I will look at the kernel. I used to have Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked
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On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 7:41 PM, Joseph Salisbury <
> Did this issue start happening after an update/upgrade? Was there a
> prior kernel version where you were not having this particular problem?
> Would it be possible for you to test the latest upstream kernel? Refer
> to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds . Please test the latest
> v4.8 kernel.
> If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following
> tag 'kernel-fixed-upstream'.
> If the mainline kernel does not fix this bug, please add the tag:
> Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug as
> Thanks in advance.
>  http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.8
> ** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
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> When using external monitor displays become unstable
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> Bug description:
> I am using a HP Pavilion dv6 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
> Graphics. After upgrading to ubuntu 16.04 LTS using Gallium 0.4 on
> AMD REDWOOD (DRM 2.43.0, LLVM 3.8.0). I get an unstable display when
> I plug in my external display through the VGA port. The system keeps
> cycling through the display options using only one display, then both
> then extended and then the other display. This happens every 10-15
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