How To Install The AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Linux Drivers on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian Fedora, OpenSUSE And Others

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Linux drivers have been recently released.

Requirements for installing the AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Linux drivers: Xorg/Xserver 7.4 and above, Linux Kernel 2.6 and newer, glibc 2.2 or glibc 2.3.

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Driver for Linux (from the official site):

  • OpenGL 4.3 support
  • Dynamic primary surface resizing
  • Kernel 3.10 support
  • SLED 11 SP3 support

In this article I will show you how to install the AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Linux Drivers on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, OpenSUSE 12.1, OpenSUSE 11.4 and a few others.

Download the AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Linux Driver, from the official site, for both 32 and 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c www2.ati.com/drivers/beta/amd-catalyst-13.8-beta1-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

Extract the driver archive:

$ unzip amd-catalyst-13.8-beta1-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

Set execution permissions:

$ sudo chmod +x amd-catalyst-13.8-beta1-linux-x86.x86_64.run

Install the drivers:

$ sudo ./amd-catalyst-13.8-beta1-linux-x86.x86_64.run

Related reading: How to install the Catalyst 13.6 Beta Linux Drivers on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

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One comment on “How To Install The AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Linux Drivers on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian Fedora, OpenSUSE And Others
  1. teufel345 says:

    Linux Mint 15.Einfach Downloaden von amd, Entpacken in Home und dann einfach den letzten schritt unten im Terminal durchführen.

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