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I run Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed the Ati drivers from Software Update -> Additional drivers but on the official Ati website the latest linux beta drivers have a newer version, if that version supports kernel 3.13 can I download the drivers and install them from there since they are the latest? Thank you for your time.

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The latest version of the proprietary ATI driver in Additional Drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 is fglrx-updates 13.3. fglrx-updates 13.3 supports the 3.13 Linux kernel. The latest version of the AMD Catalyst Driver for Linux from the AMD Graphics Drivers and Software website is 14.4. I don't think there's really much point in installing the AMD Catalyst Driver in Ubuntu 14.04 unless you tried the fglrx-updates driver first and found something wrong with it.

  • So there is really nothing to worry about ? but still I don't understand why on the AMD website it says it supports Ubuntu 12.04.3, 12.04.4 and 13.10 and not also 14.04 since it supports kernel 3.13 Thanks! – Dan May 6 '14 at 14:08
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    I installed the AMD Catalyst driver in Ubuntu 12.04 because I checked at the AMD Graphics Drivers and Software website and then installed the driver for my new graphics card that was recommended there. Now that I am using Ubuntu 14.04, I already have installed a newer version of fglrx-updates than that from the Ubuntu Software Center, and it is working fine. – karel May 6 '14 at 14:14

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