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Thread: How to install Ati Catalyst driver on Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon”

  1. #41
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    hello guys, im new here & seeking for help on my rig. recently ive installed ubuntu gutsy in my machine & i only can set my display to 1600x1200 where im using radeonhd 2900xt 1gb & dell 24" wfp.

    after following the guide here : http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=843&num=1, i manage to change my resolution to max 1920x1200@ 60hz. so:-

    a. i wonder shall i install the ati catalyst or just used as it?
    b. if i were to install latest ati catalyst, will there any problem such blank display etc?

    plss advice, thanks

  2. #42
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    my bad, double post
    Last edited by gengstapo; 05-10-2008 at 08:05 AM.

  3. #43
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    If you don't need 3d acceleration and other "fancy stuff" I would stick to radeonhd.

    I used it for 4 month without problems. (Doing Office Stuff, www, watching videos)

    Unfortunately I'm forced to use a windows notebook until my stay in Copenhagen

  4. #44
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    That's good to know.Thank you for posting that article.
    It's very informative.I know it will be a big help.

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