Solved Sapphire HD6870 on Ubuntu 11.10 Tags: Ubuntu Sapphire Radeon Last response: March 21, 2012 8:14 AM in Linux/Free BSD Share azrul March 14, 2012 4:05:46 AM Hi, Had anyone here have any success getting Radeon HD6870 running well in Ubuntu 11.10? (Smoothly) More about : sapphire hd6870 ubuntu skittle March 14, 2012 4:23:53 PM what exactly is the issue? Are you using opensource xorg drivers, or the FGLRX ati/amd driver? Your card is definitively supported by the former... azrul March 14, 2012 5:48:25 PM skittle said:what exactly is the issue? Are you using opensource xorg drivers, or the FGLRX ati/amd driver? Your card is definitively supported by the former... I had actually tried using both but none of them works well. The display does work but it doesn't run smoothly as compared to nvidia and intel onboard graphics that I have. Related resources System will not boot/becomes unresponsive - Forum System Crashes to Black Screen on all games and furmark after ~2min - Forum Display Driver stopped responding HELP!!! - Forum Graphics problem with Skyrim - Forum New graphics card problem Help! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution skittle March 14, 2012 7:52:48 PM screen tearing? if so then enable anti-tearing in the amd config tool and set vsync in compiz (make sure 'sync to vblank' is checked): detailed instructions here: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Oneiric_Install... azrul March 21, 2012 8:14:44 AM Best answer selected by azrul. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDDR3 vs. GDDR5 for GPGPU/BOINC ForumFirst time computer compatibility check ForumCheck my computer build ForumBoot Problems ForumInstall ubuntu ForumUbuntu 8.04 LTS, How to Recover or Reset Admin account pass ForumUbuntu and win7 booting problem Forumuninstall ubuntu from ubuntu netbook and instal windows xp netbook without cd w ForumAccessing files in ubuntu from windows 7 ForumUbuntu 11 10 dropping usb connection ForumHow to make ubuntu a server Forum[Solved] Ubuntu Link to Learn it ForumInstall ubuntu on MSI laptop More resources !