Select the first option, then click next, then use all the recommended options. The time now is You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. When finished, restart your computer. Screen flickering with Adobe Flash: 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:

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Tried booting from desktop cd, same ubuntu Easy to understand Ubuntu manual with lots of pics: This was what was in it. Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Driver registered support for the following operations: Results 1 to 10 of I am not able to reduce the brightness of my screen which however was not a problem with other distros i tried.

This generally solves the problem. To get sound working right click on the sound icon on the top right, click sound preferences. Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware xg provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package.


I am not being able to dim the backlit display. Page History Login to edit. X server refused to start untill I somehow un-installed the driver. You found the driver.

The stock open source Radeon drivers installed by default aren’t all that bad either. Any distribution from the last few months Fedora 12 and Ubuntu Additional configuration information is available.


Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.

How to install ATI Radeon HD drivers in Ubuntu | Ubuntu Geek

Disabled by boolean record: The time now is Org X Server 1. In order to have the Radeon card handle the graphic intensive process use: I installed mesa-dri-drivers-experimental using yum. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Sign up using Email and Password.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

Get the right one for the version you’re using. July 9th, Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use.


Check if both the cards are getting listed: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The blog post which helped me in un-installing catalyst explitly specified that “it has never worked for any one radeom and wikipedia also comments about poor quality of flgrx drivers. No integrity verification is done. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux