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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa which has an integrated Intel GPU and a dedicated ATI ...
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Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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vgaswitcheroo: client 101 refused switch (Radeon HD5650/Intel Hybrid), can't use discrete graphics card

I'm trying to use my discrete graphics card (Radeon HD 5650) so I can run some more graphics-intensive applications. I have an HP Envy-14 Beats Edition laptop. The fglrx drivers don't work at all for ...
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Radeon HD 7770 Ubuntu 12.04 installation problem

I try to install ubuntu 12.04.5 but it always says "The system is running in low-graphic mode" after I clicked OK it says "Stand by one minute while the display restarts" but after waiting 5 minutes ...
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Which Graphics driver works smoothly in ubuntu 14.10?

I have AMD radeon graphics card, I faced a lot of problems with graphics drivers from nvidia (like unresponsive black screen) already. Can someone please suggest which drivers to use without any ...
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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ATI/AMD Driver “Adapter not supported” strange issue

Yesterday I installed the AMD/ATI Official driver (Omega version 14.501.1003-x86.x86_64)from AMD's official site. The installation completed successfully using "Install Driver 14.501.1003 on X.Org 6.9 ...
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How to install AMD GPU Driver 14.12 on Ubuntu 14.10?

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Laptop, and I searched for hours on how to install AMD 14.12 driver without success. I have found the drivers on AMD's official site, but do not know how to ...
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Additional Drivers problem

I have Lubuntu last version. When I open Software & Updates I select Additional Drivers and show me 3 things. I want to select fglrx-updates and press apply but after some seconds nothing happens ...
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Can't boot with the correct driver Ati Radeon HD 3650

I have a desktop ACER, with an Ati Radeon HD 3650 (RV635). I always have to boot with "nomodeset" checked. It happens to me with ubuntu 12.04 and it's happening now, with ubuntu 14.04. I have ...
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How do I install driver for Radeon Mobility HD 3650?

I was trying to install driver for my graphics card, I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and when I install driver from support.amd.com log file says that i don't have kernel headers (version.h file) in /lib/...
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Unable to Install ATI Radeon HD 7560M graphic card driver on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 64 bit on Dell Inspiron 3521. I have ATI Radeon 7560M HD Series Graphics Card. I tried installing ATI Graphics card in different ways. 1)Selecting fglrx from Additional ...
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Unable to boot 14.04 on new Alienware 17

I have an Alienware 17. With Ubuntu 14.04 CD, I choose "Try Ubuntu without installing". Then hit enter. "Ubuntu" appears on screen for a short time. Then black screen. Then these messages: radeon GPU ...
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3 displays, 2 connected to GPU, one connected to motherboard

I have 3 displays, 2 connected to the GPU (it is an AMD HD 6790, DVI and HDMI connectors), and another one using my mobo's VGA connector (the one you use when you don't have a dedicated graphics card)....
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Radeon HD 4650 failed to load firmware

I have a VisionTek Radeon HD 4650 PCIex16 video card installed. I can't run anything other than the built-in display at 1024x768. I get the following: $ dmesg | egrep 'drm|radeon' [ 5.527134] [...
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ATI Radeon X600 and two monitors

just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS, can not customize as expected two monitors in any attempt to change the parameters of their joint work- error, and indeed the system slows down, I think it's because ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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Extended Desktop broken into 4 halves on 2 monitors

I'm having this issue on my HP Envy 17-2070nr with a Radeon HD 6850M. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Here's info. for anyone who can help: Extended desktop causes internal monitor to show 1/2 of its own ...
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Firefox problem at showing some characters - ubuntu 14.10

My problem is what the title says. I show an image to illustrate: Some characters are not displayed and instead that square with random pixels appears. It can happen in any character, sometimes can ...
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How to disable my APU and use the GPU (AMD Radeon) open source driver instead?

I'm using Ubuntu 1410 (Kernel v3.13) #uname -r 3.13.0-27-generic I've been trying to disable the APU (i.e. Intel's graphics software driver) and use the GPU (i.e. Xorg open source driver for Radeon)...
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Handling laptops with docking stations on XFCE

Anyone here running a setup in which they use a laptop + docking station setup for XFCE? At work, I plug/unplug from multi-monitor setups all the time and on unity I didnt have an issue (Radeon driver)...
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Radeon 9600 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Problem with driver

I'm sorry for my bad English. I'm a Polish. I have got with my Radeon 9600. I can not install drivers. I tried to install fglrx, but in the settings still wrote: (Graphics Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350) ...
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xorg driver doesn't use my radeon videocard 14.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 laptop with a Radeon HD 8730M videocard, running Ubuntu 14.04 However, when I use the X.Org X server open source drivers from xserver-xorg-video-ati, the computer uses ...
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Fan speed fix for ATI Radeon HD 4850?

Okay so i have the problem of Fans running at full speed all the time on my fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10 and wonder if there is any fixes for it in Lububtu 14.10? I have an older Ati Radeon HD 4850 ...
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Need help getting switchable graphics working under Ubuntu 14.10

According to "Details" (System Settings-->Details), my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card (it says the graphics are "Intel Sandybridge Mobile"), ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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How to set radeon power low

So I used to be able to do what this page recommends for <= 3.10.x and set my radeon power_profile to low, but that seems to no longer work. For example: sudo bash -c "echo \"profile\" > /sys/...
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How to install proprietary ATI/AMD drivers on 14.10?

I just upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04, and the built-in driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5450 sorta-kinda works okay because I do get a signal on my monitor, but it lacks any kind of acceleration, making the ...
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GUI crashes after installing AMD Catalyst 14.9 on Ubunut 14.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 using kernel 3.16.0-24-generic and X.Org X Server Version 1.16.0. I tried to install the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5570. After it installed ...
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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and latest supported AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver (fglrx) intermittently hangs system - unreliable stability

My system reliability has been compromised since upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on a AMD64 system with a Radeon R9 290X card and installing the official AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver. It now hangs ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...
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How to configure dual monitors with Ubuntu 14.04 and Radeon X1300/X1500

I recently upgraded my system from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. My dual monitors (which previously worked) now only mirror each other. I can't get them to stop mirroring, and one monitor has large black ...
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Extra tools to install ATI drivers catalyst? (overheating problem)

I have a question, i hope i find some one who could help me, im tired of searching. this and another things. Im installing ati radeon drivers for my lap top, but after running the .RUN file, in ...
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xubuntu 14.04 no virtual terminals

I have an Acer AO722 with the following graphics hardware: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6290] vendor: Advanced ...
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AMD Radeon can not handle multiple monitors on a Dell Inspiron laptop

My dual display will not work properly. The screen flickers and displays half in primary and half in secondary monitor. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 7520 with dual video card: AMD Radeon HD 7730M and ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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Problem with video after upgrade to 14.04

I upgrade my computer from 13.10 to 14.04. It is a 32 bits system with a Radeon HD6400 series. After upgrading skype crash when video is connected and VLC also crash when I try to play a video. On the ...
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AMD/ATI Sun PRO Radeon HD 8570A/8570M cannot install catalyst ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install catalyst drivers for Radeon HD 8570M graphic card. If I use new drivers from AMD site I will get an error during the installation like cannot detect suported videocard. If I use ...
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Ubuntu on Mac black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a mid 2010 iMac. When I don't set the nomodeset kernel option I'm getting a black screen. It does actually boot because I can hear the login screen sound. The screen ...
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Hybrid Radeon/Intel on Ubuntu 14.04

I am the owner of HP Pavilion G7 with a hybrid Intel HD3000 graphics card and ATI Radeon 6730M. Every time you try to install the Radeon drivers, the system runs in "low graphics mode". The ...
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What is “Mars-Tech” and why does Ubuntu think it's my video driver?

One for the weird file: I've upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and (1) it now thinks my video driver is from "Mars-Tech Corporation", and (2) it is sizing my screen such that everything exceeds the boundaries ...
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fglrx taking 100% of one cpu core

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G with a amd a10 apu (a10-5757m) and a dedicated hd 8750m graphics card. I installed the latest drivers from the amd website but my problem is that when i open certain apps(...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - HDMI connection causes horizontal split

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Edge 535 laptop. When I connect my HDMI cable in order to connect the laptop to the TV the screen splits horizontally and the OS becomes unresponsive. Screenshot: ...
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After upgrade Ubuntu starts into black screen [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and a XFX Radeon HD 7970. My system was running fine but after the last upgrade (26 September 2014), I'm not able to restart. The system is loading (I can see part of a Teamviewer ...
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Artefacts on Display after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

The graphics card is a RADEON HD 6570. The Display is a generic 22" with Full HD 16:9 Resolution. The Display is connected via DVI. The hardware setup is ok, a windows system on the same machine shows ...
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Graphics Crad drivers for Radeon 7000

I am knew to Ubuntu but love the OS and have been installing it on my PC systems at home. I have an old computer which I am currently using which has the following graphics card. I am unable tot find ...
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Can't Change power_method 14.04

I am trying to modify my power method for my ati card as it's like having a helicopter in the room. I use the same methods described here. sudo bash -c echo "profile" > /sys/class/drm/card0/device/...
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AMD A6 Processor, Radeon HD 8400, Laptop: Ubuntu running slow

I have recently installed Ubuntu. I had done some research about switching to Ubuntu and if its worth it. It seemed pretty convincing that Ubuntu was a great OS and is better than Windows 8, the OS I ...