AMD Catalyst 12.12 For Linux Released
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD on 12 December 2012 at 04:06 PM EST. 55 Comments
AMD released the Catalyst 12.12 Linux graphics driver for those still reliant upon their binary blob for Radeon/FirePro graphics card support.

The Catalyst 12.12 for Linux release is based upon the fglrx 9.01 release stream and it can be found for download from the embedded area for Linux x86/x86_64.

Among the features to this driver (the fglrx 9.01 series) includes proper X.Org Server 1.13 support, performance improvements for Valve's Linux games, and a couple of bug-fixes.
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