Howto install ATI drivers on Debian 5 (Lenny)

This tutorial will help you to install ATI drivers on Debian 5(lenny)

First you need to download ATI drivers from here and run the downloaded script as root


Follow the on screen instructions


If you got an error during the installation try the following:

#apt-get install build-essential module-assistant fglrx-driver fglrx-kernel-src

#m-a update

#m-a prepare

#m-a a-i fglrx

and then try to install the package again “sh”

It should be ok after this.

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One thought on “Howto install ATI drivers on Debian 5 (Lenny)

  1. This worked perfectly! I ran the troubleshooting steps first and then I ran the ATI installer (

    Thanks for the post!


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