Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The easiest way is to use the command: In order to have the Radeon card handle the graphic intensive process use: It seems that I run the installer, and everything goes along smoothly, but when I run aticonfig, it hardly changes my original xorg. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.

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It seems that I run the installer, and everything goes along smoothly, but when I run aticonfig, it hardly changes my original xorg.

ATI Linux Supported Devices – Phoronix

SGI client glx version string: The time now is 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. They dont provide improved performance and if your Llinux doesn’t crash, there is no need to try them. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience giregl a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle.


I’m not a gamer or anything, but I was thinking that it might point firel clue to how well my kernel is working?

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.

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

Unsupported chips Ubuntu Join Date Jun Beans 13, Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, 99000 the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. Screen flickering with Adobe Flash: Also of course googled for my HW and seen some xorg.

ATI Radeon Driver, need advice. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. Wrongly defaults to 8MB sometimes, see your logfile.


Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. Section “ServerLayout” Identifier “X. All times are GMT Graphics cards and APUs. Tags for this Thread 3d accellerationradeonunity. The easiest way is to use the command: I thin accelleration was dropped from gallium3d or mesa or something like that for those old chips?

AtiHowTo last modified Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.


[ubuntu] Last version with 3D acceleration on Radeon M?

SGI server glx version string: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared wti new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises firevl the end of each chapter. In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver.

Well, going by the above, i found a google hit for “radeon. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux With that card, which I also have in an ai Acer Travelmate laptop, I suspect that all your hardware is going to be unable to run unity well enough to make it a worthwhile option.