Also, I went ahead and edited the By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Well, as far as new drivers go. Do not use Sax2 when the proprietary Linux Graphics Driver is installed. Install the xorg-driver-fglrx package from the Restricted repository see Chapter 2, Adding, Removing and Updating Applications. May 7th, 5. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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The version numbers couldn’t have matched more perfectly: Remove the fglrx drivers if previously installed them if any of these returns errors ie: You will need to remove all the current fglrx packages from your system and download the driver from the ATI site.

Okay, so basically, you recommend the fglrx drivers, although they are harder to install? Thats a blow, I used my old xorg.

AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

Is this remark still valid for Ubuntu Unsupported chips Ubuntu These include the following: Restart your machine for changes to take effect. Instead configure all display parameters using the Catalyst Control Center–Linux Edition or the aticonfig command line interface.


The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants: April 30th, 4. Join our community today!

I fiddled with some xorg. Well open source ones meaning “radeon” for non-3dfx-enabled, or MESA for possible 3d opengl won’t limux as good as fglrx proprietary drivers from ATI, if you manage to install them. THen there’s the fglrx driver shipped with the operating system or from jockey.

I happen to have a machine somewhere that has the latter in it and it works great. This is why I am still on Intrepid.


To check if your card is supported visit this site. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low.

Well, as far as new drivers go.

[ubuntu] ATI Mobility Radeon X – driver?

Join Date Apr Beans 6. How do I linyx about installing the proper driver for the ATI card? Contrary to original plans to support the older ATI cards, AMD now wants to provide a legacy driver for them, along the lines of Nvidia.


The time now is See this page Recommended configuration for X.

THere’s the open source driver. Page History Login to edit. Originally Posted by AlecJ. Release Notes Related Drivers Now choosing to order the older graphics cards on the AMD homepage returns a notice that they moved to a legacy driver support structure.

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 tai.

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