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HDMI sound without overscan on open-source drivers?

Is there a way to have a regular scanned display with audio via an HDMI connection on open-source drivers? Possibly a way to force DVI video output over HDMI instead of 1080p? Machine: Dell Studio ...
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Yellow screen freeze with Radeon HD 5450 running Ubuntu 11.10

This is my PC Configuration: Core 2 Duo E4500 2 GB DDR2 Intel DG41RQ (GMA x4500) WD 500 GB HDD 400W PSU AMD Radeon HD 5450 Yesterday I installed a Radeon HD 5450 card and I have installed the ...
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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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Why is there no support for AMD ATI 3200 graphics?

I've got a rather old notebook with an AMD ATI 3200 graphics card inside. Now I use XUbuntu 13.04 on it and found out that there is no support for this chipset anymore, due to some X.org conflicts. ...
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installing ati radeon hd driver on ubuntu 13.04

I have a hp Probook 4520s with AMD ATI Radeon Graphic HD 530v graphic card . when I installed ubuntu 13.04 it recognized a graphic card named : Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV710 and it's working fine , my ...
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How to adjust brightness in games with Radeon driver?

I recently installed Lubuntu 12.10 on an older laptop, an HP Pavilion zv6000. It runs GREAT with one exception. I am unable to adjust the brightness in any games. I realize I am stuck using the open ...
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HP Probook 4510s Overheating Issue

I have an HP Probook 4510s running Ubuntu 12.10 with open source Radeon drivers also I keep my computer clean and dust free. The following output of the sensors command is worrying me. ...
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Need help to find/install up to date ATI drivers for kernel 3.5+

GPU: Radeon HD 5450 Distro: Ubuntu 12.10 Attempting to go to the AMD website and filling out the relevant information gives me this, however these drivers are incompatible with kernel 3.7 and when ...
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amd radeon stuck on boot

I recently tried installing Ubuntu, but it got stuck on the bootscreen with the purple dots. I pressed the ESC key for more info on where it hangs, and apparently it's with my graphics card (AMD ...
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Additional drivers page shows nothing at all. (Not an nVidia problem)

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 because before the additional drivers page showed absolutely nothing. During the new install, I made sure to click install 3rd party software (I hadn't clicked this ...
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Unity window effects/animations very slow on Ubuntu 12.10 with Radeon HD 6770 (3 monitors)

I've installed 12.10 with the proprietary Radeon drivers and am spanning a desktop across three monitors: $ dpkg -l fg* Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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hdmi audio works only with aplay -D alsa test wavs; open source radeon drivers; kernel 3.5 vgaswitcheroo

I've trolled the internets to make hdmi work on my system Ubuntu 12.04. software center kernel 3.5 uname: Linux ubuntu 3.5.0-18-generic #29~precise1-Ubuntu SMP...x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Screen size and position problem

After installing the fglrx driver everything is ok, but when I install blackbox (yeah I like blackbox it's simple) and I make a custom xsession and log into it, the resolution is ok but the displayed ...
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Radeon HD + vgaswitcheroo

I have a Hp Envy4 1025tx machine. I've tried vgaswitcheroo and amdcccle. I'm happy with Vgaswitcheroo powersaving efficiency and amdcccle's performance. I want both of them on my system. Is there a ...
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Can't run 1080p with Radeon 6870 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870 and a 1080p monitor that works fine in Windows, but in Ubuntu 12.04 with the ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX Driver (post-release updates) installed I can't select 1920x1080 as ...
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what is the status of AMD's Open Source 7000 series drivers?

I've seen announcements that AMD released open source drivers for the 7000 series of GPUs earlier this year, but not much since then. Are they in the kernel or are there plans to integrate them? If ...
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Which driver for ATI Radeon 9600 All-In-Wonder

I'm very new to Ubuntu and Linux for that matter, and wondering if anyone there found proper drivers for ATI Radeon 9600 All-In-Wonder. The system (Ubuntu 12.04) doesn't let me change screes ...
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Graphic Drivers ATI Radeon x600 for Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to find out how to install the Radeon x600 on this old laptop. I know this facts: It's a Legacy Driver The Kernel probably won't support it. I'm looking to be able to have some 3D ...
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multiple bars and dual monitor not working after driver instalation

Installed the drivers acording to the manual setup in here ran amdcccle and setup the dual display, enabled Xinerama so i can move stuff between monitors and now my desktop looks like and the second ...
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Multi Desktop with Ubuntu 10.04 and the Catalyst Control Center

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my laptop, with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670. I would like to connect this to an external monitor and use multiple desktops, as opposed to a single extended desktop. ...
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Black Screen with “Input signal out of range” message, after AMD graphic driver installation [13.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit alongside Windows 7 64bit, and both ran fine. Then I installed AMD graphic driver for my video card radeon R9 270 following the 3rd(manual) procedure given in ...
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Radeon 9200 Graphic Card Driver Shuttle XPC

I recently salvaged a Shuttle XPC SD30G2B. Processor is stock, RAM is less than a gig and the graphics card is a Radeon 9200. There was no OS and I figured I'd dive into Ubuntu. Installed 13.10 and so ...
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Black screen when trying to install 13.10, 12.04 works using nomodeset

I get a black screen (with backlight on) every time I try to boot up a LiveCD image from usb. I'm trying to install 13.10 and tried both 32 and 64 bit versions. I can boot 12.04 LTS release using ...
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AMD dual graphics

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4745G with dual graphics Intel/AMD. Discrete card is Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 now. One day I mentioned that my discrete AMD graphics card is ...
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How to find the best driver for my ATI graphics card?

I'm trying to find the best graphics card for my ATI Radeon HD 7730M card (My machine has hybrid graphics, should I worry about installing a suitable driver for the intel vga too ?) because I'm having ...
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How to stop the Glitchy Graphics?

Let me start off by saying i'm new to Linux in general, I apologize if this is something simple. Anyways, All the applications glitch out oddly. For example, my icons to the left on the bar flash ...
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Unity 2D/3D not working with Radeon 7000 (no panel, launcher, dash, etc.)

Problem: Neither Unity 3D nor 2D display the panel, launcher or dash (icons disappear as soon as I launch an application, but I can still hover and get a tooltip). I have tried removing and ...
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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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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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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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How can I force primary diplay 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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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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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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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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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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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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Graphical glitch on Ubuntu 13.04

The error: http://i.imgur.com/peR0NE9.jpg So there it is. Running: Ubuntu 13.04(64bit) on a LG E300 with a Radeon xpress 1250 Is there a solution to this? I did try fglrx... that did NOT end well. ...
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How to install ATI Radeon HD 4670 on Ubuntu 12.10

This is the first time I'm using Ubuntu. My knowledge about Linux is almost nothing. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 from windows 7 (dual boot) but I think it didn't install my graphics (ATI Radeon HD 4670) ...
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Problems with Radeon 7640G

I just bought a new laptop with a Radeon HD 7640G graphics card, but I'm having some issues. The biggest problem is that suspend isn't working. After suspend, I just get a black screen. I think that ...
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Ubuntu doesnt shutdown properly with Intel HD VGA (proprietary driver)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Vostro 3550 notebook with a AMD Radeon 6630M/Intel HD 3000 hybrid-graphics card. I recently installed the latest proprietary drivers from the AMD website. Everything ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 not recognizing multiple video cards w/ Catalyst driver (Radeon HD 7950 x4)

I have tried getting my 4 video cards operational using catalyst drivers, and have thusfar been unsuccessful. The seemingly most effective method has been using the built in "additional drivers" ...
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How to keep Gallium 0.4 ATI drivers from Live USB?

For some reason, my ATI Radeon HD 6850 (Known as AMD BARTS) only seems to work fine when I'm in a Live USB test environment. The driver's named "Gallium 0.4 on AMD BARTS", and whenever I finish ...
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Graphics drivers “break” right after installation and updating

This happens EVERY time I install Ubuntu. I'll pop the live CD in, and install it. The graphics work fine until I have to install mandatory updates and then restart. From there, I'll be unable to even ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: AMD A8-5500 (with Radeon HD 7560D) and console mode problem

I'm experiencing problems using AMD Trinity Hardware in Ubuntu 12.04 during boot. I installed 'fglrx' driver and rebooted. System hung. I purged driver. I installed 'fglrx-experimental' and ...
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Graphics drivers Ubuntu 12.04 - not recognized; overheating

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I keep having terrible problems with overheating which I think are caused by problems with graphics chip drivers. I have a ASUS U80V laptop supposedly ...
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Use vga switcheroo on MacBook Pro 8,2?

I have used the instructions provided by tomodachi here to get EFI kernel stub booting working properly. The Radeon card is now properly initialized and lspci is showing both graphics cards, which is ...
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failsafex mode hangs: how to debug it?

I have radeon/intel hybrid graphics. When testing my recovery mode login, failsafex mode hangs at the second screen. It needs a mouse or not? Looks like there are buttons I could click. I have a ...
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Why can't I adjust the screen brightness?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with an AMD 64-bit/Radeon HD video card, running Ubuntu 12.10. I can't adjust the brightness from the default maximum, neither the Fn keys nor the system settings ...
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12.10 does not turn on ATI display after resume using open Xorg driver

I need to know how to manually turn the display on as this does not happen when I resume from a suspend. This is a laptop so it resumes from suspend every time I open the lid. It is painful to have ...