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I have managed to install the drivers, but after installing those drivers moving different windows such as browser is very laggy.

Why is that? I also tried older drivers, but they all have the same problem. I have ATI Radeon HD5850.

I installed this driver: AMD Catalyst™ 11.11 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver. I can't remember how I installed it, because I installed Ubuntu again because of the drivers. All I remember that it was very easy. The file was .run. I have only one screen (Asus VE247**)

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What drivers did you install and how? What version? Please add that information to the question. – Bruno Pereira Feb 2 '12 at 21:31
Do you have multiple screens? – William Feb 2 '12 at 21:37
I get a lot of artifacting using xinerama for many screens, but slow drags is not an issue for me. – RobotHumans Feb 2 '12 at 22:20
Take a look at and see if those two items work. – James Feb 2 '12 at 23:13
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You need to install CompizConfig Settings Manager

  1. Run it.

  2. Click on OpenGL.

  3. Set texture filter to FAST.

  4. Uncheck sync to vblank.

  5. log out and back on.

Note: You may need to enable tear free in Catalyst afterwards.


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