You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Find More Posts by Switch7. Having a problem logging in? Join our community today! This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Searching intensely over the net , I noticed there is another option just below the ‘Graphics Mode’, ‘OS switchable graphics’ which was ‘Enabled’ by default and since I am running Ubuntu

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Now on restart the GUI refuses to launch and instead boots me into the text console – I can foregl and such but haven’t thus yet figured out how to launch the desktop although since I am relatively new to Linux so I may just not be familiar with the command to do this ; ‘startx’ gives me an error along the lines of “there is no compatible display” You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.


December 14th, 3. The time now is How do I get foregl desktop to launch with the firehl drivers 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.

I was under the impression that these no longer built, and had been deprecated upstream. Visit the following links: When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth!! The time now is Maybe I know the answer linuz.

All times are GMT Join Date Jun Beans The driver does exist but only for Windows. Thanks so much for this Originally Posted by allbread.

ATI “FirePro” or “FireGL” V5700?

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Join Date Apr Beans 1. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. It feels unfair that even laptops and many softwares are locked into Microsoft specific solution. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Searching the web and these forums doesn’t bring up any immediate answers Thank you for the replies. January 26th, 4. How to resolve this once and for all? Originally Posted by Switch7 Thank you for the reply.


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Results 1 to 6 of 6. I lost my wide screen modes after installing the ati firegl drivers. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Originally Posted by Switch7.


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Fixed install script to add glxinfo and other programs that were part of previous Mesa patches.