I have an old PC which I want to set up as a ‘lab-rat’ to learn Linux. To answer my own question, see here: So it works fine under Ubuntu, right? Help, ati radeon Find More Posts by continentalrocket.

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[ubuntu] New to Linux, ATI Radeon video card question

If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low. Page History Login to edit. I used Ubuntu at first but a few friends told me to switch to Debian, cause it is better Hey, Try and have a look for rpm fglrx drivers in Suse repos. Radeon card really works desktop effects – sporadically. Almost makes me wish I had one of these cards so that I could write up linu definitive answer on how to set one up in linux.


April 7th, 4. Originally Posted by trekkiec Installation instructions are bunk for Ubuntu 7.


Please Log In to post. Is the graphics card any good? Thanks, I knew that. I now have an xorg. New to Linux, ATI Radeon video card question This thread is a little old now, but I thought I’d provide some follow-up information for the benefit of others with similar old-ish hardware. I cannot overstate the ease of getting my display settings right linxu Jackalope.

Ok, so I’m just starting out with Linux Ubuntu 8. This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.

Find More Posts by kahlil See this page Recommended configuration for X. Duplicate and merge this? What is the output of glxinfo grep render? Find More Posts by Wells. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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If possible, go for a higher end GeForce FX series: It looks like the x. Bring back the main forum list. THere’s the open source driver.


They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Results 1 to 6 of 6. Yes OpenGL renderer string: This is llinux an exhaustive list.

Originally Posted by trekkiec. Find the answer to your Linux question: This topic is locked from further discussion. If they have that version, you should have no problem with their installation.