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Documentation to install the ATi Linux driver under the different distributions of GNU/Linux.
 
Documentation to install the ATi Linux driver under the different distributions of GNU/Linux.
  
'''Installing ATI Proprietary Catalyst driver 8.3 posted March 5th 2008 on Debian Lenny (testing)'''
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'''Installing ATI Proprietary Catalyst driver 8.3 posted March 5th 2008 on '''Debian Lenny''' (testing)'''
  
 
This was tested by running the automated install:
 
This was tested by running the automated install:
  
Update /etc/apt/sources.list as follows:
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OPTIONALLY Update /etc/apt/sources.list to include non free as follows, DON'T JUST ADD THESE LINES<br>
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Change just the last parts, where it says '''lenny main contrib non-free''' or '''main contrib non-free'''<br>
  
deb http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contrib n$
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deb http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free<br>
deb-src http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contr$
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deb-src http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free<br>
  
 
deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free<br>
 
deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free<br>
 
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free<br>
 
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free<br>
 
  
 
Code:<br>
 
Code:<br>
 
apt-get update<br>
 
apt-get update<br>
apt-get install module-assistant build-essential fakeroot dh-make debconf bzip2 wget<br>
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apt-get install module-assistant build-essential fakeroot dh-make debconf bzip2 wget '''#OPTIONAL'''<br>
aptitude install linux-headers-2.6.22-3-amd64<br>
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aptitude install linux-headers-2.6.22-3-amd64 #REQUIRED FOR DRIVER TO COMPILE KERNEL MODULE<br>
 
cd /var/tmp<br>
 
cd /var/tmp<br>
 
su -<br>
 
su -<br>
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REBOOT REBOOT REBOOT<br>
 
REBOOT REBOOT REBOOT<br>
 
<br>
 
<br>
My xorg.conf including textured 3d settings is available at  
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My xorg.conf including textured 3d settings is available at:<br>
 
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf<br>
 
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf<br>
or
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or<br>
 
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf.copy<br>
 
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf.copy<br>
  
DO NOT JUST COPY IT UNLESS YOU HAVE AN ELO TOUCHSYSTEMS 17" MONITOR WITHOUT TOUCH SCREEN OVERLAY!
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DO NOT JUST COPY IT UNLESS YOU HAVE AN ELO TOUCHSYSTEMS 17" MONITOR WITHOUT TOUCH SCREEN OVERLAY!<br>
AT THE VERY LEAST YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL REFRESH LINES UNDER MONITOR TO MAKE IT WORK
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AT THE VERY LEAST YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL REFRESH LINES UNDER MONITOR TO MAKE IT WORK<br>

Revision as of 23:13, 8 March 2008

Documentation to install the ATi Linux driver under the different distributions of GNU/Linux.

Installing ATI Proprietary Catalyst driver 8.3 posted March 5th 2008 on Debian Lenny (testing)

This was tested by running the automated install:

OPTIONALLY Update /etc/apt/sources.list to include non free as follows, DON'T JUST ADD THESE LINES
Change just the last parts, where it says lenny main contrib non-free or main contrib non-free

deb http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free
deb-src http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free

deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free

Code:
apt-get update
apt-get install module-assistant build-essential fakeroot dh-make debconf bzip2 wget #OPTIONAL
aptitude install linux-headers-2.6.22-3-amd64 #REQUIRED FOR DRIVER TO COMPILE KERNEL MODULE
cd /var/tmp
su -
wget https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/64bit/ati-driver-installer-8-3-x86.x86_64.run
bash ati-driver-installer-8-3-x86.x86_64.run.bin

Follow screen for automatic installation.

aticonfig --initial
REBOOT REBOOT REBOOT

My xorg.conf including textured 3d settings is available at:
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf
or
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf.copy

DO NOT JUST COPY IT UNLESS YOU HAVE AN ELO TOUCHSYSTEMS 17" MONITOR WITHOUT TOUCH SCREEN OVERLAY!
AT THE VERY LEAST YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL REFRESH LINES UNDER MONITOR TO MAKE IT WORK