You can just edit in place anonymously, or you can create an account and add information as a user. While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this document, it may contain technical inaccuracies, omissions and typographical errors, and AMD is under no obligation to update or otherwise Before you get started The first thing to check for when you consider using the fglrx driver is whether your AMD graphics card is supported. In this how-to an AMD64 Catalyst 13.4 installation on an Ubuntu 13.1 system (Saucy) with an AMD Radeon HD 6300M will be chosen for illustrative purposes.
Save a backup copy of xorg.conf in case this doesn't work. Amdgpu Pro Linux No license, including implied or arising by estoppel, to any intellectual property rights is granted by this document. Enable the Source Code repository in Synaptic Package Manger, then open a terminal and type: sudo apt-get update On a standard desktop install of Ubuntu 12.x you may also need to http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/linux Reporting a bug when using fglrx via supported Ubuntu repository 8.1.
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To confirm the drivers are working open a terminal and type: fglrxinfo You should get an output similar to the following: fglrxinfo display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Newer AMD GPUs designed with GCN technology (Graphics Core Next) should use AMDGPU or AMDGPU-PRO, while older AMD GPUs should use Radeon. Amdgpu Linux sudo apt-get install xvba-va-driver libva-glx1 libva-egl1 vainfo You can test to see if you have installed them correctly thus: sudo vainfo When installed correctly, you should get the following: libva: VA-API Ubuntu 16.04 Amd Drivers Either start a new page with something that is missing or look over the Needs Updating page and help grow this resource.
To identify whether your kernel with CONFIG_AGP enabled, look for CONFIG_AGP=y in the kernel config file, or if the 'agpgart' module is loaded System Recommendations For optimal performance and ease of This will provide a ticket number sent to your e-mail address to track it. 10. sudo apt-get purge fglrx fglrx-amdcccle For some users, the fglrx-updates and fglrx-amdcccle-updates packages do not work. See Also The AMD Radeon open-source driver how-to for Ubuntu AMD's AMDGPU open source driver for GCN (Graphics Core Next) GPUs AMD's AMDGPU-PRO hybrid proprietary/open-source driver for GCN (Graphics Core Next) Radeon Drivers
To confirm the drivers are working open a terminal and type: fglrxinfo You should get an output similar to the following: fglrxinfo display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro If all is right, the fglrx driver that corresponds to AMD Catalyst 13.4 will be installed and working on your system. If the search returns the latest version of the Catalyst driver, then proceed to the next section. You will need to deliberately remove both the normal and -updates versions in recent releases of Ubuntu because it seems that attempting to remove one installs the other: sudo apt-get purge
Known issues fglrx-installer not working with AMD Radeon™ HD/Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000, 3000 or 2000 series graphics card in releases newer than Ubuntu 12.04 For more on this, please see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1058040. Amdgpu-pro Supported Cards Select System - Product Family - Product - and Operating System (Linux x86/x86_64). To get video hardware acceleration (tested on all currently supported releases at the time of writing), you need to add four packages after installing the driver.
If, after rebooting, you are presented with the message "Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors", do not be alarmed. Do you run a distribution that no one else does? The instructions on this page advise on how to install and use fglrx. Amd Catalyst Here is a sampling of distributions that either are directly packaging AMD's Linux drivers or have community packages.
Learn more about auto detectDownload Now Manually Select Your Driver ContentMain3Identify your AMD graphic hardware and operating system using the drop-down menus belowChoose a driver from the list of available driversStart OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon HD 6300M Series OpenGL version string: 4.2.11733 Compatibility Profile ContextThe Catalyst Control Center should now offer a choice between the integrated Intel graphics and the dedicated Unofficial AMD Wiki and Bugzilla As per AMD, the Unofficial Wiki for the AMD Linux Driver and Unofficial AMD Bugzilla are not supported by, or affiliated with AMD in any way. sudo chmod +x amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13-4-x86.x86_64.runExecute the .run file: sudo ./amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13-4-x86.x86_64.run Be sure to click "Install Driver" as shown: Create a new xorg.conf: sudo amdconfig --initialReboot.
Once done, the driver may also be installed from the Ubuntu repositories using the terminal. (Note: If your machine has hybrid Intel/AMD switchable graphics, please consult the Ubuntu Forums thread here