The recommended video output driver for all ATI graphics cards is xv XVideo to enable partial hardware accelerated playback. Page History Login to edit. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not required , as the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware. Now I made a mistake, I forgot to mention I am quite pro here when it comes to newer hardware, I used to simply get Ubuntu

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Are you sure this one is going to work for a 12 years old card? You should be able to do whatever you want to do and not be slowed down. Additional configuration information is available. In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. Results 1 to 8 of 8.

ATI Catalyst Display Driver for Linux Driver – TechSpot

Instead configure all display parameters using the Catalyst Control Center–Linux Linnux or the aticonfig command line interface. Make sure you use the correct driver for your chipset, I got confused at first between the Radeon 33xx HD and the embedded Radeon HD.


Get tech support here. Now I made a mistake, Xx1250 forgot to mention I am quite pro here when it comes to newer hardware, I used to simply get Ubuntu Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options.

Probably hopeless, but ATI Radeon X on Arch? : archlinux

You need to understand what interface you are using to connect to your TV. This allows you to use the real video overlay on the tv without having the slowdown of opengl or texturedvideo, but it also forces your monitor to use x if you want one connected, but for myth-only boxes it works well. You have to configure Xorg properly or the CPU and GPU requirements of the fglrx driver cause substantial system instability to lock the system predictably.

Heres a screenshot of my desktop environment which is extremely stable at the moment. It can be done with the following command: It contains open source and closed source code.

I am going to try. Gather as much data as you can about raceon happening, and google for solutions or post here again. Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Installed Ati driver 8.



Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes x1205 of noise. AMD Catalyst Legacy I don’t want to use Ubuntu the whole time on this laptop.

Do not use Sax2 when the proprietary Linux Graphics Driver is installed. For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. Org configuration file xorg.

S-Video Very happy to x150 that using the above settings under “Enabling overlays with tvout” I finally have a mythtv box in working condition. AtiHowTo last modified Default-Release “wheezy”; Update the list of available packages.

Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: Restart your system at this point to enable the radeon driver blacklist. How I did it Again, any help and guidance would be much appreciated! You should absolutely expect using Linux to breathe vibrant new life into your laptop, not expect failure.