Create an Xorg server configuration file. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: Additional configuration information is available. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: The firmware can be provided by installing the firmware-amd-graphics or firmware-linux-nonfree package. AMD proprietary drivers are not supported in

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Post as a guest Name. AMD proprietary drivers are not supported in Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: In order to have the Radeon card handle the graphic intensive process use: To use them you should downgrade to They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used tai basic drawing and performance may suffer.

You will get better performance in games if you downgrade and use the fglrx driver.


Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-driver packages: Unsupported chips Ubuntu DKMS will build the fglrx module for your system.

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

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: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: Restart your system at this linuxx to enable the radeon driver blacklist. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

The easiest way is to use the linxu HDMI audio should work automatically. Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: AMD Catalyst Legacy Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

– ATI Radeon HD – Ask Ubuntu

For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

linxu It also needs firmware-linux-nonfree package to get it to work. In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. See this page Recommended configuration for X. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information. With Sapphire being a key ATI partner, they have of course introduced news models accordingly. AtiHowTo last modified Page 1 of 7. With the Sapphire Radeon HD being a cost affordable graphics card its packaging is not nearly as elaborate as what we are used to seeing from Sapphire on their more expensive products.

This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.