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no GUI after installing amd catalyst driver

I'm running a DELL inspiron 3537 with 64 Ubuntu 14.04. After asking around I've decided to install the drivers for the computer. Here's what I did: install the intel driver from here reboot ...
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Unity menus and fonts weird rendering

I have an issue that occurs occasionally on my Ubuntu 14.04 (x64). Sometimes, right when I turn on my pc, the font and windows are messy. But, if I log out and log on Guest Account, everything works ...
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Problems with graphics drivers on Latitude D600 running 14.04

this is my first time installing ubuntu on a laptop, which is the Dell Latitiude D600. I have been having a very specific issue related to what might be the graphics driver, but I am not completely ...
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2answers
547 views

No password input field on lock screen

Occasionally my lock screen does this: That makes logging in difficult. Restarting Unity kind of works, sometimes only a reboot will fix it. My video card is a Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 with dual ...
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82 views

Unity broken with AMD/ATI Graphics with 13.10 after latest kernel upgrade

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 using an AMD/ATI graphics card Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880. Since the last kernel update Unity no longer works. When I log in I only get the desktop wallpaper - no unity panel ...
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Stuck at Login Screen after Update (27.05.14) [duplicate]

As the title suggests, i am stuck at the login screen. My system (ubuntu 14.04) was working fine and the problem appeared after i installed all updates and the following restart. Basically i can log ...
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1answer
139 views

New hardware -> random freezes and reboots [closed]

I need some help from the community on this one. I recently started playing DOTA2 through Steam on my box and decided to upgrade a few of the components for better gameplay. First I added in another ...
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1answer
526 views

Move window in dual monitor setup

I'm running a dual monitor setup, with one of the monitors most of the time in standby, but connected (it's a TV). It works fine if both are turned on, but when the monitor is in Standby mode some ...
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152 views

slow graphics when cpu usage is high in 14.04

I just upgraded to 14.04 and it has an annoying issue to me. Whenever it is doing something CPU intensive (ie. encoding audio or video and the usage is over 80%) Unity goes veeerrry slowly. Windows ...
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1answer
221 views

Unity or Gnome for Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I made clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on 18th of April. Then to overcome the problem of heating, I installed the fglrx-updates driver for my Radeon HD 7730M graphics. Yesterday, on boot ...
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1answer
86 views

any 3d drivers for ati fglrx which would support google earth and other 3d apps on chrome

i have installed many 3D apps on my ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop but none of them are supportive i have asked many questions regardind this previously but no answer was available i think it is just due to ...
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1answer
263 views

Theme and icons look old after upgrade to 14.04 - AMD GPU issues?

Yesterday I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I ran into a few problems. Interestingly I upgraded two computers (one of which has identical hardware) before this one and had no problems. When I ...
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1answer
158 views

Black Screen on Ubuntu Install + garbled installer

My desktop is black and every window is garbled. In have 2 AMD Radeon 7790s in crossfire And fx 8core CPU at 4.6ghz each. 16gb of ram. The unity bar and dash icon are coloured with the default ...
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1answer
297 views

Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly very slow

For some reason, my Ubuntu 12.04 recently became very slow. My specifications: HP laptop, core 2 duo T6600, 2.20 Ghz x2 Ati radeon 2 GB RAM Symptoms in Unity 3d: Dash takes endless to open ...
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82 views

Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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12.04 recognises dual monitors but one screen has a black overlay in the way of everything but the mouse cursor

This has worked fine up until today. The first screen works absolutely fine. The second screen however, is seen by the OS, is visible in the display settings and works absolutely fine in mirror mode. ...
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2answers
128 views

Window chrome disappears and reappears causing jumpy windows

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. The host machine is running Windows 7 with an ATI Radeon HD 5570 video card, 12 GB of memory, 2 quad core i7 CPUs. I've given the virtual machine 4GB of memory, ...
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Overlapping line from smaller disaply in dualhead mode

I have a problem on both gnome shell and unity that is best described with the following photo: http://i.imgur.com/JQwr3Rh.jpg This is my external monitor. It's a FHD monitor and my laptop monitor is ...
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97 views

I am getting black screen on Unity (Ubuntu 13.10)

I had forced shutdown my computer, when I turned it on, boot droped to a (initramfs) prompts/busybox. I've solved that problem with help of this post After login screen my screen turned black I've ...
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3answers
182 views

How to optimize an under-powered laptop for video

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on for a family member. It's an HP xt3000 with 748MiB RAM and 60GB disk. I had to install with non-PAE support and nomodeset if that's relevant. ...
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1answer
289 views

Ubuntu will not leave 2d mode

I am running 12.04 LTS, have received all of the updates, and cannot switch back to 3d mode. After restarting and notifying the GUI that I would like to start in Ubuntu (3d) mode, it goes to 2d mode ...
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1answer
217 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Unity starts in 2D mode even when 3D is selected - ATI Radeon HD 4250 Legacy Driver 13.1

After installing the ATI Radeon legacy drivers (version 13.1) Unity no longer starts in 3D mode, where it did before. I can select "Ubuntu" during login, and indeed it is the default choice, but when ...
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0answers
83 views

Problems with AMD drivers. After logging in computer will not display unity interface

I recently built my first computer and installed Ubuntu since i am short on cash. For the last year I have been using ubuntu on my laptop, and have not had trouble with it. When I installed on my ...
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2answers
5k views

Ubuntu doesn't load desktop at all after login screen [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 for more than 1 year on my Dell N5010 laptop. It was OK yesterday morning, but when I wanted to save my VirtualBox session, it gaves me an error ( i don't remember exactly but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS no Desktop anymore, only Recovery Option with Low Graphics Support

this is my first Question ever, please be nice! Problem: After Automatic Update for 32bit-Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unity-3D didn't worked any more, so i tried to reinstall the proprietary driver for my ...
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2answers
222 views

No wakeup after screenlock

After 10 minutes my desktop computer darkens the screen, and when I move the mouse or tab any key it comes back alive and asks for my password. That is perfect and the behavior I like to have it. But ...
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0answers
92 views

Corrupted graphics in icons, info boxes and bash in Ubuntu 12.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, as you can see in the screen shot, some icons are pixelated, as well as the bash and the infoboxes that appear when you hover over an icon. My ...
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1answer
68 views

Menu, launchpad and windows disappeared

On my fresh installed Ubuntu, I ran the things described in this list, more precisely the last part installing a bunch of softwares, when all the unity layout disappeard. There was: No launchpad No ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 3D desktop not working [duplicate]

I have read all other cases regarding this problem, but I think my is rare, so I am asking this question. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on VirtualBox 3D Acceleration is enabled, my host video card is ATI ...
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0answers
338 views

Ubuntu 13.10 installed with fglrx, cannot copy icons to desktop

I'm somewhat of a Linux Newbie. Ive recently converted to Ubuntu, and after an initial struggle of a 'low graphics issue', which I resolved by doing an apt-get install fglrx. I know have the ability ...
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0answers
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Screen sometimes inverts after locking

Sometimes, when I wake up my computer from a screen lock, one of my screens is inverted. It does not always happen (maybe one in ten times) and it is not always the same screen. Re-locking and ...
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170 views

Thunderbird display error in Unity

Problem Description I keep getting display errors in Thunderbird. The table of emails has painting issues. When I start clicking around it happens that some rows simply disappear or are being ...
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121 views

Shut Down/Restart from unity panel menu won't work

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and now I can't seem to shut down or restart my laptop using top right menu on Unity panel. When I click Shut Down or Restart nothing happens. I have to press my power ...
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0answers
185 views

Ubuntu crashes with menu bar launcher freeze during software centre use

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Dell Studio 1588 64-bit and ran into crashes as I was installing some software on the software centre. Before this, I had display/screen problems that I ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI proprietary driver slow boot time, lengthy login/logout delays

Ubuntu 13.10 is causing me major headaches with my AMD/ATI HD 5770 GPU. Below is a list of problems I am currently encountering. 1) The boot time is extended by at least 25s after installing catalyst ...
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2answers
471 views

Permission issues causes Unity Segmentation fault

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and I can boot to the unity-greeter and login just fine, but after login I just get a black screen with a cursor. I have tried following ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Black screen after login session [duplicate]

Yesterday, the system asked me if I wanted to upgrade to 13.10 from 13.04. Since that was the first time for me, I decided to proceed and ran the installation without worrying about it. After the ...
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Distorted graphics when using Gnome on Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Gnome Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to use it my screen looks like this. I still can log with Unity. I used these commands: sudo apt-get install ...
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1answer
645 views

Laptop Runs Hot in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell Studio xps 1640. It has an AMD Radeon HD 4600 series graphics card. I looked up the common heat issues and it said that usually the graphics driver is to blame and once the proprietary ...
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1answer
255 views

AMD proprietary drivers can only use 2 monitors (ubuntu 13.04)

I have 4 monitors I'm trying to set up in Unity with 2 GPU's (2x AMD HD7970's). Originally I had 2 monitors on each card and tried to set it up that way, but I kept getting the White Screen of Death ...
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1answer
382 views

Low Graphics Mode error on 13.04

Background I have a dell inspiron 15r se. Step by step, I wanted to upgrade the system from 11.10 to 13.04. Up to 12.10 everything was alright, it was working very well, Problem When i did sudo ...
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2answers
2k views

Check if my 12.04 has graphics card drivers and find the right ones

How can I check whether my system has a driver for the graphics card installed? And if it hasn't, how can I find which one to install, through the repositories or through other sources? I got Ubuntu ...
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1answer
388 views

How to enable hardware acceleration with the Radeon HD 7870?

Any idea on how to do this? The open source driver does not do this, and the 2 propriety drivers (fglrx and fglrx-updates) both cause my computer to refuse to boot up. The output of ...
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260 views

Unity not working after Ubuntu 13.04 update

So I had recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on a small home server, and after the most recent update check (July 5, 2013 is when I ran it) my machine will not load Unity and usually crashes ...
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108 views

Switched graphics card, now major problems

I have an old nVidia 9600GT, which I pulled out of my computer dual booting with Windows 7 and 13.04. I then plugged in a HD6670. I didn't think to uninstall drivers in 13.04, so I started my computer ...
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1answer
84 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Unity High Resource Usage

When I'm trying to switch windows by clicking on the icon in the Unity bar, it shows up the open windows and I can click on the one I want to switch to. But when I do that, my computer hangs up, for ...
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3answers
2k views

Software Updater window not displaying, though open in 13.04

I have a very interesting problem that has just recently developed. I am routinely getting software updates and I can see the software updater window is available to be displayed on the task bar in ...
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0answers
107 views

How can I avoid having to reset compiz/unity after each linux-headers upgrade?

I've been using Ubuntu (currently 13.04) for several months now. I was wondering if it's typical to have to reset compiz and unity (with dfconf reset -f /org/compiz and setsid unity) after every ...
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2answers
1k views

Unity Dash Graphical Glitches in Ubuntu 13.04 with ATI Graphics

I have a very noticeable transparent glitch in the Unity Dash. It does no transparency at all and instead shows a green to red color transition with black checkered boxes. This is an entirely ...
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No Desktop - 13.04

Before I start. I am kind of new to Ubuntu. I upgrade to 13.04 and it seemed to go well. But when I logged in I got no launcher or anything. I can right click to bring up a menu and use the shortcut ...