April 16th, 9. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: Email Required, but never shown. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. You don’t need to install anything further. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. April 15th, 2.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. When the window opens, if your card is supported, it will list available proprietary drivers.

If you have uninstalled fglrx, you are using it now. The only way to get proprietary driver support without buying one of the newer, supported cards is to downgrade several versions of Ubuntu.

radeln If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile radeoon low. So, you are better off downloading from the official website and installing them. April 16th, 5.

I’m going back to my own. Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Originally Posted by King Dude.


[ubuntu] ATI Radeon

Join Date Jun Beans 13, See this page Recommended configuration for X. The problem is that most of the newer, supported versions of Ubuntu use an updated version of the Xorg display server, and AMD has stopped supporting its older cards in newer versions of the driver that are packaged with Ubuntu, and the older drivers don’t work with the new Xorg server so you can’t just go get those and use them.

If your graphics card is supported by Ubuntu, here’s how to install the proprietary drivers. Ati amd radeon hd graphics driver Ask Question. ATI Radeon Since that is a different problem from the graphics issue, you should probably begin a new thread with a new subject line and ask for help with these issues. Experiment linuxx find out which suits the best for you. April 16th, 6. April 16th, 9. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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At first the driver didn’t want to install, giving me errors about root headers, but once the root headers were fixed and the driver was installed I rebooted to find that my display was strange.


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Graphics cards and APUs. It can be done with the following command: To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: Post as a guest Name. The Radeon driver rzdeon already pre-installed in Ubuntu. Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options.

Installing drivers for radeon hd

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Just highlight the latest one, or the one marked as tested, and click “Apply Changes” then reboot. Click radeob Unity menu button and type “Additional Drivers”, and then click the icon labeled as such.