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I'm trying to install "amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64" for my HD 7850, but I'm having issues getting my old driver uninstalled (which I got from "fglrx-updates" under software sources). I followed the instructions in "How do I remove the FGLRX drivers after I've installed them by hand?", but once the second command finished, the drivers were still detected by the installer I first mentioned.

Would I need to restart or use an entirely different command? The last thing I would want to do is screw up my graphics.


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Did you install them from the .run file, or did you generate .deb packages from the .run file? – jmite Apr 21 '13 at 4:56

Try running

sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx*

to remove any drivers installed using the package system.

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