Ati? Ubuntu

Andrew Mathenge mathenge at
Wed Apr 14 03:18:27 UTC 2010

Did you try installing the ATI driver using the envyng package?

You can install envyng by typing:

sudo apt-get install envyng-core envyng-qt


You can use Synaptic:

System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager

Search for envyng and install the envyng-qt package (which will also install
the envyng-core package as a dependency).

Once that's done, you can go to:

Applications > System Tools > EnvyNG

The GUI will walk you through the install including downloading the correct

There's an install guide here:

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:59 PM, Lakhveer Jajj <lakhveer_ubuntu at>wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I have a ongoing puzzle that I've been trying to put together with my
> Ati X850 card and my Ubuntu 9.10 system.
> What I know is that there are 3 different drivers I can use for my card.
> 1)The Ati driver from the ATI website for linux
> 2)The standard driver that comes with 9.10
> 3)Or get the fgrlx driver from Synaptic package manger or other package
> mangers.
> The one main problem I find is that ATI driver from the ATI website
> doesn't work. And the fgrlx driver that Ubuntu offers doesn't detect the
> the card. So im stuck with the standard driver which does the job but
> doesn't give me 3D or more performance which I know my card can do.
> And yes I've don alot of reading through other forums, websites, wikis
> and etc only to find people with the same problem.
> If anyone could find my a solution or point me in the right direction to
> solve this puzzle that has been taunting me.
> --
> Lakhveer Jajj
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