See this page Recommended configuration for X. Post Your Answer Discard 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. It also needs firmware-linux-nonfree package to get it to work. Post as a guest Name. Assuming adequate memory bandwidth, the new version can decode two HD streams simultaneously e. I was successful, but now I wonder.

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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. Visit the following links: Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle.

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This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. Check if both the cards are getting listed: How do I check for updates for the drivers?


Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Drivers are available from the link below.

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Hello, Radoen sure about your Acer best check with Acer before you buy. I followed this link here to get the driver for my Radeon HD graphics card: Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration.

In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: So the results don’t have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU.

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Therefore I am a little bit concerned about graphic card: BB code is On. Dell and IBM have very good range of laptops that fully support Linux.

Windows 7 Experience Index – Gaming graphics. This is not an exhaustive list. So, without further ado, my question!

Need for Speed Shift Chipset Graphics cards and APUs See the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information. I was successful, but now I wonder.


I found some hints here: All times are GMT Mobility Radeon HD Crossfire compare. Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: Furthermore, it appears that only laptops with DisplayPort outputs e. Find More Posts by Steviepower. 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.