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Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver.

ATIProprietary – Debian Wiki

The only problem I had was executing this code: Find More Posts by Zorgoth. Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: But then, they are quite positive toward Linux and open 46670 experimentation.

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. Originally Posted by phidia. You’re better off using 8.

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As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


Default-Release “wheezy”; Update the list of available packages. AMD Catalyst Legacy I downloaded the latest catalyst drivers also and followed the instructions, but no joy.

Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: Has anyone figured out how to get around that? When I try to install drivers and reboot the system hangs when gnome is loading. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead.

Are we stuck waiting on ati ardeon put out linux drivers for the ? The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. If I find a real fix, I will post back. This is not an exhaustive list. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

installation – Installing drivers for an ATI HD – Ask Ubuntu

For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. Still, my experience is that Nvidia’s drivers are much more regularly updated, and I’ve never had any problems with using Nvidia cards and drivers under Linux.


Same here I have an HD working under 64 bit Ubuntu 8. If anyone else does, please tell me!! The firmware can be provided by installing the firmware-amd-graphics or firmware-linux-nonfree package. Having a problem logging in? I overlooked that you are using the testing release.

Unsupported chips Ubuntu Find More Posts by adamk This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle.