If nothing happens because the tool isn't working, you can manually install the drivers via the terminal (See below for instructions! ): The above is the Video driver for the AMD Radeon and Fire GL graphics accelerators.This package provides 2D display drivers and hardware accelerated Open GL for X11. ) The Radeon driver does have 3D support providing your GPU shows as supported in the list on the following page, double check it!Updates to your computer’s motherboard, sound card, and network drivers don’t generally give speed improvements.
Which will bring you to this window, click on the Browse button, in the Browse For Folder window, navigate to the Drivers Folder that you unpacked in part one and click OK, make sure the box marked Include subfolders is checked.
EDIT: POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR SOME WHO HAVE A CARD ON THE LIST HERE: a look here if you have an AMD/ATI graphics card/chip if you intend to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04: EDIT: POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR SOME WHO HAVE AN AMD CARD ON THE LIST HERE: and foremost, Intel drivers are auto installed and there is no reason to start to try installing any drivers for Intel graphics cards as the best drivers are already installed! The following is for Nvidia and AMD (ATI) graphics card owners. You can easily check your GPU by opening a terminal (Ctrl Alt t) and typing: which will tell you exactly what make and model of GPU you have on your PC.
Open Window showing list of available ATI (AMD) drivers (Not mine btw but the only example I have! Manually adding your drivers via the terminal: Assuming that available drivers are showing in the Additional Drivers Tool, all you need to make a note of is which has the highest number and its make.
This will show you how to install your AMD graphics without the Catalyst Install Manager (CIM). There are times it is handy to troubleshoot without the CIM installed or you can uninstall the CIM if already installed and use the method below to just install the driver.
You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do this tutorial.
A graphics driver is the software that allow your operating system and programs to use your computer’s graphics hardware.