How to Install Radeon RX Vega Linux Mint 18 Driver Easy Guide

August 17, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Radeon RX Vega Mint 18 Driver

Hello Mint User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Radeon RX Vega 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 RX Vega Driver for Linux Mint 18 you’ll have to Manually Edit and Fix the Driver’s Installation Script.

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

    Installing ATI AMD Radeon RX Vega Driver on Mint 18.x - Open Terminal
  2. Download the AMD RX Vega Radeon Driver for Mint

    ATI .deb Mint Driver

    Grab the Ubuntu 16.04 Version.

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

    Radeon RX Vega 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
            ubuntu)

    In:

    case "$ID_LIKE" in
            ubuntu)

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

  5. Finally, Installing Radeon RX Vega Linux 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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