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 Share 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 DDR3 vs. GDDR5 for GPGPU/BOINC Forum First time computer compatibility check Forum Check my computer build Forum Boot Problems Forum Install ubuntu Forum Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, How to Recover or Reset Admin account pass Forum Ubuntu and win7 booting problem Forum uninstall ubuntu from ubuntu netbook and instal windows xp netbook without cd w Forum Accessing files in ubuntu from windows 7 Forum Ubuntu 11 10 dropping usb connection Forum How to make ubuntu a server Forum [Solved] Ubuntu Link to Learn it Forum Install ubuntu on MSI laptop Forum More resources !