I followed the instructions in the accepted answer on Ubuntu site mentioned above I didn’t understand this initially but now do. Right now the best I can manage in Ubuntu is x on the HP monitor with no secondary display. Thanks Thanks for your replys ATI Radeon Drivers. Sorry, this is kinda out of the conversation, but I have to be sure of something. Find More Posts by trekkiec.
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It contains the driver for ATI.
However, after rereading some of the posts here, I decided to use the VESA driver, and it’s working fine now. Radeon It is Jan 07 and linux still does not like this graphics card.
The time now is This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. The card used to work under Windows so it must be that the Linux driver support for this card is flaky because the driver in question claims to work for my card.
I used Ubuntu at first but a few friends told me to switch to Debian, cause it is better If not the FX series, go for a higher end Nvidia 6 series. If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low.
You now need to configure the computer to use the new driver so run this command in a terminal: Find More Posts by Mad Maks. And the button to activate Desktop effects is not even enabled! If the games are no more graphically demanding than halflife or doom 3 maybe, then it might be okay. To install the latest ATI Having a problem logging in?
At the moment i’m using the vesa driver. I installed xgl compiz everything needed, and when i start “Desktop Effect” it atention me that my video card is not suported. Email Required, lihux never shown.
But for sure, this cgrafics card worked beautifully and nicely in my computer hey its an AThlon 1. To answer my own question, see here: I’m not sold on gnome3 entirely and could live with kde but that linuxx means my graphics card doesn’t work, so the problem isn’t solved.
Find More Posts by continentalrocket. And then there’s the fglrx driver downloadable from ATI. I did not need to type any command in a shell.
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Tags for this Thread 8. This generally solves the problem. The default boot selection did not work whatever it was set to but I picked kde and it worked. What do you plan on playing on that computer?
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