Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: Download the driver packages from your distro’s repos and use that. AMD Catalyst Legacy AMD proprietary drivers are not supported in Did the driver installer give an error? All of these cards have performed quite well on Linux with the Catalyst Linux driver and there is even open-source support for these R series graphics cards, except that goes without any hardware acceleration at this time. It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead.

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This generally solves the problem. DKMS will build the fglrx module for your system. If you are fine with using the open-source drivers there is no need to install anything. Can someone give me a Step by step tutorial on how to install the driver and what driver need to be installed?

I used a Radeon HD up until a bit ago, and except for running hot a common problem with that kinux and fixed with a BIOS update that then made the fans too loud the driver worked pretty well, better than fglrx, I’m sure. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.


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Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: AMD Catalyst Legacy Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. Page History Login to edit.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package.

As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.


With Linux Mint Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Start Team Viewer from aati terminal and share error output if any. Restart your system to enable the radeon blacklist.

The Catalyst driver is fairly dated and is now unsupported by Wti to an extent. I would uninstall Catalyst and just use Xorg’s driver. Having a problem logging in?

Linux – Hardware This forum is linkx Hardware issues. And if you were installing the driver from AMD’s website, that’s probably a bad idea. All times are GMT It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use. The easiest way is to use the command: Originally Posted by fish9.


To use linyx you should downgrade to For that hardware, the open-source driver will be at least equal performance, if not better, and will not cause this hassle. During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required configuration file.

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You don’t have to install a different driver. Xorg should come with the driver “ati”. Both are LTS releases, which means if you downgrade to I got fglrx error.