Detection of ATI Video card

Alan Pope alan at
Wed Aug 17 22:30:41 UTC 2011

On 16 August 2011 14:47,  <Mike.Collins at> wrote:
> Can any one help me? I have an ASUS P5B-E motherboard, with an ATI X1900
> video card in the PCI-E slot. I cannot get Ubuntu to 'see' this card at all.
> The PC works OK, but installing ATI driver does not work because the card is
> not detected.

When you say Ubuntu can't see the card, what are you using to confirm that?

If you have the card inserted and run either of the following
commands, do you see anything ATI related?


lshw -C video


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