"The first of the AMD Radeon HD 6000 "Northern Islands"
graphics cards launched late last year, and while the open-source Linux
driver support is technically there for those interested in this
alternative to the proprietary Catalyst driver, the support is still
largely broken. Here is a quick look."
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