See this page Recommended configuration for X. The box containing this PCI Express 2. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. I installed Ubuntu The following optional configuration can be used to increase 3D performance. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.

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Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied. Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

It can be done with the following command: This is not an exhaustive list. See this page Recommended configuration for X.

RadeonDriver – Community Help Wiki

The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. To use them you should downgrade to It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead.


This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. The firmware can be provided by installing the firmware-amd-graphics or firmware-linux-nonfree package. Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

Sign up using Email and Password. Sign up using Facebook. Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. If you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above.

AtiHowTo – Debian Wiki

Chipset Graphics cards and APUs AMD Catalyst Legacy Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: The radeon kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages. If my answer helped please mark it as correct.

Graphics cards and APUs. 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/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

Default-Release “wheezy”; Update the list of available packages. Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you linu to uninstall it if you wish to use OpenGL accelerated graphics.


Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-driver packages: Screen flickering with Adobe Flash: For information on the proprietary driver, see ATIProprietary. Don’t forget the “.

Post as a guest Name. For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. One driver version is available for Debian 8 “Jessie”: