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ATI fglrx 8.44/7.12 on openSUSE

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This time there is no how-to, hopefully the new drivers will be provided via 1-click soon. Here is a quick look at the state of the matter.

What’s good:

* Xgl works once again, it is as simple as running gnome-xgl-switch -e
* AIGLX is comparable as the last release, no visible difference, LD_LIBRARY_PATH line is no longer required in compiz-manager(just that one)

What sucks:

* I can’t get 1440×900 resolution for my Viewsonic VA1912w LCD, it worked on 8.43 Sad
* Video playback is still flickery, and sometimes also crashes X

Verdict:

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