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I have followed the following link :-

http://www.upubuntu.com/2012/03/how-to-install-ati-amd-catalyst-122.html

to install the amd graphic drivers on my HP laptop. Just wanted to confirm if they are installed correctly.

Thanks Ankit

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Run lspci, the device named VGA controller would be the device. Similar to askubuntu.com/questions/28033/… –  atenz Jul 19 '12 at 9:15

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run konsole or other terminal app, type "glxinfo" (without quotes) and press enter. Scroll to the top of the output and find "client glx vendor string:" if there is no mesa or SGI, you have won. Or... just reboot and run Catalyst control panel.

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the command glxinfo isn't there; does this reflect incorrect installation? –  Ankit Jul 19 '12 at 9:56

From the Wiki for the AMD Linux Driver verifying page

Run this command in terminal

 fglrxinfo

for example it will show something like

display: :0.0  screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: Radeon X1600 Series
OpenGL version string: 2.1.7415 Release
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