Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. One driver version is available for Debian 8 “Jessie”: Is there any way to get ATI drivers to work on Ubuntu? Find More Posts by Zorgoth. The radeon kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information. Still, my experience is that Nvidia’s drivers are much more regularly updated, and I’ve never had any problems with using Nvidia cards and drivers under Linux.


Has anyone figured out how to get around that? Linuux you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above.

Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. After I reboot the the side-bar, the top-bar and the menu bar for opened windows disappear.


The easiest way is to use the command: Sign up using Facebook. Nvidia support is much better.

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

Additional configuration information is available. October 20th, 7. Power Management Ubuntu Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. What I want to know is what kind of linux performance can I get? Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. BB code is On.

ATI Mobility Radeon compatibility with linux?

This has not worked to me, but you may try it. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied.

Raveon only way I can get everything to revert back to normal is to uninstall the drivers. If anyone else does, please tell me!! In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver.


There exists a workaround, which downgrades your X-Server. Check if both the cards are getting listed: See this page Recommended configuration for X. The time now is I have used very old ATI cards with Linux though, things may have improved in the meantime.

AtiHowTo – Debian Wiki

Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Graphics cards and APUs. Visit the following links: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. October 20th, 6.

In your second post here you say you tried to boot another distro? Is there any way to get ATI drivers to work on Ubuntu?