Crimson 15.12

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Crimson is the new marketing name that is replacing Catalyst.

AMD Catalyst Driver is now the AMD Crimson Driver.

AMD Crimson Linux 15.12 driver

Revision Number: 15.12

Release Date: 12/18/2015

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

System requirements[edit]

  • XOrg 7.4 or above (up to 1.17)
  • Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.19)
  • 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]

None

Resolved Issues[edit]

  • [SWDEV-82980] Ubuntu 15.10 fails when building the .deb packages

Known Issues[edit]

  • None listed in the release notes.

External Links[edit]