Dougui 84 1 1 Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. It can be done with the following command: Troubleshooting The fglrx driver conflicts with the radeon DRM driver. Can anyone advise how good ATI’s Linux drivers are? Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

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I recently upgraded my os from Mint Still liux same error. Tags for this Thread catalyst In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. Can anyone advise how good ATI’s Linux drivers are?

Join Date Nov Beans Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it 54700 give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. Additional configuration information is available. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.


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They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer. I have found with the open source drivers often things like movies don’t play very well on nvidia cards and you certainly can’t play things like Second Life without proprietary nvidia drivers.

[ubuntu] ATI mobility Radeon HD

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver.

Do you have any suggestion? It should definitely work.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

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If you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above. Download the driver from AMD.


ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5470 Drivers & Support

View LQ Wiki Contributions. Join Date Apr Beans 4. Managed to find a laptop supplier who supplies with nvidia cards and with no OS in the UK, so all is well. I will update you soon!

This can be done here – http: Thomas 3, 6 12 Create an Xorg server configuration file. Backported packages for Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: I kept reading the forums until I realized the pattern that was fixing the issue. You do not need the “preinstall” script.

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