Showing posts from April, 2014

Install AMD Catalyst 13.12 Driver with patch on Ubuntu 13.10

This is a copy-paste post from this one only for my personal reference and just in case the original post is gone for any reason.

Download amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.zipExtract it and you will get amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.runchmod +x --extract catalystcd catalyst Apply the patch manualy: at the end of the file catalyst/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/kcl_acpi.c, starting with line 990, there is #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(3,6,3) if(!ACPI_SUCCESS(acpi_get_table_with_size(id,0,&hdr,&tbl_size)))#elsetbl_size=0x7fffffff;if(!ACPI_SUCCESS(acpi_get_table(id,0,&hdr)))... delete everything to the end of the file and replace with this #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(3,6,3) if(!ACPI_SUCCESS(acpi_get_table_with_size(id,0,&hdr,&tbl_size)))#elsetbl_size=0x7fffffff;…

Installing Git's latest version on Ubuntu

Here are the commands to run to install the latest version of the source-control system, Git, on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties #I'm not sure if this line is necessary sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install git