Install the packages you need to compile the driver sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc6 dkms libqtgui4 wget execstack libelfg0 dh-modaliases linux-headers-generic xserver-xorg-core libgcc1.
Drivers, the proprietary "AMD Catalyst Linux Graphics Driver" (aka fglrx) provides optimized hardware acceleration of OpenGL applications via a direct-rendering X server.
This guide shows you how to use the open source.However the open source, amdgpu driver is available to install through the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package.Graphics cards, r100, radeon 7200, rV100, radeon 7000(VE M6, RN50/ES1000.Dpm1' to the grub_cmdline_linux_default line, so it would look something like: splash radeon.If you are on ubuntu.10, ia32-libs is not available (see 32-bit library installation anime ixion saga dt sub indo episode 7 problem ).If second last command does not execute (say it complains about not having any graphics card installed you might have turned off AMD graphics card using vgaswitcheroo switch, which you can enable using following command and then will be able to execute above command (before.This driver is incompatible with the gnome desktop, as it does not support the EGL interface.
Restart your system at this point to enable the radeon driver blacklist.
This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware.
32-bit library installation problem: From ubuntu.10 onwards ia32-libs meta package is not present.
GPU hung capturing error event; look for more information in /debug/dri/0/i915_error_state If you get error like this, you could fix this issue temporarily by killing gnome-session using sudo killall gnome-session Capture values of log files under /var/log directory (at runtime) using following command and report.
Using a terminal go to the directory, where you have unzipped the file and run following commands.
If it still does not work, make sure libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0 is installed.
If string comparison line in above perl script is different, change it to the actual output thrown by aticonfig pxl command.Add Debian Backports sources to /etc/apt/st, also including the "contrib" and "non-free" components.If possible, always use latest drivers.For the most recent releases of Ubuntu (and its flavours) this driver is usually as fast as the closed-source, proprietary fglrx driver (called, aMD Catalyst ) from AMD Inc.It should report something like this for your graphics card and/or APU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.Also make sure, you set game settings to lower, if you want to play it using Intel graphics card.#!/usr/bin/perl checkGraphicsCommand aticonfig -pxl; chomp checkGraphicsCommand; if (checkGraphicsCommand eq "PowerXpress: Integrated GPU is active (Power-Saving mode).