Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. I did find an updated one from the ATI website – but this also failed to work. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Results 1 to 10 of The time now is I fiddled with some xorg.

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Okay, so basically, you recommend the fglrx drivers, although they are harder to install? April 30th, 2.

ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.1 for Linux

Ubuntu provides a package for fglrx and that’s the way to go with Ubuntu; installing the drivers directly off ATI’s site is more difficult, and because Ubuntu package x13300 aimed specifically at Ubuntu and the drivers off ATI site are not, you’ll get better results with Ubuntu’s package if it works. Infrastructure as Code with Terraform.

I can’t seem to find this anywhere. May 7th, 6.

ATI FAQ – Gentoo Wiki

This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. If it’s a binary driver it’s worth a go? This generally solves the problem. To answer my own question, see here: Thus the upcoming releases from Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva are expected to support the new AMD driver only, at least linuc the time being.


You now need to configure the computer to use the new driver so run this command in a terminal: I did find an updated one from the ATI website – but this also failed to work. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options.

Owners of the cards listed who want to run a current Linux distro shouldn’t worry too much about switching drivers, however. Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check llinux graphic card name and chipset: Can’t get the gears or ari to work, but that’s probably me.

I have an ATI graphics card and I want to know if it is supported and what kind of drivers should I linyx running to get the best features out of it. I have an Ati Radeon X Pro and I want to be able to get drivers that allow me to run Beryl or even desktop effects but I don’t know whether to go with Ati’s drivers I heard they suck or the open source ones. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. It’s faster and propably working.

I fiddled with some xorg. I’m not really into the topic but a guy in a german forum helped my after installing the ati catalyst control center. This is why I am still on Intrepid. I had installed a proprietary driver that Ubuntu recommends, but had issues with shutdown crashing. How do I go about installing the proper driver for the ATI card?


For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

The new legacy atu supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants:. Release Notes Related Drivers Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

The time now is I have found that the default, open driver works best with my ATI card For best performance and ease of use, AMD recommends the following: