ATI driver: which is the right procedure?

Terence Simpson stdin at stdin.me.uk
Tue Jun 5 15:11:35 BST 2007


Mario Gianni (mgianni) wrote:
> Hi
>  
> I have installed Kubuntu on my Thinkpad T60. I was trying to install the
> ATI drivers but I have found so many procedure on the web that I am a
> bit confused.
>  
> So far I understood that I can install it from the repository (as
> restricted driver) or download from ati.com and do the installation
> manually. All these links show the setup procedure. They are pretty
> similar but not completely the same:
>  
> http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Feisty_Installation_Guide
> http://divilinux.wordpress.com/tag/hardware/ati/
> http://divilinux.wordpress.com/2007/03/29/installazione-driver-fglrx-kub
> untu-feisty-fawn-704/
>  
> On the ATI web site there is this one which looks pretty easy. Just need
> to run the package:
>  
> https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_
> 8.37.6-inst.html
>  
> Can you please help me? Which one is the right procedure? Do you have a
> link for the right one?
>  
> I'll use KDE with Kubuntu. Not sure whether there are two procedure for
> GNOME or KDE.
>  
> Thanks
> Mario
>
>   
Try these official instructions from ubuntu:
<https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/ATI#head-d8c6fd05bce340dfc3ad483abf0e18997868540b>



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