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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<br>
 
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 non-free<br>
 
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-src http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib non-free<br>
 
 
Code:<br>
 
apt-get update<br>
 
apt-get install module-assistant build-essential fakeroot dh-make debconf bzip2 wget  '''#OPTIONAL'''<br>
 
aptitude install linux-headers-2.6.22-3-amd64 #REQUIRED FOR DRIVER TO COMPILE KERNEL MODULE<br>
 
cd /var/tmp<br>
 
su -<br>
 
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<br>
 
bash ati-driver-installer-8-3-x86.x86_64.run.bin<br>
 
<br>
 
Follow screen for automatic installation.<br>
 
 
aticonfig --initial<br>
 
REBOOT REBOOT REBOOT<br>
 
<br>
 
My xorg.conf including textured 3d settings is available at:<br>
 
http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf<br>
 
or<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!<br>
 
AT THE VERY LEAST YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL REFRESH LINES UNDER MONITOR TO MAKE IT WORK<br>
 
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'''Install compiz and set fglrx whitelist'''<br>
 
<BR>
 
apt-get install compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compizconfig-settings-backend compiz-core compiz-fusion-plugins-extra compiz-fusion-plugins-main <BR>
 
<BR>
 
Now edit /usr/bin/compiz<BR>
 
<BR>
 
Find this line:<BR>
 
<BR>
 
WHITELIST="nvidia intel ati radeon i810"<BR>
 
<BR>
 
Change it to:<BR>
 
<BR>
 
WHITELIST="fglrx nvidia intel ati radeon i810"<BR>
 
<BR>
 
Save it<BR>
 
<BR>
 
Test in terminal first:<BR>
 
<BR>
 
Enter: compiz --replace<BR>
 
Fiddle to your hearts content<BR>
 
If all works OK.<BR>
 
System -> Preferences -> Sessions<BR>
 
ADD<BR>
 
Desc: Compiz Compisiting manager<BR>
 
Command: compiz --replace<BR>
 
SAVE, LOG off then logon again<BR>
 
Play...<BR>
 

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