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Old 03-02-2009, 09:38 AM   #1
rahavendran.chandran
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hi iam new to linux. I need to know where will i be able to get drivers for ATI graphics cards compatible with fedora sulphur.
 
Old 03-02-2009, 09:48 AM   #2
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Generally, FOSS drivers are automatically included with the X-server. Non-FOSS drivers (and other "restricted" applications) for Fedora may be found in the rpm-fusion repositories. (Google rpm-fusion for info.)

If "Sulphur" has not yet been released you may need to look in the "development" or "testing" versions of the repositories.

I think that ATI may have a "compile an install" script on their site that you could use to build your owne driver.
 
Old 03-02-2009, 11:55 AM   #3
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Welcome to LQ.

"Thursday, May 15, 2008
Red Hat's Fedora (Sulphur) 9 Released"

Rpmfusion.org
http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration

Please click this line on the site :
' RPM Fusion free for Fedora 8, 9 or 10 '
and
' RPM Fusion nonfree for Fedora 8, 9 or 10 '

to download 2 small packages with repositories,
install them with # rpm -Uvh <package>
and the repositories will be set up automatically in /etc/yum.repos.d

( Or use " Command Line Setup using rpm " )
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