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Install/Downgrade kernel to v3.5.5 on Ubuntu 13.04

I've been looking around the internet for a solution to downgrade the kernel from 3.8 to 3.5.5 since I've got the AMD/Ati Radeon Mobility HD 5600 graphic card on my machine. This video card in ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 13.10 from 12.04 lts [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts installed on my hp pavilion and I want to try 13.10. When I try to boot into the livecd, I get the purple ubuntu splash screen, then a blackscreen where some text flashes (to ...
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UbuntuGnome, Radeon 7750

Currently have the 13.12....rc6 Kernal and the latest Catalyst Beta drivers. However, some of the performance isn't very good (Tabs on Chrome don't show text, can't play Paintball2 higher resolution ...
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What I have to do to install Proprietary drivers?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, and I want to use it to play games on wine, like League of Legends and World of warcraft, so I'm trying to install proprietary drivers. I have an Ati Mobility Radeon HD 5470, so ...
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How can i install AMD ATI Catalyst Display Driver on Kubuntu 13.10

Just like in a title. Is there a way of getting it working on kubuntu 13.10? I have already tried doing it through the Software & Updated -> additional drivers.
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hdmi monitor speakers and ati radeon hd graphics card

I'm trying the live CD 12.04.3 LTS, but can't get sound to work from hdmi speakers and amd ati radeon 6000 series graphics cards. I downloaded the linux driver from the amd website, called ...
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Radeon 7770 breaks when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

Sorry if I am a bit verbose but I am trying to recollect and provide as much information. Everything was working fine in 13.04 and I could even play dota2 on steam. Since upgrading to 13.10 it has ...
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Mesa 10.0 for ubuntu 13.10

As I read articles on phoronix, I can see that they test hardware with mesa 10.0 driver. I can can however only find mesa 9.2.2 release. I have ubuntu 13.10 with 3.12 kernel, mesa 9.2.1 driver and ...
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ATI proprietary drivers for “old” devices

I have noticed that my Ubuntu installation is quite sluggish and slow despite the fact that the hardware is not so old (a dual core 2.40GHz CPU 4GB of ram and a Mobility Radeon HD 3650 graphic card) ...
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How to install AMD's graphics card RADEON HD 7470M Driver on Ubuntu 13.10

My laptop is ASUS's X44H, with Intel® Core™ i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 , and AMD's graphics card RADEON HD 7470M. How I will install my graphics Driver.
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Ubuntu 13.10 Ati Radeon HD 6650M

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and tryed to install the driver for my grafik card ATI Radeon HD 6650M via Synaptic. There are two drivers to choose but when I try to install them nothing happens, the ...
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Unity Desktop Displays strange lines

Didn't quite know what title to give this problem, but hopefully the screenshot will explain more. I am running a Samsung R60+ laptop on Ubuntu 13.10 with a Radeon X1250 GPU. After I login and the ...
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The monospace font rendering is broken

The monospace font renderer seems to have problem with rendering monospace fonts, especially with Ubuntu Mono font. Some line's width is different. It seems like the font is shrinked to half size ...
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How to reinstall graphics driver using live cd?

My update to 13.10 stopped mid-way. Now every time I turn on my laptop, Ubuntu begins to load, I see a black screen with a mouse cursor for a few seconds, and then the screen stays black with a small ...
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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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ubuntu 13.10 radeon.dpm=1

Does radeon power management work out of the box on ubuntu 13.10 by putting radon.dpm=1 on the kernel boot parameters or do I need also to update the firmware files ?
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I have a problem with running the application from Steam (Dont Starve)

Graphics - Ati Radeon 6400m CPU - Core i5 Translation with Google: When I start a game its window opens and closes immediately with no errors or warnings. I tried to switch to the closed drivers ...
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How many monitors support the Radeon hd 6870 eyefinity with Ubuntu?

how many monitors the Radeon hd 6870 eyefinity supports with the latest version of Ubuntu? At the moment I have 4 monitors configuration connected to these ports: 2 Dvi 2 minidv with dvi adapter ...
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HDMI sound no longer works after updating from 13.04 to 13.10

In 13.04 HDMI sound never worked until I did the following.. sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Edit the line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="radeon.audio=1" Run: Sudo update-grub ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 issues with AMD driver & Audio [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 13.10, my graphics card is AMD Radeon HD4200. My sound card is a realtek HDMI. I've tried downloading and installing both drivers but nothing works. Graphics card: When I run the .run ...
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After upgrade 13.10 edge between screens is solid, not sticky

I just upgrade to ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. I'm using the open source drivers. I have an old 1600 x 1200 CRT screen and 1280 x 1024 LCD screen attached. This used to work without problems on 13.04. I ...
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No HDMI Audio on Radeon 6770 connected via HDMI to my TV

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and everything works great except there is no audio. I am using a Radeon 6770 connected via HDMI to my TV but under sound settings there is only analog or digital ...
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Upgraded to 13.10, black screen after login

After upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04 the notebook screen is deadly black as the X server starts; the only workaround I found is to start with an external monitor connected. Doing this way I can login ...
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(L)Ubuntu 13.10 AMD ATI Radeon laptop screen is black after upgrade from 13.04

Since I updated to Lubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) as upgrade from 13.04, my laptop screen is black. My external monitor over HDMI works. I have an AMD ATI Radeon HD 5470 card. The laptop screen starts ok, I ...
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HP Pavilltion dv6-6051er ubuntu 13.10 (and previous versions) black screen after installing amd drivers

I have intel-amd hybrid graphics. Every time after trying to update to fglrx I'm getting black screen or some "low graphics mode", that hangs at some point. Is that even possible to get this working? ...
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black flickering lines showing on the screen after booting ubuntu 12.04.3 in my vaio sve15136cn (dual boot with win8) amd radeon 7500M

I have a Sony vaio running on dual boot with windows 8 x64 recently updated to 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64 by disabling secure boot but uefi is enabled. I have repaired the boot and now i can select ...
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power method script not running on startup

I recently made this entry asking about power profile. I followed the instructions which were liked in the answer. It worked. However it is not longer working after I reinstalled grub. This is what I ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7520G Driver Not Working, Graphical Glitches [duplicate]

I recently accidentally overwrote my Win8 partition while trying to get ubuntu to be dual booted on my laptop. I have no clue how it happened since I had partioned out enough space for not only the OS ...
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oss radeon driver s-video color output rainbow flickers(sapphire 4850x2)

After much effort I finally got s-video to display at all. Now I have an issue where the image is stable but the color is like rainbows and flickers. It is not b/w. TV standard is already set properly ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't support AMD Radeon HD 8550G?

I have a laptop with AMD Radeon HD 8550G as its video card and I'm currently using Ubuntu 13.04. I tried to install its drivers but it says not supported. What can I do with this? Does 13.10 supports ...
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How can I change my graphics card power profile?

The fan on my card is noticeably louder in ubuntu than in windows. I suspect this is because it's running on a medium / high power profile, how can I change it to low? Video card: Radeon 9670
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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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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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Graphic Card wont let me install Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu, never used it and wanted to try the new 13.10, I downloaded the 13.10 x64 version and made and bootable usb drive, after I boot the pc with the drive in and select try Ubuntu ...
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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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cgminer installation

I just installed 13.10 on my Satellite C855-12Z(which has AMD Radeon HD 7610M), I will use this laptop primarily for bitcoin mining with ASICs, because it uses less power than a regular PC. But here ...
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How can I install AMD ATI Catalyst Display Driver In Ubuntu 13.10 64bit? [duplicate]

Hello I was wondering if I can install AMD Catalyst 13.1 Proprietary Linux x86 Display driver. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Beta 64bit and the card in question is listed under the AMD Radeon HD 3000 ...
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Laptop over heating after 13.04. Video driver?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP ProBook 6465g, Radeon HD 6520g. Now my laptop runs super hot, lag/no response from games, cpu at 80-100% (even when doing simple tasks) and the fans are ...
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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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Which version of Catalyst AMD graphics driver will be default in Ubuntu 13.10

Could it be 13.11? It is important becouse older version does not work with my graphics and Unity.
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ATI Mobility Radeon M82/M86/RS780M

I have a HP Pavilion dv5-1200eo Entertainment Notebook PC with ATI Mobility Radeon M82/M86/RS780M and I haven't been able to find any working drivers for it. It is overheating and working poorly. I ...
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Ubuntu Stuck On Purple Screen [duplicate]

I have a HP Dv6. I have had Ubuntu installed on the dual boot for some time. Its along side windows 7. I have not booted Ubuntu for quite some time as I have not needed it. Today I decided to boot it, ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 slow after fresh installation

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my system with USB. After installation it seems that the system is slow. I think the problem is with its graphics card driver. The system that I am using is an HP ...
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Free 'Radeon' driver doesn't work

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS + Updates on a PC. I was forced to install it via the 'nomodeset' option, otherwise the screen would be filled with blinking graphical artifacts. ...
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crossfire ATI HD 3870s “adapter not detected”

Thanks for your time. I'm having an issue where Additional Drivers sees no video drivers for my cards, and when I installed FGLRX via terminal and ran aticonfig --initial, it claims I have no ...
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No GUI after update

I updated my system recently, and, after I restarted, I got no UI at all. I still get the background image, the pointer, the logon screen works fine, but there is no gray bar and no dock. I figured it ...
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12.04 [Unknown Display] Unknown adapter after plugging in second monitor

What I am working with first I guess... Video Card- AMD Radeon HD 7790 2gb GDDR5 Motherboard- Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-D3H Ok, so I have the one monitor plugged into the motherboard and the other plugged ...
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black screen upon reinstall of fglrx

I have been trying to setup the vgaswitcheroo after a complete reinstall of ubuntu 12.04. Along the way I uninstalled the fglrx proprietary driver and rebooted with the understanding that the standard ...
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AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470. Every time that I install the FGLRX driver through System Settings -> software Sources -> Additional Drivers, my window manager completely crashes after rebooting, and I ...