I have amd kaveri 7850k chipset, there is a beta driver but having problems finding it can anyone link it and explain how to install it?
*Ubuntu 16.04 is my OS
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Make a temporary directory in your /home folder
Download the driver here and put it in that directory
Now extract it
cd ~/tmp tar -xf amdgpu-pro_16.20.3-294842.tar.xz
Change to the extracted directory
Now run the install script
Follow any instructions given and this will install the driver.
Ensure that your user account is a member of the "video" group prior to using the vulkan driver. You can find which groups you are a member of with the following command:
To add yourself to the video group you will need the sudo password and can use the following command:
sudo usermod -a -G video $LOGNAME
You will need to log out and in again to activate this change.
That should be it, reboot and you will be using the beta driver.
You can delete the ~/tmp folder we created in the first step.
If for any reason you wish to remove the AMD GPU-PRO graphics stack you can do this using the uninstallation script which was part of the installation and is present in your path. From the command prompt enter the following command: