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Old 12-29-2003, 02:21 AM   #16
jib2
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You can download with wget from a terminal (the files will be downloaded in the current directory) :
Log on with your normal user name.
First, download installation instructions:
Code:
wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/readme0328.txt
From a terminal you can read the readme file with:
Code:
cat readme0328.txt | less
Find which XFree86 version is installed on your system (probably 4.3):
Code:
XFree86 -version
download the driver for XFree86 4.3:
Code:
wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/fglrx-glc22-4.3.0-3.2.8.i586.rpm
(if XFree86 version is 4.2 you should use instead : wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/fglrx-glc22-4.2.0-3.2.8.i586.rpm)

then install the rpm as root with rpm -ivh or urpmi.

Last edited by jib2; 12-29-2003 at 08:47 AM.
 
Old 12-29-2003, 04:03 PM   #17
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Ok, I got Mandrake working yesterday. So how do I install the drivers when im in mandrake?
 
Old 12-29-2003, 04:47 PM   #18
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Open a terminal window (like xterm, konsole) and type the commands in.
 
  


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