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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==
*This method will give you automatic updates when they become available from AMD.
===Step 1 Install RPMFusion repository information===
*Visit [http://rpmfusion.org RPMFusion.org] and install the RPM.
===Step 2 Install the driver===
====yum method====
1. Open a terminal and become root.
$ su -
2. In the terminal, perform the following command:
# yum install akmod-fglrx
3. Enable the driver for use.
# fglrx-config-display enable
====GUI method====
# Open Add/Remove Software.
# Search for "akmod-fglrx"
# Check the package and click Apply.
===Step 3 Restart===
*Restart your computer for changes to take effect.
==AMD Repository==
*Visit the Catalyst {{Catalystversion}} page and download the installer.
===Step 1 Install Development Tools===
The fglrx driver has a small kernel module that is required for hardware 3D and OpenGL acceleration.
$ su -c `yum install gcc kernel-devel rpm-build`
===Step 2 Install fglrx Driver===
====Step 2a Generate RPMs Method====
* Open a terminal, and run the package.
$ sh {{Catalystfilename}} --buildpkg Fedora/F10
* Become root and install the RPM files that were generated.
$ su -
# rpm -ihv filename.rpm
====Step 2b Script Install Method====
*Open a terminal, become root, and run the package.
$ su -
# sh {{Catalystfilename}}
===Step 3 Reboot===
*Restart your computer for changes to take effect.
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Revision as of 05:55, 22 January 2012

Time to face the music armed with this great infomartion.