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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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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 ...
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Which xserver-xorg-video-ati package should be used on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm on 12.04 precise with an AMD Radeon 6520G graphics card (using the open source driver which supports my card), and I am having problems with my display resolution stuck on 1024x768 To fix this, ...
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What are the procedure to install the drivers for the ati radeon mobility x2300?

I recently decided to scrap my windows partition for Ubuntu 13.04 when I found out steam is available for linux. I just cant seem to play any games on it because I can't find how to install the right ...
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AMD Radeon HD6450 compatibility 13.04 [duplicate]

My old graphics card hase just died. So I ordered a new MSI Radeon HD6450. What is the best way to install the AMD drivers? Thank you. Regards, Richard
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Amd Radeon HD 7400M series driver not found

where can i find the driver of AMD Radeon HD 7400m Series For Win 8... I tried too Many Times But Cannot find...Always this note has show that "you hardware not compatible with your driver"
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No login dialog in Kubuntu after instaling fglrx and reinstallation of xong did not help

In Kubuntu 13.04 64 bit, fglrx did not install, so I tried to reinstall XServer as follows: sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 ...
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VESA: SUMO driver instead of being the ones I installed (fgrlx-updates) ubuntu 13.04 64-bit IGP (HD 6xxxG)

Hello everyone and thank the community for providing support for linux newbie like me. I'll go with a problem that I face to: When you get to the menu with my video card details show: VESA: SUMO ...
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Slow animations using Ubuntu 13.04

I just decided to now swap from Win to Ubuntu. Now after the install of the latest Ubuntu (13.04), the animations of the Desktop (just as open the dash-board) are very laggy and slow. I searched ...
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Poor performance using Proprietary AMD drivers in wine, is there a way to improve it?

Well lets start: I have the proprietary drivers installed, I am using Ubuntu 13.04, my Video board is an AMD Radeon HD 7970M with 2gb of Vram, in a Clevo/Sager p150hm, 6gb ram ddr3, Intel core i7 ...
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How can I fix Ubuntu screen goes blank?

We have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an ASUS F83SE. During installation we pressed F6 to use nomodeset and also set acpi to off. Now that Ubuntu 12.04 has installed, the screen goes blank. How can ...
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Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g7 1153er with hybrid radeon 6470M and Intel 3000

I will start this thread like most of people. I am new guy in Ubuntu. I have tried to make right installation but always getting some problems. I have laptop HP Pavilion g7 1153er. This laptop ...
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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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Radeon HD 7870 works well in Ubuntu 13.04? [closed]

I'm planning to buy an Radeon HD 7870 card and I would like to know if it works well with Ubuntu 13.04. I play games on Steam, and I will use the proprietary drivers from the AMD website. Is the ...
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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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Now that Mesa 9.2 stable is a out, is there a way to upgrade to it in Ubuntu 13.04 without using unstable ppas?

I have a notebook with an AMD graphics card and I use it for games occasionally. The performance in Ubuntu 13.04 using open-source drivers is only OK, but I understand that mesa 9.2, combined with a ...
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Unity is working but not visible after installing AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta2

I have installed AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta 2 Drivers Now the Unity is working i can click the close button or maximize button or everything if i remember their locations they are nto visible :( Some ...
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fglrx issues with AMD Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT on Xubuntu 13.04

The problem I have a rather old (~2007ish) iMac, which I've recently installed Xubuntu 13.04 (64 bit) on. For various reasons it's important that I'm able to get reasonable 2D graphics acceleration ...
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Intsalling Ubuntu on Toshiba w/ AMD Radeon HD 7520G

I've installed Ubuntu on my desktop and previous laptop. BUt now I want to get a new laptop: Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5116. It has AMD A6-Series processor and graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7520G I can't ...
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No drivers for AMD Radeon HD 8750M or AMD Radeon HD 8550

I have a pretty urgent problem. I bought Asus N56DY laptop, and all of the specs are available here. The only difference is that I replaced the original HDD with an SSD. The graphic cards in question ...
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radeon.dpm=1 invalid on 13.04 w/4850

I'm trying 13.04 using the open source Radeon drives (I think that's the same as Gallium but correct me if I'm confused). This is on an 4850 card, so would need legacy proprietary drivers, which ...
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Is the Radeon HD 7650 compatible with ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am planning to buy a new notebook. I found a cheap one with Radeon HD 7650M . Will it be fully supported by Ubuntu? I had problems with my previous ATI card (xpress 1250) and I do not want to have ...
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How do I install AMD Catalyst Display Driver on Lubuntu 13.04 (Radeon HD4250)

I'm trying to install the drivers for my Radeon HD 4250 graphics card on my Lubuntu 13.04 station. I want to run multiple monitors (1 VGA 1 HDMI) but I am having overscan issues on the HDMI monitor. ...
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Xorg/Compiz is using massive amounts of CPU. What to do?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I've been trying to figure out what is causing my Xorg and Compiz to frequently come close to maxing out my CPU usage for weeks now. Essentially, during normal use, both ...
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No Display Variable, Unity not working, Just upgraded to 13.04, have AMD drivers

I just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04, and now my GUI / Unity is not working. I get a login screen that looks fine, but when I log in, there are no menus or bars or anything, and all the tiles look ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 boots as terminal. No graphics. Radeon HD 7550M

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a pre-installed windows 8 Vaio. The thing is, Ubuntu boots as terminal, no graphic enviroment. (In fact, when it boots the screen starts to flash and flicker, though I ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7310 HDMI Functionality on any Ubuntu?

I found a great deal on a desktop pc that I would like to run and a media server with ubuntu and xbmc. It uses an AMD Radeon HD 7310 and supports HDMI output via Windows 8. I need to know that ubuntu ...
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AMD Radeon HD 3000 Series (I installed but where is aticonfig) [duplicate]

I had Dell studio 1536 laptop with windows vista defaults already installed. recently I decided to shift from Microsoft windows to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu gnome 3. After installation It's look ...
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How can I be sure to install the latest AMD/ATI graphics driver

I currently have the graphic GPU as follows: [url]http://us.toshiba.com/computers/laptops/satellite/P770/P775D-S7144[/url] no longer being sold but to help you determine the best driver for my system ...
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Ati driver installation problem on Mobilyty HD Radeon 4250

I have laptop Compaq Presario CQ-56 with Mobility Radeon 4250 . I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , I used this guide ( https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/ATI ) from step 3.1 to step with ...
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Can't Use Radeon 8790M on Latitude E6540 with Kubuntu 13.04

Trying to use the Radeon 8790M on my Dell Latitude E6540 running Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring). This laptop also has an Intel adapter (for power saving). lspci gives: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Macbook 17"

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a 17" macbook pro and running into some issues that I believe are related to the video card (Radeon HD 6700M). The steps took are: I download the 13.04 ...
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No webGL in Chromium for Radeon Xpress 1250 (RS600M) in Raring

Before I say anything else, here's my lspci response: $ lspci | grep 'VGA' 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS600M [Radeon Xpress 1250] I'm running ...
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HD5450 “This driver is actived but currently not in use”

I don't understand why I can't find the answer to the simple question of how to get a driver status changed from "Activated but currently not in use" to in use. Install directions are not what I am ...
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Lightdm doesn't load on boot

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and since yesterday lightdm doesn't load on boot. Ubuntu loads normally but there is no UI just this cursor _ blinking. I tried in console(Ctrl + Alt + F4):sudo service ...
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Overheating laptop dual Ati GPU HD4200 and discrete HD5400

I've a laptop which until now I'm using free Radeon drivers. Now I'm thinking to switch to the proprietary Ati drivers due its cooler temperature. But I'm not sure what to do. My laptop has two ...
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unity hangs after installing AMD Catalyst™ 13.6 LINUX Beta Driver

I'm trying to install the video driver for my Toshiba Satellite L725D-A7280. lspci -nnk | grep -iEA3 "(vga)" gives: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI ...
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Proprietary drivers ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.04 don't work

I have a HP dv7 Pavillion with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. The AMD is a Radeon HD 6370m, totally supported by AMD. I want to run with proprietary drivers to properly play games. I've already rigorously ...
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Fan twirling because of CPU high performance [duplicate]

I've downloaded Kubuntu recently and installed it on my laptop. After installation, I installed my graphic card driver(ATI Radeon HD) which made my laptop's fan quieter. This also caused that my ...
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VGA Controller is Intel's but graphic card is AMD/ATI, and 3d acceleration is not supported [duplicate]

I typed lspci -nn in the Terminal. And this is what it says : 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller [8086:0154] (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ...
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Graphical interface (UI) wont load on ubuntu 12.04 after install

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box. I cannot get the graphical interface to load only the terminal. The terminal comes up and i login but it stays on the terminal. I have tried the ...
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How to change the graphics card driver via terminal?

I recently tried changing the driver for my Asus Radeon HD 7870 to the proprietary one (a friend told me it was much faster), however that seems to have killed my install of Ubuntu. Now whenever I ...
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Display larger than my external screen

I seem to have this problem every time I install Ubuntu. I have a Panasonic Viera Plasma 50" and the display area on it is always cropped I have tried all kinds of configurations with the terminal ...
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How do I install Catalyst drivers for ATI Mobillity Radeon X1400 in 12.04?

I'm trying to install drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 for my ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 and haven't worked out how to yet. I'm not new to Ubuntu but now that I want to play TF2 on it I need Catalyst. Can ...