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For 13.04: Pre-Install: Three terminal-commands: sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++6 sudo apt-get install dkms libqtgui4 wget execstack libelfg0 dh-modaliases sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic xserver-xorg-core libgcc1 Additional two terminal-commands for 64-bit: sudo apt-get install ...


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For 12.10: It works for me!! And here is the how-to which I created for you: Pre-Install: Three terminal-commands: sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++6 sudo apt-get install dkms libqtgui4 wget execstack libelfg0 dh-modaliases sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic xserver-xorg-core libgcc1 Optional ...


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For 13.10 it works without tweaking on a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 install: 1) Open the terminal and type sudo apt-get install fglrx fglrx-pxpress 2) and reboot


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I haven't tried it yet but I found this PPA. The latest fglrx that supports pre-HD5000 GPUs, is Catalyst 12.6 Legacy. But it doesn't support Ubuntu 12.10 from what I have heard. I am also concerned about this as I want to update to Quantal but fgrlx is a must have for me. I still don't have Quantal so I could not test it. Test it at your own risk.


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I suggest two things 1 In a terminal type the following fglrxinfo This will tell you if fglrx is installed and working well you should see an output similar to: $ fglrxinfo display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series OpenGL version string: 3.3.11399 Compatibility ...


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After using amdcccle to set the monitors as required, apply and exit, then from System -> Preferences -> Screen Resolution [or Monitors in Debian], verify it is showing the resolution you configured in amdcccle and click apply. The next time you restart or login the settings will be preserved.


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For the purpose of this question: Catalyst = fglrx = proprietary AMD/ATI display driver The most problems people are having come from the fact that: 1. Ubuntu has moved to newer driver versions, that don't support some older ATI/AMD chips 2. Ubuntu has moved to newer Xorg versions Symptoms: No. 1 - 'not supported' errors / Jockey not detecting proprietary ...


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I have a Vaio VPCSE with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics, too, and I followed your how-to step by step. Unfortunately, when I changed to integrated graphics in Catalyst, I got lost after login just as you desribed. When changing to discrete graphics, it works – but I can use fglrx from the sources for that. So my only workaround, which I'm not quite happy with, ...


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For 13.10: Pre-install: Execute three terminal-commands: sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++6 sudo apt-get install dkms libqtgui4 wget execstack libelfg0 dh-modaliases sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-video-all libgcc1 Additional two terminal-commands for 64-bit: ...


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Here is the correct way to remove the ATI drivers: sudo sh /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.sh sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx fglrx_* fglrx-amdcccle* fglrx-dev* Note: ignore any errors you may have got form running the first 2 commands. Remove your xorg.conf file sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf Re-install xorg sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...


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I don't use a 4xxx series card but there is a new PPA available for the purpose you describe. instructions here: http://www.ubuntuvibes.com/2012/10/how-to-install-amd-catalyst-legacy.html


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Delete the file ~/.config/monitors.xml.


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If any software (driver too) is closed source (like what you installed) it isn't open to reviewing or improving anything.Closed software can be reverse engineered but it is problematic (legally too) If you don't have to use closed source software then don't. When it is closed source no one knows what the code is except from who made it, so this is also a ...


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Same problem here, with Ubuntu 12.04TLS amd64, on a AMD A10 with integrated AMD Radeon HD6670 video and a AOC 23" monitor connected via HDMI. I had the same monitor on a 32bit 12.04TLS Ubuntu on a much older AMD CPU and its integrated video card, and the screen used also a part of the panel, but changing the DTV settings in Catalyst Control Center solved it ...


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George A. solved the problem in his question: The problem must lie with Pulseaudio, as I followed the instructions here to uninstall it and, after rebooting, everything worked perfectly!


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some times may be that graphic driver will behave like that, and nothing to worry about this problem. You have to reset or change to default settings of Graphic driver or Screen Settings provided by Ubuntu Operating system.


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I'm running with a Radeon HD 6400M, and 13.04 seems to really not like the updated graphics drivers (or at least, that's the conclusion I've come to). After installing them I had exactly the same issue. For me, the following worked: sudo apt-get purge fglrx followed by (possibly after a reboot, I can't quite remember. Probably do one just to be sure) ...


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try sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf and reboot your system which will delete your X server setting so next time you reboot x server will try to detect your optimal setting , and i solved a problem which faced me with resolution with the same method


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I am a user of a very similar card, with a fully functioning Ubuntu set up with Catalyst aka fglrx. You want Catalyst 12.9 out of the repositories i.e. what Ubuntu suggests in the Software Sources part of the Software Center. Don't go for earlier versions and don't go for more recent versions. You will also want to install linux-headers-generic. If you ...


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Just run amdcccle from terminal, you can also make a shortcut, to run as root use sudo amdcccle.


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Maybe installing legacy fglrx 12.6 would help. Chceck it out: http://www.ubuntuvibes.com/2012/10/how-to-install-amd-catalyst-legacy.html


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This answer was provided by Tom Rakoncátlan who as a new user cannot answer this protected question, so I have posted it here on his behalf. Solution is described at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/ATI Quote: "If you experience underscan when outputting video to an HDTV, this may resolve the issue: sudo aticonfig ...


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The latest ATI catalyst for Ubuntu 12.10 I know of is this one: AMD Catalyst 12,9 driver First Uninstall the current driver AMD with these commands: sudo sh /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.sh sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx fglrx_* fglrx-amdcccle* fglrx-dev* xorg-driver-fglrx Manual installation: To install AMD Catalyst 12.9 in Ubuntu ...


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Here is the latest version of Ati Catalyst 12.11 (beta) and 12.10 (stable) that has just been released ,you can find it here : http://www.upubuntu.com/search/label/System hope it will work .


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I have a 5450 driver, which works well with two monitors using either the standard open drivers or the proprietary drivers - even off the liveCD. What happens when you try to uncheck the "Mirror Displays" checkbox with the standard driver? Make sure both monitors are switched on using the sliding switch under the displays in the middle, and the ...


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Just connect your system in Ubuntu with Internet and open "Additional Drivers" application. Then it shows available graphics drivers for your system. From there you can install them and there is no problem with this.


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I resolve the problem. Catalyst 12.8 dosent support Ubuntu 12.10. You have to download and install Beta Version Catalyst.


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Resolve the problem and correctly instalation Catalyst. It is a Bug. First if you have instaled drivers pls unistal them. After this enter comand. sudo apt-get install linux-source sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-17-generic After this install driver from System settings/software resources/additional drivers and select AMD graphicks accelerator ...


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Read this link carefully and try again. Follow these steps: Install the prerequisite packages: sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs dh-make dkms execstack dh-modaliases linux-headers-generic If you are using the x86_64 architecture (64 bit): sudo apt-get install lib32gcc1 Download the driver. This package contains both the 32-bit and 64-bit ...


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Imho you should try to install Catalyst Driver on Kubuntu. It will enable 3D graphics acceleration. Regards, Over Killer



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