Restart your system at this point to enable the radeon driver blacklist. Page History Login to edit. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. 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. Did the driver installer give an error? For Radeon, the open-source driver is so good I could hardly ever see a reason to go proprietary.

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This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. You don’t have to install a different driver. Page 1 of 2.

AtiHowTo – Debian Wiki

Find More Posts by ondoho. One driver version is available for Debian 8 “Jessie”: For that hardware, the open-source driver will be at least equal performance, if not better, and will not cause this hassle.


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This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required configuration file.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

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Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. Last edited by onebuck; at All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Find More Posts by BW-userx. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Both the cards hdd turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise. Post as a guest Name. Drivers for integrated radeon hd Find More Posts by oldtechaa. Power Management Ubuntu Don’t assume that an issue with a program is a driver issue. Download the driver packages from your distro’s repos and use that.


AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: Default-Release “wheezy”; Update the list of available packages.

I got fglrx error. If you are fine with using the open-source drivers there is no need to install anything. Create an Xorg server configuration file. Check if both the cards are getting listed: Originally Posted by seasons Step 0: With Linux Mint Are you new to LinuxQuestions. See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information.