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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to use fglrx proprietary driver for dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 CrossfireX in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried to use fglrx proprietary driver for ATI Radeon HD 5670 in Ubuntu 14.04 but when I install it (using either apt-get or the "Additional Drivers" tab in "Software & Updates" application) ...
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Ati amd radeon hd 4350 graphics driver

i have card radeon ati hd 4350 and have problem with install drivers to this card. somebody know how do this?
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Smaller screen after installing radeon driver from AMD's site

I don't know if this is fully Ubuntu related, anyway here's the question: After I put in AMD Asus 280X and booted the screen size was normal, but after I downloaded and installed AMD's original 14.4 ...
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Quad monitors work as mirror displays but not as extended

So i gave up on fglrx driver due to unsupported GPUs now i'm on regular radeon drivers with 4 monitors on 14.04. I got them all to work perfectly fine with All Settings/Displays mirror mode but when ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04: Can't change AMD DPM settings (radeon)

Good morning everyone. I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Fresh release) and I wanted to give a serious try to the radeon drivers (AMD 280X). One thing I noticed for the OSS drivers compared ...
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Which proprietary video driver do I need for a VTK Rad7K 64P graphics card?

Can anyone tell me which driver to use for video device listed in screen? I don't know but model number on box when I purchased card is VTKRad7K64P, my computer is running REALLY slow. ...
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Is there a GUI for configuring the Radeon Open Source Drivers and Mesa 3D similar to Catalyst Control Center?

Is it possible to change the settings of the radeon open source drivers and Mesa 3D graphics library? I am thinking of something similar to Catalyst Control Center that would allow me to control ...
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System freeze after waking up from sleep (suspend)

I had a heating problem lately after I've been using the xorg driver for the Intel APU (Integrated graphics card) so I upgraded to fglrx proprietary driver. But then I faced another problem, whenver ...
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How do I check for updates for my AMD Radeon 5870 Graphics card?

I am new to the whole Linux OS and the differences when it comes to updating software on the laptop I have. So, without further ado, my question! I followed this link here to get the driver for my ...
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How do I install video drivers for my Radeon HD 6450?

Just switched my eMachines PC over to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 in hopes of getting a little bit more out of the dated hardware. I have a HIS Radeon HD 6450 that worked great when the machine was running ...
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Ubuntu does not load open source video driver [closed]

My notebook uses ATI Radeon HD3650 as the graphical card, and runs ubuntu 13.04 32bit. I use open source video driver for it (radeon), but it seems that this driver is not loaded by ubuntu, then it ...
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12.04 upgrade - graphics driver remains blank [closed]

a few days ago I done the latest patch update on my 12.04 which broke 2 items (Network and Graphics). The Network is fixed by rolling back, but the graphics has me stumped. System Settings -> ...
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drivers for ati 3000 graphics

I am currently using a system with integrated mother board graphics of Radeon 3000 graphics, and I am facing a severe problem of Ubuntu's INCOMPATIBILITY with 3d graphics on Chrome. For example, ...
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Problems with drivers for ATI Radeon 4500 after upgraded to 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 and have managed to break by graphics drivers. I'm not even sure where I'm at now. I have a Dell Studio 15 with a ATI Radeon 4500 video card. I know this is no longer supported by ...
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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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AMD Radeon HD 6850M driver compatability

I'M HOPELESS. I'm also dramatic. I've read a couple articles/posts about this issue but I have no idea what I'm doing and don't know how to install drivers. Does anyone know how to download a driver ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series driver for Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L840 with a Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. Is my graphics card supported? Because I can't find a article or a ...
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14.04 : How to disable discrete graphics card

I know 14.04 has Kernel 3.13 and is supposed to be better at dynamic power management. My problem is the estimated remaining time keeps changing. But on an average I see 5 hours. On same machine on ...
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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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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 > ...