AMD released ATI Catalyst 12.3, howto Install in Ubuntu and LinuxMint

AMD announced the release of AMD / ATI Catalyst 12.3, the biggest news of this new release is that Catalyst 12.3 now fully supports the AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 and AMD Radeon HD 7700 series of products, this release also come to fix several issues including AMD Catalyst Control Center startup issues/ delays, Tom Clancy HAWX and Furmark Benchmark are no longer crashes.

More info about this release can be found on the announcement.

Installation in Ubuntu and LinuxMint

Open terminal and enter the follow commands:

chmod +x
sh ./

When installation is done. Run this command:

sudo aticonfig - initial-f

Then reboot

sudo shutdown -r now

  • Neil_m

    Those release notes aren’t for linux. Didn’t know if you noticed or not.

  • Xzcallaway

    There are a lots of games and stuff i like to install on Ubuntu and Mint at DotDeb com.  There easy, you just install them like one of those .exe packages.

  • xpress razor

    does it work in sandy bridge processors (dual graphics cards), with ati cards.

  • nikkiwunderkind

    Does anyone tested, how this driver is working with Gnome ?

  • nikkiwunderkind

    Gnome 3, sry any problems?

  • Windsor

    Try PlayDeb

  • Drew

    Do I need this if i have ATI Radon HD 5450?