Ok whats the output of; sudo. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? AgentB, Greetings, I am not sure. The newest PPA did not work with the newest release. Try a WU and see if it fails

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The Linux version, however, supports only afi released before February that have the older X. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware sti. Sign up using Email and Password. I have a 1 Jun 1: It was good news across the board for ATI graphics card owners with AMD deciding to go for a free driver and immediately delivering the goods.

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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.

Now the proprietary Linux driver, Fglrx 8. Wed 24 May I have to change the configuration to ‘safe graphics’ mode so that only 2D is enabled. Visit the following links: The working pc has: Results 1 to 10 of Ok whats the output of; sudo. 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.


AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards » Linux Magazine

This should greatly help power consumption, especially radeeon idle. The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants:. HDMI audio should work automatically.

Older Radeon/ATI GPU and Ubuntu drivers – revisited.

So maybe I’ve got it wrong. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: November 29th, ATI Radeon Driver. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. The free radeonhd driver that the community has greatly improved, mainly through AMD’s publishing of reference documentation, supports all cards in 2D mode, including compositing. The sound and my internet connection work fine, so it is probably due to my graphics. If there are any updates to install, use the Install Updates button to install them, and press Check again after that is complete.


If not then this will fix you up.

Further details are on the AMD homepage. ATI Radeon Driver thx for the replies.