Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I happen to have a machine somewhere that has the latter in it and it works great. I have an Ati Radeon X Pro and I want to be able to get drivers that allow me to run Beryl or even desktop effects but I don’t know whether to go with Ati’s drivers I heard they suck or the open source ones. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: Beryl is even with other cards very unstable and still in development, so i suggest you to wait until things gets better.

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I took a look at thisbut i am still a bit confused how to continue.

AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

Adding extended input device “Power Button” type: Output DVI-D-0 has no monitor section [ 4. Set up textured video glamor [ 4.

I’m not really into the topic but a guy in a german forum helped my after installing the ati catalyst control center. April 30th, 3.


Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Okay, so basically, ubintu recommend the fglrx drivers, although they are harder to install?

Should you prefer the other driver usually only if you are running graphics intensive games search for documentation on installing it. Unsupported chips Ubuntu None Link to a FAQ. I was very helpful. Driver for AMD Radeon: Meanwhile AMD has released the 9.

In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

graphics – for Ati Radeon X and Ubuntu – Ask Ubuntu

Setting screen physical size to x [ 4. Boris, thanks a lot.

Can’t get the gears or aquarium to work, but that’s probably me. DRI3 enabled [ 4. The time now is You may find this useful http: Ubuntu provides a package for fglrx and that’s the way to go with Ubuntu; installing the drivers directly off ATI’s site is more difficult, and because Ubuntu package is aimed specifically at Ubuntu and the drivers off ATI site are not, you’ll get better results with Ubuntu’s package if it works.


I am new to linux. Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

How to get and install ATI Radeon x1300 driver?

Boris, thanks a lot for the certanty in your response. Found relative axes [ 4. Owners of the cards listed who want to run a current Linux distro shouldn’t worry too much about switching drivers, however.

As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. Now choosing to order the older graphics cards on the AMD homepage returns a notice that they moved to a legacy driver support structure. Je viens d’installer ubuntu I now con use my full x resolution and, when I type: Depth 24, — framebuffer bpp 32 [ 4.

Org Video Driver, version I tryed that solution but without sucess.

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