Re: Radeon open source drivers for laptops+gaming
Are you sure your laptop will accept a separate video card? Asking, because nearly ALL laptops come with the video chipset permanently soldered to the motherboard -- and do NOT have the abiility to add a video card.
My guess is that the one in your laptop is NOT a separate card but an onboard processor -- and that processor will not run the fglx drivers (which are needed for Gaming) with any Ubuntu version newer than 12.04.1 due to conflicts with the X-server versions present in the newer Ubuntu releases.
Ubuntu 15.04 Mate, Mint 17.1; MS Win 8.1, Win10 TP.
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