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How can I find out which cards are supported by the fglrx driver? [duplicate]

I want to know where I can find out which is the current fglrx-updates driver in the repo. I own a Radeon R9 270 and I need to know if it is supported since Trusty 14.04. Thanks! :)
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How can I disable ATI discrete graphic GPU at startup in Ubuntu 14.04 without BIOS?

I could disable ATI discrete graphics in Ubuntu 13.10 with this command: echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch But in Ubuntu 14.04 it does not work. cat ...
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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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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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GLX not loading, The system is running in low-graphics mode" error, ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G510 laptop. I made it to dual booth with a Windows 8.1. It has AMD Radeon HD8500 card. Now when it boots I get the "system is running in low-graphics ...
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Does the Radeon HD 8570M work with Ubuntu (Saucy/Trusty)? (no hybrid)

I'm planning to buy a new computer. It uses a AMD A8 processor with a Radeon HD 8570M. I've read lots of discussions on how to get this card work using Ubuntu or Mint. However, all of them were ...
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Why does my computer (almost) randomly power off? (GPU Kernel Panics?)

I've always had a problem running any sort of Linux distro on my machine. I'm a gamer and tend to spend most of my time in Windows and I have never had any issues when it comes to stability of my PC, ...
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Black Screen with “Input signal out of range” message, after AMD graphic driver installation [13.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit alongside Windows 7 64bit, and both ran fine. Then I installed AMD graphic driver for my video card radeon R9 270 following the 3rd(manual) procedure given in ...
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How can I fix this tearing in fullscreen video with Radeon card?

Ever since I 'm on ubuntu 10.10 now 12.04 I'm having the some trouble with any video that I play in fullscreen, the image gets a horizontal cut, like this: In ubuntu 10.10 I had a nVidea GTS 250 ...
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Why ubuntu is not detecting my AMD Radeon graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop HP Pavilion dv6 6121se Specs: intel core i7 2670QM 2.2 GHz AMD Radeon 6490M 512 MB Intel HD 3000 512 MB 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Dual boot between Windows 7 and this ...
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Installing the AMD/ATI Catalyst drivers for 12.04

I've tried installing these driver using ever method that I could find. The first way I tried was to just download the drivers from here: ...
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S Video performance using ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run on U 12.4

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 12.4 using the ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run driver for my Radeon 9600. Graphics in Details shows Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350. When S Video is connected an ...
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12.04 Radeon HD 4200 crap graphics

I am stuck with 1024x768. Display comes up as a laptop. It's a Philips 17" I have no composition, 2D and fuzzy lines going up the screen. I used the software centre to install the ATi X.Org binary ...
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Install ATI Radeon HD 3450 (RV620 LE) in Ubuntu 13.10 (64bits)

I failed to install the driver for my ATI Radeon HD 3450 (RV620 LE) card in Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit) someone could help me with this, to know if they can or not. I have tried several ways to install ...
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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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Installing AMD Catalyst 13.12 64 bit

I have an AMD E1-1200 processor on my computer. After trying to install the current AMD Catalyst (13.12) drivers, my computer's display wouldn't work and I would boot into command prompt. I of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Boots on Terminal Only [duplicate]

I've run into many problems using an Xi3 computer. Originally, Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.4) refused to boot unless I set acpi=off from grub, suggesting a hardware problem. Things seemed to be working ...
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Alternative graphic drivers? [duplicate]

My graphics graphics card is a Radeon HD 4250 and ATI has dropped the support for x-server version higher than 1.12. Are there any alternative graphic drivers I can use besides the opensource driver, ...
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Problem with safe graphics mode

Im installing dual boot ubuntu 13.10 along win8.1, I have an acer aspire 522 with a graphics card AMD Radeon HD 8400, this graphic card gives problems, soy I installed it with the nomodeset in the ...
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Install ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.10

I saw this. And downloaded this in AMD page. Which of these two should I use?, my graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5450. Also, I don't understand what exactly amd64 means when talking about this ...
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HP Pavilion 10 TS Notebook PC Black screen [closed]

Today I got a laptop for school work, a HP 10-e004AU. I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 on it the problem is during and post installation. During installation I have to boot with the nomodeset command ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes crashes and has colors messed up each time I restart my notebook due to AMD Radeon HD 8850m video card drivers bug? [closed]

I am a somewhat inexperienced Ubuntu user, so don't be too harsh on me: I've been trying to solve this issue for a while, thus any help I get will be extremely appreciated. I've just acquired a Dell ...
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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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HDMI audio fails speaker-test

EDIT: This is not a duplicate of No sound on HDMI with Radeon driver. I have followed those instructions to update grub, and the problem persists. I'm having no luck getting HDMI audio to work. I've ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 as Oracle VM Guest. No HDMI?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Windows 8.1 Host using Oracle VM. The monitor that I run Ubuntu on is plugged into an HDMI port with an HDMI cable, but the display only gives me 2 options: 800 x 600 ...
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AMD radeon R7 250 Ubuntu 13.10 Open Source Driver

I am using an AMD Radeon R7 250 and I have installed the proprietary drivers from AMD but I would like to try out the Open source driver since I have them on my laptop and that I have good ...
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How to install Mars [Radeon HD 8730M] drivers ? Is It supported?

I bought Dell Inspiron 15r -5521 with i7-750GB HDD-8GB Ram. abutareq@P-Box:~$ sudo lshw -businfo | grep -i display pci@0000:01:00.0 display Mars [Radeon HD 8730M] pci@0000:00:02.0 ...
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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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AMD/ATI ES1000 VGA Card slows down Ubuntu 12.04

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (and after that the 32 bit but did not work). It runs very slow. After checking the forum I narowed down the problem to the graphics card. Does anyone know what ...
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Lenovo G510 with 12.04 LTS issues

I have a few problems with my recently purchased notebook lenovo G510 and as a beginner I do not know how to solve those problems. to the point: my AMD Radeon graphic is not worknig at all and the ...
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Installing and Only Using Radeon HD 6630M on VAIO VPC-CB15F

At the moment my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card with the "X.org X server - AMD/ATI display driver wrapper from xserver-xorg-video-ati" drivers, ...
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DPM in ubuntu 13.10

I've read that AMD Radeon driver got dynamic power management support with Linux which means that the GPU and memory clocks adjust dynamically based on load which is very useful for saving power. So ...
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Problems with a Radeon HD 5450 card on Ubuntu Server

I'm having a hardware/driver problem with my Radeon HD 5450 card. Very grateful if anyone could help! I'm setting up a new Ubuntu Server. I've assembled a machine and installed "Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 ...
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choppy animation with glmark2

I just installed ubuntu and currently I am suffering from poor graphics performance. I ran glmark2 to test graphics and while it prints a good fps in console, it does not feel so. Animation is not ...
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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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After installing Catalyst Center, my Ubuntu 13.10 has changed user password

I tried installing two fresh installs, but every time i restart I'm asked for a password as usual. But the one i have used to have doesn't work. It's a Radeon HD 4530 card.
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installing drivers for ati radeon r7 240

i recently bought a new system, dell with Intel® Core™2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz × 2 processor, 2g ram, hdd, etc, but no graphics. to save on money i skipped gettiing a windows key and went with ubuntu ...
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xorg.conf for hybrid ATI/Intel

I'm trying to get my Intel HD 4400 and AMD Radeon 8670M working with the open source drivers. If I boot with an xorg.conf that includes: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" ...
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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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No vga/vgaswitcheroo in /sys/kernel/debug (Ubuntu 13.10)

I am aware of some of the other threads on this problem, but I have tried the options found in those without success: sudo su cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch gives cat: ...
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Radeon r7 reported as hd 8600 “oland” on Ubuntu 12.04 with AMD proprietory driver

Can anyone tell me why loaded latest fglrx Ati/AMD prorietory driver is identified as "oland" with Radeon HD 6800 VGA card (command: fglrxinfo); and also CCC identifies (catalyst 13.12 stable ...
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How to find the best driver for my ATI graphics card?

I'm trying to find the best graphics card for my ATI Radeon HD 7730M card (My machine has hybrid graphics, should I worry about installing a suitable driver for the intel vga too ?) because I'm having ...
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Video driver makes Ubuntu freeze (13.10, Radeon 8670M/Intel HD 4000) [closed]

I have a Lenovo S531 laptop with hybrid graphics. I'm using the xorg-edgers PPA drivers, because it's the only thing that works for me (with fglrx or fglrx-updates Ubuntu presents me with the greeter ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 and ATi Radeon 9200SE - prop. drivers [duplicate]

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 with Radeon 9200SE. It's working on default drivers of Xubuntu. How can I ( And if I can ) install prop. drivers ( Catalyst )? Thanks
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issues with fglrx and catalyst - have there been changes?

I have never had any issues with AMD proprietary drivers, but is seems maybe something has changed in Ubuntu that is causing issues? When switching to proprietary drivers the computer returns from ...
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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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AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6670 Graphics are Very Laggy in 13.10 [closed]

It's very unfortunate because it really degrades the Ubuntu experience compared to Windows Vista. A year ago I bought an AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6670 graphic card because my old Nvidia card was getting too ...
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Guys , i got a problem … I installed a proprietary driver in ubuntu. But it says: Your proprietary driver is activated but it is not in use

My notebook is an Acer E1-421 and my graphics video is VGA Radeon HD 6310. Ubuntu has listed for me the proprietary drives that i could install, and i chose one of them. But now appears a message that ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7640G/7670M Dual GPU NOT WORKING in UBUNTU 13.04

I'm facing a problem while installing an ATI driver through ADDITIONAL DRIVER. I was trying to install the same in Ubuntu 13.04. The config of my laptop is AMD Radeon HD 7640G/7670M Dual GPU (1 GB ...