Do not use Sax2 when the proprietary Linux Graphics Driver is installed. I’m just trying everything to avoid to be pushed to install Windows. Graphics cards and APUs. Org configuration file xorg. The control center also complains a lot about rebooting, but rebooting doesn’t seem to be required.

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I followed the Handbook on how to install.

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Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. AMD Catalyst Legacy It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required mobllity file. Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. This has nothing to do with the acceleration of 2D drawing primitives. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver x1520 AMD has contributed packaging scripts to allows creation of other packages, but does not necessarily test, verify or warrant the reliability.


Further, your mileage on performance may vary depending on what card you have. Email Required, but never shown. See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information.

Those are the legacy drivers. ATIProprietary last modified Do you have any suggestion or any other try that can explain better the situation? You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Reduced performance may be noticed when compared to the previous Catalyst 8. The ATI mobipity have explicit permission for repackaging and redistribution of the Linux drivers. One driver version is available for Debian 8 “Jessie”: Originally Posted by dwmolyneux I started this proccess under another thread but wasn’t able to locate it but once I do I will do an edit and add a link to that thread.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Refer to the Package Generation installation instructions for more information.


Gnome directs to unavaible display. Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use. It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use.

Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: The Catalyst Control Centerwhich comes with the driver at least from Livna in Fedora Core 6 can be used to do this switching. Thus the upcoming releases from Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva are expected to support the new AMD driver only, at least for the time being. Backported packages for Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


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[SOLVED] Having trouble configuring ATI Radeon x/RSM with Open Source Drivers

Meanwhile AMD has released the 9. October 24th, 2. Power saving is much better than with the radeon driver, but doesn’t work in dual-screen configuration see How to make use of Graphics Chips Power Management features.