I have the ATI (AMD) HD7870 graphic card and I had just installed Ubuntu. With the Open Source drivers the desktop works fine; however, since I have a newer card, I'd like the proprietary drivers installed.
However, whenever I install it either from Additional Drivers, or from the AMD's website, I am able to log in, but then compiz immediately crashes and all I see is my desktop background. I am still able to right-click.
I tried both the fglrx and fglrx-updates, same thing. I also made sure fglrx was not blacklisted and I generated the Xorg file using the