AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Arrives with a Bang and with Linux Kernel 3.13 Support

The latest version of the AMD Linux driver is available on Softpedia

By Silviu Stahie on February 2nd, 2014 11:41 GMT

AMD has released the new AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Linux video driver for the Linux platforms, featuring quite a few changes and support for a couple of new chipsets.

This is the first AMD Catalyst driver update for Linux in 2014, and the developers made a considerable effort to integrate a large number fixes and other improvements.

According to them, AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Linux video driver offers support for AMD A10-7850K and AMD A10-7700K.

Also, the driver comes with RHEL 6.5, openSUSE 13.1, Ubuntu 13.10, Xserver 1.15, and Linux kernel 3.13 support.

Highlights of AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Linux video driver:

• A system hang on resume from S4 with OpenGL screen saver running has been fixed;
• OpenCL test failure in CrossFire Mode has been fixed;
• Brightness can finally be adjusted on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS;
• A crash that occurred when resizing Konsole has been fixed.

Check the release notes for more details about this driver. Download the AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Linux video driver right now from Softpedia.

Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.
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