I followed this guide to the T, and have now disabled the ATI driver. When I do this and reboot, I get this pretty Ubuntu Studio Blue and white wheel with the animation. Very nice and then of course the usual Ubuntu Studio sign in. However, when I do activate the ATI file:
I restart and get the off blk/red simple screen with simple terminal Ubuntu 10.10 with the white dots animation.
Also when I go to the configure display settings menu, before I activate the ATI driver, it shows the monitor type, however when the ATI is activated, the monitors shown is listed as unknown.
Of course above all this, WoW doesnt run. It works better with the ATI setting, but the disembodied armor makes playing impossible, not to mention the settings are nothing better than Fair and a few settings are disabled without being able to select them.
When I run WoW with the disabled ATI, it is very sluggish almost to a stand-still however the login screen, all the graphics are there, just they take forever to animate.
Please, there has got to be a solution to this. If you need me to print out something, let me know and I will post it. It's not like I can take this pc into a shop and they fix it. I may have to go to windows, which I hate to do because some of the aspects of Ubuntu are great, but I dont have that much free time to diagnose simple things that should work.
Please someone help...Ill list my hardware so that you have that at least.
Processor AMD Phenom II 1090T, OCZ BE 4 Gig, OCZ 800w ps, H50 cooling system, Nzxt M59 case, M4A89GTD PRO/usb 3, XFX Radeon HD5770, WD Caviar BE 1 TB HDD.