How to Properly Remove the Proprietary ATI Drivers on Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

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In this article I will show you how to unstall / remove the proprietary ATI Drivers on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian.

Follow this steps exactly for a successfull uninstallation.

Remove all the fglrx and related packages:

$ sudo apt-get purge fglrx*

Delete the Xorg.conf file:

$ sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Reinstall Xorg:

$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 libgl1-mesa-dri:amd64

Re-configure Xorg

$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Reboot and enjoy.

$ sudo reboot

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