Install and run radeon-profile-daemon ( for using this app as normal user. Otherwise app need to be run with root privilages for changing power profiles (and clocks readings sometimes). You can add username ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/radeon-profile to your /etc/sudoers. Here is tip for run app as normal user but involves change permissions to system files: System daemon for reading info about Radeon GPU clocks and volts as well as control card power profiles so the GUI radeon-profile application can be run as normal user.

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