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There are two methods to install the fglrx driver. [http://rpmfusion.org RPMFusion.org] provides an RPM repository that fits in with yum for simple installation and updating. AMD provides a script installer that can generate Fedora RPMs or install the driver directly.
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==RPMFusion Repository==
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*This method will give you automatic updates when they become available from AMD.
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===Step 1 Install RPMFusion repository information===
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*Visit [http://rpmfusion.org RPMFusion.org] and install the RPM.
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===Step 2 Install the driver===
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====yum method====
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1. Open a terminal and become root.
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$ su -
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2. In the terminal, perform the following command:
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# yum install akmod-fglrx
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3. Enable the driver for use.
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# fglrx-config-display enable
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====GUI method====
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# Open Add/Remove Software.
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# Search for "akmod-fglrx"
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# Check the package and click Apply.
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===Step 3 Restart===
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*Restart your computer for changes to take effect.
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==AMD Repository==
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*Visit the Catalyst {{Catalystversion}} page and download the installer.
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===Step 1 Install Development Tools===
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The fglrx driver has a small kernel module that is required for hardware 3D and OpenGL acceleration.
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$ su -c `yum install gcc kernel-devel rpm-build`
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===Step 2 Install fglrx Driver===
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====Step 2a Generate RPMs Method====
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* Open a terminal, and run the package.
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$ sh {{Catalystfilename}} --buildpkg Fedora/F10
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* Become root and install the RPM files that were generated.
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$ su -
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# rpm -ihv filename.rpm
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====Step 2b Script Install Method====
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*Open a terminal, become root, and run the package.
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$ su -
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# sh {{Catalystfilename}}
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===Step 3 Reboot===
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*Restart your computer for changes to take effect.
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Revision as of 06:55, 22 January 2012

Time to face the music armed with this great infomartion.