I have Successfully installed AMD OMEGA Driver by following these steps :
Note: If you previously tried to install any openGL driver "fglrx" purge , autoremove . then reboot your system.
Now follow the steps which i have done to successfully install amd omega driver .
sudo apt-get update
finish the software updater pending list . go to Settings then goto Language and Support if updates there install it . Then click "Apply Syststem wide"
sudo apt-get install gksu
Get the amd omega driver for linux from official amd site get amd driver here
after getting amd-catalyst-omega-14.12-linux-run-installers.zip , unzip it
let me consider that file located in Downloads
sudo chmod +x amd-driver-installer-14.501.1003-x86.x86_64.run
The last action shows some dependency requirement error in /usr/share/ati/fglrx-install.log
Even after error AMD Driver Proceed to Install don't do it cancel it .
read the error and then follow the steps given there
For me the dependency error showed me to in install the following components
sudo apt-get install debhelper
sudo apt-get install dh-modaliases
sudo apt-get install execstack
apt-get install dpkg-dev
sudo apt-get install dpkg-dev
sudo apt-get install dkms
sudo apt-get install lib32gcc1
After installing these Dependency Packages run
it will then follows next next installation , Be patient until it build packages and it install it automatically .
After installation Succesful
To check whether the installation is Success or not run the following cmds in terminal
to Enable AMD Radeon DPM (Dynamic Power Management) Run the Following Cmds
gksu gedit /etc/default/grub
change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash radeon.dpm=1"
Some Tweaks Regarding Brightness Getting Reset Fix (Optional) Read this Fix Brightness Getting Reset (To A Very Low Value Or Maximum) On Reboot In Ubuntu
For Power Management Consider installing this TLP and Laptop Mode