Radeon HD 5450 graphics card installation
I've received my first Linux machine. I'm trying to hook it up to my older Plasma TV (no VGA hookup) and bought the Radeon HD 5450 Graphics card. At first, it would display but wasn't activated. I've spent a couple weeks scouring blogs to finally do (at the terminal line) sudo ati (something) --initiate, which turned it on. Now, i get picture and sound with a functional mouse, but I can't get to the desktop. I really want this to work. The box will only be for watching movies. A friend suggested that I put in the Ubuntu bootup with the hardware installed and try to reinstall, but now I can't find the boot-up disk and I when I redownload it from ubuntu.com, it doesn't work. So, any thoughts as to what I can do?
Oh, one more thing, i have downloaded the fglrx (or whatever it is, again, i'm new to linux) from the ATI website.
Last edited by dvnklc; 02-04-2012 at 04:19 PM.