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Warning

Radeon no longer supports SPIR on some GPUs, please verify that your GPU drivers support SPIR to be compatible with Zivid Software.


1. Download and extract the correct Radeon Software for Linux:

Open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T keys on the keyboard.

Create a temporary folder and navigate to it:

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mkdir amd
cd amd

Ubuntu 20.04

Check your Linux Kernel version:

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uname -r

For Linux Kernel version 5.4 (Ubuntu LTS), download Radeon Software 20.45 for Ubuntu 20.04:

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wget --referer http://support.amd.com https://drivers.amd.com/drivers/linux/amdgpu-pro-20.45-1188099-ubuntu-20.04.tar.xz

Extract the contents:

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tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-20.45-1188099-ubuntu-20.04.tar.xz
cd amdgpu-pro-20.45-1188099-ubuntu-20.04

For Linux Kernel version 5.8 (Ubuntu LTS HWE stacks), download Radeon Software 20.50 for Linux 20.04:

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wget --referer http://support.amd.com https://drivers.amd.com/drivers/linux/amdgpu-pro-20.50-1234664-ubuntu-20.04.tar.xz

Extract the contents:

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tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-20.50-1234664-ubuntu-20.04.tar.xz
cd amdgpu-pro-20.50-1234664-ubuntu-20.04

Ubuntu 18.04

Download Radeon Software 18.50 for Ubuntu 18.04:

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wget --referer http://support.amd.com https://drivers.amd.com/drivers/linux/amdgpu-pro-18.50-725072-ubuntu-18.04.tar.xz

Extract the contents:

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tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-18.50-725072-ubuntu-18.04.tar.xz
cd amdgpu-pro-18.50-725072-ubuntu-18.04


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b) Radeon Software for Linux 18.40

wget --referer http://support.amd.com https://drivers.amd.com/drivers/linux/amdgpu-pro-18.40-697810-ubuntu-18.04.tar.xz

Extract the contents:

tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-18.40-697810-ubuntu-18.04.tar.xz cd amdgpu-pro-18.40-697810-ubuntu-18.04

(Unsupported) Ubuntu 16.04


Warning

Zivid no longer supports AMD on Ubuntu 16.04 (AMD dropped support for Ubuntu 16.04 as of Radeon Software 18.50 for Linux).

Download Radeon Software 18.40 for Ubuntu 16.04

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wget --referer http://support.amd.com https://drivers.amd.com/drivers/linux/amdgpu-pro-18.40-673869-ubuntu-16.04.tar.xz

Extract the contents:

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tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-18.40-673869-ubuntu-16.04.tar.xz
cd amdgpu-pro-18.40-673869-ubuntu-16.04

2. Install the graphics stack:

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./amdgpu-pro-install --opencl=pal

3. Follow the steps to Configure Secure Boot (if prompted):

4. Check OpenCL driver

Open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T keys on the keyboard.

Execute the following command to get a synthetic summary about all OpenCL platforms on the system and the devices they expose:

Note: You first have to install clinfo.

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/usr/bin/clinfo -l

If clinfo doesn't print anything, you might have to add your user to group Video.

If your system does not boot up after installing the OpenCL driver, click here.

 

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