How to Install AMD Graphic Catalyst Driver for Linux Properly

How to Install AMD Graphic Catalyst Driver for Linux 32 bit and 64 bit properly? Now days AMD Driver for VGA is most important thing because native driver for Linux, XORG not suitable for some AMD graphic driver for Linux.



Latest proprietary AMD Catalyst driver is version 14. Drivers for these cards are now available in a separate branch called legacy series. AMD driver offer some improvement for your operating system. I am not installing AMD Linux driver before, but my computer run 70 degree of Celcius and become higher temperature. So I make a little a Google search and found the AMD proprietary graphic driver for Linux then I install and finally the virtual thermal zone around 37-45 Celcius.

Choosing AMD Graphic Driver for Linux

Linux comes from several major distribution so you have to choose which AMD driver you have to download. You can manually select your driver by inputting some parameter like :

  • Select the type of system that you have. You can select APU, Desktop, Notebook, or other
  • Select the product family your product belongs to. You need to choose product family
  • Select your product. Please select AMD product that match for your computer
  • Select the supported operating system that you have. Here you need to choose which Linux distro that you used.
  • Finally click download to get your AMD driver for Linux
How to Install AMD Catalyst Driver for Linux 2015
How to Install AMD Catalyst Driver for Linux 2015

Download AMD Driver for Linux – fglrx

Download your AMD driver forvarious Linux version from Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian..and any version from Ubuntu Raring, Saucy, Linux Mint Petra and many more. You can visit this site that I have linked to these text below. Please choose AMD driver that match your computer criteria.

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Click here to download AMD Driver for Linux

32 bit and 64 bit

You will get a zipped file. Extract zipped file, look at the file with dot run (.run) extension. Run the program by double clicking the .run file. Follow the steps appear on your screen the AMD driver will reconfigure your xorg driver automatically.

You can open the installed AMD program (AMD Catalyst Control Center) via Start/Menu >> Preference >> AMD Catalyst Control Center. No need to configure because it configured automatically when installing. Please share How to Install AMD Catalyst Driver for Linux 2015 for your friend! Please