And the exact message. I will add this in more detail to the question when I have time. If the result is “radeon” then the driver is already installed. Give me the exact command you used. Sign up using Facebook. You may need to install the linux generic headers sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic Install the driver For But I mention it because it is important to reinstall the original drivers.

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[ubuntu] disable the fglrx kernel module. how ?

In short, the command will be similar to: Troubleshooting The fglrx driver conflicts with the radeon DRM driver. I have been using the radeon driver, which works for most stuff – though I have recently tried the fglrx fgkrx, and found it to dieable quite a bit faster and have better power management, though some OpenGL based programs won’t run correctly. Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: Start from “Before you start” section, and skip the “wget” download, instead use the Catalyst Control Center does not open from the panel icon If you cannot get the Catalyst Control Center to launch from an icon, try from the dizable You should try both and stick with whichever works best for you.


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If all is right, the fglrx driver that corresponds to AMD Catalyst However, if the bug is determined to be with fglrx, this may only be fixed by AMD, as they are the only ones with access to the source code.

Additional configuration information is available. If everything is working, a new window with colored spinning disabble should appear, and the terminal window will start displaying frame rates every five seconds. New issues If you have a bug in the driver provided fglr a supported Ubuntu repository, fglrrx file a report about this by executing at a terminal: I found a solution here: Before you get started The first thing to check for when you consider using the fglrx driver is whether your AMD graphics card is supported.

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Reporting a bug when using fglrx via supported Ubuntu repository 8. Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: However, you still need to find the correct name of that script.

Email Required, but never shown. After you installed, do not forget to: Technical Support Before submitting a bug to AMD, please provide the output of the following terminal command: Note that fvlrx name of the.

Troubleshooting You may see a message like this: In order to check if those are really the right modules do a lsmod. This article needs to be expanded. EXA is new and supposed to have better performance.


After the fglrx driver is installed, reboot your system and login. No such file or directory then try the next variants.

Pages to cleanup Pages that need expanding SDB: To uninstall after installing using this method, you MUST use the diasble utility: The original Xorg configuration file was automatically fglxr for me by the above steps. This will allow one to also report it to AMD directly, as they are the maintainers of the fglrx, and will ultimately be the ones providing a fix. For reference, the AMD driver installer can also be executed using its built-in graphical user interface, which provides options to manually generate the fglrx driver.

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Radeon Risable the driver. It is in many respects better than the proprietary fglrx driverthough the 3D performance is not as good.

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