Additional drivers reports the wrong driver in use

Bug #1528422 reported by Vadim Peretokin on 2015-12-22
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-properties (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

See attached screenshot - it's reporting the AMD driver is in use, while in reality it is the Intel driver.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: software-properties-gtk 0.96.13.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-22.27-generic 4.2.6
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Dec 22 12:45:42 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-06-26 (543 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: software-properties
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to wily on 2015-10-26 (56 days ago)

Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, could you attach your /var/log/Xorg.0.log?

Changed in software-properties (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Incomplete
Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :

Here it is.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the log shows it tries to load fglrx, do you have an xorg.conf configuration?

Changed in software-properties (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New
Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :

None that I've ever touched myself - I believe changing drivers tries to edit it. Here's how it looks like for me right now:

$ ls /etc/X11 | grep xorg.conf
xorg.conf.07212014
xorg.conf.07242014
xorg.conf.07252014
xorg.conf.07312014
xorg.conf.08062014
xorg.conf.10222014
xorg.conf.11052014
xorg.conf.11072014
xorg.conf.11082014
xorg.conf.11102014
xorg.conf.11112014
xorg.conf-backup-141022083201
xorg.conf-backup-141022085225
xorg.conf-backup-141022085521
xorg.conf-backup-141107125850
xorg.conf-backup-141107130443
xorg.conf-backup-141107130805
xorg.conf-backup-141107140134
xorg.conf-backup-160106082034
xorg.conf.failsafe
xorg.conf.original-0

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