ATI radeon mobility X1600 drivers for Linux :)

When you enter in a konsole the command ‘glxinfo’ check if ‘direct rending : yes ‘ if not continue with the following code:

sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf  or sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
and add these lines at the end of the file:
Section “Extensions”
Option  “Composite” “Disable”
EndSection

Section “ServerFlags”
Option  “AIGLX” “off”
EndSection

then continue with the Installation
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install linux-restricted-modules-$(uname -r) #Okay if it is already installed
sudo apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx

Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and replace the string “ati” with “fglrx” in the “Device” section. This way you won’t lose your old “Screen” and “Monitor” settings.

sudo aticonfig –overlay-type=Xv

Now save any open document and reboot your system:
sudo shutdown -r now

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