xorg-video-ati, the computer uses ...
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How to recover from 14.04 fglrx driver install failure?

I just updated to 14.04 from 12.04 and graphics performance was a bit choppy/sluggish (AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon 4xxx). There's so much information and advice about what to do in this situation that I ...
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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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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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Update to 3.13 kernel on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Since my ATI hybrid graphics card isn't working well under Linux, I wanted to try the new kernel. I don't want to update to 14.04 just yet, because of some missing dependencies and there doesn't seem ...
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extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”, raden, 12.04 KDE

At some point my OpenGL stopped working in Kubuntu 12.04. "glxinfo" reports Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". I know it worked previously since I was using before, even developing for it, ...
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3d support on AMD Radeon HD 7800M series video card with 3 displays (Dell M6700)

On my Dell M6700 laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7870M video card I am unable to get 3d support with 3 displays on Ubuntu 12.04.02 (LTS) With the open source Radeon Driver I can get 3 displays working ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 will not boot from Live CD

When I try to boot up Ubuntu 13.04 from a live cd be I send to the normal boot (Windows 8 ) This is what I got after I run the repair-boot dvd: http://paste2.org/cj0K8pbF I have a HP Pavilion ...
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Will video drivers after upgrade to 13.04 still work?

The biggest fear I have if I upgrade to 13.04 is that the video driver I use will no longer work on the new version. I'm currently using a AMD Radeon and the driver is here ...
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Program to monitor GPU temp/usage for AMD cards?

Is there a program that can display the active clock speeds, GPU usage and temperature of AMD graphics cards? Thanks.
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Ubuntu runnung painfully slow and hot on laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and my laptop gets really really high temperatures (havent measured yet but it is like if it was running a demanding game) and runs painfully slow after a couple of ...
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Brightness controls are not working in sony vaio with amd radeon hd 7650

I have a Sony Vaio SVE15116EN with AMD Radeon HD 7650 graphics card. I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10. My brightness controls are not working but sound controls are working fine. I have also tried ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: ReverseDDC is not working correctly

When I enter: man radeon I get the output: Option "ReverseDDC" "boolean" When BIOS connector informations aren't available, use this option to reverse the mapping of the 2 main DDC ports. Use this if ...
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Crash when booting system error no wubildr

erorr no wubildr then boot with red pix-elated screen after i log in it freezes and lines of code pop up. I think it may be a hex dump. what do I do? I have a fx 4100 and a radeon 6670 graphics card.
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Mobility Radeon on ubuntu 12.10

10 ubuntu studio and cannot get my ati radeon mobility 4650 to work. from lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: M96 [Mobility Radeon HD ...
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How can I make Linux behave better when EDID is unavailable?

I'm using Mythbuntu 12.04 with a TV which only provides EDID information when it is turned on. Since the computer will be used for recording video via MythTV, I don't want to always have the TV on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Cannot remove fglrx

I want to use the open source Radeon driver for Ubuntu, but currently I'm using fglrx. So, I went ahead and purged fglrx using sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* and when I rebooted and ran sudo ...
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How to switch between Gfx cards on Macbook Pro 15" 8.2

I have a Macbook 15" Pro 8.2 Which apparently is supposed to be switchable between the GFX cards with vgaswitcheroo. But /sys/kernel/debug/ contains no switcheroo folder. syslog gives me this. [ ...
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Radeon Xpress 200M with Hardware Acceleration on Ubuntu 12.04

my notebook is running with the ATI Radeon Xpress 200M, which isn't supported by AMD anymore on Linux >2.6.28(fglrx 9.3). I would like to enable hardware acceleration.
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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 ...
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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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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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Need help getting switchable graphics working under Ubuntu 14.10

According to "Details" (System Settings-->Details), my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card (it says the graphics are "Intel Sandybridge Mobile"), ...
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GUI crashes after installing AMD Catalyst 14.9 on Ubunut 14.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 using kernel 3.16.0-24-generic and X.Org X Server Version 1.16.0. I tried to install the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5570. After it installed ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 ATI Legacy drivers compile error: /lib/modules/…/build/include/linux/version.h not found

Short story, get Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic (x86_64) and kernel includes at /lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build/include not found or incomplete when trying ...
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“radeon: ring 0 test failed” on boot ubuntu 14.04

As the title says, booting will occasionally give me an error saying something along the lines of "radeon: ring 0 test failed" followed by "radeon: disabling GPU acceleration" and then freeze right ...
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problem in setting up amd dual graphics Trinity [Radeon HD 7660G] and Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]

I am having problem in setting up AMD dual graphics Trinity [Radeon HD 7660G] and Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]. Trinity is working fine. I am unable to switch to my Thames graphic, amdcccle ...
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AMD graphics power management support in Trusty Tahr's kernel

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having power management enabled by default How can I confirm that ? My machine: Dell ...
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Setting power profile on radeo driver

I am trying to change the power profile on my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530 in order to prevent overheating. I'm following instructions which say to do the following: sudo sh -c "echo profile > ...
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Which Graphics divers should I use?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. The output of lspci, lspci | less, and lspci -v is here. Ubuntu tells me that there are 3 video cards drivers compatible with my PC. By default Xubuntu picked the first ...
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GPU overheating with the open source radeon driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop and would really like to keep using the open source drivers for my RadeonHD 6970 graphics card. However, during boot and after startup, the GPU ...
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how to install RADEON Open Source and Ati Catalyst (fglrx) together?

-ubuntu 13.10- i have two ATI video cards. Onboard RS690 (x1200) and PCIe R9-290 RS690 only works with radeon open source since Amd doesnt support it anymore R9 only works with new ati drivers (i try ...
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What does “fully supported” mean in context of Radeon Opensource Video Driver?

UPDATE: This is not a request for support of my specific issue. Details of that issue are here: How to recover from bad upgrade to 13.04 (Unity very slow) . I have "solved" that issue, for the ...
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13.10 broke radeon HDMI audo

Makes me so angry that after finally figuring out to modify grub configuration to set radeon.audio=1 13.10 update killed my audio. Zero sound through HDMI. How to fix this? Dell Zino HD.
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Slow animations using Ubuntu 13.04

I just decided to now swap from Win to Ubuntu. Now after the install of the latest Ubuntu (13.04), the animations of the Desktop (just as open the dash-board) are very laggy and slow. I searched ...
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Radeon HD 7870 works well in Ubuntu 13.04? [closed]

I'm planning to buy an Radeon HD 7870 card and I would like to know if it works well with Ubuntu 13.04. I play games on Steam, and I will use the proprietary drivers from the AMD website. Is the ...
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fglrx issues with AMD Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT on Xubuntu 13.04

The problem I have a rather old (~2007ish) iMac, which I've recently installed Xubuntu 13.04 (64 bit) on. For various reasons it's important that I'm able to get reasonable 2D graphics acceleration ...
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No drivers for AMD Radeon HD 8750M or AMD Radeon HD 8550

I have a pretty urgent problem. I bought Asus N56DY laptop, and all of the specs are available here. The only difference is that I replaced the original HDD with an SSD. The graphic cards in question ...
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radeon.dpm=1 invalid on 13.04 w/4850

I'm trying 13.04 using the open source Radeon drives (I think that's the same as Gallium but correct me if I'm confused). This is on an 4850 card, so would need legacy proprietary drivers, which ...
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AMD Radeon HD 3000 Series (I installed but where is aticonfig) [duplicate]

I had Dell studio 1536 laptop with windows vista defaults already installed. recently I decided to shift from Microsoft windows to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu gnome 3. After installation It's look ...
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AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD 7640g

I have installed many versions of Linux lately, trying to free myself from windows, I have played with Linux over that past few years, but I was into gaming, and until recently couldn't fully commit ...
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How to use ubuntu 13.04 with ATI RV635 [Mobility Radeon HD 3650] graphics card?

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 on a laptop running an ATI RV635 [Mobility Radeon HD 3650] graphics card. After the update the screen was garbled. If I get into ubuntu via the ubuntu recovery ...