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Problems with ubuntu graphics driver (graphics noise and system freezing)

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now, and ever since I installed it I've had problems with the system freezing and weird graphic noise showing up. I haven't installed any graphics drivers manually, ...
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Screen blinking (turns on and off repeteadly) at 1440p 144Hz on Pop os

Windows works with no issues at 1440p 144Hz with free-sync premium enabled I managed to activate free-sync on Pop OS but the blinking issue persist whenever I set to 144Hz with or without free-sync. (...
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Why do I have libdrm-amdgpu1 and libdrm-radeon1 folders?

Why do I have libdrm-amdgpu1 and libdrm-radeon1 folders? My HP Envy has an integrated Intel gpu and an NVidia MX 250 dedicated gpu. These folders are located in some snap applications ( Pinta and ...
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Xorg problem with Radeon Mobility X1600 on a 20" iMac LCD from 2006

My attempt to give a meaningful purpose to a 20-inch 2006 iMac 4.1 choked on an odd Xorg problem. Tried FreeBSD 13.0 Release/amd64 and elementaryOS 6.0 Odin as up-to-date systems with their respective ...
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radeon nomodeset is decreasing my screen definition

Few weeks ago, on booting, I had the error message : ERROR* UVD not responding, trying to reset the VCPU! So I updated /etc/default/grub and edited it like this : GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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Write on /dev/fb0 has no effect on GUI console

I run X in this way /usr/bin/X vt07 -retro to have the GUI on console 7 and the gray grid as background. On console 1 I write while [ 1 ] ; do cat /dev/random > /dev/fb0; done and I see the ...
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Running AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT Tahiti on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

First of all, I'm new to the Linux world with graphical UIs and I only have some experience in using "headless" terminal only unix varieties. I'm unsuccessfully trying to run an older intel ...
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How to get Vulkan to work with AMD radeon integrated graphics?

I've been at this a while and I can't seem to get Vulkan to work on my new laptop. It's this one: https://www.dell.com/en-ca/shop/dell-laptops/new-inspiron-15-5000-laptop-amd/spd/inspiron-15-5505-...
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Clarification on the state of AMD drivers for Linux

I would like to know how many drivers for AMD graphics card exist for Linux and whether they are proprietary or open source and what are the differences among them. The introduction of this Phoronix ...
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How to lock fan speed for amd gpu in Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm trying to lock RPM of my AMD Radeon videocard fans at the full speed: echo 1 > /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon1/pwm1_enable echo 255 > /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon1/pwm1 What I have tried so far Obviously,...
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Radeon Cayman - Suddenly "gpu lockup"

my system has been running fine for > 2 years now in unchanged configuration (but updates). Now today my computer locked up the first time with a "gpu lockup". I checked and I did not do ...
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Backlight on Radeon X1600

Debian 10 without X11 (because it doesn't work -- which is probably related X11 cannot run in framebuffer mode). # lspci 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Is there a linux distro compatible with this laptop specs?

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Black screen after login on Linux Mint 19.3

I cannot use Cinnamon on a computer which has Linux Mint 19.3 installed. When I start the computer, lightdm starts, I can enter my password, but then the login doesn't work as I can only see the mouse ...
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Installing Vulkan on Debian 10 (Radeon HD 295X2)

This computer is not my own, although I am very familiar with it. On the owner's Windows 7 drive Vulkan is functional, however on my own Debian drive it isn't. I've followed the instructions on Debian....
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Xorg wont Start with amd rx 5700 xt on Debina 10

I'm currently struggling with the new AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT. I'me runing Debina 10 ... For some Reason starting Xorg fails with: (EE) Fatal server error: (EE) Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please ...
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Linux Kubuntu booting into dead screen on exactly every second boot

I hope you can help me. I tied a few solutions to similar problems, but none seemed to have worked for me. My set-up: OS: Linux Kubuntu 19.10 MB: ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1300X GPU: ATI ...
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AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT

I have bought new PC with AMD Ryzen 7 3800X and Radeon RX 5700 XT. Can only install from UEFI USB stick otherwise installation after first dialog (the one where you select Install or Graphical ...
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Multiple distros: extremely slow window rendering, with whole display blanking momentarily

Symptom When an application window is rewritten due to any change in content, rendering takes an unusually long time (many seconds for what is normally instantaneous), and the entire display goes ...
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How to enable 2560x1440 option for display in Linux Mint?

Just got a new display (Samsung LC27JG50QQU, 1440p, 144hz) which is plugged into my AMD Radeon HD 6950 (DVI-D, DVI-I, HDMI 1.4, 2x Mini DisplayPort) graphics card using HDMI. However, it only lets me ...
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radeon failed vce resume after upgrade to newest Linux kernel

I have upgraded my Debian to latest version on the kernel version 3.16.0-4-amd64. Update went fine. After that I decided to upgrade linux kernel version to the latest one supported by Debian 10 - 4.19....
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X server does not want to restart with xorg.conf and AMD proprietary driver

I installed the ATI drivers for the video card, and after rebooting the xserver broke down. I rolled back the server configuration to standart but this did not help, I also deleted temporary files ...
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Unable to use OpenGL ARB_gpu_shader_int64 extension with Mesa

I am working on OpenGL shaders, and I need uint64_t types, etc... However, when I do glxinfo, this extension is not in the list. I am using Mesa 18.0.5, and this page tells that the extension is ...
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ffmpeg snap package error in Debian 9: libGL error: unable to load driver: r600_dri.so

I am using Debian 9 with an older Radeon GPU (5450). I am interested in using the snap package of ffmpeg (which is version 4.1) because of some issues I may be able to fix with the newer snap instead ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu / Kubuntu 18.04 on new build computer

I build a new computer with Gigabyte B360n wifi motherboard (Bios F4), a I7 8700 and a Sapphire Radeon RX 590. Linux Mint KDE 18 Serena booted perfectly, and installed without producing errors in uefi ...
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Diagnosing very frequent crashes with new OS installation // Old OS very stable GPU compatibility issue [closed]

I have an i7 laptop built in 2010/2011 with 8GB RAM. I moved its original HD & OS, Ubuntu 10.04, to an external USB enclosure - booting from this provides me with an outdated but stable system. ...
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Corrupted Manjaro GRUB boot at new RX 580 graphics card video-linux driver install

I'm experiencing a bug in Manjaro Gnome that I hope to solve. PC System and Drive Configuration: Legacy BIOS system. ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z. This Motherboard supports UEFI BIOS boot in theory but ...
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Switching Radeon 3450 tv out mode between component and svideo

Update: see comment below, Switching Radeon 3450 tv out mode between component and svideo I have this card that works in Windows, and in Grub it has color and looks fine, but in xorg I just get black ...
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fedora 28 problem with vga_switcheroo and ati radeon issue

I use fedora 28 with dell inspiron 5000. It has a hybrid graphics. I must boot without the power adapter plugged in. After I log in, I can plug the power adapter. Before shutdown I must remember to ...
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Fedora 28 ACPI BIOS error

I have fedora 28 and windows as dual boot but after updating some packages in fedora my machine now won't boot. I also can't boot into recovery mode as the same problem persists. These are the error ...
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Blank screen after startup

Once in a while, the screen is blank after I startup my desktop, before login. I generally REISUB and then it works fine. Here are the only relevant lines I found in syslog: Jun 19 21:14:52 bouzin ...
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Cannot make AMD Radeon RX550 work on Debian 9.4

I followed this manual in hope that after reboot cinnamon's software rendering mode would stop to annoying at my screen. But not helped. I did: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://httpredir....
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How to switch drivers from radeon to amdgpu?

The issue: switching over from Radeon kernel driver (radeon.ko) over to Amdgpu (amdgpu.ko). I was able to get up to the point where it seems to load the amdgpu as seen in the boot screen, but it it ...
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How do I set the screen correctly on an Acer Aspire One 722 running Debian Linux

I have an Acer Aspire One 722 which uses the Radeon HD 6290 to drive an LCD panel which a physical resolution of 1366 x 768. Over a year ago, I had Debian Linux running on in using this resolution. ...
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Debian 9 upgrade breaks radeon triple monitor setup

Before last weekend, my Debian 8 setup was relatively stable; there were some quirks (like not being able to use accelerated graphics at all), but it was usable for most of what I do. I was using the ...
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Getting radeon driver working and set higher resolution on GNU/Linux X11 X.org AMD Radeon

When trying to set a higher resolution using xrandr, I get Failed to get size of gamma for output default Also lsmod | grep radeon returns no output meaning that the Radeon driver is not in use. ...
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cannot activate third monitor with Integrated card

Good day to you! I have some issue with my third monitor. After i logged-in it shows only 4 dots and the Mint logo at the center Linux Mint 18 Xfce. I have three monitors. Two of them goes from my ...
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Changing graphics driver in Debian Stretch

I have a Debian Stretch laptop with two graphics controllers: [0]~>lspci | fgrep 'VGA compatible controller' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Iris Pro Graphics P580 (rev 09) ...
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unable to handle kernel paging request at ffffff975ef740ad

My PC crash sometimes. I can see the screen, and things seems to be running but the display is frozen. Most of the time it's correct but sometimes in crash when I do nothing particularly. It can ...
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Which AMD/ATI cards don't require non-free firmware when using radeon?

Which AMD/ATI video cards don't require non-free firmware when using the radeon driver? nouveau has a convenient matrix showing which cards are supported without having to use non-free firmware (card ...
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How to install proprietary drivers for Radeon R3 Graphics

I'm trying to run Steam on Debian but I'm having trouble finding what drivers I need for my laptop. lspci | grep Graphics 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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How to change in use driver linux

I have "radeon" and "amdgpu" drivers installed. I want to switch to amdgpu from radeon but I don't know how can I do that. lspci -v | grep driver: Kernel driver in use: radeon lspci -v | grep ...
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Freeze at startup with error “fb: switching to radeondrmfb from EFI VGA”

I'll preface this by saying I've been searching high and low for a solution, and the closest thing I found was this thread over at Ask Different. Background: I have an ailing MacBook Pro 1,1 that I ...
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Xen: Graphical output on domU after secondary GPU passthrough

I have done a secondary GPU passthrough to a Linux domU, but I don't know how to output Xorg from the secondary GPU. The dom0 is using an Intel integrated graphics card. I am passing through an AMD ...
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Why are AMD's graphics drivers not working?

I'm having a problem getting the proprietary AMD graphics drivers working on RHEL 6.9 with a Radeon HD 8670 card. Output from lspci | grep -i VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Dual GPU - monitor connected to integrated graphics shows blackscreen

I have Linux Mint 18.1 running on a setup with i3-6100 and Gigabyte HD 5870. I had been using the iGPU for a month before adding the discrete card and everything was fine. Now I've got a better ...
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Proper way of handling display error on Kali Linux + ATI Radeon

I've installed a fresh copy of latest Kali Linux onto my HDD. Booting it up for the first time, after the grub loaded I got a well-known issue of greyish screen with fuzzy lines that appear to be the ...
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Downgrade XServer 1.19 to 1.10

When I try to install AMD Catalyst to my Kali Linux 2.0 detailed as below root@blackbox:~/Downloads/fglrx-15.302# uname -a Linux blackbox 4.9.0-kali3-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.13-1kali3 (2017-03-13) ...
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Hardware acceleration on Debian 8 ppc with Mobility Radeon 9600

I recently install Debian 8 with LXDE on my 2005 Powerbook 15" 1.67GHz with a Mobility Radeon 9600 PRO Turbo graphics card. 0000:00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/...
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mplayer crash -> login screen

I have a file that pretty reproducibly makes mplayer crash. When it occurs, the whole session in crashed and I get back to the login page. From my tests, smplayer: crash is systematic mplayer: crash ...
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