New AMD ATI catalyst drivers. The scenery is changing.

Hi there once more.

It has been a while. Remember the previous post how to install the ATI drivers in Ubuntu? Well you can forget all about that.

It seems that something has changed and all the necessary actions are included in a wizard type installation for the AMDCatalyst 12.2 proprietary display drivers for Linux.

First, go here (AMD support site) to get the drivers for your OS and card.

I can say that you are almost done. You must only make this *.run file executable and then run it.
(I won't open terminal to show howeasy the whole process is)

Enter your password to allow it to run as superuser and a wizard will start as shown below. Choose according to yor case and the rest are being taken care of. A reboot however is necessary.

Has this new policy anything to do with the fact that nvidia has joined The Linux Foundation?

Read more here (

What do you think?


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