The xvba-va driver section below only applies to Catalyst For information on the open source drivers, see AtiHowTo. There are two basic types of hybrid designs. Enter your username and password. I have LinuxMint

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Install latest AMD Catalyst Driver into Linux Mint

Troubleshooting The fglrx driver conflicts with the radeon DRM driver. Harperwhat version of your kernel? ShekinIt should work then since 3.

Anyway, when I go to amd’s website to find something for my AMD Radeon HD video card, yes it used to work like this and my current manufacturer. Shekin 25 April If the vendor string contains AMD, you have installed the driver successfully. Generally speaking fglrx will do this automatically upon next boot, but sometimes it does not resulting in black screens and xserver start failures. Wilem 17 September I assume that’s what is needed.


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Install latest AMD Catalyst Driver into Linux Mint

A good player the utilizes va-api is VLC. The following subsections will attempt to address possible and tested variations for their respective configurations.

HarperFound an interesting article https: This leads to the ATI drivers hanging on boot or otherwise. Open a terminal, run the commands to remove the drivers: The radeon kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages. Note, however, that installing the above package is known fgrlx crash Firefox when trying to play HTML5 video. After miint you might receive X error ‘ EE Failed to load module “fglrx” vglrx does not exist, 0 ‘. Most likely, you probably did not have the ialibs-multiarch: Privacy policy About cchtml.

Option 1 or 2? All should be fine after a reboot. It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. Using fglrxinfo on a system with Catalyst and a RadeonHD returns:. After this, download the driver from the manufacturer’s website, at the following address – support.


I get this error when I follow these steps.

If you get this error-message, simply uninstall the previous version before installing the new one with:. Open a terminal in the directory in which you unpacked the archive. I was given an ATIwhich is a pretty good card.

Where else can I find the existing AMD drivers? No additional driver has to be installed any more. You can find this option in the Catalyst Control Center under ‘Display Options’ or you can use the following command:. When I tested it long time ago I chose 1 point.

This has been tested using Ubuntu Because now I have Nvidia. Is Radeon R not supported?