I have been researching laptops and I wonder if it I should just forget ATI GPU-equipped laptops at all. I cannot find any write-ups or instructions on how to isntall ATI drivers, in particular, the HD 3000 series. For e.g., Radeon Mobility 3650 or 3470.

There are tons of Nvidia drivers instructions for Linux including additional methods, 'Nvidia way' v.s. 'Debian way.' I cannot find any instructions for installing ATI drivers and if you use the ones on the AMD/ATI website, there are not very many sources that report on what is working or not working. But, it does seem like the support is still subpar.

Can anyone comment? I find it difficult to narrow down a line of notebooks since it seems the GPU and driver support is such an issue.