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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Upgraded to 13.10, black screen after login

After upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04 the notebook screen is deadly black as the X server starts; the only workaround I found is to start with an external monitor connected. Doing this way I can login ...
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(L)Ubuntu 13.10 AMD ATI Radeon laptop screen is black after upgrade from 13.04

Since I updated to Lubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) as upgrade from 13.04, my laptop screen is black. My external monitor over HDMI works. I have an AMD ATI Radeon HD 5470 card. The laptop screen starts ok, I ...
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power method script not running on startup

I recently made this entry asking about power profile. I followed the instructions which were liked in the answer. It worked. However it is not longer working after I reinstalled grub. This is what I ...
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How can I change my graphics card power profile?

The fan on my card is noticeably louder in ubuntu than in windows. I suspect this is because it's running on a medium / high power profile, how can I change it to low? Video card: Radeon 9670
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How can I force primary display output after turning off monitor?

I have a single HDTV attached to a single video card by two connections - VGA and HDMI through a receiver. HDMI is preferential for convenience. I only need VGA occasionally as it matches the native ...
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13.10 broke radeon HDMI audo

Makes me so angry that after finally figuring out to modify grub configuration to set radeon.audio=1 13.10 update killed my audio. Zero sound through HDMI. How to fix this? Dell Zino HD.
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Graphic Card wont let me install Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu, never used it and wanted to try the new 13.10, I downloaded the 13.10 x64 version and made and bootable usb drive, after I boot the pc with the drive in and select try Ubuntu ...
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Why am I unable to get WebGL?

So I've been trying all day to get WebGL running on my Ubuntu 13.10 system, to no avail. Here is the output of my chrome://gpu page in the latest Google Chrome: http://jsbin.com/eRoledI/1/ I've ...
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cgminer installation

I just installed 13.10 on my Satellite C855-12Z(which has AMD Radeon HD 7610M), I will use this laptop primarily for bitcoin mining with ASICs, because it uses less power than a regular PC. But here ...
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How can I install AMD ATI Catalyst Display Driver In Ubuntu 13.10 64bit? [duplicate]

Hello I was wondering if I can install AMD Catalyst 13.1 Proprietary Linux x86 Display driver. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Beta 64bit and the card in question is listed under the AMD Radeon HD 3000 ...
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Laptop over heating after 13.04. Video driver?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP ProBook 6465g, Radeon HD 6520g. Now my laptop runs super hot, lag/no response from games, cpu at 80-100% (even when doing simple tasks) and the fans are ...
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Dual Boot System: Windows 8 starts up with black screen if started from GRUB

i don't even know if this problem has anything to do with GRUB or Ubuntu. It could be just a hardware problem. my problem started after i installed my new graphics card (Radeon HD7970). Everything ...
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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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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 ...