Uninstalled the ATI driver with envy. Tried to use Method 2, but It stops mid-install with this error:
Generating package: Ubuntu/hardy
Resolving build dependencies...
./packages/Ubuntu/ati-packager.sh: 347: sh -c '/usr/sbin/synaptic --set-selections --non-interactive --hide-main-window < /tmp/fileTcJZYW': not found
Unable to resolve build-essential fakeroot. Please manually install and try again.