Join Date Mar Beans 3. Realistically, for end-users this shouldn’t be much of a problem since there are only three all low-end graphics cards currently supporting DisplayPort, and this media interface does require a DisplayPort-enabled monitor. Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix. Newer versions to the ones now available to you and if those drivers no longer support that video card there will be problems when you re-start. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver rdeon linux So, before upgrading to the next version of Ubuntu revert to using the open source video driver.

I’ve still not decided what to get yet. The time now is Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Wrongly defaults to 8MB sometimes, see your logfile. The default radeon drivers are the opensource ones.


Will the DisplayPort interface on these graphics cards be supported under Linux?

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You could try using Additiional Drivers to set a proprietary video driver. I’ll continue my research, but if you ever proceed and buy you laptop that comes with theI’d really appreciate some feedback!

AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Bringing old hardware back to life. Hi, I’ve done some research and just can’t find a definitive answer to this question.

This is not an exhaustive list. JnPson 21 1 4 8. The status of AMD’s Hybrid Graphics Technology under Linux isn’t officially known, but as there is no standard CrossFire support from their binary Linux driver, don’t expect any Hybrid action anytime soon.

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The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low. Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration.

For the foreseeable future, we don’t expect to see any kind of open-source CrossFire support. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Post as a guest Name.


AMD offers a proprietory, closed-source package named fglrx, one that has improved in quality a xti in the last half year or so, mostly thanks to Valve’s Steam efforts on linux. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

HDMI audio should work automatically. If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you need to uninstall it if you wish to use OpenGL accelerated graphics.