Are you new to LinuxQuestions. How do I get the desktop to launch with the proprietary drivers Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Originally Posted by Switch7. There are 2 open source drivers for X 1. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I would not recommend that path:

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ATI “FirePro” or “FireGL” V5700?

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I was under the impression that these no longer built, and had been deprecated upstream. I got him interested in Slackware but there’s a big problem with this card. Originally Posted by Switch7 Thank you for the reply.

How to resolve this once and for all? December 24th, 6. The time now is Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I would not recommend that path: Join our community today!

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Installing Slackware on a laptop with ATI Mobility FireGL V

Now on restart the GUI refuses to launch and instead boots me into the text console – I can login and such but haven’t thus yet figured out how to launch the desktop although since I am relatively new to Linux so I may just not be familiar with the command to do this ; ‘startx’ gives me an error along the lines of “there is no compatible display” Infact, when I installed Ubuntu Tags for this Thread displayfireglthinkpad wv After installing it and checking if it went fine: Join Date Jun Beans Find More Posts by Switch7.

There are 2 open source drivers for X 1. Thanks so much for this BB code is On. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

The BIOS keeps switching the mode to integrated which is really frustrating. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


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The driver does exist but only for Windows. Find More Posts by onebuck.

Searching intensely over the netI noticed there is another option just below the ‘Graphics Mode’, ‘OS switchable graphics’ which was ‘Enabled’ by default and since I am running Ubuntu For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

Sorry you got poor response but thanks so much for the follow up. The time now is Fixed install script to add glxinfo and other programs that were part of previous Mesa patches.

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