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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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Lenovo 505G with AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics × 4 issue

Hello all, I have purchased a Lenovo 505G from best buy today. I upgraded the memory to 8GiB. I am getting a black screen displaying tty1 login/password screen, as it would not let me display the ...
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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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Toshiba satellite a105-s2236 no splash… no login

I just pulled out an old Toshiba having 8.04. Trying to upgrade to 12.04 but have radeon 200m express video card. I have done nomodeset and acpi=off and still cannot get past the black screen with a ...
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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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Force Triple Buffering when using Vsync - AMD Radeon HD 5850 - fglrx open source driver

I tried searching everywhere to find an answer to this question and I can't get any information beside one, unanswered post from the forums. Snotplot’s issue is exactly my problem. Using vsync in ...
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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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How do I install the open-source driver for the AMD Radeon 6570?

With fglrx, I get a small square in the bottom right that says AMD Unsupported hardware. I was wondering how one would install the open-source driver, since I can't find it in the Software Center by ...
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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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UBUNTU 13.04 64bit after installing unity interface is not showing [duplicate]

My notebook is HP Pavilion dv6-6130ew with AMD Radeon HD 6490M. Here is a list of what I've done: Install ubuntu 13.04 64bit Update os. Install amd mobility Step by step After reboot Ubuntu I see ...
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How to solve the heating problem with Ubuntu 13.04 on HP Pavilion g6?

I am having the overheating problem after installing Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP pavilion g6 laptop. How to solve this overheating problem ? Is this the problem due to graphics driver ? If so, how can i ...
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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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Is there any way to install the latest driver for Radeon HD 4200 series graphics card on Lubuntu?

The driver states that it will only run under Xorg 6.9 to Xserver 1.12 and Kernel version up to 3.4. Is there a patch for my kernel? I tried to install the driver anyway by running these commands in ...
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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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Ubuntu seems to be stuck using integrated graphics

I bought an MSI R7770 and just installed the catalyst 13.6 beta drivers. Ubuntu recognizes both of the graphics, but I can't switch to the card. What happens when I use the card is: I get to the grub ...
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Unable to use function keys for screen brightness

I'm on Toshiba Satellite L830-135 with AMD Radeon 7550M. Using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit fresh install. I know there are many similar questions. I've tried almost everything, many variations of the ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 and Ubuntu 13.04

I have notebook Acer Aspire 5553G-N936G50Mn. I want to install latest version Ubuntu 13.04. Drivers for touchpad, Fn-buttons, Wi-Fi, camera, and videocards install automatically or...? I ask because ...
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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 ...
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(FIXED) Radeon HD 3870 driver installation issue on “Ubuntu 12.04 precise”

Radeon HD 3870 driver installation issue on "Ubuntu 12.04 precise": EDIT Fixed by using the makson96/fglrx repository method, according to the latest answer given here by user named Zuul or roby. All ...
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extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”, raden, 12.04 KDE

At some point my OpenGL stopped working in Kubuntu 12.04. "glxinfo" reports Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". I know it worked previously since I was using before, even developing for it, ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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AMD different ways to install drivers

I do not want to know how to install drivers but what the differences between 2 ways and which one is better. building deb files from *.run file sudo sh*.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/precise installing ...
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Compiz/Unity broken with ATI Radeon HD6670 Ubuntu 13.04 after reboot

I have had my display working correctly on a new machine (Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit, ATI Radeon HD6670) for the last 3 weeks using the proprietary driver downloaded from the ATI website. Yesterday, I ...
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ATI Radeon 9200 Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my old computer and it worked alright until I installed Ubuntu 12.10. I tried updating to 13.04 to see if this fixed it, but unfortunately it didn't, Does ...
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3d support on AMD Radeon HD 7800M series video card with 3 displays (Dell M6700)

On my Dell M6700 laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7870M video card I am unable to get 3d support with 3 displays on Ubuntu 12.04.02 (LTS) With the open source Radeon Driver I can get 3 displays working ...
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ATI Radeon XPress 1200 Graphics Card Driver Install Problems

I've got an ATI Radeon XPress 1200 Graphics Card, and the default driver isn't cutting it. I downloaded the proprietary driver .run file ("ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run") from AMD, and tried ...
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How do I improve GUI performance on AMD E2-3200 APU?

I have an AMD E2-3200 APU (integrated Radeon GPU in CPU), running Ubuntu 12.10 (generic Ubuntu image, Linux 3.5 kernel). My ubuntu works too slow on GUI related process. I wonder what is the best to ...
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Support for AMD Mobility Radeon hd 2xxx-4xxx in the near future? [duplicate]

I am currently running a laptop with ubuntu 12.10 installed and a mobility radeon hd 4650 graphics card. From what I was able to find out, it seems AMD as officially removed the support on any ...
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How to install my ATI graphic card?

my laptop has a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, and I've tried many ways to install the drivers but nothing has worked for me, how can I do it? Also, I'm not sure why but when I put 'lspci -vvnn | grep ...
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Ubuntu version for ATI Radeon 9200 video card

What is the highest version of Ubuntu that I can install in my Pentium 4 laptop with an ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9200 video card? I tried to install 13.04 but I couldn't start the GUI. I read that there ...
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no sound via HDMI using Xubuntu 13.04 32 bit AMD mesa 9.2

This question has perhaps been asked before but no clear solution seems to exist for me. I have a Radeon 6850 connected to my screen via HDMI. The picture is fine but I get no sound at all, not even ...