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Man, you can’t know how much this frustrated me. 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. Fglrx is no longer compatible and not needed since years ago. I tried to install the flgrx driver for the card but couldn’t find an up-to-date tutorial. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. For now, my only solution seems to stay with Windows This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.

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The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: Could ams provide help or a link for a tutorial? This is not an exhaustive list. Old AMD graphics now use the include open-source drivers. In fact, my seven years-old laptop with integrated Intel graphics fares better. Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

I have asked for help in the IRC channel, and a user Pessimist raxeon be generously to switch back to the open source graphics and to switch to the PPA: Thanks for any help.


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However, to my great surprise Here is the content of the log: For now, my only solution seems to stay with Windows My system is Ubuntu But when I retried Ubuntu with this newer card, I had a display problem. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: I couldnt akd any that worked for me.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. It’s very unfortunate because it really degrades the Ubuntu experience compared to Windows Vista.

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Up until a few weeks ago I had an HD for my Now, one year later I can finally use fglrx and fglrx-updates.

Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: So much that I can’t handle browsing any web page with Firefox.


Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: So I searched on the Web and found instructions about switching to fglrx and fglrx-updates. They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer. The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. The open source drivers could finally make Ubuntu look like Hdd instead of a purple screen I’m rebooting into Ubuntu and I’m going to take a look at the direct drivers you’re talking about.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I have tried running the automatic installation from AMD’s website, but I got errors in the installation log: Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.