I think dropping to runlevel 3 was important Snippets from my xorg. If you can’t make it to show higher resolutions, you may try to use lower color depth — the best fonts sizes on March 11th, Works, but only if the X-server detects something plugged in here, eg. On my system, the radeon driver has better 3D performance and is more stable than the radeonhd driver. XVideo support using the VideoOverlay option may not work with recent drivers.

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On the same laptop, I installed Redat Fedora Core 6, then the graphic mode operated well. Instead configure all display parameters using the Catalyst Control Center–Linux Edition or the aticonfig command line interface.

ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.1 for Linux

The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. Here’s other similar drivers that are different versions or releases for different operating systems: Fail to start X server, I typed init 5 but the system got afi of display and returned the text mode.

Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: Then I run it in the text mode but my laptop is not still in the graphic mode, it informs that X server cannot operate. Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use.



Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Without it, you get screen corruption including underlined mouse pointers.

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See this page Recommended configuration for X. PLease tell me how to have graphic mode on the laptop with Centos 5.

Centos 5 was released after Redat Fedora Core 6, but it does not support the new video card. Page 2 of 4 First 1 2 3 4 Last Jump to page: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Does not work wirh vesa-tng at more than x Most apps like all my Firefox plugins work fine.

How to install the driver for ATI Radeon Mobility X??

Join Date Mar Beans 4. I’m trying to install drivers in Ubuntu On a related note, I’d like to know if I’ll be able to run flightgear flight simulator, which requires, I believe 3d acceleration. Results 11 to 20 of By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Post as a guest Name. If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low. This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

Board index Kobility times are UTC. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: The Additional Driver jockey program is the bee’s knees. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: