Basic steps :

• Install ATI Official Drivers
• Fix the bugs
• Prove that the install worked

OLD

Then, as root, run the amd-driver-installer:

### Success? : Next steps will be :

Then check that radeon has been blacklisted, and check that fglrx has been loaded :

### Fixing the bugs… (if any)

If you have to fix up the source (this was true for fglrx-14.20, whereas the fglrx-14.301… worked first time), have a look at this same section in the previous post for pointers.

### Check that the module is installed properly

This has to be done once X is available (really needs to be done on the local machine, rather than on an SSH terminal, since the “-display :0.0” option doesn’t appear to work) :

### Make sure that the X11/xorg.conf has been updated appropriately

(NB : If you’re doing this from a separate machine ssh session - which is probably a good idea - the display-oriented commands need to be prefixed with DISPLAY=:0.0 ) :

Gives output (for me) :

Select the appropriate display (1680x1050 for me), and let aticonfig fix up the xorg.conf file.

### Fix up the initial gdm interface (replace with lightdm)

Test it from command line :

When looking good :