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Join Date May Beans To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: I have an Ati Radeon Yes OpenGL renderer string: MappaGnosis 3 I installed Compiz and the ATI Linux drivers, but got the same response as you — my desktop wouldn’t load. Results 1 to 6 of 6.

I really hope u can help me. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I installed xgl compiz everything needed, and when i start “Desktop Effect” it atention me agi my video card is not suported.


[ubuntu] New to Linux, ATI Radeon video card question

The ATI is supposed to have hardware acceleration so in theory, it ought to work with the gnome3. Also, ATi drivers are very problematic with these desktop effects. I followed the instructions in the accepted answer on Ubuntu site mentioned above I didn’t understand this initially but now do. Today I’m getting myself a new one Still not sure why it wasn’t recommended automatically by dpkg, and I would love to know why it doesn’t support as high of a resolution in Linux as my 10 year old card did; but at least my system’s a little more up to date.


My graphics card is definitely listed in the Radeon manual pages. Last edited by kahlil88; at April 7th, 3.

I’m running the latest Ubuntu, and this card works great! But for sure, this cgrafics card worked beautifully and nicely in my computer hey its an AThlon 1. I have an old PC which I want to set up as a ‘lab-rat’ to learn Linux.

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Here is a general description of my system: This is not an exhaustive list. Join Date Apr Beans 3. But this card will probably sux hard playing modern games.


I believe you’re correct in your summary that you’ll atj to create the xorg. Since he is using the intergrated one.

So, I think I’ve installed the driver, told xorg. At the moment Lnux recommend against buying one if you’re really set on using Linux for anything. If the games are no more graphically demanding than halflife or doom 3 maybe, then it might be okay.

I uninstalled that driver and grabbed the latest one from ATI’s website that does support it 8. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. Find More Linkx by continentalrocket. Results 1 to 8 of 8. Originally Posted by asgozzi.