About problems due to upgrading. Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The status of AMD’s Hybrid Graphics Technology under Linux isn’t officially known, but as there is no standard CrossFire support from their binary Linux driver, don’t expect any Hybrid action anytime soon. Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration:

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Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

I have also installed tlp to no avail. It is limux machine. About problems due to upgrading. But please keep this in mind: See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

The details page is giving us a simple way of knowing if we are running on the open source driver or the propriety video driver.

Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not requiredas the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware.

Does the Mobility Radeon HD works well under Linux ?

Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: It is overheating and working poorly. March 13th, 2.

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Screen flickering with Adobe Flash: For the foreseeable future, we don’t expect to see any kind of open-source CrossFire support. If you upgrade From Can you direct me to the best driver for my graphics? Graphics cards and APUs.


Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise. Find More Posts by micder.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. It’s strange that the release notes for the latest drivers does not mention any Mobility Radeon HD in the supported hardware list though In the mean time, just be sure to take any DisplayPort monitors off your shopping list. Find More Posts gadeon Rognon.

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It works for me both in Slack andMandriva with fglrx. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.