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==FEDORA 18 BETA==
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==FGLRX driver from RPM Fusion (this will auto update with kernel update)==
  
==FGLRX driver from RPM Fusion==
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*first update system
  
Ok people iv manage to get work
 
==but this is not easy so unless you know what your doing wait for the Official Release==
 
 
*first off update your system and kernel
 
 
 
 
   su
 
   su
   yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers gcc
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   yum check-update
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  yum update
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*reboot
  
*you might run into dependency trouble along the way so if that's the case your best friend is
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*in software manager enable "fedora 18 source\source-update"
http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/
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*Install require stuff to get work properly
  
*the problem will be show as
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  su
==example==
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  yum install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers wget
"glibc xx.xx.xx, require glibc-common xx.xx.xx,installed glibc-common xx.xx.xx
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and you wont have it in you list so go to http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/
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=and find it under fedora 18 testing for i686 or x64=
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==JUST CLICK ON IT AND OPEN WITH ARCHIVE INSTALLER==
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==Add Rpm Fusion Repo==
  
*once this mess is over add ==RPM FUSION==
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http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm
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http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm
  
  su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-branched.noarch.rpm
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==THE DRIVER==
  http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-branched.noarch.rpm'
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*This will provide the latest driver and Control Panel Cat-13.1
 
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*Now ==THE DRIVER==
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   su
 
   su
 
   yum install akmod-catalyst
 
   yum install akmod-catalyst
  
*once again you might have to find dependency here http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/
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* if dependency check-out you will have to
once it all ok re-run the previous command and if dependency check-out you will have to
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interact by typing Y to install  
 
interact by typing Y to install  
  
 
*If all is good you need to rebuild the kernel "much easy compare to dependency problem lol" type it in terminal and let it ryde!
 
*If all is good you need to rebuild the kernel "much easy compare to dependency problem lol" type it in terminal and let it ryde!
 
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su
 
  new-kernel-pkg --kernel-args=nomodeset --mkinitrd --dracut --update $(rpm -q --queryformat="%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n" kernel | tail -n 1)
 
  new-kernel-pkg --kernel-args=nomodeset --mkinitrd --dracut --update $(rpm -q --queryformat="%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n" kernel | tail -n 1)
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aticonfig --initial -f
  
 
*reboot
 
*reboot
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==Extra Cool Stuff==
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su
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  yum install xbmc
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==Good luck==
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--winglman--
  
  

Revision as of 19:57, 9 February 2013

FGLRX driver from RPM Fusion (this will auto update with kernel update)

  • first update system
 su
 yum check-update
 yum update
  • reboot
  • in software manager enable "fedora 18 source\source-update"
  • Install require stuff to get work properly
 su
 yum install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers wget

Add Rpm Fusion Repo

http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm

THE DRIVER

  • This will provide the latest driver and Control Panel Cat-13.1
 su
 yum install akmod-catalyst
  • if dependency check-out you will have to

interact by typing Y to install

  • If all is good you need to rebuild the kernel "much easy compare to dependency problem lol" type it in terminal and let it ryde!

su

new-kernel-pkg --kernel-args=nomodeset --mkinitrd --dracut --update $(rpm -q --queryformat="%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n" kernel | tail -n 1)
aticonfig --initial -f
  • reboot

Extra Cool Stuff

su
 yum install xbmc

Good luck

--winglman--




ps: ty "other friendly guy" who's always fixing & correcting my mistake lol appreciate

--winglman--