Also, any comments on what I may have done wrong when uninstalling the first time, using the Slackware system, will definitely be welcome as I’m still new to the Slackware method of doing things. Once done, the driver may also be installed from the Ubuntu repositories using the terminal. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. LQ have some nice threads about it. Then I reinstalled the xorg-server and mesa packages and restored my old xorg. Internal Error, No file name for libgl1-mesa-dri, change the third command above to:

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To switch, select the graphics you want to run.

The uninstall script in the first command will only exist if you downloaded the drivers and installed them directly rather than building packages as this guide does. Continuing with the installation, type: This entry was posted in Technology and tagged BB code is On.

How to Properly Remove the Proprietary ATI Drivers on Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

The last two variants come from the official Catalyst Linux doc. It appears the hardy has introduced major issues for ATI card users. These involve passing the —uninstall parameter to another script.

How can I remove these drivers? It will eventually work! The only driver I can get to work is the fglrx driver, but I don;t have user switching with it, machine just freezes at a black screen when I try.


May 7th, 6. This guide covers how to restore the desktop panel and launcherbut the guide doesn’t fix my problem though. However, the official Catalyst Linux doc gives the following manual steps:.

amd graphics – How do I remove the FGLRX drivers after I’ve installed them by hand? – Ask Ubuntu

To confirm the drivers are working open a terminal and type: Thanks for the help, my ignorance was hanging out for public display there. One or more files have been altered since installation.

Also, whereas the package install had worked well with 3d applications, this install did not work.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. However, the official Catalyst Linux doc gives the following manual steps: I had originally installed the fglrx drivers by downloading the file directly from the AMD website and using that file to generate Slackware-specific packages to install with installpkg.

If you see any mention of MESA in the output, the fglrx drivers have not been installed correctly. If you attempted to install them, also do: Create a new xorg.


Installation via the Ubuntu repositories Ubuntu offers the following fglrx drivers that are supported only in Ubuntu There could be more variants than shown above, although these are the only two listed in the official Catalyst Linux doc. This question is about removing fglrx, but you also want to be able to reboot your computer into a working configuration after removing fglrx. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.


But I mention it because it is important to reinstall the original drivers. Catalyst Control Center does not open from the panel icon If you cannot get the Catalyst Control Center to launch from an icon, try from the terminal: This question is about removing fglrx, but you also want to be able to unjnstall your computer into a working configuration after removing fglrx.

I’m running Compiz, and Gutsy Gibbon.

fglrx – How do I remove the proprietary ATI drivers? – Ask Ubuntu

Originally Posted by nass. Now I have the gnome-shell graphic glitches that are associated with having the old Fglrx drivers installed. Yes but wait until your ready to install the new ones.