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... m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources Ubuntu 11.10 Error inserting vesafb - Forum How to get Gnome 2 on Ubuntu 11.10 and another question. - Forum Ubuntu 11.10 - Forum Handbreak for Ubuntu 11.10 - Forum Ubuntu 11.10 Lost User Account Icon. Gnome Logout Menu for Ubuntu - 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... Share azrul March 21, 2012 8:14:44 AM Best answer selected by azrul. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLinux Flavor of the Month: Ubuntu Studio 11.10 with Ubuntu Desktop Forum SolvedUbuntu 11.10 VS. Windows Vista on older PC Forum How to setup Ubuntu server 64 bit 11.10 as an ISCSI host/target Forum UBUNTU 11.10 UPDATING Forum Ubuntu 11.10 vs Windows 7 on i3-2100? Forum Ubuntu 11.10 won\'t complete boot Forum Cant access windows after installing ubuntu 11.10 Forum WD 1TB Drive. can not copy to in ubuntu 11.10 Forum New to Linux - Ubuntu 11.10 - Internet slow and drops frequently Forum Cannot download driver disks to hard drive after loading ubuntu 11.10 to intel b Forum Ubuntu 11.10 Forum Ubuntu 11.10 problems Forum Ubuntu 11.10 Forum Screen Tearing and Vertical colored-lines with "Radeon HD6870 Sapphire" to crash Forum SolvedDual Sapphire HD7770 Vapor X OC or single Sapphire HD6870 Forum More resources !