View Full Version : [ubuntu] Can't find drivers for Radeon x300

August 19th, 2009, 07:10 PM
Hi, I just did a clean install of Ubuntu and have been trying to get a driver for my ATI Radeon x300. On the official AMD site (http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx), but when you select Linux x86 > Radeon > x300, it takes you to the 64 bit driver whether you choose Linux x86 or x86_64. I'm thinking I'm going to have to give up on getting Catalyst, where can I find another driver that will work with my card?

August 19th, 2009, 07:21 PM
If you want to use the ATI driver,you have to install 8.04 or 8.10 or
downgrade your xorg...
The free driver for you :

August 19th, 2009, 07:50 PM
How does one downgrade xorg? Or, if moving to 8.10/8.04 would be easier, can that be done without reinstalling Ubuntu completely?

Oh, and I suppose I should've mentioned I'm on 9.04.

August 20th, 2009, 11:50 AM

Downgrading xorg is not what a beginner should do,
downgrading ubuntu is even harder.Best solution for you:
New installation of Ubuntu 8.04 or 8.10 and use of ATI (fglrx) driver.