[xubuntu-users] GDU

Eric Christopherson echristopherson at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 23:41:57 UTC 2014

On Mon, Dec 01, 2014, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2014 16:34:12 -0600
> Eric Christopherson <echristopherson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Would you care to elaborate on your claim about it only working on a
> > few versions of X, and give us a link to news about the proprietary
> > ATI drivers being discontinued? I haven't found anything like that.
> For example, assumed you've got an integrated Radeon X 1250.
> http://support.amd.com/en-us/download
> then you need to install ATI Catalyst 9.3.
> Take a look at
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AMD_Catalyst#Xorg_repositories
> Catalyst < 12.10 needs X < 1.13
> For old NVIDIA cards there aren't such issues with the proprietary
> driver.
> FWIW I own old NVIDIA and ATI cards, I speak from experience.

OK, thanks. So older cards/integrated GPUs need older drivers, which
need older X. I thought you meant they just weren't making new Catalyst
drivers anymore.

        Eric Christopherson

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