How to try fglrx driver

Istimsak Abdulbasir saqman2060 at
Thu Feb 5 04:07:12 UTC 2015

On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 8:46 AM, Linda <haniganwork at> wrote:

> On 01/30/2015 02:32 PM, Linda wrote:
>> I am having trouble getting teamviewer to start at boot and from reading
>> the logs and doing some searches it sounds like it is a video/x windows
>> issue.
>> The machine has integrated graphics and shows it is the ATI Radeon Xpress
>> 200  which from what I can find can use the fglrx driver.
>> I downloaded the fglrx package with synaptic
>> My problem is that software updater does not give me any choices under
>> additional drivers. Can someone point me in the right direction on how to
>> try the fglrx driver to see if it solves the issue?
>>               Thank you
>>                   Linda
> Given the response I got from the list I decided to go at solving my
> teamviewer 8 / graphics problems in different way. I looked for suggestions
> on dstros that worked well with old hardware and installed Mate with a LXDE
> desktop. Not only does it work, it also allows you to use the x64 version
> of teamviewer 8. This computer has been a pain to set up but I have learned
> a lot of options to try when things don't work. I appreciate all the help.
>                    Thanks
>                     Linda

What desktop environment were you using, Unity, KDE? If I come across this
same issue, I will know what to do. It also sounds like, the teamviewer
icon could not display under the default DE you were using.

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