It can be fixed however...Open /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add the following line to Section"Module": load "dri" 7.1. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started This happened to me on Windows also, and when I installed my graphics card's software, the problems were solved. Introduction By default Ubuntu uses the open source Radeon driver for cards manufactured by AMD. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/installing-ati-driver-on-ubuntu-10-04-a-806379/
Download the driver found at the AMD website. Should I try reinstalling the ATI software while in recovery mode? Run the installer: sudo sh ati*.run After finishing the installation: sudo aticonfig --initial Reboot. Move to the directory of that file: cd /
To force uninstallation of the driver by guessing where the uninstallation files are located, set the FORCE_ATI_UNINSTALL environment variable and re-run /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.sh (this is not recommended). Note that the name of the .run file is for ILLUSTRATION only and you must be sure that you type the name of the actual file correctly). sh ati-driver-installer-11-3-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/maverick The Ubuntu/maverick part is your distro identifier and needs to be changed according to your own distro.After that’s done, all that’s left is simply installing your .deb From all the reading up I did on it, it seemed very confusing- https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Troubleshooting/FglrxInteferesWithRadeonDriver Also I do have the Ubuntu Universe suppository checked off and working so I really don't know
Obviously you don't realize that there are customized (by AMD) drivers available for 'buntu 10.04 (and even 10.10, which is only at alpha 2) available from Canonical. 'buntu/Canonical is, in fact, Both files listed above are required for determining where installed files are located. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ
If you have installed proprietary drivers downloaded from ATI/AMD's website: sudo sh /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.shIf you've installed the proprietary drivers through Ubuntu (i.e. Technical Support Before submitting a bug to AMD, please provide the output of the following terminal command: sh /usr/share/fglrx/atigetsysteminfo.shOnce obtained, submit a online service request. To download and install it, click the Activate button; then reboot (or log out and then back in) when prompted. EDIT: Just tried it and got: Code: sudo: aticonfig: command not found EDIT 2: I tried rebooting just to see if it would do anything, and now neither regular boot or
At the time of writing, the method described below MAY NOT WORK for Intel/AMD switchable graphics. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1920255 share|improve this answer answered Nov 28 '12 at 9:33 TenPlus1 111 I use proprietary drivers. Reason: spelling error joe2005 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by joe2005 Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Tags Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Lazure 50 50 830 posts Posted June 25, 2010 And people never listen to me when I try to tell
You will need to deliberately remove both the normal and -updates versions in recent releases of Ubuntu because it seems that attempting to remove one installs the other: sudo apt-get purge http://advianetwork.com/ati-drivers/ati-drivers-for-ubuntu-12-04.html Share this post Link to post Share on other sites SupSurfer 0 0 4 posts Posted June 25, 2010 Okay. Hubmasterflex Linux - Hardware 2 06-10-2005 08:04 AM All times are GMT -5. You may check this at the terminal: lspci -vvnn | grep VGAIdentify whether your AMD graphics card model series is supported by the fglrx driver.
Cauchy identity in three sets of variables? I mean, what's the worst that can happen? It's supposed to download the drivers for me in a easy and safe way. More about the author Also, the Unity interface does rely on your 3D and can slow down things a little for such an old graphics card, maybe trying Xubuntu or Lubuntu would help also...
No luck, however, the nomodeset makes it so some text pops up on the screen before the screen goes black and my monitors go to sleep. Just to let you know it is a lot easier than most people are making it out to be. Adv Reply February 6th, 2012 #5 Dameentsia View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Feb 2012 Beans 7 Re: ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver
I myself cannot use the open source drivers for my x1200 (rs600) because I cant get composting to work in gnome. 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. sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.BAKRemove/purge current fglrx and fglrx-amdcccle (If you have used a method outside of aptitude, apt, Software Center or Synaptic, follow the other party's instructions for removal). The Radeon X2300 HD also belongs in this group because it is based on an RV5x0 chip Group 2: (DX 10.x generation) RadeonHD cards, including RS78x/RS880 IGP's and >= M71 Mobility
Select a compatible driver (note for Ubuntu Saucy/13.1 this may be the "Latest beta Driver"). NOTE: If you are switching from another OEM's hardware, NVIDIA for instance, you must uninstall the driver for that hardware before installing the AMD driver. 4. jscherer92 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by jscherer92 05-07-2010, 08:53 AM #4 TB0ne LQ Guru Registered: Jul 2003 Location: http://advianetwork.com/ati-drivers/ati-drivers-for-ubuntu-13-04.html Reporting a bug when using fglrx via supported Ubuntu repository 8.1.
If you were looking for instructions on the ATI proprietary Catalyst driver (a.k.a fglrx), see http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu Introduction This document explains how to install and use the open-source radeonhd drivers on Ubuntu. Only get ATI if you are sure you're only going to be playing directx-based windows games and not going to deviate too far from that. This time I researcher up on it a little and found this app called "EnvyNG". sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.BAKRemove/purge current fglrx and fglrx-amdcccle (If you have used a method outside of aptitude, apt, Software Center or Synaptic, follow the other party's instructions for removal).
Before you go about installing the fglrx driver from the official AMD Catalyst software distribution ensure to read the release notes from the AMD website.