It can be done with the following command: echo "options radeon audio=1" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/radeon.confUbuntu Precise/12.04 users should also note that they may need a newer kernel (>= 3.5.x) to Sinclair wrote: > >> I have tried and failed to install the proprietary driver for my ATI > >> card. > >> > >> Whether I use the "jockey" or install For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Linux kernel 4.4, AMDGPU-Pro hybrid driver is also available to download here (please read the release notes for known problems and limitations). Report a bug This report contains Public information Edit Everyone can see this information. have a peek here
Exit to finish. Oh and, Farewell Unity! It's reliable but not always the fastest. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: Ubuntu 16.04 and newer releases: look at the 16.04+ column. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1934346
Concerning AMD (which own the ATI now), starting with few years ago, they started a new proprietary driver that usual outperforms the open-source ones, which was later called the Catalyst. At least I can see the performance (smoothness) difference :) jpenguinNov 8th 2011, 06:54 PMIn my laptop, I have Nvidia; because I don't have time to mess with; in my desktop It's faster and propably working. Just open your Terminal and simply enter the below command.
Log into your account Forgot your password? Click "I Agree" on License Agreement. The mysterious salary formula "Almost Hankelized" numerical Vandermonde From Programming Puzzles to Code Golf How can I be more sympathetic towards my children when they are injured? The nvidia proprietary drivers have a very good control centre.
If it does not work, this procedure should activate it. system was returned to its previous condition)!!! Let's not even mention that Gnome Shell still displays a rainbow colored top bar with Catalyst in some cases, and that's been going on for almost a year. https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kubuntu-users/2011-December/055044.html It stalled and I had to issue dpkg --configure all manually.
Mark as duplicate Convert to a question Link a related branch Link to CVE You are not directly subscribed to this bug's notifications. So I killed the X process and after that, it came up nicely and this is what I have till now. Fair comparison - I would argue *YES*. Unsupported chips Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and newer: for some most recent graphics cards (R9 285, R9 380/380X, R9 M395X, R9 Nano/Fury/FuryX, RX 460/470/480...) and APUs (Carrizo, Stoney), the open-source AMDGPU driver
Effortlessly boost performance and efficiency. #000000 Link1Learn more Download AMD Drivers & Software for Radeon, FirePro, APU, desktops and laptops Automatically Detect and Install Your Driver ContentMain2For use with Microsoft® Windows https://www.kubuntuforums.net/archive/index.php/t-56036.html I uninstalled the proprietary driver, and I don't notice any difference in performance at all, but all I use it for is the Compiz effects, no games. How did the word "Bollywood" originate? Subscribing...
sithlord48Jan 6th 2012, 01:51 PMif you read the post i made in that thread steve linked to . Me likes it!, lol ;-). Edit: To make myself clear, catalyst driver works ok but its performance under kde is not as good as with other drivers. Gayan, wait a minute here!.
Run Program Open Terminal (search on internet: how to open terminal in Ubuntu, Kubuntu) write: sudo Drag amd-driver-installer-12-1-x86.x86-64.run file in terminal, press Enter on Keyboard, if it ask for password, write See this page Recommended configuration for X.org No configuration is necessary for ATI driver in the modern versions of Ubuntu. all in all i have had good results with ati cards, on my desktop i now use HDMI to connect my monitor it was as simple as it should have been If you have one of these cards, a lighter desktop (such as XFCE or LXDE, found in Xubuntu and Lubuntu respectively) is recommended.
Download ATI AMD Catalyst 12.1 Driver Click Download! or copy following link and paste it into a Web Browser: http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-driver-installer-12-1-x86.x86_64.run Step 3. It is not possible to set the position relatively to each other. I would get to a point that X would come up, and I was so thrilled I moved on to running updates.
THen there's the fglrx driver shipped with the operating system or from jockey. The accept dialog did not accept anything and the screen was frozen. Eventually I gave up and bought nvidia. asked 5 years, 5 months ago viewed 10373 times active 1 year, 7 months ago Blog Podcast #107: We’re Just Trying to be Non-Terrible Linked 11 How to install Radeon Open
Tim January 31, 2012 at 11:46 am | Reply I got the same thing as you Bob, try booting into Ubuntu 2d and type apt-get install -f This should correct the Adv Reply March 3rd, 2012 #4 jim_deadlock View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Has an Ubuntu Drip Join Date Jul 2010 Location London Beans 697 DistroUbuntu Gnome 16.04 Xenial I had an ATI card a few years ago and had endless problems. By default the installer should update it but if you've having troubles running the proprietary driver, then you can try the below command as a fix.
I realized that the graphics driver chose the strange resolution for both my display (as DVI-0, std resolution = 1680x1050) and the tv screen on VGA-0 (std resolution = 1920x1080). Simply reinstall is not a solution and would lead to the same error as above described. –Steven Peter Beer Nov 9 '11 at 23:06 add a comment| Your Answer draft Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens Do you have xserver-xorg-video-all package installed?
When asked to select a driver, pick fglrx. Opensource driver works very good with kde 4.7 (I am using it right now) but it doesn't support dynamic power management so your graphic card can get very hot. To illustrate, the Arch Catalyst maintainer has been maintaining a separate package bundling Catalyst 11.9 and Xserver 1.10 until a month ago, Debian Sid and Testing users have largely been apt-pinning This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.
Standard location for holding software source files What brain resources are needed per limb? If you have already installed a previous version of AMD Catalyst version (for instance, by default Ubuntu do let you install proprietary ATI/AMD drivers using a "restricted drivers" window. Alright, cool, now we we're ready to install the latest 11.9 Catalyst driver!. 1. So if you have installed one of them… ), in that case, use the below procedure to remove it.
One is the 3D rendering version that uses the Compiz composting manager and the other is the Unit 2D version (no need of OpenGL here :D). After installation it asked me to restart. OK 2+ years down the line the FOSS drivers might be up to scratch (they are good - but lack 3D gaming performance still). askubuntu.com/q/124292/169736 –fossfreedom♦ Jan 7 '14 at 23:21 add a comment| 4 Answers 4 active oldest votes up vote 54 down vote accepted +50 Officially Supported Hardware To check if your card
Gayan November 24, 2011 at 7:32 pm | Reply Hi Philix, First of all I'm really sorry I couldn't reply you any sooner. Linux What Is The Most Stable Linux Edition? 3 COMMENTS How to buy a Laptop for Linux | Technozed Oct 12, 2014 at 00:34 […] switchable graphics card, same problem you Official ATI binaries from the ATI site To install the latest ATI 15.9 drivers follow this, people are reporting that updating their driver solves some problems with Unity and Gnome-Shell You Just follow on screen details and everything should be pretty automatic from now on.