The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants: Owners of the cards listed who want to run a current Linux distro shouldn’t worry too much about switching drivers, however. May 7th, 6. I have an ATI graphics card and I want to know if it is supported and what kind of drivers should I be running to get the best features out of it. I uninstalled the proprietary driver, and I don’t notice any difference in performance at all, but all I use it for is the Compiz effects, no games. Besides, the newest version also supports DRI direct rendering infrastructure with many of the cards.

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April 30th, 1. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle.

AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards ยป Linux Magazine

If it’s a binary c1300 it’s worth a go? There’s atleast three drivers available with newer ATI cards. Help answer threads with 0 replies. This generally solves the problem. Restart your machine for changes to take effect. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.1 for Linux

Help us by reporting it. ATI put this card on its Legacy List, so it is not really supported anymore. Linux – General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.


You will need to remove all the current fglrx packages from your system and download the driver from the ATI site. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. The free radeonhd driver that the community has greatly improved, mainly through AMD’s publishing of reference documentation, supports all cards in 2D mode, including compositing.

Further details are on the AMD homepage. Release Notes Related Drivers How do I go about installing the proper driver for the ATI card? I had installed a proprietary driver that Ubuntu sti, but had issues with shutdown crashing. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.

Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: To install the latest ATI May 7th, 8. If it does not work, this procedure should activate it.

Is my card supported in Ubuntu and what drivers will work with my card? Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Thanks, I knew that.


ATI FAQ – Gentoo Wiki

Remove the fglrx wti if previously installed them if any of these returns errors ie: Visit the following links: The time now is This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. Latest version provided by Ubuntu’s Additional Drivers tool up to this edit’s date is They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that agi feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Duplicate and merge this? Results 1 to 10 of To check if your card is supported visit this site. If you card is not listed there then probably it is too new and simply is not supported by any ATI driver.