View Full Version : [ubuntu] Drivers for ATI card?

June 14th, 2009, 04:34 AM
Are there Ubuntu drivers out there for an ATI Rage Pro 3D card?
It's older, but I'd like to be able to use some of the desktop effects in ubuntu...

June 14th, 2009, 04:52 AM
the open source driver in the repos should give you 3d rendering. You might have to make some changes in your xorg.conf file to get it set up properly.

have you tried
glxinfo | grep render to see what's installed?

July 3rd, 2009, 02:35 AM
Okay, how do I edit the xorg.conf? I found what I need to edit on another forum, I just can't figure out how to edit the file.
typed what you said into a terminal got
direct rendering: Yes
OpenGL renderer string: Software Rasterizer

what does this mean?

July 3rd, 2009, 02:36 AM
also, I figured out the card is an AGP ATI Rage 128 Pro

July 3rd, 2009, 03:00 AM
try envy :popcorn:

it detects your card then installs the driver