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  1. Accidentally mistyped aticonfig command

    and got weird output, does anyone know what is dgt?


    ~$ aticonfig -odgt
    Using dgt
    Saving back-up to dgt.fglrx-0
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    So I am not the only with oddly slow Firefox:...

    So I am not the only with oddly slow Firefox: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xz5dq8_firefox-unresponsive-ui-in-linux_tech
    Do you have better performance with open source drivers? I think Firefox...
  3. Why doesn't phoronix benchmark any Valve games?

    For example I would be interested in Team Fortress 2 performance.
  4. +1 request a ppa for ease of installation in...

    +1
    request a ppa for ease of installation in ubuntu 12.10
  5. I added this ppa: ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers ...

    I added this ppa:
    ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers

    Described here: http://phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?50038-Updated-and-Optimized-Ubuntu-Free-Graphics-Drivers

    I don't know what driver...
  6. Alright, I just froze everything, not even REISUB...

    Alright, I just froze everything, not even REISUB saved me.

    *gives up on gaming with open source drivers for another 10 years*
  7. *bump* I am back using open source drivers in...

    *bump* I am back using open source drivers in Ubuntu 11.04 temporarily

    Here is my .drirc:


    <driconf>
    <device screen="0" driver="r600">
    <application name="Default">
    ...
  8. Gamma and brightness settings having no effect in etqw?

    I can't use r_gamma and r_brightness in etqw with ati cards. Workaround is to use color settings in catalyst control center and set brightness and gamma in there prior to starting enemy territory...
  9. Confirming also, that the white screen bug is...

    Confirming also, that the white screen bug is still here then "tearfree desktop" is enabled.

    flash player 10.3.162
    Ubuntu 11.04 64bit
    AMD Catalyst 11.5 drivers
  10. Mark this thread as [fixed] please

    I can't find a way to edit my post, so I will leave a reply here:

    Decided yesterday to install 11.5 drivers from the same .run file following exactly the same procedure. And now everything works...
  11. I did that, but there is still vsync. Is it...

    I did that, but there is still vsync. Is it because of Unity? Vsync is turned off in compiz settings.
  12. Couldn't you just tell the commands? What is the...

    Couldn't you just tell the commands? What is the point of me reading through xorg.conf man page if I only need one concrete thing. I see nothing that could be helpful:

    man radeon | grep sync
    ...
  13. I followed strictly ati wiki installation guide...

    I followed strictly ati wiki installation guide for Natty and choosed to install by building packages. I did not test virtual consoles, but quakelive played fine. Right now I am using open source...
  14. Where and how do I "toggle" them?

    Where and how do I "toggle" them?
  15. Open source drivers force vsync for everything 3D - why?

    Why is vsync on for everything and can it be disabled for games?

    Using ubuntu 11.04
  16. And you can't change frequencies either with any...

    And you can't change frequencies either with any an applet available in gnome classic?

    What about dmesg? See anything odd?
  17. Does 11.5 driver version break power management for anyone else in Ubuntu 11.04?

    cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep "cpu MHz"

    will show that both cores run at maximum frequency at all times, then I uninstall proprietary drivers and switch back to open source ones the problem disappears...
  18. alright, I will give it a try later... in about a...

    alright, I will give it a try later... in about a week :p
  19. I've had this bug since the introduction of...

    I've had this bug since the introduction of "tear-free" desktop feature in the driver.

    Using ATI Radeon HD 5670 and Ubuntu 10.10
  20. alright, I am not an expert on this, but to my...

    alright, I am not an expert on this, but to my eyes they both do benefit from "tear free desktop"

    example video there tearing is easily noticeable (especially in fullscreen mode) then "tear free"...
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