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ATI Technology Graphics Card Driver Catalyst

Vendor:ATI Technology
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Driver
OS: Linux x86/x64
Version: 8.8
File Size: 61.0 Mb
Release: 20 Aug 2008
Update: 29 Aug 2008
Filename: ati-driver-installer-8-8-x86.x86_64.run
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Brand:ATI Technology, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: FireGL, Mobility Radeon, Radeon, Driver: 8.8, OS: Linux x86/x64. ATI Radeon/Mobility/FireGL Graphics Card Driver Catalyst 8.8 Linux x86/x64 was collected from ATI Technology official site for ATI Technology Graphics and Video. In order to ensure the right driver download, Official driver links from ATI Technology are listed at first. If the official driver can not be downloaded, a copy of official driver can be provided at local server download.opendrivers.com, download1.opendrivers.com, or dl2.opendrivers.com. Besides, Both the driver developer's home page and driver download and support page be provided as well in my ATI Technology page.
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Driver Summary
ATI Radeon/Mobility/FireGL Graphics Card Driver Catalyst 8.8 Linux x86/x64. Automated installer and Display Drivers for X.Org 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3.

The latest version of the ATI Catalyst Linux software suite is designed to support the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux suite
  • Novell/SuSE product suite
  • Ubuntu 8.04

    The following section provide a brief description of resolved issues with the latest version of the ATI Catalyst? Linux software suite. These include:

  • Setting the Overscan to an invalid value no longer results in segmentation faults.
  • XServer no longer fails when playing media files with XVideo enabled.
  • An incorrect error message is no longer returned when applying an unsupported TV geometry in a console terminal.
  • Connecting a CRT display device to a system containing an ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 product no longer results in the display device flashing multiple times or failing to display an image when attempting to launch the Catalyst Control Center.
  • Quake 3 Arena (demo): Segmentation faults no longer occur when attempting to play the game.
  • OpenGL PBOs no longer fail to work with GL_RGB texture format
  • Ubuntu 7.04: aticonfig -enable-monitor no longer results in X restarting
  • Launching the Catalyst Control Center (Linux Edition) and clicking on the hyperlink located on the Welcome screen no longer results in the browser taking an extra long time to load the web page
  • The initial RPM installation no longer results in an libGL.so, no such file or directory error
  • The Linux installer now automatically determines the package to build
  • The Linux kernel module is no longer installed to wrong location if the Linux kernel is updated
  • Running X server without a window manager no longer results in the X server flashing green for a moment, going black, and the computer becoming unresponsive
  • Creating two successive connections no longer results in direct GL context to fail.
  • Doom3: Connecting a secondary display device and configuring the game to launch on the secondary display device under x, no longer results the game failing to launch on the secondary display device
  • A segmentation fault no longer occurs in kdesktop_lock application
  • X no longer fails to start after installing the driver and configuring the driver using default values

  • Driver Support Models
    The driver can be applied to the following product models:
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