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I was trying to make the switch possible between my Intel and Radeon AMD graphic card following this thread:, but apparently the installation of the packages messed up my default configuration (yeah, my graphic cards weren't in the list of "supported"...but I wanted to check anyways!), which caused compiz to crash and I don't know how to restore the default configuration so compiz will work again.

I was at Step 1, in the part when it says:

and configure the Xserver (xorg.conf file) for the first time:

sudo aticonfig --initial -f

After that, I rebooted and everything crashed. Is there a way to go back? Thanks in advance.

Technical specifications

I own an HP Envy 15-3040NR, which has:

  • Processor: i7-2670QM.
  • Graphic cards: AMD Radeon HD 6600M Series and a 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller. I
  • I'm running on Ubuntu 12.10.

Thanks in advance.

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closed as off-topic by bain, chaskes, Eric Carvalho, Jorge Castro, karel Jul 10 '14 at 5:47

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Manually installing fglrx ruins your OS. tsk tsk. May as well wipe and reinstall. You can try deleting xorg.conf, purging all fglrx, and undoing all edits. – Bryce Jan 6 '13 at 5:49
What I finally did was to re-install Ubuntu :-(. – Néstor Jan 6 '13 at 20:44

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