The easiest way is to use the command: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. If i do the menu breaks down and says it can not open it Join Date May Beans Hidden! The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants: Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Reinvent your network with DevOps tools and techniques:

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ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.1 for Linux

Join Date Apr Beans 1. Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not requiredlinyx the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware. Originally Posted by moddedcomputers.

See this page Recommended configuration for X. Connecting a DFP display device as a secondary display device may occasionally result in the secondary display device failing to display an image Installing the AMD Proprietary Linux Software Driver Installation information can be found at: Help us by reporting it.

Further details are on the AMD homepage. They do a LOT of work with the open source drivers. Now the problem is the ccc-menu works fine as long as i do not edit the monitor setting through the system settings within kubuntu.

Support for older AMD nee ATI graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver wrapper package, which depends on three hardware-specific driver packages: Reduced performance may be noticed when compared linhx the previous Catalyst 8. Ati CCP won’t recognise the card.


The version numbers couldn’t have matched more perfectly: The only drivers radeom will work are the open source drivers.

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. June 21st, 6.

The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. July 27th, 8.

radeon(4): ATI/AMD RADEON video driver – Linux man page

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.

It also needs firmware-linux-nonfree package to get it to work. Besides, the newest version also supports DRI direct rendering infrastructure with many of the cards.

AMD has contributed packaging scripts to allows creation of other packages, but does not necessarily test, verify or warrant the reliability.

Here’s other similar drivers that are different versions or releases for different operating systems: If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you need to uninstall it if you ,inux to use OpenGL accelerated graphics. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.



To follow up this info, we now have the first info and code for the OpenGl Acceleration. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information. It takes alot of time to reinstall everything I’m using with linux and a would really like to have a simple restore option.

ATI Catalyst Display Driver for Linux Driver – TechSpot

For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. It was good news across linix board for ATI graphics card owners with AMD deciding to go for a free driver and immediately delivering the goods.

Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. AtiHowTo last modified