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Old 12-21-2012, 08:31 PM   #1
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How does one install ATI Radeon HD 7730 (64 bit) driver on Debian?


I am new to Linux (and all its commands) and definitely new to Debian as well.

I have just installed the 64bit version of Debian 6.0.6 on my PC and would like to learn how to install drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 7730 video card.

I have downloaded AMD Catalyst 12.10 Proprietary Display Driver (Linux x86_64) from AMD's website ( http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownloa...eon_linux.aspx )

Then I surfed over to the unofficial AMD Linux community website ( http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/12.10 ) and looked at the specific requirements for Catalyst 12.10. They are:

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System requirements

XOrg 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5 or 7.6
Linux kernel 2.6 or above
glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
POSIX Shared Memory (/dev/shm) support is required for 3D applications

The following packages must be installed in order for the AMD Catalyst driver for Linux to install and work optimally:

XFree86-Mesa-libGL
libstdc++
libgcc
XFree86-libs
fontconfig
freetype
zlib
gcc
Well, I prefer to use Synaptic Package Manager in the Debian OS to download and install the missing components. The missing components that I would need to install are:

XOrg 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5 or 7.6
glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
XFree86-Mesa-libGL
XFree86-libs

I would appreciate it if someone could provide me details on where and how to download and install the above.

P.S.: If for some reason one needs to download and install the missing components using the traditional Linux commands, please provide details on how and what commands to issue. As I said before, I am very new to Linux and Debian. Thanks.
 
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