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After installing the proprietary ati driver, the gnome-panel in the gnome3 shell is completely messed up. uninstalling the driver doesn't work, any ideas?

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I managed to install the 11.9 driver manually what overwrites the driver (11.8). Download the new Catalyst Driver here http://support.amd.com/, then change to the directory where the driver is located, then:

sudo sh ati-driver-installer....run --buildpkg Ubuntu/oneiric

install the *.deb's with

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

reboot. Now it should be overwritten. Gnome Shell still has graphic bugs though, but it runs.

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I went back to the "radeon" driver by purging everything (sic!) of the flgrx driver. Took me a while - this is a very big help: help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver –  Marc Oct 14 '11 at 14:27

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