I read here that this file no longer exists by default and must be created although that advice is on a Ubuntu forum, though I believe Ubuntu is based on Debian so could that be my issue here? Also, ATi drivers are very problematic with these desktop effects. Last edited by kahlil88; at Radeon It is Jan 07 and linux still does not like this graphics card. This topic is locked from further discussion. Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Still not sure why it wasn’t recommended automatically by dpkg, and I would love to know why it doesn’t support as high of a resolution in Linux as my 10 year old card did; but at least my system’s a little more up to date.

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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. What are the specs on your card, trekkiec?



At the moment i’m using the vesa driver. Dont get low end cards from any line. I have an Ati Radeon Visit ari following links: My brother has asked me to upgrade his pc. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. If the games are no more graphically demanding than halflife or doom 3 maybe, then it might be okay. Originally Posted by 0Hz.

However, having just eagerly installed a fresh copy of 9. And yes i installed xgl and compiz If they have that version, you should have no problem with their installation.

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All times are GMT I followed the instructions in the accepted answer on Ubuntu site mentioned above I didn’t understand this initially but now do. Am somewhat disappointed with the card in Windows, as well; I liked having a x resolution, but that is not supported. He doesnt want to me to do much. Radeon card lknux works desktop effects – sporadically.

I am very happy that I can finally play some games on the system, though. Thanks for the reply. Works fine in Windows. Find More Posts by Wells.


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Right now the best I can manage in Ubuntu is x on at HP monitor with no secondary display. Page History Login to edit.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Find More Posts by trekkiec. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I’m having problems with the same graphics card, only I’m running Fedora Core 6.

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