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missing graphics driver

Postby nostrata on Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:51 am

I have an hp dv7 2158dx running mint 14 cinnamon. I tried to update the graphics card (hd4600) drivers with the catalyst 13.1 legacy linux x86 /x86 64 from the amd website. the installation had an crashed and did not install but now there are no drivers listed and I cannot load any video or sound files. can anyone help me with this?
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Re: missing graphics driver

Postby caf4926 on Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:09 am

Check the notes here carefully
http://linuxmint.com/rel_nadia.php
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Re: missing graphics driver

Postby nomko on Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:34 am

AMD Radeon HD 2xxx-4xxx series card

The ATI drivers for these cards are now available in a separate branch called legacy series. Unfortunately these legacy drivers (version 12.6) have not been updated to work with Xorg 1.13.

If you own one of these cards you can either:

Use the default Open Source drivers which come with Linux Mint
Downgrade Xorg and install the Legacy ATI drivers as explained at http://www.ubuntuvibes.com/2012/10/how- ... egacy.html
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Re: missing graphics driver

Postby nostrata on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:10 pm

thanks for the replies, but when i got home today and turned the computer on it would not display anything. I ended up just formatting and starting over.
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