I found instructions on how to install drivers for AMD graphics cards on AMD's website. However, I can't find the model series for my graphics card even after using this websites: https://devicehunt.com. I put in 1002 as the Vendor ID and put 98E4 for the Device ID but all I get is the device name as Stoney [Radeon R2/R3/R4/R5 Graphics]. This doesn't match any of the options on this website: https://www.amd.com/en/support.

Output from " lspci -nn | grep -E 'VGA|Display' ":

00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Device [1002:98e4] (rev c4)
  • Hi again Haz :) Just while I remember, now that everything's installed and updated, did removing 'nomodeset' from the grub options still result in the freezing coming back? Ubuntu should be able to install the Graphics drivers itself, so you might not need to install from AMD's website, assuming that the freezing has stopped. – pHeLiOn Sep 2 '18 at 11:10
  • @pHeLiOn After removing "nomodeset" it still freezes after a short while. – Haz Sep 2 '18 at 11:30
  • Does it freeze when booting up or does it go to the desktop and you can use it for a bit and then it freezes up? Just curious whether 'nomodeset' just affects booting. – pHeLiOn Sep 2 '18 at 11:36
  • I also assumed that 'Additional Drivers' would offer Graphics driver installation options. – pHeLiOn Sep 2 '18 at 11:39
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    If I remember correctly, there are proprietary amd/ati/radeon drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.x LTS but not for newer versions, where the free linux drivers should be used, and are working well with newer graphics chips/cards. But there might be problems with some older chips/cards. See for example this link – sudodus Sep 2 '18 at 12:33

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