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Faking monitor EDID information

My monitor is sort of finicky. Sometimes I run a program that cycles through resolutions and the monitor will refuse to give its EDID information for a few days: (/var/log/Xorg.0.log) [ 239.653] (...
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Unexplained red dots in screenshot

I've been having the weirdest problem with some aspect of my operating system: This is a screenshot of Google Chrome 11.0.696.57 running in Linux 2.6.37.6 with Xorg server 1.9.5 with the FGLRX ...
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Is there analog of aticonfig --set-powerstate for open source radeon driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 on relatively old laptop with ATI Mobility x600 inside. On the last version of Ubuntu, when I was able to run proprietary fglrx driver, I was able to slow down graphic card by ...
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SublimeText - Ubuntu 14.04 (Radeon 8650) - Very slow performance

I've been using Sublime for a couple of years now and it's been fine until a couple of days back, when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on a AMD APU A10 machine. I was using 12.04 on a Core i3 processor ...
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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 ...
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Gentoo fglrx doesn't allow a virtual screen big enough

Using fglrx and trying to set up dual-monitor setup here. Here's what xrandr says: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1400 x 1050, maximum 1600 x 1600 So, you know this one already, right? All I ...
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fglrx-legacy-driver not seeing Radeon HD 4650 AGP

I am running Debian Squeeze on an old Dell Dimension 8300 box. It has an AGP Radeon HD 4650 card. I use this machine to mine bitcoins, and today I noticed that the machine had rebooted! My precious ...
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Strange fglrx slow down under Debian

I am getting a weird slowdown on all non-OpenGL applications while running some OpenGL applications such as Chromium (while playing a YouTube video), Steam and Blender. Games are running perfectly ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 no video from ATI HD5770

I had an issue with my video card not rendering dual monitors correctly so I attempted to remove and reinstall the fglrx drivers. I followed these steps. FglrxInteferesWithRadeonDriver sudo /usr/...
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Tear-free videos for HDTV

Long story short: I use HD6450 to output signal to an HDTV via HDMI. I'm using the proprietary fglrx drivers and like others before me, I'm getting ugly tearing when I play videos (mplayer, VLC, ...) ...
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Grub2: is it possible to disable graphics drivers through kernel boot command?

Questions Here are my questions: is it possible to disable the fglrx Linux driver or do anything to suppress functionality (e.g. 3D acceleration) that is not cross-hardware compatible via a grub ...
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Problems with ATI's driver (weird glitches and screenshots not working)

I have a problem with fglrx, it's 3 things: It's slow, really slow (2800-/+fps in glxgears, in Fedora 17 it used to be about 7-8k) Weird glitches sometimes appear on the screen, when launching apps ...
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How do you get compiz working with the ATI fglrx 9.6 driver?

I have Ubuntu 8.10, and I'm trying to get compiz to start. It complains that Xgl, texture_from_pixmap and "Composite extension" are all not present. It works fine when I only have one monitor enabled....
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Ubuntu 15.04 + AMD,purple screen when booting after install,stuck at initramdisk

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a Seagate expansion drive. I tried booting it up from my machine, but it hangs (and I waited over 30 mins, just to be sure). I tried using the drive from an Intel based ...
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Missing linux headers during ATI driver installation

I've updated the kernel on my Linux Mint following this tutorial. But now, when I try to install the latest fglrx, I'm getting this error: Check if system has the tools required for installation. ...
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debian64 wheezy with fglrx 1:12-1-2 shows different server and client glx string

I'm trying to get wine compiled with debian64 wheezy; however, the configure script shows at the end: configure: WARNING: No OpenGL library found on this system. OpenGL and Direct3D won't be ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu to 9.04 breaks ATI video card driver, VESA and ati/radeon drivers

I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04, and it not only broke the ATI proprietary fglrx driver, but also the ability to use the VESA or open-source ati or radeon drivers. I have an ATI RV610 which is an ...
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Black screen when switching user in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 with fglrx-updates driver. I have AMD A10-7800 APU (Radeon R7). When I try to switch user, I often end up with a black screen. However, this does not happen always - it seems ...
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clinfo hangs when using fglrx-core on Kaveri

I've had a working installation with OpenCL running and unfortunately executed dist-upgrade on my Ubuntu (because of the glibc bug). Then I recognized that OpenCL was not working anymore.I re-...
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Screen goes black with mouse after unplugging second monitor Ubuntu Server 14.04 fglrx

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with fglrx and dwm installed. The machine has an AMD R7 260X with two monitors plugged in, one to the DisplayPort, the other through a DVI-VGA passive adapter to one ...
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Ubuntu GNU/Linux AMD graphics card issue

when I bought my dell laptop, it came with Ubuntu 12.04 lts, but I removed it and installed windows 8.1 (now 10) on uefi my story is: whenever I install any debian/Ubuntu distro, I use the open-...
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Install AMD Proprietary Drivers on Manjaro

I'm using Linux Manjaro 0.8.13 on my laptop and want to install proprietary drivers. Here is what i have: efog# lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation ...
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Cannot see GUI when trying to install AMD Catalyst

I am trying to install the amd driver for linux.When I run the .run file the GUI appears without any of the text for the widgets being available.
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fglrx drivers cause blank luks encryption password screen on boot, on Linux Mint Petra 16

I recently did a new install of Linux Mint 16 Petra on my main desktop, and used the full disk encryption option from the installer. The installation went smoothly, and the encryption password prompt ...
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Openbox won't start with 5 GPUs. How to investigate?

I have a headless server ubuntu-12.04.3-server-amd64 with Xorg, Openbox and amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64 drivers installed. It works just fine with 1-3 GPU, but with 4 or 5 Openbox usually ...