If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low. Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. May 7th, 8. It would be nice though to be able to have a TV mode for watching Movies and other Video. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information.

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I fiddled with some xorg. Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise.

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It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use. I’ve come to the conclusion and it might also be fear of breaking the system and having to start over but I think I’m SOL till I get a new Monitor.

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Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied. Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. In order to have the Radeon card handle the graphic intensive process use: Restart your system to enable the radeon blacklist. Help us by reporting it.


Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. Join Date May Beans In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver.

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Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration. I have to run Code: Troubleshooting The fglrx driver conflicts with the radeon DRM driver. Check if both the cards are getting listed: Join Date Apr Beans 6.

Originally Posted by i92guboj I never had to deal with a setup like yours. This is not an exhaustive list. Do not use Sax2 when the proprietary Linux Graphics Driver is installed.

Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not requiredas the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware. AMD has moved to a legacy software support structure for these graphics accelerator products in ato effort to better focus development resources on future products.

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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. Last edited by unSpawn; at The radeon kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

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For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. Usually the Radeon driver is used by default not having you the change any setting.