Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




43 posts

Geek


Topic # 248414 25-Mar-2019 14:11
Send private message quote this post

How do i fix  HD5850 graphics to crrect  display setting in   linux it  gives error as  laptop display

 

i need step by step please as my screen is a 22" AOC monitor


Create new topic
704 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 129


  Reply # 2204712 25-Mar-2019 14:33
Send private message quote this post

It won't boot, Have to resort to Recovery mode, so we need to know how to remove the driver.  Doesn't show in Driver Manager cause it's not loaded.

 

Don't know how to remove so Mint can redo it.  (helping my brother koolme2)

 

 


628 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 55


  Reply # 2204823 25-Mar-2019 18:19
Send private message quote this post

Might not be enough information here, especially for non-Mint people who might nevertheless have some useful suggestions. I'm aware of some problems with GNOME (at least with debian) and the AMD proprietary driver and they recommend to use the free driver instead.

 

https://wiki.debian.org/ATIProprietary

 

But there might be better Mint specific pages on this and if your goal is to remove the proprietary driver, you should be able to search for something like: how to uninstall radeon proprietary driver linux

 

How did the driver get installed in the first place?

 

If it was installed direct from the AMD download, then it might be possible to do this.

 

   sudo sh /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.sh --force

 

More info here:

 

https://mintguide.org/system/461-install-latest-amd-catalyst-driver-into-linux-mint.html

 

But if it was installed using the package manager, you should use the package manager to remove it.





#include <standard.disclaimer>


 
 
 
 


704 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 129


  Reply # 2205398 26-Mar-2019 22:17
Send private message quote this post

It's not the driver and it's not Linux.

 

 

 

 IT did it again.
This time I did nothing except unplug the cable and plug in a HDMI one.
And it was happy.

 

Weirdly xrandr shows 3 choices, VGA, Displayport and HDMI, all show disconnected.

 

What?

 

Not sure if it's the DVI cable or not yet.....what do you think?


1340 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 356


  Reply # 2205451 27-Mar-2019 06:35
Send private message quote this post

Maybe check on the Mint website & download the latest iso & re-install & see if it works without the AMD driver.   (Just guessing may not be at all helpful sorry.)


Create new topic


Donate via Givealittle


Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Orcon announces new always-on internet service for Small Business
Posted 18-Apr-2019 10:19


Spark Sport prices for Rugby World Cup 2019 announced
Posted 16-Apr-2019 07:58


2degrees launches new unlimited mobile plan
Posted 15-Apr-2019 09:35


Redgate brings together major industry speakers for SQL in the City Summits
Posted 13-Apr-2019 12:35


Exported honey authenticated on Blockchain
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:19


HPE and Nutanix partner to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:12


Southern Cross and ASN sign contract for Southern Cross NEXT
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:09


Data security top New Zealand consumer priority when choosing a bank
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:07


Samsung announces first 8K screens to hit New Zealand
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:03


New cyber-protection and insurance product for businesses launched in APAC
Posted 10-Apr-2019 20:59


Kiwis ensure streaming is never interrupted by opting for uncapped broadband plans
Posted 7-Apr-2019 09:05


DHL Express introduces new MyDHL+ online portal to make shipping easier
Posted 7-Apr-2019 08:51


RackWare hybrid cloud platform removes barriers to enterprise cloud adoption
Posted 7-Apr-2019 08:50


Top partner named at MYOB High Achievers Awards
Posted 7-Apr-2019 08:48


Great ideas start in Gisborne with hackathon event back for another round
Posted 7-Apr-2019 08:42



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.