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    Default catalyst 11.9 is online ?

    Looks like it is, although the url has changed (i actually found it by a misstype):
    http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/at...x86.x86_64.run

    Umm... yeah:
    - tested on 3.1-rc7 kernel - fglrx doesn't need a patch to work with it (just like 11.8), and radeon hd 4850;
    - i don't see rainbow bar in GNOME3 although other bad things stayed, like slow window moving or strange flickering/garbages rendered whenever i will run kde app with systray icon
    - i've also tested it on xorg-server 1.11.1 from arch's [testing] repository but it's not working with it...
    - many files inside this driver is different, but there's no new files, so it's easier for a maintainers to update

    So i actually hope that this 11.9 was put there by a mistake and a better version of 11.9 will be uploaded today ;P
    If not, well... Michael you were wrong about incoming xserver 1.11.x support ;P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vi0L0 View Post
    So i actually hope that this 11.9 was put there by a mistake and a better version of 11.9 will be uploaded today ;P
    watch the history of catalyst this will never be.

    the catalyst 11.10 is the one with the new xserver support. because of ubuntu 11.10

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qaridarium View Post
    watch the history of catalyst this will never be.

    the catalyst 11.10 is the one with the new xserver support. because of ubuntu 11.10
    Rly? Cuz since months phoronix is saying that there won't be xserver 1.11 (only 1.10) in ubuntu 11.10 - cuz of proprietary drivers.
    And i atcually believed phoronix in this case...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vi0L0 View Post
    Rly? Cuz since months phoronix is saying that there won't be xserver 1.11 (only 1.10) in ubuntu 11.10 - cuz of proprietary drivers.
    And i atcually believed phoronix in this case...
    This is one case where I believed him all along. It gives Ubuntu the chance to screw over other distributions if the only way of running proprietary video drivers is with them.

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    We actually don't need to "believe" in anything, here's url:
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/oneiric....10.4-1ubuntu2

    latest x-server for ubuntu 11.10 is in 1.10.4 version, and it was commited on 2011-09-19

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    Downgraded Fedora 16's Xorg to 1.10 packages from F15 and the drivers do work with GNOME (3.2 in this case). The new GDM with the fancy new gnome-shell based login greeter doesn't work though.

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