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

#sh ati-driver-installer-9-10-x86.x86_64.run

Follow the on screen instructions

Troubleshooting

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 ati-driver-installer-9-10-x86.x86_64.run"

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 (ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run).

    Thanks for the post!

    Chris

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