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I always have issues while trying to play Hon in Ubuntu, from what I see in the forums some folks have been able to run it flawlessly and it appears to be a driver issue. Now I reinstalled my system when 12.04 LTS came out and I haven't installed my video card drivers yet. Should I install ATI propietary drivers or the open source drivers for best results?

My video card is ATI Radeon HD 5650.

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I'd say first try the proprietary drivers, they generally have the best performance, while the open source drivers are generally suited for non-gpu-demanding tasks; at least with nVidia that's the case.

Some people want to free themselves from being dependent on the make company for drivers, so they support the open source one.

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