How-to Install ATI Radeon R9 Fury Driver for Linux Mint 18.x LTS

June 24th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Mint 18.x Radeon R9 Fury Driver Installation

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Download and Install the AMD ATI Radeon R9 Fury Video Graphics Card Driver for Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktop.

The following Instructions shows You How-to Download & Install the AMD GPU Pro Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver.

How-to Download and Install AMD Radeon R9 Fury Driver for Mint 18.x LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing ATI AMD Radeon R9 Fury Driver on Mint 18.x - Open Terminal
  2. Download AMD ATI Radeon Driver for Mint:

    ATI .deb Mint Driver

    Grab the Ubuntu 16.04 Version.

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

    Radeon R9 Fury Driver Installation on Mint 18.x - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro* -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


    case "$ID_LIKE" in

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

  5. Installing the Radeon Mint Driver
    Change to the Target directory:

    cd /tmp/amdgpu-pro*

    Install it with:

    sudo ./amdgpu-pro-install -y

    Wait patiently until the Kermel modules are build and installed…

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