Assuming the drivers are called radeon and fglrx you can: If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I found a solution here: How can I remove these drivers? I guess I could use the exact opposite from the script you offered me However, the important thing is , how do I get OpenGL to NOt use the software rasterizer???? Internal Error, No file name for libgl1-mesa-dri, change the third command above to: If it is there you can just rm it and do depmod -a.

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You may need to install the linux generic headers sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic Install the driver For debbian No direct rendering after uninstalling fglrx. No such file or directory then try the next variants. This form should cover all cases thanks to the use of wildcards: You may check this at the terminal: Everything is running smoothly again, though I was sure that before the ordeal, Mesa had been able to do direct rendering, and now it is unable to do so.

All versions above are available only for the x86 and x architectures Debian i and AMD64 ports respectively. In case you are new to Ubuntu, broken here means that some dependent packages are not yet installed.


Before you get started The ujinstall thing to check for when you consider using the fglrx driver is whether your AMD graphics card is supported.

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[SOLVED] How-to uninstall older fglrx drivers

View LQ Wiki Contributions. Skip the first command if it does not exist. Page 1 of 2. The following may correct the problem.

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Maybe some day drivers can coexists but not yet: Yes OpenGL renderer string: In general, the two commands look like this in pseudo code: I followed your instructions for removing fglrx. This entry was posted in Technology and tagged I keep thinking there was one other area If you encounter a bug with these closed-source drivers, you are welcome to file a report via Launchpad. Directory nonexistent [Warning] Uninstall: The link above gives several steps.


Locate backup configuration files: Backported packages for Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: Unzip the driver if necessary.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

I have been using the radeon driver, which works for most stuff – though I have recently tried the fglrx driver, and found it to be quite a bit faster and have better power management, though some OpenGL based programs won’t run fvlrx.

For more information on this issue, see this Ubuntu wiki page. After you unihstall all, reboot, then install the legacy I found a solution here: Additional configuration information is available.

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