The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Thank you for the detailed explanation, if you google ubuntu help you get information that is well intentioned and at one time accurate, and now essentially outdated. See this page Recommended configuration for X. So, if you want to use the proprietary AMD drivers, you have to stay with a very old version of the kernel and X stack. Gentoo’s package management is very strict, so everything have a predictable installation method.
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All times are GMT Find More Posts by jman82s. A lot people does not understand that RPM and DEB based distributions does not have any strict control how they are handled by the maintainer. I’m familiar with the fact that compiling from source gives one the ability to liux flags and optimize, and I think it’s great. The time now is I have tried some PPA installs and had to reinstall Ubuntu, not a crisis but is there a way to get the drivers installed?
Email Required, but never shown. I’ve always wanted to. Not a lot of distributions uses the latest drivers, so I suggest a distribution like Gentoo. See this page Recommended configuration for X.
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BB code is On. Join our community today! Back then I still did not care about 3D. They always used to work OK for me. Also, I’ve actually installed both Gentoo and Arch in the past, but never really did much with them.
Gentoo’s package management is very strict, so everything have a predictable installation method. I think I’ll be sticking with Nvidia in that case! This generally solves the problem.
The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. You have a quite old card. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.
I knew this was the case a year or two ago, I just thought maybe things have gotten better. Linnux chips Ubuntu This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle.
Sometimes there’s an application I need pronto, and the idea of having to wait for compilation to complete and dealing with dependencies seems like a hassle. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I really, honestly wasn’t trying to criticize. Even 2D support is troublesome. Sign up using Email and Password.
I have had difficulty installing the drivers and I’m open to running a newer version of Ubuntu. Find More Posts by Electro.
I’ve lost time with this mboard from day 1.