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No UMS support - Radeon 3450

I just performed a clean install of 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 420 with Radeon 3450. I get to grub, click to boot with Ubuntu, and then black screen. If I boot in a recovery mode with low graphics ...
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Trying to get dual monitors working 14.04 LTS & Radeon HD 4850

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on a desktop PC and recently got a second monitor. I cannot seem to make Ubuntu 'detect' that second one. I ended up here: ...
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tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen

I wnat to report the following Problem: When I hit ctrl+alt+F1-6 a black screen is the result. The tty is not off-screen, I tried to hold down letters to check that, but it's not the issue, it ...
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Frequent Xorg crashes with Radeon R9 280X

My system has been running fine with the abovementioned card on Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 for about 2 months. After performing a full reinstall of Ubuntu (to 14.04 again), I have been encountering X.org ...
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switching between graphic cards in radeon open source driver

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity in my laptop with (AMD hd8760/Intel) dual graphics. Fglrx is not working so I am using open source radeon driver. I know how to switch between cards when using ...
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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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Should I avoid Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Radeon Graphics card?

Should I avoid Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics card? I heard AMD proprietary drivers are out and you must use the open-source ones. Anyone with experience with these graphics cards on ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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Mouse and Keyboard slow and unreactive in ubuntu 15.10

I have recently switched to Ubuntu 15.10, because my on-board and was-legacy graphics card won't work perfectly with Unity, so i decided to buy a supported graphics card, so i have bought an XFX ...
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“VCE not responding, trying to reset the ECPU” presented at boot

When booting, I see the errors below. I have an HP laptop with an AMD CPU. I can link the model number if that would be useful. Given that it mentions Radeon, I'm assuming this has something to do ...
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Couldn't open module fglrx

I was using fglrx driver long ago, but I switched to open-source driver. In the Xorg.0.log I'm getting following warnings. [ 35.380] (II) LoadModule: "glx" [ 35.416] (II) Loading ...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at ...
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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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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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Radeon R7 M260 & Proprietary Drivers: Bad Performance

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Almost everything worked great out of the box. This laptop comes with two graphic cards, an Intel HD Graphics 4400 and ...
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PlayOnLinux missing openGL 32 libraries

so I'm using Kubuntu 64 bit. (well that's ubuntu forum, but this is ubuntu derivative so I thought you might help me) and I wanted to install League of Legends through playonlinux (4.2.4). On 32 bit ...
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AMD graphics switching support in Trusty Tahr's kernel

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having automatic GPU switching How can I confirm that ? How can I force my graphic ...
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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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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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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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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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AMD switchable graphics: integrated outperforms dedicated

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony VAIO E14 laptop. I have a AMD switchable GPU Radeon HD 7600M / Intel HD 4000 card. The AMD Catalyst 13.4 driver is installed: On integrated (IGPU): fglrxinfo ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I disable the discreet GPU in a hybrid Intel/ATI graphics?

Using 16.04 LTS at 4.5.2 kernel stable. Can I use vgaswitcheroo or something to disable the AMDGPU and the card? It's eating up my battery. In 14.04 LTS I could use the ATI Catalyst to switch between ...
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How disable the integraded GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the discrete GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M) on Ubuntu 16.04?

Is there a way to disable my integrated GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M aka R9 M270X and M370X)? This used to be possible through the proprietary drivers ...
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How do I verify that Ubuntu recognizes my discrete graphics card (Radeon HD8750M)?

My lenovo g500h has integrated intel 4000hd graphics card and discrete ati hd8750m radeon card. It looks like by default the intel graphics driver is installed ( when i type lspci | grep VGA in ...
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Sword Coast Legends Glitches with Radeon HD 6770 on Ubuntu 15.10

Ubuntu newbie trying to play sword coast legends here. The first time, I got some glitches that made the game unplayable. I tried with proprietary drivers following this italian guide with no luck. ...
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ATI drivers incompatible with xorg

some of you are having problems with ati driver? I have a Radeon R7 240 and It Seems That the drivers are no more compatible with the xorg server I'm using...what can I do? I'm on the last release ...
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Discrete AMD graphics card is not detected by AMD CCC

After my laptop with AMD HD4570 discrete GPU (which entered legacy branch and no more AMD proprietary support for Linux) died I tried to give AMD another shot and bought a new laptop with switchable ...
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Dual Monitors with open source radeon driver - one stays black

Since I'm having a lot of problems with fglrx I wanted to use the open source Radeon driver on Ubuntu 15.04. As soon as I plug in the additional Monitor, the laptop screen turns off even though I can ...
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FGLRX driver crashes constantly

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 video card, and I have recently installed the fglrx driver on Ubuntu 14.04 to improve the performance, since the X.Org X Server driver was overloading the CPU ...
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Getting rid of llvmpipe. Installing open source drivers correctly

My video card is Radeon R9 270 Dual-X. I've read a lot about overwhelming performance of OpenSource drivers compared to proprietary ones, so I'd really like to move to OS drivers. However! I did ...
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HDMI+Acer Aspire 5536 running xUbuntu = nothing

I'm trying to hook up my old laptop to my TV using an HDMI cable but it just won't output anything on the TV or the Display part of Settings. I've tried rebooting it with the cable in and out, tried ...
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lspci displays wrong VGA compatible Controller

I have an HP laptop with an AMD A8-7410 with R5 Graphics (AMD Radeon R5 M330 GPU, can't find drivers for that. AMD Catalyst recognizes this but says unknown display). Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. ...