Step-by-step AMDGPU Pro Linux Mint 18 Installation Guide

November 28, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install AMDGPU on Linux Mint 18

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install AMDGPU-Pro Driver in Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS GNU/Linux.

And AMDGPU Pro for Mint 18 includes the AMD Proprietary OpenGL, OpenCL, and Vulkan Drivers.

Step-by-step – Radeon RX 6900 XT Driver Ubuntu 20.04 Installation
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install AMDGPU on Linux Mint 18 LTS - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Checking System

    Now Check if Already Installed with

    dpkg -l amdgpu-pro
  3. 3. Downloading AMDGPU-Pro for Linux Mint

    Download AMDGPU for Mint GNU/Linux

    Get AMDGPU tar.xz for Linux Mint

    If possible Select directly “Open with Archive Manager”!

  4. 4. Extracting AMDGPU Archive

    Then Extract AMDGPU tar.xz into /tmp Directory
    If it does Not Open automatically then Double-Click on File Manager.

    How to Install AMDGPU on Linux Mint 18 LTS - Extracting
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvf ~/Downloads/amdgpu-pro*.tar.xz -C /tmp/
  5. 5. Fixing Installation Script

    Then Follow Instruction to Fix Installer

    AMDGPU Script Fix
  6. 6. Installing AMDGPU-Pro

    First, Access Target directory:

    cd && cd Downloads/amd*

    (But if you are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.)
    So to Verify it’s there List the Directory Contents with:

    ls . | grep amdgpu

    Now to Set up AMDGPU Run Installer:

    sudo ./amdgpu-pro-install -y

    Finally, Reboot:

    sudo reboot
  7. 7. Configuring for Vulkan

    Finally, Only for Vulkan Driver:

    sudo usermod -a -G video $LOGNAME

    And Check the Setup is successful with:

  8. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install AMDGPU Driver in Linux Mint 18!

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