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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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Ati Mobility Radeon 5730 Driver causes black screen before login on Ubuntu 13.10

Im trying to install an ATI driver for my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730, I have an ASUS N61jq. I tried catalyst 13.2 and 13.11 beta, but both of them causes black screen on the login screen, I can hear ...
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13.10 Radeon 9800XT Driver limited to 1024x768

I'm brand new to linux (just learned how to open a terminal yesterday). When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64, it set my resolution at 1024x768 and would not let me set it higher so I figured that I ...
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Laggy Radeon HD 7670M Graphics on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a notebook (DELL 3521) with a Radeon HD 7670M GPU and i'm Using PCSX 2 for playing Playstation 2 games. When i play on Windows it's completely fine. But when i play on Ubuntu it's so laggy. I ...
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Corrupted graphics in icons, info boxes and bash in Ubuntu 12.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, as you can see in the screen shot, some icons are pixelated, as well as the bash and the infoboxes that appear when you hover over an icon. My ...
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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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Mouse disappears upon installing graphics cards

This is the second time this has happened, on two fresh installs. Ubuntu v13.10 AMD64. These are the first and only lines of code it took to kill the mouse each time: sudo apt-get install ...
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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 ...
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Radeon HD7650 (Thames XT) open source drivers DPM not working on ubuntu 13.10?

I have recently shifted from using ATI proprietary drivers to open source drivers. However, i notice that the laptop runs hotter and battery isnt lasting long either. On the contrary, many online ...
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Install HD7950 and R9 290X on 13.10

I'm Litecoin mining with a R9 290X on Ubuntu 13.10. Everithing was running fine. Now i want to attach a HD7950 to the system. I have uninstalled the properitary drivers, attached the HD7950 and ...
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Installing fglrx driver Ubuntu

I am installing the fglrx driver, as described in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/ATI. The problem is now that when I type the command "aticonfig --initial", I get the following ...
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How to verify & fix APU graphics usage (MHz stepping, load, Flash video dropping frames & burning CPU)?

I'm afraid that my system is not using graphics card the way it should (thanks to God [or, devs] it's used at all). How to fix issues listed below? 1) GPU core clock always at the bottom ...
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Need help with xorg.conf for dual Radeon HD6450 video cards with 4 monitors

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity and have dual (2) Radeon HD6450 video cards and 4 Hanns-G HL273 monitors. Each Radeon card is driving one monitor via DVI and the other via VGA. I am ...
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fglrx freeze upon lockscreen or lid close when iGPU selected

My system has hybrid (and I believe muxless,i.e. only the integrated card is actually connected to the display) graphics. The first card is an Intel HD 4400, and the second card is the AMD Radeon HD ...
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How to choose between HDMI and displayport sound output using radeon free drivers

My graphics card is a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Turks XT [Radeon HD 6670/7670] I'm using open source drivers and have 3 screens plugged in, using DVI, HDMI ...
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Held broken packages - Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 from Pen Drive. I have Radeon Graphics on board but not in use currently and I am trying to install AMD Catalyst for Ubuntu with the help of documentation provided at ...
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Black screen after boot with AMD Radeon graphic card enabled

I have a problem with booting Kubuntu 13.10 on a lenovo G510 notebook with this specs: -CPU: Intel core i5 4200M -Graphic card: Intel Graphics HD 4600 + AMD Radeon HD 8570m -S.O.: Windows 8.1/Kubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Dual Monitor Display Radeon

I recently purchased an external monitor to use with my laptop for a dual screen setup. My laptop is an HP Pavilion g6 and is running Ubuntu 13.10, along with the Radeon graphics driver. I plug in the ...
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video accelerator display trouble

I'm running 13.10 with Gnome-Fallback and a Trinity Radeon HD 7540 and I'm encountering flickering (among individual objects - not the whole display), screen regions being randomly shaded (in at least ...
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How to get AMD Radeon HD 7900 woriking with Ubuntu 13.10 inside VMWare?

After the upgrade of ubuntu to 13.10 the performance of my VM has degreased extremely and I think it is because no proprietary drivers seem to be available. The VM runs on decent system (SSD, 4GB ram ...
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Open source ATi driver froze after installation and fail to boot

Hello everyone and thank you for reading. I installed today a HD5500 Radeon card in my system today, and installed the open source driver. Following this, my system worked for a while though no I ...
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lubuntu won't display on both monitors at the same time

I can get Lubuntu 13.10 to display my desktop on either screen, but it refuses to display on both at the same time. Changing the resolution of a screen generally toggles which screen is displayed; ...
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'aticonfig: no supported adapter detected' while installing drivers

I have Three Sapphire 290x's. And I have downloaded/installed the drivers. The machine even prompted me to reboot. But after the reboot when I went to check for my graphics cards, it read : ...
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New 12.04 installation. Illegible graphics with a Radeon x1200

I have a fresh 12.04 installation, and the only way that the graphics work correctly is if I start in failsafe graphics mode. Since I can't post an image, please click here for a cellphone shot of ...
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Graphics Card driver issues, ATI, Radeon HD 4200

I have had a major issue once I installed Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that my performance was slow and it appeared to me that I needed to install my drivers. So as most people do I go look for a quick, ...
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How to get all gfx memory out of an HD 7850

I have a Radeon HD 7850 card in my Linux box that runs Ubuntu 13.10. This card is supposed to have 2GB of memory. When booting it under some Windows, I can run certain gfx intensive apps just fine. ...
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Unity 2D/3D not working with Radeon 7000 (no panel, launcher, dash, etc.)

Problem: Neither Unity 3D nor 2D display the panel, launcher or dash (icons disappear as soon as I launch an application, but I can still hover and get a tooltip). I have tried removing and ...
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My HP Pavilion g6 2230tx laptop heating too much and fan speed too high when i am using ubuntu

My HP Pavilion g6 2230tx with intel i3 rd gen pro and Radeon 1gb Graphic card laptop heating too much and fan speed too high when i am using ubuntu There is any solution for my laptop? Please help me ...
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How to install Radeon 5770 video card accelerator

Recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64. Example, playing in face book farmvill, a yellow based reminder pops up "U need to install video accelerator" The game is very slow and sluggish. Video card: His ...
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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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13.10 with AMD Mobility 4200 and HD 6370 Hybrid Card Issue

Helo, everybody! I'm having a problem with my hybrid card on Ubuntu 13.10. I can´t make them work, I've already tried a lot of solutions, but it never works... So, some one knows how to make these ...
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Hybrid Graphics - How do I know they're switching appropriately?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 that has two graphics cards; an AMD Radeon HD 7730M and an Intel 4000HD. I've installed Catalyst Drivers 13.1. When I launch a 3D game like Dota 2, how can I check to see ...
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compatibility issues with HD7990 graphics card

Just upgraded my graphics card from a HD6970 to a HD7990. Have tried Ubuntu 13.10, the last LTS and also Kubuntu 13.10 but none will run a display properly. Even when booting from a live USB/DVD I get ...
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Performances Issues With Radeon HD 5470

I've got a Dell laptop with 4gb ram, intel core 2 duo and a Radeon HD 5470 graphics card, and I'm facing some performances issues. While watching 720/1080p HD movies there are a lot of bugs and the ...
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Fan running at full speed using xorg drivers [duplicate]

I'm running my fourth fresh install of Ubuntu. I've tried using the fglrx drivers but it always results in a catastrophic failure where I login to a black screen. I'm using the default xorg drivers ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...