Installing Radeon R9 300 Linux Mint 18 Driver
Hello Mint User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Radeon R9 300 Linux Mint 18.x Driver.
And the following Instructions shows You How to Download & Install the AMD GPU Pro Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver.
Finally, to successfully Installing Radeon R9 300 Driver for Linux Mint 18 you’ll have to Manually Edit and Fix the Driver’s Installation Script.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download AMD ATI Radeon Driver for MintATI .deb Mint Driver
Grab the Ubuntu 16.04 Version.
Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
Or from Shell:
tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro* -C /tmp
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)
case "$ID" in ubuntu)
case "$ID_LIKE" in ubuntu)
Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
Installing the Radeon Mint Driver
Change to the Target directory:
Install it with:
sudo ./amdgpu-pro-install -y
Wait patiently until the Kermel modules are build and installed…
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