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    Question Dual ati graphics card drivers

    I recently bought a new laptop (running windows 7) and I'm getting ready to install linux on it as part of a dual booting system. Generally this wouldnt be of anyc oncern, really, however, my laptop (an HP pavillion dv6-3085EA) has two, one which runs hot and hard on battery but is more powerful, and one integrated(ATI mobility radeon HD5650, and an integrated AMD M880G with ATI mobility adeon HD4250).

    I've only really used the nVidia drivers on linux before (generally without any hiccups), and on desktop machines, but does anyone know if the ATI catalyst drivers for linux support this?

    thanks
    Civ
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    Re: Dual ati graphics card drivers

    Yes they do.
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    Re: Dual ati graphics card drivers

    Thanks, just for future reference, on the ati website, there was no mention of the specific chipsets in their linux driver (the unnoficial ati linux wiki), ought I to have been look elsewhere?
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    Re: Dual ati graphics card drivers

    Look on the offical AMD/ATI website, they have linux drivers there.
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    Re: Dual ati graphics card drivers

    remember, when you download the drivers, they come in .run format. To install them. Copy them to desktop and run

    cd Desktop

    sudo sh name.run
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    Re: Dual ati graphics card drivers

    thats great, thanks!
    civ
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