Thursday, September 23, 2010

Reinstall the ATI Driver in Ubuntu

  1. Remove old fglrx drivers
    1. sudo apt-get remove xorg-driver-fglrx fglrx-kernel-source fglrx
    2. sudo /usr/share/ati/
  2. Restart your computer, so that these old drivers are not in use. 
  3. Download the correct ATI driver from 
  4. Install the downloaded driver, e..g, sudu sh
  5. Modify the screen resolution in /etc/X11/xorg.conf if necessary: 

Section "Screen"
Identifier "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0"
Device "aticonfig-Device[0]-0"
Monitor "aticonfig-Monitor[0]-0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24

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