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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:

Update /etc/apt/sources.list as follows:

deb http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contrib n$ deb-src http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/debian/ lenny main contr$

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
aptitude install linux-headers-2.6.22-3-amd64
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 is available at http://www.trbailey.net/xorg.conf.copy