How-to Install ATI Radeon R7 260 / R7 260X Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS

March 2nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Radeon R7 260 / R7 260X Driver Installation




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Download and Install the AMD ATI Radeon R7 260 / R7 260X Video Graphics Card Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 64bit 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 R7 260 / R7 260X Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing ATI AMD Radeon R7 260 / R7 260X Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - 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

    Radeon R7 260 / R7 260X Driver Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro* -C /tmp
  4. Installing the Radeon Ubuntu 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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