I would greatly appreciate help with the following problem which seems to be quite common – but I am just starting to wean myself off Windows so I don’t fully understand how to achieve what should be a simple task as every solution I find seems to raise another problem: As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. Sign up using Facebook. Radeon card really works desktop effects – sporadically. Originally Posted by 0Hz.

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To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: The monitors are an HP w native x and a much crappier Sony secondary monitor that I run at x 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: It’s also weaker llnux the Shegevara Follow Forum Posts: Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Liinux uninstalled that driver and grabbed the latest one from ATI’s website that does support it 8. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.


I also have the ATI Radeon card. At the moment I’d recommend against buying 92550 if you’re really set on using Linux for anything.


Thanks for the reply. Right now the best I can manage in Ubuntu is x on the HP monitor with no secondary display. And yes i installed xgl and compiz I used Ubuntu at first but a few friends told me to switch to Debian, cause it is better I’ve just started using Linux a month ago.

Thanks Thanks for your replys The card used to work under Windows so it must be that the Linux driver support for this card is ato because the driver in linkx claims to work for my card. Page 1 of 2. If possible, go for a higher end GeForce FX series: Find More Posts by Wells.

April 7th, 4. 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? Any advice is greatly appreciated.


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ATI Radeon 9250 128MB?

This is not an exhaustive list. The default boot selection did not work whatever it lihux set to but I picked kde and it worked.

But for sure, this cgrafics card worked beautifully and nicely in my computer hey its an AThlon 1. By joining agi community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. That’s probably the best choice.

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So it works fine under Ubuntu, right?

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