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Old 01-23-2005, 09:48 AM   #1
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Are ATI drivers for linux ready yet?

Are the ati drivers ready for Linux? I guess i should be distro specific... maybe ubuntu or something that has alot of multimedia stuff to it. Mandrake doesnt have ntfs reading native to it... so i dont want that. Fedora isnt really for the multimedia freindly I read... so what do u guys suggest?

Obviously i need ati driver with glxgears support native and would like to be able to run xmms, mplayer, etc on it.... LMK thanks!
Old 01-23-2005, 10:43 AM   #2
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ATI drivers can be downloaded for linux from the ATI website. Closed source, though. ATI Radeon drivers are already included in Slackware. I know.
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Are included in Suse too. On their website, you'll find drivers for 2.4.x kernels. For 2.6.x are still in development.


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