You need to log in to change this bug’s status. If you do not agree then you must leave now. This will result in a shorter message than the above indicating that the driver could not be found. I’m having the same problem on saucy, so might not be related to the dev version. If not, write a comment with the output from the commands shown above. After the upgrade, my system had fglrx and fglrx-core installed. I have installed and removed the drivers about 4 times at this stage but still I get the same error above even though driver seems to be install correctly.

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Robert Hooker sarvatt on It’s pretty baffling since it all works as far as I can tell, everything installs but in the end the driver isn’t working? Use this commands as root: If all is right, the fglrx driver that corresponds to AMD Catalyst No supported adapters detected I have removed and reinstalled the fglrx package about 6 times as that was suggested as a way to fix things in various bugs but that has not helped. LambdaFox, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu better.


To uninstall after installing using this method, you MUST use the amdconfig utility: When I go to the GUI-installer for proprietary software it shows that the proprietary driver is in use, but when I check out “Details” in the settings panel the overview shows that I am using the open source driver.

If you see any mention of MESA in the output, the fglrx drivers have not been installed correctly. Navigate to the directory to which the file was downloaded. You simply installed the fglrx package but didn’t enable it in any way.

Ubuntu: Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver – ToonTricks

Nominated for Lucid by Ramit Hora. I purged fglrx-updates and used the You may need to install the linux generic headers sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic Install the driver For By background I mean I can have it running and still watch p video fullscreen with dual monitors and have no desktop lag. Bug reported by Ramit Hora on So I tried reinstalling the driver after purging it first, it installed with no hickups but when I tried to enter “sudo aticonfig –initial” it says that it cannot find the command.

So I purged the fglrx packages, rebooted and installed frlrx-updates versions.

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Ubuntu: Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver

This bug affects 1 person. I am on If the search returns the latest version of the Catalyst driver, then proceed to the next section. Setup and install bitcoin itself http: I tried to install the latest beta driver that has official support for If this error happens to you I have removed and reinstalled the fglrx package about 6 times as that was suggested as a way to fix things in various bugs but that has not helped.

I wouldn’t use older repositories, and the bit shouldn’t be required at all if you’re running aaticonfig.

If you have run into the same problem, I would advice you to run the following commands before you proceed with symlinking pleaee shown below. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else.

Couldn’t create directory monitor on smb: There’s also no need to reboot before running aticonfig –initial.