See this page Recommended configuration for X. Find More Posts by mjkelly THen there’s the fglrx driver shipped with the operating system or from jockey. Anyone have any ideas here? Last edited by mjkelly93; at

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Visit the following links: This generally solves the problem. When asked to select a driver, pick fglrx.

[ubuntu] Install ATI Radeon Driver

The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. I would greatly appreciate help with the following problem which seems to be quite common – but I am just starting to wean myself off Windows so I don’t fully understand how to achieve what should be a simple task as every solution I find seems to raise another problem:. Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu?

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Thanks for the reply. THen there’s the fglrx driver shipped with the operating system or from jockey.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. There is a bug in the drivers. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. The card used to work under Windows so it must be that the Linux driver support for this card is flaky because the driver in question claims to work for my card. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


Thanks, I knew that. The time now is It looks like the x.

Thanks for the suggestion. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Chipset Graphics cards and APUs The link wget www2.

Unsupported chips Ubuntu I uninstalled the proprietary driver, and I don’t notice any difference in performance at all, but all I use it atk is the Compiz effects, no games. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. It’s reliable but not always the fastest. This is not an exhaustive list.


I believe you’re correct in your summary that you’ll need to create the xorg. You have the correct driver info loaded.

They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand ubjntu Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Thank you for your interest in this question. So, I think I’ve installed the driver, told xorg. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: