Re: Can't instal AMD HD 4850 drivers?
There are two versions of 12.04 out there: 12.04.1 and 12.04.2. If you installed when 12.04 first came out or upgraded to it when it first came out, you will most likely have 12.04.1. That version uses the X-server version that is compatible with the AMD HD 2x/3x/4x-series fglrx drivers.
If you have the 12.04.2 version, that has an X-server version that is NOT compatible with the AMD HD 2x/3x/4x-series drivers -- and in that case, you won't be able to install fglrx drivers.
AMD dropped fglrx driver support for the HD 2x/3x/4x-series last summer and those drivers won't work with anything newer than 12.04.1.
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