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Xorg troubles on Debian

I was trying to install some ATI drivers on a Debian Wheezy install and messed up my X server. The lines I ran were: wget --referer=http://www2.ati.com ...
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Monitors off secondary ATI video card are always mirrored/flickering

I'm trying to get 5 monitors running off two ATI Radeon 5570 cards - 3 off the primary and two off the secondary. Both cards have 1xHDMI, 1xDP and 1xDVI. I am using the open source driver. I can get ...
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Listing video drivers available to xorg?

I'm trying to determine if I've properly installed the r600g video driver. How can I get Xorg to list what drivers are installed and available to use?
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amd gpu but display on intel integrated graphics

On my Ubuntu 12.04 I connected my monitor to the onboard intel graphics. I'd like to use my ati radeon 6770 for opencl tasks (e.g. bitcoin mining). So far I couldn't figure out how to get the ati ...
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896 views

dual screen won't work / ubuntu 10.04

I have an old computer, on which I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It has a graphical chipset built in the motherboard (Intel) but has some PCI slots. I added an ATI Radeon 9200 graphical card in order to ...
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How to make Linux use the proper diplay driver? How to prioritize the drivers?

So, there are 2 GPUs in my laptop. An Intel one, and an ATI one. The Intel comes with a nice open-source driver, which works OOTB. The ATI one needs the proprietary driver, to function properly (like ...
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Is the Linux (Fedora/Gnome) desktop limited in total resolution?

I finally found a low-power graphics card with four outputs capable of driving 2560x1440 monitors. And it mostly works, except for one important thing: in Fedora 16 (using the standard Gnome ...
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fglrx driver doesn't start DRI in Debian Wheezy

I have a Toshiba Satellite P745D-SP4161M laptop with a AMD Radeon HD 6620G graphics card and a AMD A8-3500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics CPU. I have dual boot with Windows 7 and Debian Wheezy/Sid. ...
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Linux: Use NVIDIA and ATI cards in the same computer

I've got the following graphics cards installed in my computer: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 4770 [RV740] 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Select primary display in xorg.conf

I'm running kubuntu with ATI video card and fglrx driver. I have three monitor setup with two monitors that shows up like a projector(2,3) on the left and the right as a normal lcd (1). I want the one ...
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987 views

Xorg is using 80% cpu usage

Xorg is constantly using about 80% cpu power, on a single core. And I have no idea how to get it normalised I'm running Linux Mint 10 on an HP Envy 17 laptop with an AMD/ATI card.
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X11 segfaults in official fglrx-driver (ati) on arch linux

Some days ago, I installed ArchLinux on my HP 8200 Elite because it's one of the distros that actually work with my new hardware. Now I wanted to run an Xorg-server which works perfectly using vesa ...
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Why can't I get out of display mirror mode?

I've been running Ubuntu (10.04.1 LTS, 64-bit) for a while and just replaced my hardware with a faster machine with an ATI Radeon HD 5700 video card. I've got twin 1920 x 1080 displays. I downloaded ...
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588 views

Different graphic cards drivers while booting from external media

I am booting a certain system of mine with ubuntu 9.10 from external HDD. I am satisfied with the setup and it works fine, however I would like to modify it so that I can choose which graphic card ...
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How to use ati's fglrx drivers on Fedora 11

Has anyone got a clue what is required to make old Fedora 10 ati fglrx drivers from Livna rpm repository on Fedora 11 ? There was once similar pathway when fedora10 was out but ati didnt support ...