Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the AMD Catalyst 13.12 drivers for Linux have been released. Among others, it comes with some bug-fixes for the ultra slow Dota 2 frame-rates, fixed some broken AC/DC switching, eliminated some system hangs, and brought improvements for some OpenGL apps and games. For more information, see the official changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install the AMD Catalyst 13.12 driver on the most popular Linux systems, including: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, KWheezy, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, ROSA Desktop, OpenMandriva, Arch Linux and many others.
There is no repository for the AMD Catalyst drivers, but they are available as precompiled libraries and can be easily downloaded from the official site, and run. Follow this intructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
How to install the AMD Catalyst 13.11 on Linux systems:
$ wget -c download.softpedia.ro/dl/cd15f63e3794b18aeccc7232ad3d8bb5/52b3e125/500006719/linux/amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
$ unzip amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
$ sudo chmod +x amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run