Questions tagged [fglrx]

FGLRX (FireGL and Radeon for X) is the proprietary AMD display driver. Use this tag if you have trouble using or installing the FGLRX driver.

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Help Installing propietary AMD Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04

I know that this question has been posted already (kind of) but those seems not to apply to my case, as with the tutorials I found online, seems to be different. So I have a samsung laptop (AMD APU ...
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Problems with AMD drivers

I have the exact same problem as this user, but it only freezes under too heavy load, e.g. when I try to run the installer. I have a HP Pavilion 15-aw027no. After trying multiple USB's with no luck, I ...
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drm:amd_sched_main [amdgpu]] *ERROR* Failed to run job - unity not loading

When booting up, Unity is not loading and the mouse is a square instead of a pointer. The pc does not react on any input, but I can switch to other tty (ctrl + alt + F5 f.i.) When opening my syslog I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 graphics issue

How do I handle Ubuntu 18.04 not handling fglrx ? There was no problem in 16.04 & 14.04. I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and now the monitor ends up flashing as it tries to load gdm3. The tty screens ...
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fglrx drivers on 14.04.4

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 to use fglrx driver with my AMD GPU HD 8750m (i have hybrid graphic card intel+AMD). I didn't update anything (also while install) and when I'm switching to fglrx driver it ...
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Ubuntu Won't boot after installing ATI Proprietary Drivers

First of all, i'm using an old ATI GPU (Radeon HD 5450). I Tried installing the drivers on 16.04, but they aren't supported, causing me to not be able to find fglrx on the default Repos. I Downgraded ...
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safely install opensource or proprietary amd driver in ubuntu 14.04

My system (hp i3) has hybrid graphics Intel/AMD (R5 M330). Yesterday I tried installing ubuntu 16.04 (using a bootable drive on windows installed drive, I erased everything). But after the first ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 asks for fglrx!

I have tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.10 but when I start the process by entering sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade in my terminal I get the message "The package fglrx needs ...
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My graphics card

I’m trying to switch to Linux on my laptop. I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 and installed it, and expirience no problems, except for with my graphics card, an AMD Radeon hd 7610m. I know that AMD no ...
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How to get latest packages of apps on older distro without upgrading Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm not sure what exactly happened. But, i can't use AMD proprietary drivers anymore on any Ubuntu flavors. After little research and using 16.04 for a while I'm back on Xubuntu 14.04.1 with fglrx ...
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Which driver should I use for my RX 560 for gaming?

I just installed 17.10 on my machine with a X4 950 (A320 chipset) and RX 560. According to the "additional drivers" tab none are in use and the only available option pertains to AMD CPUs, not GPUs. ...
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I have AMD gpu, should I move to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm using windows currently but because of programming, aesthetics, financial and other reasons I have decided to move to Ubuntu. Problem is my device is a laptop with Intel CPU and AMD R7 M360 GPU ...
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Ubuntu sees external monitor but the external monitor doesn't recieve any signal

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo B50-70 laptop, with an integrated GPU Intel HD Graphics 4400 along with a dedicated GPU AMD Radeon R5 M230. The output for lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|Display' 00:...
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Low graphic (800x600); Graphic card support; Reinstall? (after Upgrade 16.04 LTS)

I have recently upgraded to 16.04 (from 14.04). Since then, the system is running on low graphics (800x600, built in display). I assume the best advise to be reinstalling Ubuntu 16. But the question ...
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How to Integrate AMD Radeon R7 M370 with Ubuntu 14.04.5?

Hy folks, I am beginner on Ubuntu. From couple of days I am trying to integrate AMD graphics card with Ubuntu. I also followed the AMD manual but it didn't work for me. I stuck on resolve package ...
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Install fglrx in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am using a laptop with ATI Radeon 8650G. I am unable to install fglrx in Ubuntu 16.04. Can I install the fglrx found in package archives from 14.04?
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Freeze Kernel and Xorg versions at 14.04.2 to keep the fglrx drivers working

Since ATI is no longer supporting fglrx drivers for my multiple ATI Radeon HD 6870 video cards running in tandem after version 14.04.2, I need to hold version 14.04.2 with no updates to the kernel or ...
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Ubuntu 14 04 ATI Radeon 7000 Series [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14 04 with ATI Radeon 7000. The fan is making much noise and the laptop is heating. A similar question has been asked here and its solution is not working for me. I am getting a bug when ...
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AMD/Ati VGA driver makes Ubuntu stop on Boot

Yesterday I bought a Dell Inspiron N5010 which comes with following specs: i5-640m 6 GB RAM Ati/Amd mobility radeon HD 5470 Because Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't have fglrx driver I installed 14.04 and ...
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Problem with installing AMD driver [duplicate]

I tried to install an AMD driver on my computer (Ubuntu 16.04) because Ubuntu is still running on the integrated GPU. Installation failed. Here is fglrx-install.log: NOTE: If your system has logged ...
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Ubuntu 16.10 Display Port monitors Not Recognized

Context, my system is HP 745 G4 (AMD APU A12-9800B) with a display port output which is split to 3 monitors and a main laptop monitor. This setup is working under windows. The main laptop monitor is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 became too laggy after installing fglrx-15.302

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on my Toshiba Satellite L850-Y3110 Laptop alongside Windows 8.1. Recently I installed AMD Radeon Crimson 15.12 Driver (fglrx-15.302). I verified that Ubuntu detected my ...
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fglrx removed in favor of Gallium 14.04

I downgraded my system through fresh reinstall to ubuntu 14.04. I installed fglrx 'successfully' but when I tried to play a game the FPS was pathetic compared to what it used to be. I found recently ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS and AMDGPU-PRO driver install fails with Depends: libvdpau-amdgpu-pro

I have Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS, and RX480 cards. I cannot get an OPENCL driver installed. Whenever I do the install it says: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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Missing kernel for installing AMD graphics driver

Right now I'm trying to install AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers onto ubuntu 14.04. I made the driver executable and ran it, but i got this error Please install the required pre-requisites before ...
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How to enable external monitor on Ubuntu 14.04 notebook

I have upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. and now Ubuntu recognizes only built in monitor. I tried switching driver from default to fglrx, but after that I am unable to log in, I get into log in ...
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AMD ATI Cards in Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Unable to access fglrx on a Headless Server

I have been dealing with this issue for days. I have tried following guides, stuff on my own, clean installs, different applications and yet the same old thing, unable to see the GPU's in the system ...
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Cant select fglrx driver [duplicate]

I recently had a security update and when I re-booted, it has rendered the fglrx driver useless. It is still there on my additional drivers list. However every time is select it and apply changes it ...
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What is the latest version of Ubuntu 14.04 on which fglrx for AMD can be installed?

I have an AMD Radeon HD 8730M graphics card. After some online research, I found out that fglrx(proprietary driver from AMD) is not supported on Ubuntu 14.04.5 and Ubuntu 16.04. I have also come to ...
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Not able to install AMD fglrx driver in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Installation of newest AMD drivers fails I tried the steps provided on the above link since it is the closest to the steps provided by AMD in installation instructions and i am still not able to ...
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fglrx problem: kernel headers missing

I have a machine with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, and recently installed a FirePro V7900. I went to try and installed the drivers, fglrx-15.201.2401, but the kernal header or something in /lib/modules/4.4....
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Ubuntu and AMD's GCN 1.0 GPUs with AMDGPU-PRO 16.50 drivers

I am on a debian based distribution with catalyst drivers.They work nicely but drivers crash sometimes. Also they have old software in repository. That's why I wanted to come back to Ubuntu. I left ...
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Can't watch video without fglrx drivers

I use my PC as a HTPC, it has an APU AMD A6 with an integrated Radeon graphics and currently use Ubuntu 15.10 . If I don´t use the proprietary drivers (fglrx) the video gets chopy, I really want to ...
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What is the graphics card driver for AMD Radeon 8490?

I have installed ROS in Ubuntu 14.04 and in order to use scan data from laser scan I have to install the ATI graphics driver. I searched the AMD website and did not get one for my AMD Radeon 8490. So ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD Graphics

I have a Radeon HD6950 and I want to install amd-catalyst-15.9-linux-installer-15.201.1151.x86.x86_64.zip but every time I will to do this the terminal just says ERROR: Please install the required ...
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Xubuntu starts normally on google chrome but not on team viewer

I have a remote computer with Xubuntu 14.04.05 installed, everything was fine but one day stopped working, I used for minning, it has 6 gpu, all of them were working fine. After that day I ask someone ...
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Unable to switch to proprietary fglrx video driver [duplicate]

Everything was working fine until today I decided to allow Ubuntu to upgrade some software - including chrome and some parts of Ubuntu. After restarting I was noticing some screen tearing while ...
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Hp ProBook - upon boot up screen is black, does not wake

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit After a fresh install on my laptop. Black screen on boot, no cursor, screen is off. I have to force close, then powering up for the second time the system will boot up fine. ...
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ubuntu16.04: External Monitor not recognized with Radeon HD 8250/8280G (radeon driver)

I have a notebook with graphics card Radeon HD 8250/8280G (it's a Sony ATIV book 9 Lite). I used to use the proprietary fglrx driver, but when I upgraded to ubuntu 16.04, it was replaced by the open ...
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Can't switch to AMD proprietary driver [duplicate]

This question has been asked two years ago, but it didn't have any answer yet. OS: Ubuntu 14.04.5 I'm using Radeon R7 260x and after installation it gives me the basic Xorg driver. I want to switch ...
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Ubuntu fglrx driver is not working

I have just installed fglrx driver from http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu%20x86%2064 and xserver didn't start after reboot. GPU : Radeon r7 m200 System : Ubuntu 15.04
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14.04: Can't install fglrx on Dell with AMD graphic card

after that I upgrade my kernel to 4.4 version, my AMD driver cannot install since. See the bug: vitor@vitor-PC:~$ LANG=C sudo apt-get install fglrx package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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14.04 accidentally upgraded - fglrx removed

Since the message about HWE has appeared in Software Update on my Xubunu 14.04 running on a Thinkpad T500, I have avoided updating. But today, I accidentally clicked the wrong button and typed my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.5 can't install proprietary drivers [duplicate]

I'm unable to install my AMD proprietary Drivers in Ubuntu 14.04.5, as fast as I select the "apply changes" in the software properties it reverts back to the open-source drivers. I opened the the ...
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fglrx Problems after 1404_HWE_EOL ubuntu 14.04, xorg-server-xenial to xorg-server-wily

I click install without understand it all on the "1404_HWE_EOL" update then my ubuntu 14.04 update some parts from wily to xenial then I lost all support of AMD video drivers fglrx, and the ...
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Messed up updates. Managed to get to desktop, but can't install Fglrx drivers back

Ok so, I did a Hardware Security Update in Ubuntu 14.04, but noticed my fglrx drivers getting removed, then I closed the update manager which lead to me not being able to enter into the graphical ...
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How do I edit this “Immutable Page”? [duplicate]

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD This is a nice guide, however, it is not applicable to Ubuntu 16.04, as fglrx is no longer supported. I would like to edit this page to add a ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 updates breaks fglrx

I am using the older Ubuntu 14.04 because I read this: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/03/ubuntu-drops-amd-catalyst-fglrx-driver-16-04 I play games on my computer, and the open source drivers do not ...
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1404_HWE_EOL question about fglrx graphics driver.

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Today the Software Updater asked me to update to the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial HWE Stack (v4.4. Kernel) because my kernel version will not receive any software updates (LINK). But I ...
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Problem getting oibaf installed correctly

I'm trying to install Oibafs PPA for Mesa on my wifes computer. We are both running 15.10 and on my computer it worked without any issue but on hers it seems like it's gotten stuck on software ...