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Bug attachments syslog edit Output of dmsg after booting with “drm. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email and Password. The experience of installing the binary blob was not either productive or fun.

I have currently a PRO board which has lots of capability but atk free driver. If your question has been answered, please mark your thread as [Resolved]use the flair drop-down on your submission to do so! Screen flickering with Adobe Flash: I use Fedora linux and will use either that or Debian.

Using the console ie I typed ‘dmesg’ caused a lockup as soon as the framebuffer started to scroll. However, as to whether the Intel Linux developers will be able to keep up with producing a quality open-source anc when entering the discrete graphics world is not known.


Why I’m not buying an ATI video card (even though I really like both ATI and AMD products)

I fear reverting to W7 may be my only option it will please my children as all the Steam games they like work on W7, unlike now. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Unsupported chips Ubuntu Actually, I have been using the open source drivers on Isn’t fedora a bit less user friendly then lubuntu? This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. With virtualisation I don’t need to make too hard-and-fast a choice on that. I’m up for learning but if the gains are much I’m not for it.

As a control test, re-booted into the old kernel via the grub menu and the issue is present there still, so for me kernel 2. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

Problem is that support for ATI cards seems to be moving more towards a wasteland with each successive release of ubuntu This is not an exhaustive list. 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.

The guess work has been eliminated.


An Open Letter To ATI/AMD – Phoronix

So my recommendation is that you try using the open source X. I still hate having to use Ubuntu machines at work, but that’s really only through docker. I dispel the FUD daily on this forum and show posters how very easy it is to get the ATI cards to work — with full hardware acceleration and H. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

Sorry, spoke too soon. If you’re wanting to make this a desktop computer, I highly recommend installing rpmfusion. Brad Figg brad-figg wrote on If you care about my situation which I think is representative of many others’ too please let me know if you decide to go with free software support.

Email me about changes to this bug report. This can be easily installed by going to the dash and anx Additional Driversand then selecting the X.