Step-by-step AMDGPU Pro Ubuntu 18.10 Installation Guide

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

Install AMDGPU on Ubuntu 18.10

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install AMDGPU-Pro Driver in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic GNU/Linux.

And AMDGPU Pro for Ubuntu 18.10 includes the AMD Proprietary OpenGL, OpenCL, and Vulkan Drivers.

How to Install AMDGPU on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install AMDGPU on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Checking System

    Now Check if Already Installed with

    dpkg -l amdgpu-pro
  3. 3. Downloading AMDGPU for Ubuntu

    Download AMDGPU for Ubuntu GNU/Linux

    Get AMDGPU tar.xz for Ubuntu

    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 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - 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 Downloaded with Firefox it may be instead into the /tmp/mozilla* Folder…)
    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:

    groups
  8. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install AMDGPU Driver in Ubuntu 18.10!


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