Catalyst 15.5

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AMD Catalyst Linux 15.5 driver

Revision Number: 15.5

Release Date: 6/2/2015

Description: Automated installer and Display Drivers for X.Org 7.4 and above

System requirements[edit]

  • XOrg 7.4 or above (up to 1.16)
  • Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.17)
  • glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
  • POSIX Shared Memory (/dev/shm) support is required for 3D applications


The following packages must be installed in order for the AMD Catalyst driver for Linux to install and work optimally:

  • gimp-help-en
  • gimp-help-common
  • XFree86-Mesa-libGL
  • libstdc++
  • libgcc
  • XFree86-libs
  • fontconfig
  • freetype
  • zlib
  • gcc

New Features[edit]

  • Support for SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

Resolved Issues[edit]

  • [417630]: Fixes the issue of discrete GPU not being powered off in Power-Saving mode on some PowerXpress AMD GPU + AMD APU platforms
  • [416499]: Fixes minor screen corruption when resuming from S3 caused by display hot plugging

Known Issues[edit]

  • [419960]: Vari-Bright on some configurations is not decreasing brightness as expected

External Links[edit]