But then again, how long does it take before all the dists follow Ubuntu and release with the newest Xorg version? When you log in, you may be using the new driver, but you will probably still be using the radeon driver. Open a terminal window and switch to the directory you downloaded the installer to. This site uses cookies. For all intents and purposes, they unequivocally stated that legacy support for linux ended with the release of Catalyst 9. This package contains both the bit and bit driver.

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fglrx problems with Jaunty

Time to scour the intertubes…. May 8th Notify me of new comments via email. How would you do that?

This guide currently is for installing 9. I agree with you on the fact that at this pace, I might just as well have to shop around atj another distribution that supports my hardware.

Ubuntu Jaunty Installation Guide –

May 19th Email Address never made public. Then update your packages using Update Manager, and then add the xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd package. Download ATI video driver 9. I have tried installing 9.


This is a hack and should be avoided. Yeah I jaunt do that. Retrieved from ” http: I found out that when getting a new kernel the fglrx kernel-module is not installed for your new kernel. To update your driver to a new version say 9. Thanks so much man! Leave a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Ubuntu Jaunty Installation Guide

But now I just get a system lock up at boot with a ait display. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Why there are dead links? I had no idea what that meant but I did a quick google search and found that someone had reported a bug with the same problem.

So I atl like to revert to the original driver, how do I do that? Using tab completion can make this command easier. Do not use for two separate cards in crossfire!!

They can now use normal mouse cursor movement between displays, which means the end of the static cursor. I might either have to migrate to archlinux or Linux Mint and be happy. This page was last edited on 29 Januaryat If the feature set and stability work for you, then you don’t need to change anything. Used the installer program in 9. System memory is 4 gigs I also added to my xorg. Could you post your final xorg.

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I guess the rest of the guide is broken or it may be because the new driver doesn’t support any of the older ATI cards anymore. For jauntyy intents and purposes, they unequivocally stated that legacy support for linux ended with the release of Catalyst 9. If you have a 64 bit install, the above dpkg command may complain that “Errors were encountered while processing: From what I read on ubuntuforums, seems that no one with a 3xxx got decent results.

This was confirmed in http: