Phoronix: Unreleased ATI Catalyst Driver Appears In Ubuntu

Last year when Ubuntu 8.10 was released it had shipped with an unpublished ATI Catalyst driver since the proprietary ATI drivers available to the public were not compatible with X Server 1.5, which was used by this Ubuntu release. Now with Ubuntu 9.04 coming around the corner and the ATI Catalyst driver lacking X Server 1.6 support, we have run into a similar situation. Canonical's Bryce Harrington has pushed a new unreleased ATI Catalyst driver into the Ubuntu 9.04 repository, which is compatible with X Server 1.6...

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