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Catalyst 14.6 Beta Now Available For AMD Linux Gamers

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Published on 27 May 2014 11:50 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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Since writing about the features of the Catalyst 14.6 Beta earlier today, the x86/x86_64 proprietary Linux driver has surfaced on a third-party web-site for those wishing to try out this latest AMD Linux graphics driver.

As explained this morning, Catalyst 14.6 Beta for Linux comes with official Ubuntu 14.04 LTS support, driver installer improvements, and various bug-fixes as the primary changes.

While this new Catalyst 14.6 Beta hasn't yet surfaced on AMD's web-site, a Phoronix reader informed me that HardwareLuxx.de (ZIP) has posted early access to this beta binary blob. Try it if you wish and be sure to share about your experiences with this new AMD Catalyst Linux graphics driver within our forums.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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