Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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.

Thanks.

share|improve this question
    
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
add comment

1 Answer

Try running

sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx*

to remove any drivers installed using the package system.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.