Quick question: Does Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04.1 64 bit support the AMD Radeon HD 6790 video card?

I tried checking Ubuntu's hardware support wiki information but it hasn't been updated since July 2011 - what a shame.

Any help is appreciated.


I have a HD 6970, so from the same 6000 series, and there is an AMD driver that can be installed in Ubuntu. You can download it from "Software Sources" -> "Additional Drivers". Or you can download it and install manually from the AMD website, which clearly specifies the 6900 series to have a supporting driver for Linux.


No. AMD graphics cards are supported by AMD. Check if a Linux driver is available for Radeon HD 6790.

  • I think he's just wanting to know if there are drivers for the card available. There are closed source ones available under additional drivers. – Matt H Jan 24 '13 at 19:43

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