question on dual monitors?
ed.lau at mail.ee
Wed Dec 20 17:11:46 UTC 2006
> For all ATI cards, open a console, and type the command:
also if you use ATI driver from Ubuntu repositories, you may type:
For more information about config and usage:
If you want to run config from beginning, you may want to run:
aticonfig --initial --input=/etc/X11/xorg.conf
Here you just show, where the X configuration file is located. I suggest
at first backup the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf before changing it. If
something goes wrong - you can easily restore old one to get X work at all.
I tried ATI driver also from ATI's webpage but it didn't work. But
driver from Ubuntu repository - it worked. Unfortunately I have not
tried dual monitor setup, because I do not need it.
To install ATI driver in Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx fglrx-control
It asks password, which is the password of logged in user.
Useful commands for command line usage, using ATI driver to test working
3D acceleration and animation:
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