How to Install AmdGpu Pro on Trisquel 9 GNU/Linux

January 24, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.


  1. 3. Downloading AMDGPU-Pro for Trisquel

    Download AMDGPU for Trisquel GNU/Linux

    Get AMDGPU tar.xz for Trisquel

    If possible Select directly “Open with Archive Manager”!

  2. 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 Trisquel 9 LTS - Extracting
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvf ~/Downloads/amdgpu-pro*.tar.xz -C /tmp/

    But if you are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.

  3. 5. Installing AMDGPU-Pro

    Now to Install AMDGPU PRO
    First, possibly check if a previous version is already installed with:

    apt show amdgpu-pro

    And if yes then to remove it use:

    sudo apt purge amdgpu-pro

    Next to Set up AMDGPU Pro Run then Installer:

    /tmp/amdgpu*/amdgpu-pro-install -y

    Again for the Pro with OpenCL Support:

    /tmp/amdgpu*/amdgpu-pro-install --opencl=pal,legacy -y

    Instead, for the OpenCL Headless variant do:

    /tmp/amdgpu*/amdgpu-pro-install --opencl=pal,legacy -y --headless

    Last, for the Open-Source alternative play:

    /tmp/amdgpu*/amdgpu-install -y

    Finally, to load it reboot with:

    sudo reboot now
  4. 6. Configuring for Vulkan

    Finally, Only for Vulkan Driver:

    sudo usermod -a -G video $LOGNAME

    And Check the Setup is successful with:



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