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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

How To : Install AMD Catalyst™ 14.9 Graphics Driver in Linux



Installation

Download the package from the source- Link

Unzip the file.

$ unzip ~/Downloads/14.201.1009-140819a-175284c-aes.zip
Make the file executable.

$ 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


2 comments:

  1. i recieve a message telling me that i ned extra tools to install the driver, what are the extra tools i need? do you know?

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