Display driver question.

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Mon Apr 11 13:46:25 UTC 2016


Teimuraz Abashidze wrote:
> I have Kubuntu 15.10 with all updates. It's HP EliteBook 8530p.
> Hardware:

[...]

> I remember ages ago there was porprietary driver from ATI/AMD named
> "fglrx", it was much more efficient than radeon, but had some
> compatibility issues.
> 
> Is it supported now?

According to [1] it is still available for 15.10. You can simply install
it using your favourite package manager.

> Will it be better for my video card?

Sorry, I can't answer that question. However I wouldn't rely on that
driver because AMD has dropped it and it is no longer available in 16.04
which will be released soon.


Nils

[1] <http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=fglrx&searchon=names&suite=wily&section=all>




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