This will allow one to also report it to AMD directly, as they are the maintainers of the fglrx, and will ultimately be the ones providing a fix. Further to my comment above, I have now successfully restored the driver. 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. To switch, select the graphics you want to run. Content Cleanup Required This article should be cleaned-up to follow the content standards in the Wiki Guide.

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Anyone help with this, please, its a nightmare.

Make sure that the restricted-modules package installed correspond to the kernel your are running and that you can load the fglrx driver, whether by fglfx-driver the command: Not testing the latest driver available for your card virtually eliminates the possibility of getting your bug solved.

If, after rebooting, you are presented with the message “Could not apply the stored ;ackage for monitors”, do not be alarmed. I think the problem lies in something to do with the kernels — on debian the nvidias seem to install with no problem.

fglrx-driver source package in Stretch

Backported packages for Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: This packae likely to happen with multiple monitor applications fglrx-dirver if the monitors are of different sizes and multiple graphics card applications. This is what it actually fails on: The following script should do the trick:.

All versions above are available only for the x86 and x architectures Debian i and AMD64 ports respectively. Troubleshooting You may see a message like this: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Debian Package Tracking System – fglrx-driver

You may need to install the linux generic headers sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic Install the driver For 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: I would recommend downloading a newer version of fglrx from AMD as Stephen Kitt suggested instead of downgrading the x-server.

Installing via the command line For users who find that the Additional Drivers method does not work, please file a bug report on Launchpad about this.

However, if the bug is determined to be with fglrx, this may only be fixed by AMD, as they are the only ones with access to the source code. Please note that I can not guarantee that this will work. If the search returns the latest fglrxd-river of packagd Catalyst driver, then proceed to the next section.

This will allow one to also report it to AMD directly, as they are the maintainers of the fglrx, and will ultimately be the ones providing a fix. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied.

How to install ATI fglrx driver in debian | Debian Admin

Org server provides xorg-video-abiwhich fglrx doesn’t support; the ABIs paackage forwards compatible, which is why you can’t install the driver from the repositories. Reporting a bug when using fglrx fglrx-driger supported Ubuntu repository 8. To avoid complications later on, save it inside an empty folder.


If all is right, the fglrx driver that corresponds to AMD Catalyst Stephen Kitt k 24 The instructions on this page advise on how to install and use fglrx.

Installation via the Ubuntu repositories Ubuntu offers the following fglrx drivers that are debiann only in Ubuntu The package tracker states that there is no package available right now, so I added Sid, pinned on Using a method other than described in the manual instructions section above by creating a.

It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead.

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To uninstall after installing using this method, you MUST use the amdconfig utility: If you encounter a bug with these closed-source drivers, you are welcome to file a report via Launchpad. This method does not appear to work with Catalyst Once done, the driver may also be installed from the Ubuntu repositories using the terminal.

Post as a guest Name. What we must remember… the packaeg same ati drivers end up working on ubuntu, and many other distros including deb and rpm based distros.