This is a copy of a thread I just started over in “Server Platforms”. For AMD cards it is recommended to use Code: So, new GPU and OS-upgrade it is then… Just got to figure out a way to buy and fit it without the missus finding out…. Any help will be appreciated. Thomas Norheim thomas-norheim wrote on Now, I would like to either get back to the open driver or make this one work, can anybody help me? If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

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Email Required, but never shown. I figure that since this is dealing specifically with getting a GUI working that it fits here in “Desktop Environments” as well. I would like to restore the open source driver rather than install the proprietary one I don’t even know if I really need the proprietary one. Furthermore I am not going to downgrade my System.

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I dispel the FUD daily on this forum and show posters how very easy it is to get the ATI cards to work — with full hardware acceleration and H. Installed from Ubuntu Hoping that the opensource xorg-video-radeon driver will work with Compiz. I have an Technologied x M2 server too.


May 16th, 6. Linux – Desktop This forum is for the discussion of all Linux Software used in a desktop context. This should greatly atj power consumption, especially when idle.

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Thanks everybody for your help, Cheers! Actually, I have been using the open source drivers on May 16th, 5.

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Now I remember why I chose to go for Intel on-board graphics. And use other configuration files when you do. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. It can be done with the following command: Needs at least to be work-arounded tecynologies release.

Problem is that support for ATI cards seems to be moving more towards a wasteland with each successive release of ubuntu This can be easily installed by going to the dash and typing Additional Driversand then selecting the X.


The time now is This bug was fixed in the package linux – 2. Thomas Norheim thomas-norheim wrote on This universe is crazy.

ATI’s website is devoid of any mention of linux in their “drivers” section By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Peachy 4, 7 28 Which are probably missing in your case, or your xorg. The fglrx driver works very well for the more recent, and still supported, cards. Both laptops and one desktop are running And in the settings “detect monitors” just detects “Unknown”. That means that this card is legacy and it even says so on their site.