Questions tagged [amd-graphics]

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Screen Freeze after installing firmware-linux-nonfree

I installed firmware-linux-nonfree on my 15" Powerbook G4 running Debian 8.7. The idea was to enable hardware acceleration to improve the graphics performance. I added the append="radeon.agpmode=-...
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After a clean installation GUI not working-AMD GPU

Kali version 2016.2 64bit full version Kali installation: main os-SSD An error message: [ 2.691529] radeon 0000:01:00.0 VCE init error (-22). Solutions tried and their result: gdm3 / X also ...
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driver is not used for Radeon HD 7770 ( running in Software Rendering Mode ) [duplicate]

I update my os to Mint 18.1 and I have an alert that said I'm running on software rendering mode when I boot. I'm trying to see which driver I'm using and I have this result. sudo lshw -c video *-...
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AMD Radeon driver on mint 18

I recently upgraded my os from Mint 17.3 to Mint 18.1. Now dual screen doesn't work. I tried to install newest fglrx drivers from http://support.amd.com/fr-fr/download but X server doesn't boot. I ...
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KDE won't extend dual display. It only mirrors displays

I have a machine that is running KDE on CentOS 7. For some reason, my screens are mirrored and KDE does not give me the option to have them extended. I tried re-installing my driver (AMD card) and no ...
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How do I make my display a dual-screen stretch with Debian Jessie and a Radeon RX460?

I am running Debian 8.2 Jessie with an AMD Radeon RX 460. MATE is my desktop environment. I use two monitors. Anything on Monitor 1 is displayed on Monitor 2. I want instead for Monitor 2 to be like ...
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How to activate the AMD GPU manually?

i have some trouble with my Intel/AMD-GPU-Setup. I am using a laptop with an "Intel Core i3-2350M 'Sandy Bridge'", which has the build-in iGPU "Intel HD 3000". In addition to this iGPU my laptop has ...
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AMDGPU CPU Query Frequency

on most CPU you can use "cpufreq-aperf" to check cpu frequency, but I don't think this is compatible with AMDGPU. I did check for "aperf" and found: $ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep -o "aperf[a-z]*" | ...
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trying to install amd drivers

I have linux mint mate 17 and am trying to install my amd drivers. I downloaded my drivers from linux amd which gives me a .zip file, after extracting I get a .run file. If i run the .run file as is ...
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Video card driver problem in Debian (AMD Radeon R5 M330)

I am new to Linux. I am using Debian 8. I tried to play some games, but it seems that they are using my integrated Intel video card instead of discrete AMD Radeon: Star Conflict doesn't even show the ...
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AMD Catalyst 15.302 Build Failure on Ubuntu Server 14.04.05

I'm trying to install the proprietary drivers for my Radeon R9 Fury graphics card. The files are fglrx_15.302, etc., and I'm getting them from here at AMD Drivers: I'm installing on Ubuntu Server 14....
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I don't understand some arguments for the xrandr command

Considering these arguments: --listproviders Report information about the providers available. --setprovideroutputsource provider source Set source as the source of display output images ...
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OpenCL not detecting AMD graphics card as a device

I am running CentOS 6. My OpenCL program is not detecting my graphics card as an option and is instead just running on my CPU. My program attempts to find and use the fastest device, but is only ...
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How to get 3 monitors working in Linux Mint 18

I have an Asus laptop with and AMD C-60 APU and Radeon HD Graphics and an AMD Radeon HD 6290 and 2gb of RAM (I know, pretty bad, but I'm not gonna be hacking into the mainframe of the Pentagon). I've ...
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RX 480 AMDGPU Driver Failing To Load On Debian Sid

I recently built a PC with an RX480 and installed the open source AMDGPU driver stack according to this guide. The only step I did not follow exactly was the kernel compilation-- I simply downloaded ...
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How to get new AMDGPU driver in Opensuse?

I have OpenSUSE 42.1 kde 5. How to get the new AMDGPU driver (in the website its only released for ubuntu with .deb files)?
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Does amdgpu kernel driver require non-free firmware to be loaded?

Its good to see Amd supporting open source community by releasing source for amdgpu linux kernel driver. But does this open source amdgpu driver require non-free firmware to be loaded?
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Can not run steam on Linux Mint 18 (hanged at installing breakpad…)

This is what I get when I try to run steam on my Linux Mint 18 system: $ steam Running Steam on linuxmint 18 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Hardware accelerated android emulator with AMD GPU

I have come to the depressing realisation that the official driver for my video card: amd R9 208X is no longer supported for my OS: linux mint 18 (based on ubuntu 16.04LTS) My main use for this ...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04 Kernel 4.4)

I have R9 380 Tonga Chipset which is one of the GPUs AMD GPU Pro supports and since Loki is powered by 16.04 I thought it would work no problem. I was following the guide from the AMD website AMD's ...
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How can I install the proper GPU driver for radeon 5450 on Debian Jessie?

I have a monitor that supports 2560x1080. While I have a Radeon 5450 graphic card, running Debian Jessie, I only can get 1920x1080. I installed firmware-linux-nonfree to get it running. Why isn't my ...
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Max brightness too dim Debian + Gnome + Fglrx

I'm running: Debian Jessie Gnome3 fglrx drivers Asus Laptop : VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kaveri [Radeon R6 Graphics] The max screen brightness is too dim. I ...
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Why is my system freezing when I try to unbind GPU from radeon?

Right now I'm trying to accomplish this: http://arseniyshestakov.com/2016/03/31/how-to-pass-gpu-to-vm-and-back-without-x-restart/ I've gotten everything on the host to work. DRI_PRIME is working ...
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How to solve [drm:radeon_init [radeon]] *ERROR* No UMS support in radeon module! in CentOS 7?

I watched my laptop reboot after a system update and there was an error mention that caught my attention. I issued a # dmesg | grep radeon and the results were: [ 0.000000] Command line: ...
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Slackware current and Radeon HD 6450: on OpenGL

I've upgraded to Slackware current (from 14.1) and everything works perfectly fine, except for OpenGL. Fglrx 15.302 doesn't compile against the running kernel (4.4.5) so I decided to stick with the ...
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Arch Linux: Cannot start X

I installed Catalyst drivers from the AUR using makepkg -sri, and the installation went through successfully. However, now I can't start X at all. On boot, X tries to start but instead gives me a ...
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unable uninstall AMD Catalyst

I try perform aticonfig --uninstall, but yell like so : *** AMD Catalyst(TM) Proprietary Driver Uninstall Log 2016-03-06 12:42:33 *** File is missing from system /usr/bin/clinfo. One or more files ...
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Install AMD RADEON 5450 HD on debian 8 with KDE environment

I just did a fresh installation of Debian 8 (jessie) on my HP dv6 64bit laptop with a Radeon 5450 HD graphics card. I wanted to install the proprietary ATI driver, but at the installation I just got a ...
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Does proprietary drivers affect battery drain? [closed]

In Linux do proprietary drivers from people like AMD affect battery life in any way? I want to run Linux on a laptop that has an amd apu on it, but I am a bit worried about the impact. Thanks
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Linux Mint 17.3 Stuck In Software Rendering Mode on MacBook Pro

I've been happily running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro for awhile now. Recently I was forced to wipe my computer so I thought I'd give Linux Mint a try. While everything is installed and running ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.12 (fglrx 15.302) on Kali 2.0 (Sana)? [duplicate]

Previously I faced an issue installing Catalyzt 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Kali Sana because of the whole /usr/lib and /usr/lib64 co-existing. Following the post How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (...
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Determine if a graphics card is new

The 1 GB ATI/AMD dedicated graphics card of my Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop failed recently and I got it repaired from a local laptop service center as the laptop is out of warranty. The service man ...
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Fglrx-updates refuses to replace Gallium on Mint 17.2

I installed fglrx-updates on a fresh install of Mint 17.2 via this guide for Ubuntu 14.04. When I type in $ fglrxinfo display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: X.Org OpenGL renderer string: ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.9 on Ubuntu 15.10?

today I tried to install the fglrx-updates package from the repositories of Ubuntu 15.10, but after rebooting my computer, did not start the display manager. It is assumed that the driver has patches ...
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How to change the resolution on screen at Startup in Fedora?

I have just installed Fedora 22 and am new to the Linux environment. My problem is this, at startup the GPU doesn't seem to auto detect the resolution of my monitor. xrandr --newmode "1440x900_60.00"...
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High GPU usage before starting X-Server

When starting my Debian Jessie, my GPU (ATI 5770) uses a lot of power (it is getting hot), although I am only displaying the terminal. Then, if I start an x-server, the GPU cools down again, also the ...
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Laptop overheating using AMD/ATI Open Source Driver

My laptop comes with ATI/AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5850 (Evergreen JUNIPER). My system is Debian stretch/testing with 4.2.0-1-amd64 kernel. It is awesome and I don't want to change it, but it is too ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst on Fedora 22 with GNOME?

today I installed AMD Catalyst on Fedora 22. After rebooting my computer, my screen was black. I have read several guidebooks, but I have not found a way to run "Catalyst" on GNOME on laptops. If ...
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Does amdgpu support my Fury X and why isn't the driver loaded?

Currently my linux machine only can detect one monitor and seems to be running the bare minimum for graphic support. My system seems to recognize that the card is a Fury X but doesn't load any drivers ...
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dkms won't build fglrx

Whenever I try to build fglrx with dkms for kernel 3.18.22 I get the following: FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module fglrx.ko uses GPL-only symbol 'pci_ignore_hotplug' scripts/Makefile.modpost:90: ...
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fglrx kernel 3.18.22

I'm trying to compile kernel 3.18.22 and while the kernel successfully compiles I can't get Catalyst 15.9 to work. According to AMD's website it should work with anything up to kernel 3.19. The driver ...
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Switchable graphics Intel + AMD Venus Pro

I'm using Manjaro Linux on my laptop with switchable graphic cards: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0b) 03:00.0 VGA ...
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aticonfig needs a xorg.conf I have none

I run a dual seat setup with 2 GPUs. Lightdm launches the 2 X servers, without any need for a xorg.conf Now aticonfig, because I use fglrx drivers, tells me : No layout section was found in the file: ...
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How do I stop my ATI graphics chip from overheating?

My laptop comes with Intel HD Graphics 4000 & AMD Radeon HD 7670M; of which the ATI card is getting really hot. System information: [root@MISTRI ashesh] $ cat /proc/version Linux version 4.1.6-...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Kali 2.0 (Sana)?

Today, I downloaded "Kali 2.0" and try to install "Catalyst 15.7" using the following guide: How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Debian 8 (Jessie)? But for some reason after ...
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Manjaro Laptop suddenly won't boot Xfce desktop environment. How to boot up normally?

My Manjaro Linux laptop suddenly won’t boot up my Xfce desktop environment. When I start the computer, the PC: boots pass GRUB, then quickly flashes this message: [0.029878] Ignoring BGRT: invalid ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Debian 8 (Jessie)?

A while ago I downloaded Debian 8 and I tried to install Catalyst 15.7, but when restarting the computer, I get a black screen on my laptop. I read that Catalyst has some compatibility issues with ...
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fglrx causing “fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed” on Intel/AMD hybrid graphics

I am currently using Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon 64-bit on my laptop with hybrid graphics (Intel/AMD) and I can't get the AMD proprietary graphics drivers (fglrx) running properly. They always put my ...
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Getting hardware accellerated 2d graphics with ATI card

I run Debian 8.1 on an iMac G3 500 from 2001. The computer has an ATI Rage 128 PRO graphics card. In order for X to start it needs to know the horizontal sync frequencies and the vertical refresh ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.3 (fglrx 15.20.1013) on Fedora 22?

I to install the AMD Catalyst 15.3 driver in Fedora 22, since that is the only driver that supports the X11 server 1.17.