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==Tom Walker's method==
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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.
Okay, well F10's been out for three days at the time of posting this, so I guess it's about time someone wrote something here.
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I'm no one by the wayI just found this wiki linked on ati.amd.com and so thought it best not to leave it blank.
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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.
  
A rather clever chap going by the name of leigh123@linux has written a guide to installing the ATI driver on Fedora 10 here:
 
  
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=155503&pp=10
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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`
  
Have fun.
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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
  
Sincerely,  
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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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[[Category:Installation Documentation]]
Tom Walker,
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IT Technician at a school you've never heard of.
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==Another Way for X86_64 (maluyao#gmail.com)==
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1. Download 2.6.28.7 kernel from www.kernel.org and compile it.
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2.downgrade libdrm form Fedora9
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rpm -Uvh --nodeps --oldpackage  ftp://ftp.jaist.ac.jp/pub/Linux/Fedora/releases/9/Fedora/x86_64/os/Packages/libdrm-2.4.0-0.11.fc9.x86_64.rpm
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3. run ati driver
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./ati-driver-installer-8-12-x86.x86_64.run
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4. ln -fs /usr/lib64/dri/fglrx_dri.so  /usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so
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5. aticonfig --initial -f
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6. reboot
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Revision as of 21:44, 15 May 2012

There are two methods to install the fglrx driver. 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.

RPMFusion Repository

  • This method will give you automatic updates when they become available from AMD.

Step 1 Install RPMFusion repository information

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

  1. Open Add/Remove Software.
  2. Search for "akmod-fglrx"
  3. Check the package and click Apply.

Step 3 Restart

  • Restart your computer for changes to take effect.


AMD Repository

  • Visit the Catalyst 14.4 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 amd-catalyst-14-4-linux-x86.x86_64.run --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 amd-catalyst-14-4-linux-x86.x86_64.run

Step 3 Reboot

  • Restart your computer for changes to take effect.