AMD Radeon HD 3450 driver broken in 13.04
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 26 20:51:08 UTC 2013
On 26 April 2013 18:20, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> I updated my Toshiba Satellite Pro P300 from 12.04 this afternoon --
> and now it's comprehensively broken.
> This is apparently a known problem - see:
> There is a workaround, involving downgrading to an older version of
> X.org and AMD's legacy driver, but this workaround has issues with
> Unity, which appear to affect me.
> I have installed the fix as described and now my graphics are back up
> to their normal, full resolution, but Unity will not start. I can
> start Metacity manually, by pressing Ctrl-Alt-T for a borderless
> terminal window and then running
> metacity --replace &
I believe unity does not use metacity, that was unity-2d. Unity uses compiz.
What do you see if you run, in a terminal
That should tell you whether it thinks the graphics is capable of running unity.
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