Topic Title: Proprietary AMD Drivers Not Allowing Full Resolution
Topic Summary: And Error During Compiling
Created On: 02/21/2013 08:11 PM
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 02/21/2013 08:11 PM
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Xplorer4x4
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I want to install the proprietary drivers for my 4890 on Ubuntu 12.10 but get and error while installing the compiled deb files:

Long version:
http://pastebin.com/39p9DBb3

 

Short version:

Building initial module for 3.5.0-21-generic
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/apport/package-hooks/dkms_packages.py", line 22, in <module>
    import apport
ImportError: No module named apport
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.5.0-21-generic (x86_64)
Consult /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/8.970/build/make.log for more information.

Can any one tell me whats wrong?


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 02/22/2013 04:47 AM
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Eydee
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Are you sure your legacy card and its drivers are compatible with the kernel version and x server version you're trying to use? I'm not but also can't tell that they aren't. Just check the system requirements for the drivers and compare them with your system.

Also if the drivers are compatible, they're most likely in the repository, and that's where from you're supposed to install them.



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