How-to Install Radeon RX 500 Linux Mint 18 Driver

June 13th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Radeon RX 500 Linux Mint 18 Driver Installation




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Download and Install Radeon RX 500 Linux Mint 18 Driver.

The following Instructions shows the AMDGPU-Pro Driver Installation on Mint Linux.

How-to Download and Install AMD Radeon RX 500 Driver for Linux Mint 18 LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Radeon RX 500 Linux Mint 18 Driver - Open Terminal
  2. Download AMD ATI Radeon Driver for Ubuntu:

    Get ATI .deb Ubuntu Driver

    Grab the Ubuntu 16.04 Version.




  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    How-to Install Radeon RX 500 Linux Mint 18 Driver - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar Jxvf amdgpu-pro*.tar.xz -C /tmp/
  4. Then Amend the Installation Script
    Because by default it supports Only Ubuntu…

    sudo nano +49 amdgpu-pro-install

    This to find and edit near the 49th row of the Script.
    (Use the Arrows to Navigate)
    And Change:

    case "$ID" in
            ubuntu)

    In:

    case "$ID_LIKE" in
            ubuntu)

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)

  5. Now Run the Radeon Mint Driver Installer
    Change to the Target directory:

    cd /tmp/amdgpu-pro*

    Then Install it with:

    sudo ./amdgpu-pro-install -y

    Wait patiently until the Kermel modules are build and installed…

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