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Re: SOLVED Re: xorg 7 and ATI proprietary driver (fglrx)

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Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 23:51:34 -0700
> Erik Steffl <steffl@bigfoot.com> wrote:
>> Liam O'Toole wrote:
>>> On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 12:04:58 -0700
>>> Erik Steffl <steffl@bigfoot.com> wrote:
>>> [SNIP]
>>    now imagine this, it turns out that ATI tools modified my 
>> /etc/profile (2005/07/13 or before):
>> ### START ATI FGLRX ###
>> ### Automatically modified by ATI Proprietary driver scripts
>> ### Please do not modify between START ATI FGLRX and END ATI FGLRX
>> ...
>>    doing nasty things with LD_LIBRARY_PATH, LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH which
>> is why it didn't work. One simple command (unset LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH)
>> and it works again.
> I would be really furious in your position. Presumably the Debian
> packages are better behaved.

Is there an ATI Debian package?

AFAICT, the NVIDIA binary driver install app (not the Debian
package, but the one directly from nvidia.com) is well-behaved.
(The only file it seems to modify is xorg.conf, and puts it's files
in standard locations.)

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