View Full Version : [ubuntu] ATI Proprietary Driver released 5/21/8

May 26th, 2008, 06:23 AM
I saw the new ATI driver was released on the 21st. Here's mine:

311-laptop:~$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
OpenGL version string: 2.0.6473 (8.37.6)

For the most part mine is working alright and I can't think of any reason to upgrade, but I thought I'd ask. Do you see any reason to upgrade to the latest driver and if so, how can I revert if there's a problem? I've noticed a couple of "How-To's" but it's a .run file so I was just going to download it and do

sh ati-driver-installer-8-4-x86.x86_64.run

What would you suggest?

May 26th, 2008, 10:09 AM
The 8.5 version is much better than the previous, being faster and having solved the multi monitor problems.

You should give it a try.

May 29th, 2008, 09:25 AM
If I install it and it's not to my liking, how can I revert back to what I have now?