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Login screen is disfigured

This is the second time I see it this way when I startup my machine. You can see that the screen is not fully utilized. Ubuntu's screen starts from the top-left, but doesn't fill the whole screen. The ...
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Gnome Shell Grey Screen No Login Box After AMD Drivers Installation On Lubuntu

I installed the fglrx AMD drivers on Lubuntu and rebooted. The machine didn't reboot properly and I could only see a prompt. I logged in and uninstalled the drivers using sudo apt-get remove ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome): ATI (AMD) HD7750 proprietary drivers not workin

I have recently upgraded my working x86_64 13.10 system to 14.04. However, when using the proprietory AMD drivers, Gnome (not tested with Unity) flickers and falls back to VESA. The graphics ...
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Xorg Random Crashes on 14.04 on ATI Radeon (post-fglrx trauma)

I have a computer ATI Radeon card and I am running Ubuntu (14.04) on it. And I know you can read the rest of the story... I tried to install "fglrx" drivers in vain, and then uninstalled them. I did ...
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GDM & Lightdm Not Working After xorg configured

I have an R9 280X set up & it was previously running successfully. Recently I installed latest drivers (both the beta & stable - not at same time) and ran the command. sudo amdconfig ...
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Need help with ATi fglrx and Xorg

I'm quite new to Ubuntu... Right now I'm using 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I love it... Except for one thing... The display driver. I want the best performance I can get from my video card (ATi Radeon HD ...
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Suspend not working due to backlight issue

I am using the Radeon HD 6320 video card with the radeon xorg driver. I have tried using the flgrx dirver but it isn't as snappy as the xorg and also has brightness issues. The xorg driver has ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 14.3 on Ubuntu 13.10-64bit

I have followed these instructions: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Saucy_Installation_Guide#Generate_a_new_.2Fetc.2FX11.2Fxorg.conf_file I have not performed section 3.5 Generate a new ...
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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I plug in my headphones, and Ubuntu decides I've got my LMB held

For about a week, often when I locked the computer, I'd return to find that my left mouse button was not recognized. I had a graphical tablet, a mouse, and a touchpad, and I couldn't click. ...
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Ummm… Ubuntu 13.10 updates gives X.Org X Server at 1.14.3….but the latest AMD Beta Drivers only up to 1.13. How to fix? [duplicate]

Title explains a lot but I'll clarify. I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB stick. I booted in for the first time and just did the following 2 commands as suggested by ...
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miInitializeBackingStore, Rage M3 and Lubuntu 13.10: Screen goes blank

I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Latitude C600, using the alternate installer. After the initial splash screen, the screen goes blank. After some poking around, I discovered in the ...
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I killed XBMCbuntu video output - Help

I am pretty new to ubuntu and I am experiencing a problem that hopefully someone can help me with. I have a HP N54L server that I have had XBMCbuntu running on for about 12 months now. I have a radeon ...
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No errors but some wanings in Xorg.0.log file,However X still black screen! Help please,ATI driver

My desktop is ASUS A43 with AMD Radeon HD 6730M Graphics.Recently I installed the Ubuntu12.04 system and I find that my cpu has a high tempreture since booted.So I realized there must be some wrong ...
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ATI Catalyst vs Distro Compatibility Question

I have a question about the Catalyst drivers and which ones I can actually use with my my distro. I currently have 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When AMD / ATI tells me that the latest 14.3 Beta ...
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Black Boot Screen (cursor only) as soon as I initialize 3rd card in xorg (3X ASUS R9 290 in Ubuntu 12.04)

This is driving me a little crazy and though I'll keep working on it, I'm hoping someone can suggest some possible solutions, as I'm almost at my wits end here. Some background: The system: AS Rock ...
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168 views

Xorg 1.15 and AMD 13.1 legacy

I have a question: Will my ati Radeon 5145(4570) work with ubuntu 14.04? I need proprietary driver for good energy control. I have Laptop. Or I need to downgrade Xorg?
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117 views

Can't change the resolution higher than 1024x768

Hello complete newbie here. So from the moment i installed ubuntu 12.04 i tried changing the resolution to the maximum supported by my monitor which is 1440x900. I tried installing the proprietary ...
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Can't run 3D apps/games when I Switch from discrete to embeded Graphics

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I have switchable graphics. Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD RADEON HD 8730M The problem is this, when I have discrete graphics enabled (AMD) everything works fine, but the ...
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My graphic drivers are gone

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. This question tells you everything you need to know about my graphic card. Yesterday I had a problem, my graphic card driver failed, now if I login to xubuntu default ...
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1answer
130 views

Alternative graphic drivers?

My graphics graphics card is a Radeon HD 4250 and ATI has dropped the support for x-server version higher than 1.12. Are there any alternative graphic drivers I can use besides the opensource driver, ...
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49 views

ATI Radeon refresh rate

I've two LG Flatron IPS236 displays @ 1920x1080x60hz, and an ATI Radeon HD 6870, which is using the 'recommended' x.org drivers. On Windows (yeah..) I used to be able to force the refresh rate to ...
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125 views

How can I fix my gnome desktop / X server in Ubuntu 13.10

I have been struggling with this since yesterday evening: I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.10 in steps using $ do-release-upgrade. Since the last upgrade I got the "Low graphics mode" screen with the ...
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How to prevent two monitors merging together?

I have a strange problem. My computer setup is not common, I have 2 GPUs, AMD's 5850 and 7790. I also have 2 displays : 22" and 24", which are both connected in the 7790 card. Everything was OK ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 - ATI driver (beta) - Xorg uses 100% CPU

Using Xubuntu 13.10, X.Org X Server 1.14.5 and the lastest ATI drivers for my dual R9 270 setup. After some time (a few hours) Xorg starts to use 100% of one core (quad core intel CPU), the system ...
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Why lxsession-logout slows down X window system?

In Lubuntu, if you click on the shutdown button, the one to the right on the panel; the whole window system slows down and any click you make takes more than 20 seconds to complete. From around the ...
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Hybrid graphics: change iGPU driver options when using fglrx?

Normally when wanting to change the intel driver options xorg.conf can just be edited like: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "AccelMethod" "uxa" ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 keeps changing the display settings. Dual Monitor

I have an Alienware M17xR4 with Radeon HD 7970m, driver installed is VESA:WIMBLEDON. I usually use my notebook at home or at work... At work I have the possibility to use a dual monitor setting, to ...
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233 views

xorg.conf for hybrid ATI/Intel

I'm trying to get my Intel HD 4400 and AMD Radeon 8670M working with the open source drivers. If I boot with an xorg.conf that includes: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" ...
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After Ubuntu update display size is 7" and it loads a Mobile version of Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu 13.10 after the latest update I restarted. Now there is no mouse cursor, the screen resolution has changed to 1920x1080 and the text is unnecessarily huge. I managed to get to the display ...
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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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Installed some new software and added a user, now my first user crashes X and can't login

I am running Xubuntu 12.04. I installed dogecoind and made a new user called dogecoin. My first user, james, used to be the only one. It used to be set to auto log in. Now I have a choice between my ...
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1answer
406 views

Need help with xorg.conf for dual Radeon HD6450 video cards with 4 monitors

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity and have dual (2) Radeon HD6450 video cards and 4 Hanns-G HL273 monitors. Each Radeon card is driving one monitor via DVI and the other via VGA. I am ...
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573 views

Screen flicker with Ubuntu 13.10

I am relatively new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with Windows 7 on my Dell laptop. I am having a lot of issues with my screen flickering. I've seen this question asked before but have ...
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Graphical driver 13.10 ATI RV630

I started updating the distro from 13.04 to 13.10. Then I got my hands on a Radeon HD 2600. I installed the RV630 compatible Catalystdriver from the official webpage. Then xserver crashed ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Dual AMD GPU Dual WQHD screens Second Screen only displays white with X for cursor

I've got 2x HD6850's with 2 1440p screens setup as one monitor per card. There is a crossfire bridge in, without it the second card or monitor are not detected. The issue is that the second screen ...
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Videocard problem, xRandR failure, Multiple displays, screen resolution problem

Yesterday I updated from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Had some problems with my GPU drivers, but after 12h of figuring out what was wrong and fixing it I found this solution: Ubuntu 13.10 - Black ...
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Accidentaly deleted /etc/X11/xorg.conf.original, and now log in no longer works

I accidentally deleted xorg.conf.original-0; xorg.conf.fglrx xorg.conf.fglrx-0-1, after I tried to install fglrx drivers on the graphics card, which in fact worked on 13.04 and now as I went to 13.10 ...
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Kubuntu never gets to the login screen

I am not sure if Xorg is using the right device... The system in question is an A4-1400 CPU with built-in Radeon Graphics. I added a PCIe Radeon HD 5750, and changed the BIOS so it would use that card ...
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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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307 views

Force High resolution for headless server, binary flgrx driver and nomachine

I'm using the binary AMD driver as opposed to the open source ones (for performance reasons). I'm using a monitor-less server with a remote desktop client (nomachine). One of the issues I am having is ...
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xorg, jetty, and lightdm all crash my system when run

Whenever I start xorg my computer crashes. I am brought out to a black screen much like the one that it shows when I shut down my computer. After displaying this screen for awhile it kicks me out to ...
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Installing 12.10 messed up Xorg

So I finally decided to upgrade from 12.04 and now my ubuntu install has been rendered unusable. I'm getting the "no screens detected" error from xorg in the console, and no mattr how many times I ...
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529 views

Can't get normal resolution on Ubuntu 13.04 with ATI Radeon HD 5470

I am trying to get the resolution on an old laptop normal. The laptop is a HP G72-a10SB with a 1600x900 screen, however, I get a stretched-out lower resolution. The only 2 options in System settings ...
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Replacing a cheap card (Geforce 520 GT) with Sapphire VGA PCI-X 7790 1GB

Until now it has been a nightmare. Ok first of all my system is dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. I needed to replace my old graphics card with a better one because of my gaming needs and i ...
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378 views

Why can't I boot into the desktop after installing a new video card?

I changed from an ATI 5450 video card to a nvidia GeForce 620 card and now I cannot boot to the login screen or start x. Before I removed the ATI card, I removed any proprietary drivers and was only ...
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143 views

Stuck on tty1 using livecd, startx does not

I have a new laptop (lenovo g505), Im trying to run an ubuntu 13.04 livecd. I tried using ubuntu, xubuntu, debian, and kubuntu, however it is still not working :( I am getting this error message (in ...
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371 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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Best NVIDIA Additional Driver Option

Hello, Under Additional Drivers, there are a few options to choose from, but which one is the best? Using NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library from nvidia-310-updates ...