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I tried switching to fglrx from the Additional Drivers tab in Software Sources. Though when I restarted my system, all that displayed was my wallpaper and the courser. I managed to switch back to the driver.

I thought fglrx was fixed in Ubuntu 12.10. When will it be fixed again? I have had these problems before.

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I didn't have any problem with fglrx until I upgraded to the latest kernel. I am running 12.10 and I end up with this box that says: "safe mode" if I am correct. I cant even log in. Removed fglrx and restored xorg and but the laptop is overheating because of xorg – Suhaib Mar 31 '13 at 17:12
Yeah, similar problem. Do you know when it will be fixed again? – Harris6310 Mar 31 '13 at 18:12
No clue at all :-s – Suhaib Mar 31 '13 at 19:10
ok, I solved it by installing linux-headers-generic Hope this will work for you too. and Uninstall fglrx driver just to be on the safe side – Suhaib Apr 4 '13 at 14:40
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I have fixed the problem by installing linux-headers-generic and then re-installing the driver.

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