Instead configure all display parameters using the Catalyst Control Center–Linux Edition or the aticonfig command line interface. Can’t get the gears or aquarium to work, but that’s probably me. Further details are on the AMD homepage. Well open source ones meaning “radeon” for non-3dfx-enabled, or MESA for possible 3d opengl won’t be as good as fglrx proprietary drivers from ATI, if you manage to install them. April 30th, 2.

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Make sure both Intel and radeon drivers are installed. If it is Linux Related and doesn’t seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place. Before installing any drivers you need to install some dependencies to your system, do this by running this command. Latest version provided by Ubuntu’s Additional Drivers tool up to this edit’s date is Also, I went ahead and edited the Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

ATI put this card on its Legacy List, so it is not really supported anymore. You will need to remove all the current fglrx linkx from your system and download the driver from the ATI site. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I can’t seem to find this anywhere. Linux – General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.


I also tried using the repair video graphics option when booting – but i had to re-install to get the 3100 operational again. Reduced performance may be noticed when compared to the previous Catalyst 8. To answer my own question, see here: THere’s the open source driver. April 30th, 4. All times are GMT Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

Refer to the Package Generation installation instructions for more information. For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary.

AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

How does one roll-back to the previous video driver I can’t believe a less than year old comp has hardware in legacy. Don’t forget the “. If linxu have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you need to uninstall it if you wish to use OpenGL accelerated graphics. Meanwhile AMD has released the 9.

ATI Catalyst Display Driver for Linux Driver – TechSpot

Besides, the newest version also supports DRI direct rendering infrastructure with many of the cards. You will have to use the old driver, but if sti are on Jaunty it won’t work. 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. Ubuntu provides a package for fglrx and that’s the way to go with Ubuntu; installing the drivers directly off ATI’s site is more difficult, and because Ubuntu package is aimed specifically at Ubuntu and the drivers off ATI site are not, you’ll get better results with Ubuntu’s package if it works.


I’m not really into the topic but a guy in a german forum helped my after installing the ati catalyst control center. Duplicate and merge this? Release Notes Related Drivers Here’s other similar drivers that are different versions or releases for different operating systems: Graphics cards and APUs. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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