This article needs to be expanded. The original Xorg configuration file was automatically restored for me by the above steps. Nowadays in most situations all AMD graphics hardware is configured automagically. Troubleshooting You may see a message like this: Save a backup copy of xorg. It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use. All versions above are available only for the x86 and x architectures Debian i and AMD64 ports respectively.

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Note this will depend upon the capabilities of your card. Lenovo Device An older version of this page can still be found at Archive: The instructions on this page advise fglr how to install and use fglrx. For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. Restarting X is relatively simple: When fglrx is installed, aticonfig creates xorg. The radeon kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages.

Lenovo Device Kernel driver in use: Select a compatible driver. Because the change is not dynamic, a reboot is required.

These involve passing the –uninstall parameter to another script. Before you get started The first thing to check for when you consider using the fglrx driver is whether your AMD graphics card is supported. This will result in a shorter message than the above indicating that the driver could not be found.


XAA is an older, but more stable method. Remember to uninstall the AMD proprietary fglrx graphics if it is already installed and reboot your system.

How to Properly Remove the Proprietary ATI Drivers on Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint |

Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Qualcomm Atheros AR v2. I know about have tried using modprobe to remove the module when the system has booted – this does not work, resulting in modprobe: Email Required, but never shown.

One of the first things fglrx does to ensure that radeon doesn’t interfere with it is it blacklists the radeon module so that the kernel doesn’t load it while booting. Create a new xorg. Run both this commands: This will allow one to also report it to AMD directly, as they are the maintainers of the fglrx, and will ultimately be the ones providing a fix.

How to Properly Remove the Proprietary ATI Drivers on Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Try them in order. The uninstall script in the first command will only exist if you downloaded the drivers and installed them directly rather than building packages as this guide does.


I found a solution here: The message suggests you did: I did modprobe -vr – the r to remove the module, and the v to show what it did. If the search returns the latest version of the Catalyst driver, then proceed to the next section.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Reporting a bug in fglrx when using latest upstream beta and stable downloaded directly from AMD’s website Reporting bugs about the latest driver downloaded directly from AMD’s website should be done via official AMD fglrrx.

Acceptable values are 1 “, ” 2 “, ” 4 ” and 8. Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. Broadcom Corporation Device b Kernel driver in use: