Originally Posted by -Jeppe-
and how do I do that ?
very new to ubuntu...
To be the root user in ubuntu you type sudo before every command that needs to be run as root.
The command line is simply the easiest way to do most of this..
For some reason I have ALWAYS needed to manually edited my xorg.conf file for my proper resoloution... It doesn't mean that the drivers aren't working.. It just means you need to edit the config file. No matter. It takes only seconds... (See above post for how to do that)
And although your ATI should work fine, Nvidia has ALWAYS had MUCH better linux support- its why I ONLY buy Nvidia. (Except in laptops when I cant choose)