Video driver problem on upgrade to Hardy

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Apr 24 17:46:41 UTC 2008

On 04/24/2008 10:33 AM, Paolo wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>>>> You'll most likely find that fglrx-control and xorg-driver-fglrx are
>>>> installed. If so, right click them and mark for complete removal (that
>>>> will ensure any config files also get removed), then 'Apply'.
>>> Thanks. I did all this, and have had to reinstall them.
>>> And the situation has not changed.
>> You *had* to reinstall them, or just reinstalled them?  What happened
>> when you uninstalled them?
> Thanks for your interest. It's all become rather a mess.
> I got a responsive GUI (which started very slowly) running on minimum resolution 
> 800x600 (the screen is 19200x1200) and which could not be changed.
> This being said, I think I uninstalled too much. Because after doing the
> System|Administration|Synaptic...|Search|fglrx
> I then unistalled everything that search found (about 5 packets, I think). 
> Whereas, re-reading your message, I think you were meaning me to uninstall only 
> two :-(
> Now I'm looking at the list again and trying to guess what to reinstall!
> Paolo

You'll probably want to put xserver-xorg-video-ati back.

However, for your screen resolution:

Applications|Other|Screens and Graphics if System|Preferences|Screen
Resolution isn't working.

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