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Install ATI AMD Catalyst drivers in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 14/13 (Screenshots Demo)

2013/04/09 by admin in Technology with 0 Comments

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Install ATI AMD Catalyst drivers in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 14/13/Any Ubuntu based distributions

Many users write us about ATI AMD cards, for their drivers. So today we decided to write something for AMD ATI card owners, Probably this stuff will help them with their graphics.
AMD is usually rather shy about the changes they implement in their Linux drivers, but this time they’ve decided that it’s time to actually tell us what the changes were, especially because the latest release is a very important one.
AMD Catalyst 13.1 driver for Linux systems brought some improvements and bug fixes. This driver is based on the fglrx release and it improves support for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04. This tutorial is about to easily install ATI AMD Catalyst drivers for your cards in Ubuntu/Mint and Ubuntu derivatives.

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To install ATI AMD Catalyst driver installer in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For 32bit

  • sudo apt-get install dh-modaliases libelfg0 execstack build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++6 dkms libqtgui4; sudo apt-get -f install
  • wget -O ati-amd-NoobsLab32.deb http://goo.gl/n45aj
  • sudo dpkg -i ati-amd-NoobsLab32.deb; rm ati-amd-NoobsLab32.deb

>> For 64bit

  • sudo apt-get install dh-modaliases libelfg0 execstack build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++6 dkms libqtgui4 ia32-libs; sudo apt-get -f install
  • wget -O ati-amd-NoobsLab64.deb http://goo.gl/dylWp
  • sudo dpkg -i ati-amd-NoobsLab64.deb; rm ati-amd-NoobsLab64.deb
After installation open Dash and open “AMD Catalyst” installer.
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Now installer will search for ATI AMD Catalyst plugged card.
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If your plugged card supported by latest drivers then you will see this window
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If your card is only supported with Legacy drivers then you will see this window
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If your hardware is too old then you will see this window and installer will close.
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If hardware support latest driver then installer will ask you to install related drivers, Choose relevant driver and press Next.
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If your hardware only support Legacy drivers then you will see this only option.
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After selection of drivers, installer will download right drivers for your hardware.
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When download complete, Press Next
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Installer will build deb pacakge
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Remove old drivers Press “Yes”, if you have any.
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Press “Yes” to install latest drivers
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To Enable Hardware Acceleration Press “Yes”
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Now reboot.

Alternative fglrx Drivers via PPA:
If you don’t want to install drivers from above method or you’ve some other reason/issue, here are alternative drivers for you via PPA.
Remove any previous drivers, if you have any:

  • sudo sh /usr/share/ati/fglrx-uninstall.sh
  • sudo apt-get remove –purge fglrx fglrx_* fglrx-amdcccle* fglrx-dev* xorg-driver-fglrx

To install AMD Catalyst drivers in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/11.10/Linux Mint 14/13/12 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install fglrx-installer

If you want to uninstall Drivers enter these commands:

  • sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
  • sudo ppa-purge ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update

That’s it

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