My graphic card is a Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series.
I tried these 2 answers from What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers in 12.04 LTS?
But unfortunately, it does not work for my Mobility Radeon HD 4200
EDIT: Old solution (valid from April to August 2012)
The solution described in this answer is based on ATI drivers v12.4 +patch.
The error occurs because Catalyst has not been updated to work with recent 3.2 kernels.
Check this link:
In detail (for 32bit):
Download the appropriate driver for your machine here from the AMD/ATI Website and move it in
Update of the solution (18 nov 2012)
because new drivers are available in ATI website. Solution in 12.04LTS is then:
Uninstall ATI driver
Install free driver
Download ATI driver
To know what Graphic Card you have, do
Install ATI driver
Reboot and Check if installation is successful
It is all good, as you can see, after last reboot,
I found this solution thanks to Pavel and his link
I applied successfuly this solution on 3 PCs on 12.04LTS :
Successfully on hybrid ATi Radeon HD 5650/Intel with driver version 12.10, Precise Pangolin 12.04.02 with configuration in BIOS select 'discrete' graphic. (Acer aspire 4745G)
I found that the provided answers would not work for me until I did an additional step. If you are following the detailed instructions and still getting the badrequest error, try the following in terminal:
In my case this file contained a single entry:
This seems quite diabolical and I don't know what the cause is, but after commenting out this line
and rebooting, fglrxinfo now gives the correct output and fgl_glxgears works properly.
I can't reinstall packet "libgl1-mesa-glx:i386". It always gives the same result:
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