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AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver: Configuration

This page describes additional configuration and settings relating to the AMD proprietary display driver.


The aticonfig utility can be used to generate an xserver configuration file (xorg.conf) as follows:

# aticonfig --initial

The aticonfig utility is provided by the fglrx-driver package.

See the aticonfig man page or aticonfig --help for more usage information.

Multi Monitor

Put a "Virtual" Line in your X configuration, if you get an error message about resolution limits when you try to rearrange your monitors, or try to disable desktop mirroring in the GNOME monitor settings. For example:

Section "Screen"
        SubSection "Display"
                Virtual 5760 2160

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