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Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from official website and I can't switch on Radeon R7 M260 on laptop.

I have only on amdcccle and no result.


Ok, I have laptop, I have dual graphics cards

  1. AMD A8 radeon R5 Graphics (DDC Display AMD Radeon (TM) R5 Graphics)
  2. AMD Radeon r7 m260 (Unknown display)

How can I install driver and switch GPU on radeon r7 m260?


sudo aticonfig --list-adapters
* 0. 00:01.0 AMD Radeon(TM) R5 Graphics        
  1. 01:00.0 AMD Radeon R7 M260

How to switch adapter?


$ lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|Display'
00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics] (rev 05)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2269
    Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci
--
01:00.0 Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260]
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2269
    Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci
  • Install the driver by sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates. – Pilot6 Feb 5 '16 at 17:17
  • I try, but ubuntu see only amd a8 with r5 graphics, and can't see radeon r7 m260 :( – Vladleelee Lee Feb 5 '16 at 17:21
  • in AMD Catalyst DDC Display AMD Radeon (TM) R5 Graphics AMD Radeon r7 m260 unknown display Whats wrong? – Vladleelee Lee Feb 5 '16 at 18:30
  • Please who can help, install amd radeon r7 m260 in ubuntu. It's really? – Vladleelee Lee Feb 5 '16 at 18:33
  • What is the Ubuntu version and the fglrx version? – Pilot6 Feb 7 '16 at 15:29
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You can switch them this way:

sudo aticonfig --px-igpu

to the integrated adapter.

sudo aticonfig --px-dgpu

to the descrete adapter.

Log off and log on after that.

You can see the status by

aticonfig --pxl

You can also switch the adapters using Catalyst Control Center GUI utility.

Note: This should work on a supported Ubuntu version (14.04 or 15.10) and with the latest fglrx that can be installed by:

sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates
  • It does not work can not see the graphics card only sees the integrated – Vladleelee Lee Feb 8 '16 at 13:35
  • Almost all have tried, well, there must be a solution to this problem – Vladleelee Lee Feb 8 '16 at 13:36
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I has similar problem... try this

aticonfig --adapter=all --initial

after that, reboot and fglrx should now recognize both gpu's, then Piloto6's answer should work

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