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Old 01-10-2014, 09:40 PM   #16
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Distribution: Debian-wheezy,,Ubuntu 12.4lts
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Originally Posted by TobiSGD View Post
These instructions are for the drivers from the AMD website, not for the drivers from the repositories, which are recommended.

- Go to the System Settings
- Open the Software Sources application
- Change to the Additional Drivers tab
- Activate the AMD drivers
Thanks TobiSGD; I did as you said and did these commands and got the drivers and the Catalytic Control Bur still can't do VGA 1 1204x768 and DVI 1920x1080 resolution there is no other option then clone or mirror.i also notice VGA signal is better than HDMI so i use the VGA for monitor 1.

sudo /usr/share/ati/ # (if it exists)

sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx*

As a further measure I also check what else is left

dpkg -l '*fglrx*'


locate fglrx

I also make sure I have a correct set of open source drviers installed

sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg-video-ati xserver-xorg-video-radeon
sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-ati
sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-core
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

I then rebuild the the proprietary fglrx/Catalyst driver to be installable through the Restricted Hardware Driver Manager (a.k.a. jockey)

sudo apt-get install fglrx-modaliases

After these have all been completed I reboot and now the open source drviers are working AND xserver-xorg has bene rebuilt I reinstall fglrx

sudo apt-get install fglrx


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