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This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. March 29th, 4. Visit the following links: 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: Instead configure all display parameters using the Catalyst Control Center–Linux Edition or the aticonfig command line interface. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not required , as the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware.

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Slackware, MX 18 Posts: Yes server glx vendor string: March 29th, 2.

Should maybe anyone knowledgeable open a new bug report not to get things confused with the original report? Find More Posts by Ztcoracat.


You’ll likely run into some problems with missing OpenGL extensions or so due to the age of the hardware, though – Valve’s Direct3D translation layer is rather picky about that. To follow up this info, we now have the first info and code for the OpenGl Acceleration.


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants:. This generally solves the problem.

For best performance and ease of use, AMD recommends the following: These include the following: Official driver support has been dropped llnux and a half years ago.

Support for older AMD nee ATI graphics hardware is provided by the lnux driver wrapper package, which depends on three hardware-specific driver packages: 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. Or need use standard ubuntu driver? Googled for this problem Silicon Laboratory Si,8 rev X7000 us know your results.

If adding nomodeset to the grub options doesn’t work for you, try the suggestions regarding ATI Radeon available at the following link: In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Matteo Z matteozandi wrote on Refer to the Package Generation installation instructions for more information. Instructions are in the linked information: Retrieved from ” https: After that I issued a dist-upgrade and a newer kernel ran on my system: Xti the upcoming releases from Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva are expected to support the new AMD driver only, at least for the time being.


This bug affects 11 people. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

Home Discussions Libux Market Broadcasts. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle.

The Linux version, however, supports only distros released before February that have the older X. Unsupported x7000 Ubuntu Not to mention they don’t even officially support the free driver, yet.