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Old 12-07-2012, 03:01 AM   #1
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Help me find fglrx-legacy distro


Hi, Can anyone tell me if there's a Gnome Shell distro that comes with the latest fglrx-legacy (Radeon 4250) preinstalled? Thanks.
 
Old 12-07-2012, 06:40 AM   #2
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That wouldn't make much sense, since a pre-installed legacy driver would effectively close out users with newer video-cards. What is the problem with just installing the legacy driver on a distro of your choice?
 
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That wouldn't make much sense, since a pre-installed legacy driver would effectively close out users with newer video-cards. What is the problem with just installing the legacy driver on a distro of your choice?
I tried installing on Ubuntu, but it was a big headache because Unity wouldn't load, etc. Actually Chakra (KDE) ships with both catalyst and catalyst-legacy and uses whichever depending on the card, so I wondered if there was a similar distro for Gnome. I'm going to reformat once again and give Ubuntu lts a try installing the drivers, but a non-unity version.
 
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Try Mint, which pays more attention to older computers than Ubuntu.
 
  


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