[opensource] FUBAR - Radeon Drivers

Paul Betts bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu
Tue Apr 3 21:46:31 EDT 2007

Alex Moore wrote:
> So I installed the proprietary Radeon driver thinking it might make the
> "Desktop Effects" in Feisty run a little better, now it just plain
> doesn't work at all. Any ideas on how to revert to whatever the hell
> driver it was using before ?

Yeah, ATI refuses to implement the extension that you need for Feisty's
desktop effects (Compiz). To fix it, run:

sudo sed -i -e 's/fglrx/ati/g' /etc/X11/xorg.conf

(or find the Driver line in that file and replace 'fglrx' with 'ati')

Then reboot and it should be back again

Paul Betts <bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu>

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