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[all variants] Video Card Question

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have some spare pieces I'm putting together for secondary desktop I'd like to use for some light gaming. However, my video card is an older ATI 9600. I thought this was supported but it has been deemed legacy by ATI and is no longer supported. Karmic boots and I can enable desktop effects but I don't think I can game without the proprietary drivers. Is there any fix for this? I don't suppose I can just download and install the drivers from ATI's site on Karmic, am I wrong? I thought 9.10 used Xorg 7.4, that appears to be the requirement listed: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownloa...4&lang=English AMD may periodically provide Windows XP and Windows Vista driver updates (for the products listed above) for critical fixes only. No new features will be provided in future driver updates. The Linux ATI Catalyst™ driver will only be supported in Linux distributions prior to February 2009 for the legacy products listed above. But if I wanted to use a version of Ubuntu that supported these drivers, how would I go about Identifying what was needed? Booting to a live CD Jockey shows no proprietary drivers available for this hardware in 9.04 or 9.10. Also, I'm trying to Play Civ4, and I think I need a fairly recent version of WINE to make it work, so earlier versions of Ubuntu will have additional difficulty. Am I stuck? (Hardware)