Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. There are a lot of marketing names. It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. This page is only for free Radeon drivers using KMS. This generally solves the problem. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: Adds improved gamma correction, HDMI 1.

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AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

Don Joe 19 1 2. It doesn’t help, I still have problems with video. You can select the methods via sysfs. Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration.

Radeon™ Software for Linux® Release Notes | AMD

During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required configuration file. Page History Rvv530 to edit. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-driver packages: Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied.

The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu.


This page is only for free Radeon drivers using KMS. Controlling the fan speed directly is not possible and would be very dangerousbut it can be lowered by setting lower power profile.

The drm will attempt to load the appropriate hwmon driver. Post as a guest Name.


All other chips are currently limited to OpenGL 3. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: Above is the suggested method AMD Catalyst Legacy Backported packages for Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: Additional configuration information is available.

In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. Adds improved gamma correction, HDMI 1. 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.

See this page Recommended configuration for X. Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

ATIProprietary – Debian Wiki

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For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module kinux its use.

This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. Perhaps my laptop is too old and it doesn’t have driver support or something HP Compaq s?

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Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. There are a lot of marketing names. Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Restart your system at this point to enable the radeon driver blacklist.

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