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: Daswebmastri daswebmastri wrote on You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Ask me what you need. I haven’t been happy with it and I’d really like to move to Ubuntu. The part were black “regain” some space over the green invasion is because I switched console but the keystroke was done 30 seconds before. In order to test the Catalyst 9.

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Will not respond to PM requests for support — use the forums. Backported packages for Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: I’m trying to install drivers in Ubuntu So, I see only 4 possible explanations: This worked fine in Karmic: It doesn’t look like it will be used in the distro until 8. c1400

Can’t install Ubuntu on my T60 (ATI Mobility Radeon X1400) – help!

Restart your system to enable the radeon blacklist. Disabling KMS works but distorts boot screen and leaves visible artifacts on the screen until mouse is moved over them – in a consistent manner.


Only fix is to hard-reset and then enable ‘fglrx’ instead of open source video. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

Would you like to view the X server output to diagnose the problem? It would help us greatly if you could test with it so we can work on getting it fixed in the next release of Ubuntu.

Without it, you get screen corruption including underlined mouse pointers. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-driver packages: AMD has contributed packaging scripts to allows creation of other packages, but does not necessarily test, verify or warrant the reliability.

Can’t install Ubuntu on my T60 (ATI Mobility Radeon X) – help! – Ars Technica OpenForum

Mar 24, Posts: And only in that case. Discover the magic of the Internet. Without second monitor, the laptop-screen looks fine.

Go to the Additional Drivers tab There, you can check for Catalyst drivers and install them automatically. The Additional Driver jockey program is the bee’s knees. Instead configure all display parameters using the Catalyst Control Center–Linux Edition or the aticonfig command line interface.

The open source driver currently supports ATI cards from Radeon. Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. This, therefore, is not a solution either.


It will allow additional ybuntu developers to examine the issue. Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. You probably have found nomodeset to be an acceptable workaround for the time being. I gather your system is a laptop though, so video cards swaps might not be in the cards so to speak I’ve discovered that another profile on the same computer was able ubuntuu connect to a beamer while mine cannot.

ATI Mobility Radeon X – ThinkWiki

Greg Gorman gregg-public wrote on I recently had an R5xx card go out on me due to heat issues the fan on the card diedand that led to some pretty bad bugs. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. When I first installed.

I use this to drive projectors all the time.