I don’t know what’s wrong then. This would also safely shutdown the system. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. If dpkg refuses to remove an fglrx package and complains about a diversion of a file, you might need to manually remove it. On command line, do. Run the commands below. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages:

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Linux Mint

If it shows that gcc is a link to builder-cc, temporarily redirect the link to point to the real gcc gcc At the time of writing, the latest version of the driver was If your video card is supported you can proceed with the installation. I will try option one. This website about Linux. You may want to install the latest video driver from AMD.

These key-presses will reboot the system safely. Shekin – I recommend copying and pasting the commands to ensure there are no typing mistakes and speed up the install process. Is Radeon R not supported?


Generally speaking fglrx will do this automatically upon next boot, but sometimes it does not resulting in black screens and xserver start failures.

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Shekin 17 February A good player the utilizes va-api is VLC. How to reinstall Linux Mint and save all the settings and all files. Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Older hybrid systems use a multiplexor mux to switch between GPU’s.

T 23 July Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: This was confirmed in http: In this case you need to. To force the ATI driver to adopt changes made to xorg. Reboot and see if the watermark is gone. The AMD website had me download amd-driver-installer In the new issue observed only bug fixes, including resolving issues with installation in Ubuntu Additional configuration information is available. lihux

Run the commands below. I found that vsync was enabled by default, but here are the appropriate settings should you want to experiment. It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. Do I need to install build-essential?


It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use. One driver version is available for Debian 8 “Jessie”: Of course, for Linux users it is desirable to have an Nvidia card, since the cards from this company are the most suitable for Linux.

Matjaz 26 January Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: