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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 ...
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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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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 ...