Aug 15, Posts: I’ve only some problems getting XGL working since I cannot use the fglrx driver. Instead of like eight show-stopping issues I have two or three. Even past the performance problems, seemed like there were lots of other compatiblity and stability problems with their drivers. Review your favorite Linux distribution. I assume Acer is the culprit here, my xw is a bottom-of-the-barrel thing. Unfortunately, Jaunty uses X server 1.

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Tue Jan 08, Graphics cards and APUs. Thu Jan 10, 9: I use nvidia myself and had to play around with the xorg.

I might be throwing down cash on an HD soon, guess I’ll see first-hand how pgo the linux catalyst drivers work with their current high-end hardware. Unfortunately, this setup does require a bit of system level tweaking, so I’ll just assume that you’re unfamiliar with Linux commands and X11 and give it to you step by step.

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Going back to Intrepid gives me not much time in terms of support and update.


No, I’m fed up with this. X ATi driver, also tried envy.

Find More Posts by Twistedlizzard. I don’t know which model numbers correspond to which generation and which ones are comparable to anything on the Nvidia side. For the record, similar logic “I would like to try something different. Now all textures except ground disappeared in Lunux. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

What this gives me is essentially a main desktop Monitor0 which has all the desktop bits and pieces, and a spare one to the right for any extras I care to put there. Thu Jan 03, 7: Peruse the Phoronix forums.

How to install ATI Radeon Graphic drivers on Ubuntu ? – Ask Ubuntu

I’m also using this opportunity to finally install a Linux Distro. I don’t have any reason to expect that performance will be bad, given what I’ve seen with the newer Linux drivers.

So it works, but not over DVI. I have been using nvidia cards in my main system for linus while now. I do use my computer, so I’m not going to just blow my money buying hardware I can’t use at all. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.



Rest assured that “UNIX in ” is rock-stable, except when wti dealing with closed hardware for which the manufacturer provides faulty drivers. May 21st, 3. Ive read many forums and tried many things. Tue Jan 08, 7: I’m so tired of this.

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Sometimes in years past I’ve wanted to try an Ati card, but never even looked into it because the drivers were trash. It struck me as the same proo of decision as avoiding well known shoddy chipsets or sound cards or what have you. Unfortunately, your problems are typical for the proprietary video drivers. If you need to reset your password, click here. This is not an exhaustive list.