If open source driver is not a option, is he out of luck? I was under the impression that these no longer built, and had been deprecated upstream. Find More Posts by Switch7. All times are GMT I’ve just installed Linux Mint 10 based on Ubuntu
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Disabling this option and setting the graphics mode to integrated should work now. Thank you for the replies. Tags for this Thread displayfireglthinkpad wv Join Date Apr Beans 1.
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Originally Posted by Switch7 Thank you for the reply. As I said in my earlier post, he either needs to use fglrx, or the latest version of Mesa from git.
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Just try it and reconfigure xorg. Thanks so much for this Find More Posts by Switch7. I lost my wide screen modes after installing the ati firegl drivers.
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Fixed install script to add glxinfo and other programs liunx were part of previous Mesa patches. Find More Posts by onebuck.
It feels unfair that even laptops and many softwares are locked into Atii specific fiegl. All times are GMT I would not recommend that path: Infact, when I installed Ubuntu Now on restart the GUI refuses to launch and instead boots me into the text console – I can login and such but haven’t thus yet figured out how to launch the desktop although since I am relatively new to Linux so I may just not be familiar with the command to do this ; ‘startx’ gives me an error along the lines of “there is no compatible display” November 15th, 1.