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Old 10-10-2006, 02:57 PM   #1
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Question Installing ATI 9600 Video drivers on Ubuntu

I am a Linux Very newbee.

I have an ATI 9600 video card. I downloaded the drivers from

I just installed an ATI Radeon graphics card so that I can use the the Ubuntu xserver.
1. I logged in as root.
2. Typed in SH and pressed enter.
3. After walking through the installation ...
Running a x86 machine with glibc-2.1. Debian GNU/Linux
--> Selected OK
4. Selected "Installation Driver 8.29.6 on 6.8.x"
--> Selected OK OK
5. Running a x86 machine with glibc-2.1. Debian GNU/Linux
--> Selected OK
6. Agreed w/the S/W license agreement
7. Selected the recommended (default) installation
--> Selected OK
8. Drivers begin to install.
9. Would you like to launch a web browser ?
--> Select No
10. There were errors during installation.
Errors are:
Kernel Module : Trying to install a precompiled kernel module
Kernel module : Precompile kernel module version mismatch
Error Kernel module : No kernel module build environment - please consult readme.

Please help. How do I install these drivers ? so that I can run xserver.

I am running on a Dell GX270. The ATI 9600 radeon card came with the dell.
Old 10-12-2006, 06:03 AM   #2
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Try this:
Old 10-13-2006, 05:03 PM   #3
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This one is from the Ubuntu help site.


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