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Juice Dec 14, 2012 @ 2:14am
Linux Mint 14 and TF2
System specs
AMD FX6100
Radeon HD 6950 2GB
Linux Mint 14 mate_amd64

The only drivers that i was able to get tf2 to run under were the drivers. Both the fglrx and fglrx-updates resulted in a box flashing for a second and nothing after that.

The drivers opened and ran the game it played at about 10-20 fps with settings on low.

Will try the latest drivers off of AMD's web site next
Last edited by Juice; Dec 14, 2012 @ 2:18am
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ty Dec 14, 2012 @ 3:06am 
I was having the same issue with linux mint, but i got it to work when i installed the latest beta driver from the AMD website :)
Mcraia Dec 14, 2012 @ 6:13am 
You can also try the latest by xorg-edgers ppa, if you trust that. Unfortunately, I only could get things to work (TF2, SS:BFE) when logging in @ Gnome Classis (Fallback, no effects). Most, if not all full screen games don't like compiz-type stuff, but hopefully help is on the way (i.e. improved Compiz).
Blah Dec 14, 2012 @ 7:51am 
I'v been running tf2 @ windowed 1600x900 with drivers from amd site (using this guide:
Lot's of lag, mostly because CPU usage is very high (one core at 100% and rest 50-100%). AMD Phenom II x6 960T 3,00ghz
MSI R7850
8gb ram
kergan Dec 14, 2012 @ 9:55am 
i run tf2 on a lm14 x86_32bit, cinnamon as window manager,
amd athlon x2 64 2ghz, 3gb ram, nvidia 8200m 521mbs
with edgers nvidia driver 313.09 and there just fine in windowd and full screen
Juice Dec 14, 2012 @ 12:10pm 
Cool. Got the beta drivers installed and tf2 runs smoother then ever. Only thing ive been running into is ever since the steam repo was added to my update managers sources ive been getting a GPG error NO_PUBKEY everytime i look for updates.
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Date Posted: Dec 14, 2012 @ 2:14am
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