A good amount of them need OpenGL 4. Mint 18 is an Ubuntu I was able to get it to work earlier, however I am new and I keep screwing everything up. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorg , a configuration file is required to be supplied. The old foss driver does not support OpenGL 4, and def.

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Devs and content producers. You would hv have to stay to an older release – I am not sure about Linux Mint, but on Ubuntu this means not upgrading to The time now is Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration.

ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 Drivers & Support

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All reference board designs of the Radeon HD series are half-height, making them suitable for a low profile form factor chassis. Just upgraded from ATI Radeon driver for Linux 7. This article is about all products under the Radeon HD Series brand.


This feature is now supported on Evergreen family GPUs. This is not an exhaustive list. I just finished going through my video card pile, testing on Xubuntu Home 5807 Tags Users Unanswered.

[ubuntu] Problems with HD driver installation

Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: Dell and IBM have very good range of laptops that fully support Linux http: BB code is On. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. November 5th, 3.

The launching model of Radeon HD can support three display outputs at most, and one of these has to support DisplayPort. Find More Posts by Steviepower. Restart your system to enable the radeon blacklist.

Power Management Ubuntu Problems with HD driver installation AMD now officially wants you to use amdconfig rather than aticonfig. During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required configuration file. Also hardware support up to OpenGL 4.

Radeon HD 5000 Series

Become a Hc and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. See this page Recommended configuration for X. The free and open-source “Radeon” graphics device drivers are not reverse engineered, but based on documentation released by AMD.


Create an Xorg server configuration file. If you really want to game on this card, consider it: Wiki Lots of useful information can be found in our wiki: They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu.

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