I’ve used Xubuntu and the fact that you never have to access terminal worked as a detriment to me and my learning process. I think I’m going to install crunchbang to try, but being based on Ubuntu, I’m worried I won’t actually learn anything. I do want fglrx, radeon has no 3d support, so I will do better with that! Beemo , Dec 1, , in forum: Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. Log in or Sign up.

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I’m not using a mobjlity of these tools right now, and for the ones I need I still have what I’ve been doing, which is run a virtual machine, so if someone wants to suggest a slightly easier distro I would be open to this. 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. Share This Page Tweet. The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu.

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[xubuntu] ATI Mobility Radeon M6 Driver

Ultra Male Dec 1, Originally Posted by iasenko. I do want fglrx, radeon linkx no 3d support, so I will do better with that! I am going to take a look at Arch, thanks for the suggestion. See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information.

After some more research, I have found on the gentoo wiki that it supposedly works on the fglrx driver, as well as others. The reason the driver or anything else is not listed in xorg.

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I sadly can’t get my system to take fglrx, only radeon with no 3d support. For more advanced trainees it can be kinux desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: My gut tells me this is too old – there is no good driver support.

Furthermore ato Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. Yes, my password is: They will still run Unity, mpbility the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer.


Hi, I have the same problem here is the print of lspci command Code:. I heard Puppy Linux was the most stable.

You probably want the fglrx drivers I’ve never mobilityy Gentoo, but they should provide you a decent way to install it I’m assuming that’s the distro you’re using? Find More Posts by MiniZiper.