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I'm having a bit of a problem with my graphics drivers. My card is a Radeon HD 4850.

It all started when I tried to upgrade to the 13.1 Legacy Driver a few days ago. I was unable to generate a distribution-specific package. When I attempt to, the package generates, and the file appears in my current directory. When I click "exit", it says that the package generation failed, and the file is removed. I am able to copy the file to another location, but when I attempt to run "ati-installer.sh" in the terminal it exits straight away. The error log shows quite a bit of info, but I am unable to make sense of it.

I was, however, able to install it by using the general installer. It all installed well and seemed to be going fine. I restarted my computer, and it booted to the command line. I typed sudo apt-get install fglrx which fixed me from booting to the command line.

Now when I try to play Minecraft, it crashes and gives me this error log.

lspci | grep VGA
dmesg | grep AMD
glxinfo | grep direct

I've attempted a complete purge of fglrx and then a re-install via the command line, I've tried installing mesa-utils.

How might I go about fixing this problem?

EDIT: I've fixed the issue.

First I ran sudo apt-get install dh-modaliases, which allowed the packages to generate. Then I had to run sudo apt-get purge nvidia* as the aticonfig command wasn't able to install where it was supposed to because there were still parts of an nvidia driver laying around on my system. I thought I'd already uninstalled the nvidia drivers, but I guess not. After doing those two things I was able to generate and build and install the packages.

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