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so I recently purchased the Toshiba satellite L7775D laptop. I wanted to install Ubuntu, but I can't even boot a livecd without the graphics card drivers for the proprietary Radeon card. So I need to customize a livecd to include the drivers. Could someone explain how to do this? Thank you.

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You could use an Alternate ISO and its text based installer. Not very pretty, but gets the job done. ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/alternative-download –  mikewhatever Jan 10 '12 at 7:06
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while booting from the live cd you can add radeon.nomodeset=1 to the boot options so that you can boot up from the standard mesa driver, install Ubuntu from there, then install fglrx driver

OR you can try remastersys, but I assume you have not installed ubuntu already,in that case you need to get a custom iso done from a friend having AMD card with proprietary drivers installed

also note that if you pre-install proprietary drivers it will be hard to revert to OSS drivers as fglrx diverts some files

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thank you. Will try this. –  xarlev Jan 10 '12 at 23:45
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