The problem is that the latest stable driver from AMD is not compatible with the last version of Ubuntu with the latest version of the Xorg Server. Unless your version of Debian is very, very old, of course. IIUC – the temperature is Done xserver-xorg-video-ati is already the newest version. Just follow that well, uninstall any fglrx you have installed now first , and you should have a better experience. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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ATI / AMD driver Ubuntu.
Sign up using Facebook. If ubunfu want to use only one and when you want, you need to install the privative drivers following this answer: Ubuntk should note, you will be downgrading your x server to version 1. Unless there are regressions the latest drivers are backward compatible with older hardware so you shouldn’t need new drivers. I will try to install the other drivers though, if I can make it wish me luck.
Itay 1 4 We had also shared that the Radeon HD works with open-source xfvideo-ati driver since day one. Will not respond to PM requests for support — use the forums. Everythings slow, barely any resultion settings.
To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: OK, thank you for fast reply. I pretty much get everything I wanted from it, except some major things.
Oh and since I am a noob with Ubuntu, a step by step show would be nice. Join Date Mar Beans 8.
Thanks for quick reply, and I hope that I am not asking too many stupid questions Note that you have to run all this everytime you boot up, unless you want to go the extra step of configuring it to perform automatically, which I have not tried.
The problem is that the latest stable driver from AMD is not compatible with the last version of Ubuntu with the latest version of the Xorg Server. Overheating on VAIO SB36 Usually, the overheating problem in Ubuntu is related to the graphic card, and in your case, you have an Hybrid graphic card with the open source drivers. Unsupported chips Ubuntu My commands root debian: Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.
A thing discovered and shared with others need be discovered only the once. This is not an exhaustive atk. Driver’s for ATI Radeon Also can anyone help me with my other drivers.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. See this page Recommended configuration for X. This generally solves the problem.