If you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above. Installing Xorg drivers for nVidia, ATI, Radeon, Intel and more You can also use sgfxi to move between free and non-free drivers or roll back to native free drivers: Because the change is not dynamic, a reboot is required. So it must be the free-drivers-problem. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorg , a configuration file is required to be supplied. You may need to install the linux generic headers sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic Install the driver For

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Post as a guest Name. To uninstall after installing using this method, you MUST use the amdconfig utility: The following script should do the trick: How is it even possible to not have something as important as a driver in the repository of one of the biggest distros for almost an packxge month now?

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

Enter your graphic card details. Make sure that the restricted-modules package installed correspond to the kernel your are running and that you can load the fglrx driver, whether by issuing the command: However, if the bug is determined to be with fglrx, this may only be fixed by AMD, as they are the only ones with access to pcakage source code.


If the search returns the latest version of the Catalyst driver, then proceed to the next section. fflrx-driver

As far as Debian is concerned, fglrx isn’t missing from its distribution because it’s never been a part of it. The lack of a libc.

Debian — Error

Anyone help with this, please, its a nightmare. It is a binary-only Xorg driver requiring a Linux kernel module for its use. To avoid complications later on, save it inside an empty folder. Padkage a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

When I try to install fglrx-driver now, aptitude returns something about xorg-video-abia package which should debixn provided by the X server itself as stated here.

This will provide a ticket number sent to your e-mail address to track it. In case you are new to Ubuntu, broken here means that some dependent packages are not yet installed.

DKMS will build the fglrx module for your system. Technical Support Before submitting a bug to AMD, please provide the output of the following terminal command: After the fglrx driver is installed, reboot your system and login.

I installed drivers from Debian non-free method which is described here: Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver. At this point I quit in frustration and just ran the ATI installer. If you wish you can read this file to know the changes that have been effected through AMD Catalyst Downgrading x seems more likely to cause other elements of the system to break, especially seeing as stretch has been actually diverging from jessie for over a year since this answer was posted.


This is a huge pain — I naively believed that the ATI installer would work silly me! More information will follow as available.

Debian Package Tracking System – fglrx-driver

You should only do this if you understand what this script will do. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

If you attempted to install them, also do: No such file or directory Package build failed! It can be fixed however Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Not testing the latest driver available for your card virtually eliminates the possibility of getting your bug solved. Troubleshooting The fglrx driver conflicts with the radeon DRM driver.