Dear lazyweb: ATI Radeon Mobility X1400 drivers

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Thu Oct 21 01:40:35 UTC 2010

On Thursday, October 21, 2010 07:59 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I installed Kubuntu 10.10 on a Dell laptop that ran Kubuntu 9.10
> 32-bit just fine, but both 10.10 64 bit and 10.10 32 are very
> sluggish. Nothing obvious in top and no swap thrashing, I am at a loss
> for what the issue might be. Currently I'm using the free
> out-of-the-box video drivers for this card:
> ✈dcl:~$ lspci | grep VGA
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility X1400
> Which of the proprietary drivers is suitable for that card? I've been
> googling but everything seems two years out of date. What do the wise
> souls here recommend?

No binary frglx driver (or whatever it's called) from AMD/ATI?

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