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Saturday, 6 September 2014

How To : Install AMD Catalyst™ Radeon R9 285 14.30 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 and above

Installation

Download the package from the Source

Unzip the file.

$ unzip ~/Downloads/amd-radeon-r9-285-linux-14.30.1005-aug29.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
Start the graphic session with the appropriate command from the list of commands given below:

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

#For Gnome GDM
$ sudo service gdm start

#For Linux Mint MDM
$ sudo service mdm start

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