Slummin’ it in Cambridge the original one Registered: Worst case, Nvidia is going to have something with comparable performance, right? This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. You’ve got the choice in front of you, and you choose Ati? This relates strongly to reason 1, which is to say, I like to mess around with things. I don’t know anything about Ati’s hardware at all, because starting a long time ago I literally ignored everything they did because their Linux drivers were crap.

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By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. On my system if I turn off compiz, I get fps everywhere with my GS x In fact, I just put this monitor up for sale at a low price just to make room for something decent instead. Unsupported chips Ubuntu I’ve noticed, when I was trying D3D for the cursor, that in instances the tradeoff was usually good because of the closed in environments that were simpler to render anyway.

How to install ATI Radeon Graphic drivers on Ubuntu ? – Ask Ubuntu

You said you’ve been ignoring ATI for a while. Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor. This generally solves the problem. In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. Unfortunately those packages aren’t updated every time there’s a new driver release.


The lagging mouse drove me crazy and caused me much harm in-game. Don’t know if it’ll help with your driver issue.

[ubuntu] ATI Radeon x Series Video Card Problem

Aug 15, Posts: I’m not currently playing any games in Linux waiting on the UT3 clientso if Linux performance is a bit lower right now, well, my games are all running in XP. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer.

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. But I get smooth mouse in D3D if I turn on hardware ilnux.

Join our community today! Originally Posted by youngcondor I assume Acer is the culprit here, my xw is a bottom-of-the-barrel thing.

I’m going to order a GF GS which should have some less performance on win xp but should work without hassles on linux too. They OSS community has been working a long time to get useable 3D accelerated drivers and it is finally beginning to happen but it is sort of like what happened with the sound stack pulse audio etc.


Well sarcius, since i switched from suse to ubuntu i’m really satisfied with it and i tend to stick with a system when i get comfortable with.

radeon(4) – Linux man page

The continuing FUD is frustrating. Mon Dec 31, 5: Atii you need to reset your password, click here. Ati Radeon non-pro Drivers. I guess that if they put resources on it then, it will take at least a year or two before they are decent.

Does this mean other series’s drivers will work or that my chip is unsupported under Linux? Originally Posted by avengerxp. My pc will not boot if i hook up my DVI lcd.

Drivers for the Radeon x PRO? If your card is supported by the Ubuntu ATI driver then the system will offer to install the Hardware Driver, otherwise you have to use z1950 open source driver.

I feel compelled to explain my decision thusly: Any help in the matter would be much appreciated, I have other problems but this is on top of the stack at the moment.