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by Crystallas
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Mint 17 and 18 and now 19 AMD GPU drivers! Look here before doing anything!
Replies: 122
Views: 101585

Re: Mint 17 and 18 AMDGPU drivers! Look here before doing anything!

So are the HD7950 and r9 280x supported by mint 17/18 by some bypass? Yes as far as the open driver . But you will need to understand a few things. Mint 17 and 18 are different, as far as options and prerequisites. A lot has to do with AMD replacing the lead developer who maintained the linux drive...
by Crystallas
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Mint 17 and 18 and now 19 AMD GPU drivers! Look here before doing anything!
Replies: 122
Views: 101585

Re: Mint 17 and 18 AMDGPU drivers! Look here before doing anything!

First keep in mind that Kernel 4.10 is a requirement for AMDGPU-PRO 17.30 And yes, the install file needs that line change from ubuntu to linuxmint. I find that installing AMDGPU-PRO, rebooting to a failed X startup, then updating/building the kernel from the terminal seems to fix my issues. It has ...
by Crystallas
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Administrative Rights Freeze up
Replies: 9
Views: 1877

Re: Administrative Rights Freeze up

After switching to the AMD proprietary video card drivers, this issue went away for me. Not sure if that will help others with the same problem, but I thought I would mention it.
by Crystallas
Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Administrative Rights Freeze up
Replies: 9
Views: 1877

Re: Administrative Rights Freeze up

Me 5.
Fresh Mint 16 Petra (64). I didn't have this issue on Mint 11,12,13 on the same system.

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