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Saturday, 31 May 2014

How To : Install AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta Graphics Driver in Linux


Linux Distributions Supported

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Suite 6.4 and 6.5
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise 11 SP3
  • OpenSUSE 13.1
  • Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04, 14.04


System Requirements

  • Xorg/Xserver 7.4 and above (up to 1.15)
  • Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.13)
  • glibc version 2.2 or 2.3

Installation

Download the package from the source- Link

Unzip the file.

$ unzip ~/Downloads/linux-amd-catalyst-14.6-beta-v1.0-may23.zip
Make the file executable.

$ cd fglrx*

$ sudo chmod +x amd-driver-installer*.run
End the graphic session with the appropriate command from the list of commands given below:

# For Ubuntu LightDM [DEFAULT]
$ sudo service lightdm stop

#For Gnome GDM
$ sudo service gdm stop

#For Linux Mint MDM
$ sudo service mdm stop
Run the executable.

$ sudo ./amd-driver-installer*.run

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