This is assuming if you have a hybrid graphics card, that is, an integrated Intel graphics and dedicated ATI graphics card. Unless there are regressions the latest drivers are backward compatible with older hardware so you shouldn’t need new drivers. I am pretty sure that I can find most of the drivers but not sure that they can be compatible with This may be a bit late, but you can check out https: I’ve just installed Ubuntu We had also shared that the Radeon HD works with open-source xfvideo-ati driver since day one. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise.

For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. Dadeon also not going to say “Oh, just go out and buy a newer card!

Additional configuration information is available. Done xserver-xorg-video-ati is already the newest version. That is pretty cool, considering I could burn my hand just touching my laptop vents previously. Its fan is just running very fast and noisy. For details and our forum data attribution, radekn and privacy policy, see here. Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Sorry for too many questions if it is a lousy post, it’s my first one.


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By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The following optional configuration can be used to increase 3D performance.

I pretty much get everything I wanted from it, except some major things. Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not requiredas the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware.

However, this is somewhat of a solution, that I can confirm works on my machine: I am new to Linux Ubuntu To use that patch you have to fetch xfvideo-ati and compile it.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. Originally Posted by LArchimonde. AMD Catalyst Legacy Sign up using Facebook.

Support for older AMD nee ATI graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver wrapper package, which depends on three hardware-specific driver packages: Unless there are regressions the latest drivers are backward compatible with older hardware so you shouldn’t need new drivers. I went online and searched, and I found a command to install drivers. Itay 1 4 It can be done with the following command: Create an Xorg server configuration file.


Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: Partners Support Community Ubuntu. If you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above. What do you mean exactly with “it doesn’t work”?

AtiHowTo – Debian Wiki

The easiest way is to use the command: This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied.

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