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Default Ubuntu 10.10 install.

system info -> graphics -> driver says "unknown" and experiece : 'standard'
Hardware -> additional drivers : totally empty.
Windows are moving around sorta slow.
lspci | grep VGA

01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS690M [Radeon X1200 Series]

What's wrong. Why doesn't additional drivers show propertietary ATI driver? And why is there driver : "unknown"

Can somebody help me to troubleshoot this one...

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Speed up unity askubuntu.com/questions/39050/… –  Uri Herrera Dec 30 '11 at 21:49

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Find your driver here: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx

Once you download it, install it:

sudo sh 'path/to/file/drivers.sh'

After it is done installing, type into terminal:

sudo aticonfig --initial

Then restart and it should work!

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em. i get that diver is in legacy group or somthting...support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Legacy/Pages/… –  Stann Dec 30 '11 at 21:56
    
There is a download link at the bottom of that page... –  lcolinl Dec 30 '11 at 22:02
    
hmm. i see. not sure why open source driver didn't work - but proprietary worked fine. thanks. –  Stann Dec 31 '11 at 5:42

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