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How disable the integraded GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the discrete GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M) on Ubuntu 16.04?

Is there a way to disable my integrated GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M aka R9 M270X and M370X)? This used to be possible through the proprietary drivers (...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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Mouse and Keyboard slow and unreactive in ubuntu 15.10

I have recently switched to Ubuntu 15.10, because my on-board and was-legacy graphics card won't work perfectly with Unity, so i decided to buy a supported graphics card, so i have bought an XFX ...
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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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“VCE not responding, trying to reset the ECPU” presented at boot

When booting, I see the errors below. I have an HP laptop with an AMD CPU. I can link the model number if that would be useful. Given that it mentions Radeon, I'm assuming this has something to do ...
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Couldn't open module fglrx

I was using fglrx driver long ago, but I switched to open-source driver. In the Xorg.0.log I'm getting following warnings. [ 35.380] (II) LoadModule: "glx" [ 35.416] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/...
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How to enable amd discrete graphics card?

I bought a new laptop, and have a problem with graphics card driver. I've been trying to fix problem for few days, please, help me if you know the answer. Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 3541 with A6-6310 ...
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Turn off useless video card ubuntu server

I have a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cedar [Radeon HD 5000/6000/7350/8350 Series] connected to my computer which is now a development server. It gets HOT! I ...
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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 > /sys/kernel/debug/...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at all....
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How do I get Ubuntu to laod Radeon drivers after install?

Using the LIVE USB S/W everything is OK. And before with 12.x it was fine. Now I get VGA graphics mode after installing 14.04. I have modified GRUB to "NOMODESET" which took care of blank screens.
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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Extended Desktop broken into 4 halves on 2 monitors

I'm having this issue on my HP Envy 17-2070nr with a Radeon HD 6850M. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Here's info. for anyone who can help: Extended desktop causes internal monitor to show 1/2 of its own ...
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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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Ubuntu on Mac black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a mid 2010 iMac. When I don't set the nomodeset kernel option I'm getting a black screen. It does actually boot because I can hear the login screen sound. The screen ...
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Radeon R7 M260 & Proprietary Drivers: Bad Performance

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Almost everything worked great out of the box. This laptop comes with two graphic cards, an Intel HD Graphics 4400 and ...
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PlayOnLinux missing openGL 32 libraries

so I'm using Kubuntu 64 bit. (well that's ubuntu forum, but this is ubuntu derivative so I thought you might help me) and I wanted to install League of Legends through playonlinux (4.2.4). On 32 bit ...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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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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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. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered by flash/javascript-heavy pages? I'm pretty ...
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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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AMD graphics switching 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 automatic GPU switching How can I confirm that ? How can I force my graphic ...
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laptop overheating also after installing latest kernel

I got HP g6 laptop with i3 processor, AMD radeon 7450M dedicated GPU. I got ubuntu 13.10 installed. It is overheating too much. I tried changing to latest kernel 3.12.x and also edited grub file ...
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AMD dual graphics

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4745G with dual graphics Intel/AMD. Discrete card is Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 now. One day I mentioned that my discrete AMD graphics card is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and AMD Radeon 8240

I just bought a brand new Pacakard Bell PC and tried to install Ubuntu (EFI) on it. When installation finished and PC restarted, Ubuntu cannot launch lightdm. Instead I have a prompt asking me if I ...
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How can I force primary display output after turning off monitor?

I have a single HDTV attached to a single video card by two connections - VGA and HDMI through a receiver. HDMI is preferential for convenience. I only need VGA occasionally as it matches the native ...
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Why am I unable to get WebGL?

So I've been trying all day to get WebGL running on my Ubuntu 13.10 system, to no avail. Here is the output of my chrome://gpu page in the latest Google Chrome: http://jsbin.com/eRoledI/1/ I've ...
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Dual Boot System: Windows 8 starts up with black screen if started from GRUB

i don't even know if this problem has anything to do with GRUB or Ubuntu. It could be just a hardware problem. my problem started after i installed my new graphics card (Radeon HD7970). Everything ...
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Multiple problems while installing Ubuntu 13.04 on LENOVO G500 laptop

Dear Community, I encountered several problems when installing Ubuntu on my new Lenovo G500 laptop. First I bumped in the problem (also reported by many other) of the black screen after booting ...
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After a successful install, my screen blinks undefinetly

I have been here in the past to ask this same question, I've been having issues with it for months and months, and months now - any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Essentially when I install ...
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ATI Radeon 5770 with ViewSonic VX2835wm 28” HDMI / DVI underscan issues

Turns out this is called overscan / underscan problem. Test image for 1920x1200 so getting closer but still not perfect, with 3.9.0-030900-generic kernel xrandr --output HDMI-0 --set underscan ...
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AMD switchable graphics: integrated outperforms dedicated

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony VAIO E14 laptop. I have a AMD switchable GPU Radeon HD 7600M / Intel HD 4000 card. The AMD Catalyst 13.4 driver is installed: On integrated (IGPU): fglrxinfo ...
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installing ati radeon hd driver on ubuntu 13.04

I have a hp Probook 4520s with AMD ATI Radeon Graphic HD 530v graphic card . when I installed ubuntu 13.04 it recognized a graphic card named : Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV710 and it's working fine , my ...
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geforce vs. radeon: which to choose for new ubuntu box? [duplicate]

I'm planning on buying a new Video Card for my Ubuntu box. My current GeForce 8600 GT gave me some problems with Unity, so I want to ask, which is better, when considering stability and performance: ...
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How do I get a Radeon 9200 Pro graphic card recognized and working? [closed]

This question is an extension of another a few days ago: Video card not found First I try to install Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop removing Windows XP Home Edition. Everything was nearly ok, just that graphic ...
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Use vga switcheroo on MacBook Pro 8,2?

I have used the instructions provided by tomodachi here to get EFI kernel stub booting working properly. The Radeon card is now properly initialized and lspci is showing both graphics cards, which is ...
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How to adjust brightness in games with Radeon driver?

I recently installed Lubuntu 12.10 on an older laptop, an HP Pavilion zv6000. It runs GREAT with one exception. I am unable to adjust the brightness in any games. I realize I am stuck using the open ...
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HP Probook 4510s Overheating Issue

I have an HP Probook 4510s running Ubuntu 12.10 with open source Radeon drivers also I keep my computer clean and dust free. The following output of the sensors command is worrying me. acpitz-virtual-...
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Need help to find/install up to date ATI drivers for kernel 3.5+

GPU: Radeon HD 5450 Distro: Ubuntu 12.10 Attempting to go to the AMD website and filling out the relevant information gives me this, however these drivers are incompatible with kernel 3.7 and when ...
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amd radeon stuck on boot

I recently tried installing Ubuntu, but it got stuck on the bootscreen with the purple dots. I pressed the ESC key for more info on where it hangs, and apparently it's with my graphics card (AMD ...
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Unity window effects/animations very slow on Ubuntu 12.10 with Radeon HD 6770 (3 monitors)

I've installed 12.10 with the proprietary Radeon drivers and am spanning a desktop across three monitors: $ dpkg -l fg* Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/...
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HDMI not detected Ubuntu 12.10 - ATI Radeon HD 6670

Brand new to Linux, so help a young blood out :-) (I'm a novice/hobby programmer, but completely new to Linux command syntax, etc) Brand new everything Rig. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu ...
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hdmi audio works only with aplay -D alsa test wavs; open source radeon drivers; kernel 3.5 vgaswitcheroo

I've trolled the internets to make hdmi work on my system Ubuntu 12.04. software center kernel 3.5 uname: Linux ubuntu 3.5.0-18-generic #29~precise1-Ubuntu SMP...x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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“System is running in low graphics mode” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? During the ubuntu set up I have to skip the connect to the internet part because there's an "internal error" ...
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How do I get both AMD Mobility Radeon hd 4250 and 5650's working in a laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop has 2 GPUs inside: AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4250 AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5650 After fresh installing Ubuntu 12.10, I tried installing official drivers, which broke Unity and made it ...
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Screen size and position problem

After installing the fglrx driver everything is ok, but when I install blackbox (yeah I like blackbox it's simple) and I make a custom xsession and log into it, the resolution is ok but the displayed ...
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How do I install AMD Mobility Radeon 4250 drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers? I don't know how to install them. I tried to install some drivers but when it rebooted I got a black screen. ...
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Radeon HD + vgaswitcheroo

I have a Hp Envy4 1025tx machine. I've tried vgaswitcheroo and amdcccle. I'm happy with Vgaswitcheroo powersaving efficiency and amdcccle's performance. I want both of them on my system. Is there a ...