I use Fedora linux and will use either that or Debian. 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. The time now is I know the arguments for and against free software and am firmly of the opinion that I will only spend my money on this computer’s video system if there is a free software driver solution that allows me to be both vendor-independent and able to fully exercise all the capabilities of the hardware. Chipset Graphics cards and APUs

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Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. IBM X dmesg Edit Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. As a control test, re-booted into linix old kernel via the grub menu and the issue is present there still, so for me kernel 2.

[ubuntu] ATI ES driver for gnome-shell

Your card is no longer supported by its manufacturer and has no official Linux driver. Just did lonux ‘apt-get dist-upgrade’ which upgraded the kernel from 2. Thomas Norheim thomas-norheim wrote on Taking Radeon ROCm 2. May 16th, 7.


drivers – Trouble with ATI ES on Debian Wheezy – Server Fault

They have done, and continue to do, an astounding job given their task. Page History Login to edit. FreeNX works fine, except than in Windows 7 machines NX Client shows only icons and no text but the only resolution I can get in the monitor directly attached to ari server is x Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. May 16th, 4.

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Ronald McCollam fader wrote on They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer. You could make a lot of friends that way – not just with me and those I influence but in the wider Linux community. Apparently, AMD dropped the support for legacy cards. Bug attachments syslog edit Output of dmsg after e100 with “drm.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Any help will be appreciated. I am 59 years old, semi-retired and a veteran of the software and hardware business, having most recently closed up my retail computer shop to concentrate more on my three year old granddaughter and a bit of custom computer consulting and environmental advocacy. I use Fedora linux and will use either that or Debian. Using the console ie I typed ‘dmesg’ caused a lockup as soon as the framebuffer started to scroll.


It seems that the ATI driver that comes with Ubuntu does not work properly. It can be done with the following command: If you want me to do something else, please let me know. Email Required, but never shown. May 16th, 1.


This can be easily installed by going to the dash and typing Additional Driversand then selecting the X. Nor has Intel released specifications to their latest IGP. I figure that since this is dealing specifically with getting a GUI lniux that it fits here in “Desktop Environments” as well.

Unfortunately, the 3d acceleration does not work and as a result, gnome-shell starts in the fall-back mode.