If I could get the screens to split the desktop, it would be worth testing to see how it performs. Make sure both Intel and radeon drivers are installed. I am not sure how to get that to be a permanent change? Gentoo This forum is for the discussion of Gentoo Linux. HTML output of the hardware on the system Edit The monitors revert back to mirrored after a reboot and I have to reset the dual monitor setup every time the computer restarts. This is not an exhaustive list.

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I was quite excited about your F1 advice but just nothing happened when I pressed it Any other suggestions?

AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

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Following this thread enabled me to install Ati Radeon X on Ubuntu Join Date Mar Beans 8.

The card is attempting to be set outside of the displayable range perhaps on a much higher resolution monitor this would not have occurred? If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you need to uninstall it if you wish to use OpenGL accelerated graphics.


I’ve had a problem trying to get my correct Video drivers to install. March 5th, 2. Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and linxu For an older laptop with X video, xrandr says maximum x and will not let it be set more than Email me about changes to this bug report. I will report you back when Im done.

Bug # “ATI Radeon X/X Series Video Card Problem” : Bugs : linux package : Ubuntu

June 05, Hi Geoffrey, If you could also please test the latest upstream kernel available that would be great. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Once I worked through that hiccup, the resolution will not go above x I’ve come to the conclusion and it might also be fear of breaking the system and having to start over but I think I’m SOL till I get a new Monitor. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

This generally solves the problem. Use this PPA to downgrade your X server and install the driver. This bug was reported a while ago and there hasn’t been any activity in it recently. Boot option flag to nomodeset is a work-around to the issue.



Last edited by dwmolyneux; at X15550 is quick, simple and absolutely free. Use the open source driver. Wrongly defaults to 8MB sometimes, see your logfile.

It even works with the stock Ubuntu kernel. I saved my changes and exited Setup. Been out the whole weekend so now I have time to finally work on my Ubuntu!

Did you miss your activation email? I have tried numerous approaches getting this card to work Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: This can be done by clicking on the yellow pencil icon next to the tag located at the bottom of the bug description and deleting the ‘needs- upstream- testing’ text.

June 04, 1×550 other thing of note is cideo Desktop Settings for changing the wallpaper seems to be lnux tricky.