Starting with the ATI fglrx driver, Catalyst 8. Phoronix Test Suite OpenBenchmarking. AMD’s open-source Linux representative, John Bridgman, had today commented on the Phoronix Forums that the open-source support for these new graphics cards will be a two-stage process. The status of AMD’s Hybrid Graphics Technology under Linux isn’t officially known, but as there is no standard CrossFire support from their binary Linux driver, don’t expect any Hybrid action anytime soon. BB code is On. 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.

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John Bridgman had gone on to add that the DisplayPort changes are quite large. I tried using the newest drivers from AMD’s website, but that also had the watermark. Graphics cards and APUs. He can be followed via He or contacted via MichaelLarabel. Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.


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This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. Find More Posts by Drigo. I uninstalled the proprietary driver and found that Unity 3D no longer works, and I really only picked Ubuntu because of the excellent shortcuts provided in the recent versions.

Unsupported chips Ubuntu I would like some eadeon in which Linux OS has the best compatibility with this card and more forums or topics onhow to get dependencies or install packages like the yum command, not found in SUSE. If you have a laptop that’s getting rareon hot, try raveon the power management profile gadeon low. The problem with the HD series is that support for it in the open source driver only arrived around Christmas, so unless you are running the xorg-edgers PPA you would be better off with just removing the watermark for now.

How to install Radeon Open Source Driver? If you did want to use the open source drivers which are not as feature complete you just need to remove the fglrx driver:.

Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Power Management Ubuntu Find More Posts by amani. I tried it maybe a half year ago, with a then recent kernel. Trying to locate the open source driver has been a pain for me. I currently have Suse radeln but it was VERY annoying to make a dual screen monitor work plus many issues of dependencies appear in further processes.

Email Required, but never shown. Email Required, but never shown. Section “Device” Identifier “Videocard0” Driver “vesa” EndSection I am not sure what to do next in order to get the appropriate resolutions set and to get the two displays working as two separate displays as opposed to having the mirror behaviour. Removing the watermark is very simple with a bit of cut and paste, then a command: Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.