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Hello playing around with ubuntu and I can't figgure out how to install Ati drivers so that I can get higher resolution
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Originally Posted by -Jeppe- View Post
Hello playing around with ubuntu and I can't figgure out how to install Ati drivers so that I can get higher resolution
If You're using the card in your sig see here for drivers:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=414194

To configure the resolution for your monitor, boot into recovery mode and at the command line enter:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure --phigh xserver-xorg
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If You're using the card in your sig see here for drivers:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=414194

To configure the resolution for your monitor, boot into recovery mode and at the command line enter:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure --phigh xserver-xorg
not the sig one it's a Ati radeon 9600
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Are you on x64 or i386?

Edit: Try this
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not the sig one it's a Ati radeon 9600
If you're using 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) go to System/Administration/Restricted Drivers Manager.... To configure your res do in the dpkg-reconfigure like above..

If you want proprietary drivers I use this: http://albertomilone.com/nvidia_scripts1.html
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Install Automatix or look up ATI in System>Administration>Synaptic Package Manager
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Install Automatix or look up ATI in System>Administration>Synaptic Package Manager
Automatix is great. http://www.getautomatix.com/
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Automatix is great. http://www.getautomatix.com/
Yeah it is. I think something like it will be pre-installed in ubuntu 7.10
Edit: Just kiddng
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Automatix is great. http://www.getautomatix.com/
I thought Automatix/2 only does nVidia??
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Hmm. I'm not on linux right now so I couldn't check.

If that doesn't work try the link I posted before that.
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