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Maxpower 9. joulu, 2012 14.13
How to update OpenGL
I am not a very experienced Ubuntu user, I have only been using it for about 2 years and haven't done any gaming on it until recently. I downloaded and installed TF2 last night and tried playing it today. I got an error that says "Required OpenGL Extension 'GL_ext_texture_sRGB_decode' is not supported. Please update your OpenGL driver"

I have no idea how to just update my graphics driver, can someone help me? I don't even know how to tell which version of openGL I have.

I have an ATI Radeon HD integrated Graphics.

This is what it says in system monitor: AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4
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Letalis Sonus 9. joulu, 2012 14.14 
Telling us what type of video card you've got would be a good start.
Maxpower 9. joulu, 2012 14.27 
Whoops, I thought I had. I have an ATI Radeon HD integrated Graphics.

This is what it says in system monitor: AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4
It's pretty bad, but I played BF3 on it before and TF2 on high graphics as well.
McRaia [Linux] 9. joulu, 2012 15.26 
GIYF:
"The AMD A6-3400M (Codename Llano) is a quad-core processor for entry level laptops. It is part of the Fusion family of APUs (=Accelerated Processing Units) and features an integrated Radeon HD 6520G graphics card."

Proprietary drivers should work: AMD Catalyst 12.11 aka fglrx (9.000/9.010 in your Ubuntu repository).

From the Release Notes (in this forum):
The Catalyst 12.11 AMD graphics card driver is currently in the "precise-proposed" repository and hasn't been promoted at this time. This is part of a vetting process controlled by Canonical. You can enable this repository by opening Ubuntu Software Center, selecting Edit | Software sources... and then enabling the Pre-released updates option on the Updates tab.
Maxpower 9. joulu, 2012 16.14 
I just opened up my amd catalyst control center and checked my opengl version. Apparently it's 4.2.11627 Compatibility Profile Context
Maxpower 9. joulu, 2012 16.31 
I am downloading the updated ati driver from here http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/AMDCatalyst1211betadriver.aspx
does it look like the correct one?
8 Dimensional Octagon 9. joulu, 2012 16.39 
If you don't want to use the proprietary driver or it breaks your system (as it did in my case), just run export force_s3tc_enable=true before running steam.
Maxpower 9. joulu, 2012 17.52 
where do I run this, in terminal
RussianNeuroMancer 9. joulu, 2012 20.09 
A Terrible Person lähetti viestin:
I have no idea how to just update my graphics driver, can someone help me?
http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Quantal_Installation_Guide#Installing_Catalyst_Manually_.28from_AMD.2FATI.27s_site.29_BETA.2FEXPERIMENTAL
Maxpower 9. joulu, 2012 20.48 
Thnks very much everyone. I will write back tomrrow if it works & hopefully be plying TF2.

p.s. is it just me, or does everyone's ste4m client not let you type the first letter of the 4lph4bet?
radberry Lee 9. joulu, 2012 21.55 
There is simpler way to install recommended drivers. Just read carefully two pinned threads:
http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/1/
Frank lähetti viestin:
Configuring Your Graphics Card
...

Configuring Sources
Depending on your card, it is important that you properly configure your package sources before looking for the latest drivers.
...
*For AMD cards, the Catalyst 12.11 drivers are currently located in the precise-proposed repository. Enable this repository by opening Ubuntu Software Center, selecting Edit | Software sources... and then enabling the Pre-released updates option on the Updates tab. In addition, for the latest vendor-supplied drivers enable the Proprietary drivers for devices (restricted) option on the Ubuntu Software tab.


Additional Drivers (for AMD and NVidia only)
Configuring the latest vendor-supplied drivers for NVidia or AMD cards can be done using Additional Drivers. For more information, see here.

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=8509-RFXM-1964

After installation:
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/850/amddrivers.png/

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Crowbar 15. joulu, 2012 11.14 
RussianNeuroMancer lähetti viestin:
A Terrible Person lähetti viestin:
I have no idea how to just update my graphics driver, can someone help me?
http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Quantal_Installation_Guide#Installing_Catalyst_Manually_.28from_AMD.2FATI.27s_site.29_BETA.2FEXPERIMENTAL

Tried this solution with a Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and worked. Previously i had the stable drivers, but everytime i tried to lauch tf2, i got an error about updating the openGL. I'm Using Ubuntu 12.10.
Viimeisin muokkaaja on Crowbar; 15. joulu, 2012 11.17
Maxpower 15. joulu, 2012 12.33 
Thank you guys, this issue has been resolved and you have helped me out alot!
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