help installing ati drivers on ubuntu 8.04

Asked by Eben on 2008-09-12

can someone please help me to install my ati graphics adapter on ubuntu 8.04.

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2008-09-12
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2008-09-12
Neil (goofandfroggie) said : #1

hi
To install drivers for your graphics card,
go to system-administration-synaptic package manager
in the search type in envyng
 install it
you will then find it in applications-system tools
open it and tell it to install the drivers
it is a great program best to let it detect the driver for you.
hope this helps
 Neil

Eben (ecoetzer) said : #2

thanks, but i cant seem to find the system tools in applications

Andrew (and471) said : #3

Open a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal) and type in

gksudo envyng -g

Type in your password in the dialog and you are good to go! Select Install the ATI driver and envy should do all the work for you!

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