This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. What is the model of your GPU? In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stack , which brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver. Changed in linux Ubuntu Lucid: Give that I need opengl and, from what I understand from that article, the opensource drivers on offer will not provide it, I guess this means I either upgrade both my card and my OS, or neither. But many distros get this right out of the box these days as long as your hardware isn’t bleeding edge. You might want to look at this:

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Looks like everything I installed is removed to technologie ukiuki What now? Post as a guest Name. I have an AMD A8 processor in my new laptop. Which are probably missing in your case, or your xorg.

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Power Management Ubuntu The driver comes from AMD’s homepage http: Help answer threads with 0 replies. Actually, I have just checked out a suitable Nvidia one and it comes in at under 60 quid. This is just at boot up and nothing to do with X as we don’t use it. As a zti test, re-booted into the old kernel via the grub menu and the issue is present there still, so for me kernel 2.


I can’t find any website which reunites all those info. Switching vterms works properly as well.

Sat Jan 18 Xorg -configure I got: Page 1 of 2. Note that it is ‘ Driver “radeon” ‘ even if you have an HD chipset.


If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. This will end up in garbage I think so. Ronald McCollam fader wrote on Find More Posts by mostlyharmless.

View LQ Wiki Contributions. May 16th, 7. So my recommendation is that you try using the open source X. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Find More Posts by pedru. Comment on this change optional. This is technologiee a step you have to do manually depending on the distro.

Quite similar to the one posted by Ronald as far as I can see. Keep in mind that for the R9 series to work somewhat properly you need the latest AMD Beta driver, the stable driver will not be sufficient.


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That means that this card is legacy and it even says so on their site. Here In am, sorry ukiuki, here is the result of Code: Summarizing the info online: I understand that the following steps are quite distro-dependent Fedora 20 here. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. It supports your card and should work with all desktop environments with full 3D-Accelation except Unity. Hoping that the opensource ubntu driver will work with Compiz.