If you would like to install Ubuntu 8.10 to Asus A8Series notebook with Radeon HD2400 – it won’t be easy.

This simple procedure will help you (spent 6 hours to get it working):

  1. Install Ubuntu Linux 8.10 from Windows XP (I didn’t format partitions to ext3 – used second installation option)
  2. See black command line after first boot-up. ubuntu@ubuntu.
  3. Copy xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd_1.2.1-2build2_i386.deb (http://packages.debian.org/experimental/xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd) to the flash drive
  4. Mount this drive under linux command-line
    mkdir /media/disk
    mount /dev/sdb1 /media/disk
  5. Install driver
    sudo dpkg -i /media/disk/xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd_1.2.1-2build2_i386.deb
  6. Restart gdm
    sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart
  7. Complete linux installation (desktop shortcut).
  8. Restart PC in safe mode (choose command-line). Install again driver under your new account (steps 4-6).

happy Android coding:-)