ati-penguin.jpg Penguin lovers and Ubuntu adopters rejoice. AMD plans to release open source ATI drivers!

AMD’s executive vice president of sales and marketing, Henri Richard, recently stated they were going to be very proactive in changing the way interface with the Linux community.

This is great news. Nvidia was usually the best option for 3-D in Linux.

Several of the ATI cards do work with Linux. I have the HD 2900 XT and it works fine with Ubuntu even though I can’t install the drivers. However, I am limited in what I can do. I have no access to 3-D features.

Now that they are supporting the Linux community I can turn my Ubuntu experience into this: