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Questions about running elementary OS with AMD hardware such as GPUs and CPUs.

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Loki: AMDGPU-PRO drivers black screen my machine

I purchased an Sapphire Radeon RX 460 card for my Loki machine, installed it and booted. I can log in fine but my machine does not detect my dual displays, one currently mirrors the other one. I ...
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AMD R9 390 not running games with AMDGPU

Installed elementary OS Loki because it comes with linux kernel V4 that support new hardware but after installation I found out that Ubuntu 16.04 won't support my AMD R9 390 because new Xorg V 1.18 ...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

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 http:/...
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Recording with AMD proprietary drivers

I had issues taking screenshots till I stumbled upon someone suggesting alt+ctrl+f2 and then alt+ctrl+f7 to make it where you can take screenshots. Which worked for screenshots. I tried doing this for ...
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elementary os uvd error

I successfully installed elementary OS, but i get the following error when i boot the os. *ERROR* UVD not responding, trying to reset the VCPU!!! I have an AMD radoen hd 6000 graphics card and ...
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Screen tearing and graphical glitches in Loki

I installed elementary OS Loki last night, and I have noticed that when I login the screen will do some weird glitch and then go to desktop. This also happens sometimes when I switch workplaces. My ...
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Will elementary OS Loki support fglrx?

On Ubuntu 16.04, fglrx is not supported. Since elementary OS Loki uses Ubuntu 16.04 as its base, will elementary OS Loki support fglrx or not?
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Is it possible to install AMD GPU-PRO on Freya?

I'm quite happy with my elementary installation, it even provides for some casual gaming fun. I just noticed that the next big driver thing on AMD's side is AMDGPU PRO In theory this enables the GPU ...
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Occaisonal black screen on boot AMD A8-4500M laptop

Half of the time when I turn on my laptop I get a black screen.CTRL+ALT+F1 also shows a black screen.I have to put my laptop to sleep and back on to get the screen to work.When my screen is not black ...
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elementary OS VM on new laptop and AMD video card, how to change video driver

I have a Virtual Box VM of Elementary OS Freya that was moved to a new laptop. The old laptop (Intel Celeron) had integrated Intel Graphics card. New laptop (AMD A8 5550M) has AMD Radeon HD 8550 G ...
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AMD A8 HP laptop loud fan

I installed elementary OS on my HP notebook with an AMD A8. My notebook is heating up and the cooler is fired all the time. What can I do to improve it?
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Cannot run elementary OS using rEFInd on HP Pavilion g7 2269wm

This is the same laptop I previously asked questions about.So today I decided to install elementary. First I installed elementary to USB using Rufus. Then booted it from Windows Startup Menu and ...
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After fglx update can't use gui

Hello so I have a AMD APU with a Radeon in it. I installed the proprietary drivers via software sources, but I had some problems with them, so I switched back to the stock ones. A few days after that ...
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Switching video drivers before boot

My laptop's AMD GPU is broken, so I've been using the basic display driver to run things in windows until now. I booted into elementary OS on the machine, but it automatically re-renabled the GPU and ...

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