I read here that this file no longer exists by default and must be created although that advice is on a Ubuntu forum, though I believe Ubuntu is based on Debian so could that be my issue here? Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Restart your machine for changes to take effect. Will that vesa do any 3d? This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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You will need ubkntu remove all the current fglrx packages from atu system and download the driver from the ATI site. 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. To install the latest ATI Last edited by mjkelly93; at I was even on IRC the last couple days lookin for help.


I have an old PC which I want to set up as a ‘lab-rat’ to learn Linux. What is the output of glxinfo grep render?


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I think i gave all the info anyone that knew how to do this would be able to help me with. There is a bug in the drivers.

Raphael Ahrens 6, 5 28 My graphics card is definitely listed in the Radeon manual pages.

Ive been having a heck of a time trying to get atis crappy drivers working on my laptop Are you new to LinuxQuestions. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. Install the xorg-driver-fglrx package from the Restricted repository see Chapter 2, Adding, Removing and Updating Applications. Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. I now have an xorg.

Visit the following links: To answer my own question, see here: Power Management Ubuntu The ATI is supposed to have hardware acceleration so in theory, it ought to work with the gnome3. When asked to select a uubntu, pick fglrx. I’m not sold on gnome3 entirely and could live with kde but that still means my graphics card doesn’t work, so the problem isn’t solved.


Ubuntu derives from Debian and so you should be able to do most things in Deb that you do in Ubuntu and vice versa. And then there’s the fglrx driver downloadable from ATI. Before installing any drivers you need to install some dependencies to your uvuntu, do this by running this command.

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