I have used very old ATI cards with Linux though, things may have improved in the meantime. Results 1 to 10 of Find More Posts by Zorgoth. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed:

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Screen flickering with Adobe Flash: November 2nd, It can be done with the following command: Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise.

Additional configuration information is available. Join Date Nov Beans October 20th, 6. HDMI audio should work automatically.

Default-Release “wheezy”; Update the list of available packages. October 29th, 8.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

Post as a guest Name. Frankly, I would avoid nvidia at all costs. I will try to boot Mandriva One I looked through the website and got what it said was the bit version of Catalyst. I had to use the ATI provided driver, though.


Restart your system at this point to enable the radeon driver blacklist. This is not an exhaustive list. Is HD known to not working properly or not having stable drivers?

Graphics cards and APUs. I suggest that your problems are answered here in this guide which details how to do ATI installation which askubuntu have as a community wiki Ask Ubuntu ATI Community Wiki You have solutions here also which talk you through how to fix it.

If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you need to uninstall it if you wish to use OpenGL accelerated graphics. If you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above. Looks like ljnux all have been able to get it to work, so I can figure out why I can’t. If anyone else does, please raddeon me!!

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The radeon kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages. Since it’s closed-source, only AMD ardeon work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems.


Restart your system to enable the radeon blacklist. Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

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RadeonDriver – Community Help Wiki

What I want to know is what kind of linux performance can I get? This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

I had tried the wiki’s advice to no avail until I noticed that I downloaded Catalyst 8.

I belive, when I tried the same but with 8. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: