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Ubuntu 16.04 AMD video card driver issues

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travisryanFlag for United States of America asked on
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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 tried to install the AMDGPU-PRO drivers, got the unsupported OS error, changed all of my system information to look like a vanilla Ubuntu machine, the successfully installed the drivers.

After rebooting I get dual blackscreens except for my mouse pointer. Then I uninstalled the AMDGPU-PRO drivers and I'm back to my 1 monitor problem. I've tried installing the oibaf drivers but that didn't fix the issue.

When I check software-properties-gtk I get "no proprietary drivers in use".

lspci shows the following entry:

02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Device 67ef (rev cf)
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