Difference between revisions of "Ubuntu Quantal Installation Guide"

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If you have ATI HD 2000 to HD 4000 series:
 
If you have ATI HD 2000 to HD 4000 series:
 
* wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/legacy/amd-driver-installer-12.6-legacy-x86.x86_64.zip
 
* wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/legacy/amd-driver-installer-12.6-legacy-x86.x86_64.zip
As of Oct 2012, this is the newest driver supporting these cards. For more information, please see [http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/catalyst126legacyproducts.aspx AMD Catalyst™ 12.6 Legacy Driver]
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As of Oct 2012, this is the newest driver supporting these cards. For more information, please see [http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/catalyst126legacyproducts.aspx AMD Catalyst™ 12.6 Legacy Driver]. However, it appears there may be problems running this driver on Quantal due to them not supporting xserver 1.13: [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1170787]. Proceed at your own risk.
  
 
If you have ATI HD 5000 series or newer:
 
If you have ATI HD 5000 series or newer:

Revision as of 16:05, 19 October 2012

If you have ATI x1000 series or older, please don't use these drivers. They do not support those cards.

If you have ATI HD 2000 to HD 4000 series:

As of Oct 2012, this is the newest driver supporting these cards. For more information, please see AMD Catalyst™ 12.6 Legacy Driver. However, it appears there may be problems running this driver on Quantal due to them not supporting xserver 1.13: [1]. Proceed at your own risk.

If you have ATI HD 5000 series or newer:

You can also use the newest edition of the ATI drivers that support your card.

Next:

  • unzip to home directory
  • sudo sh ./amd-driver-installer-*.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/quantal
  • sudo dpkg -i fglrx*.deb
  • sudo aticonfig --initial -f