Release Date: June 15, 2018
This article provides information on the latest version of Radeon™ Software for Linux®.
Radeon™ Software for Linux® 18.20 Highlights
- Provides support for Ubuntu 18.04 and RHEL7.5/CentOS7.5
- Hang/Error message/Call Trace observed in dmesg while running Ensight_10.2.2a.
- Fatal Error occurred while performing Workbench StoryboardGraphics on Ansys 18.1
- AMDGPU All-Open and AMDGPU-Pro Driver
Radeon™ Software for Linux® can be downloaded from the following links:
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Installing Radeon™ Software for Linux®
For detailed instructions on how to install or uninstall Radeon™ Software for Linux®, please refer to the following KB article:
To use the Vulkan driver in this stack, Vulkan SDK version v1.1.70 needs to be installed. The SDK can be downloaded from: https://vulkan.lunarg.com/sdk/home
AMD Radeon™ Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ Software for Linux® is compatible with the following AMD products.
AMD Product Family Compatibility|
|Radeon™ RX Vega Series Graphics ||AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-series |
|Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition||AMD FirePro™ W9100|
|Radeon™ RX 550/560/570/580 Series Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W8100|
|AMD Radeon™ RX 460/470/480 Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W7100|
|AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo||AMD FirePro™ W5100|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury/Fury X/Nano Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W4300|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 380/380X/390/390X Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W4100|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 285/290/290X Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W2100|
|AMD Radeon™ R7 240/250/250X/260/260X/350||AMD FirePro™ W600|
|AMD Radeon™ HD7700/7800/8500/8600||AMD FirePro™ S-Series|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 360 Graphics||AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100|
|AMD Radeon™ R5 340||
Compatible 64-bit Operating Systems
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.9
- CentOS 7.4
- CentOS 6.9
- Ubuntu 18.04
- Ubuntu 16.04.4
- SLED/SLES SP3
Base Feature Support
- Supported APIs:
- OpenGL 4.5 and GLX 1.4
- OpenCL™1.2 (not supported for 1st generation GCN products)
- Vulkan™ 1.1
- Basic display features
- Basic power management features
- Note: AMD does not perform QA validation for S4 (hibernation) function as it is highly platform dependent.
- KMS (Kernel Mode Setting) and ADF (Atomic Display Framework) support
- GPL compliant kernel module
- AMD FirePro™ Features (EDID Management and 30-bit color)
- FreeSync support (Please refer to this
FAQ for more information)
- DirectGMA for OpenGL
- Install script and native packages for all supported operating systems
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