The Radeon HD 7000 "Southern Islands" graphics card series is supported via the Radeon DRM kernel driver and RadeonSI Gallium3D driver in modern versions of Mesa.

Radeon HD 7 Articles & Reviews

Valve's ACO Helps Put New Life Into Radeon GCN 1.0 GPUs With ~9% Better Linux Gaming Performance   Display Drivers   2020-01-30
The Linux 4.19 AMDGPU + Mesa 18.3 Performance From The Radeon HD 7950 To RX Vega 64   Display Drivers   2018-09-09
RadeonSI Gallium3D Made Impressive Performance Gains In 2017   Display Drivers   2017-12-20
Ubuntu 14.04 To Ubuntu 17.10 RadeonSI OpenGL Performance   Operating Systems   2017-10-30
AMD's RadeonSI Driver Sped Up A Lot This Summer   Display Drivers   2014-08-22
RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Improving, But Still Long Shot From Catalyst   Display Drivers   2014-01-22
The Linux 3.13 Kernel Is A Must-Have For AMD RadeonSI Users   Display Drivers   2014-01-18
Radeon Gallium3D Improvements Compared To Legacy Catalyst   Display Drivers   2013-11-07
AMD RadeonSI GLAMOR 2D Benchmarks   Display Drivers   2013-11-04
AMD Radeon R9 270X On Linux   Graphics Cards   2013-10-22
11-Way AMD Radeon GPU Comparison On Linux 3.12, Mesa 9.3   Display Drivers   2013-09-23
AMD RadeonSI Graphics Driver Still Troublesome On Linux   Display Drivers   2013-09-17
AMD Radeon HD 8670D: Gallium3D vs. Catalyst   Display Drivers   2013-07-05
Open-Source RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. AMD Catalyst On Linux   Display Drivers   2013-07-05
AMD Radeon HD 8670D Preview On Linux   Graphics Cards   2013-07-02
15-Way Open-Source Intel/AMD/NVIDIA GPU Comparison   Graphics Cards   2013-07-01
AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D Performance Has A Long Way To Go   Display Drivers   2013-06-28
ASUS Radeon HD 7850 DirectCU   Graphics Cards   2013-03-12
AMD Piledriver/Trinity A10-5800K Compiler Tuning   Software   2012-10-16
AMD A10-5800K Performance On Ubuntu Linux   Processors   2012-10-12
AMD Radeon HD 7660D On Linux   Graphics Cards   2012-10-10
The Evolution Of NVIDIA's Kepler Driver Performance   Display Drivers   2012-07-17
AMD's Catalyst Evolution For The Radeon HD 7000 Series   Display Drivers   2012-07-09
Radeon HD 7950 vs. GeForce GTX 680 On Linux   Graphics Cards   2012-06-04
AMD Radeon Catalyst: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Display Drivers   2012-05-23
AMD Radeon HD 7950 On Linux Redux   Graphics Cards   2012-03-30
AMD Radeon HD 7950: Southern Islands Isn't Yet A Penguin Holiday   Graphics Cards   2012-03-12

Radeon HD 7 Linux & Open-Source News

Radeon OpenGL Linux Driver Massively Improves 3D Texturing Performance For Older GPUs   Radeon   2024-04-30
LACT 0.5.3 Released For Managing AMD Graphics Cards Under Linux   Radeon   2024-03-04
AMD Making It More Clear When Their RadeonSI OpenGL Driver Is Being Used   Radeon   2023-10-24
Counter-Strike 2 Now Available With An Initial Linux Build   Valve   2023-09-27
Mesa "Terakan" Driver Aims To Provide Vulkan Support For Old Radeon HD 6000 Series   Radeon   2023-05-19
RADV Remains Competitive To AMD's Radeon Vulkan Windows Driver, Linux OpenGL Dominates   Radeon   2022-07-05
Rewritten NIR Code For Old Radeon "R600" Linux Driver Improves Performance In 2022   Radeon   2022-06-22
GhostBSD 22.01.12 Released With Automatic Detection For Old AMD GPUs   BSD   2022-01-17
Better AMD Radeon VCE Video Encode Performance Coming To Linux   Radeon   2021-12-30
Vulkan Video Support Progressing For Open-Source Intel, AMD Radeon Hardware   Vulkan   2021-11-15
RadeonSI Lands Yet Another Round Of Optimizations That Further Reduce CPU Overhead   Mesa   2021-10-29
The 10 Most Interesting Features Of Linux 5.10   Linux Kernel   2020-12-08
RADV Lands AMD GCN 1.0/1.1 Fix For DOOM Eternal On Linux Under Steam Play   Radeon   2020-03-25
Valve's ACO Shader Compiler Back-End For Radeon Vulkan Is Now In Good Shape For GCN 1.0   Radeon   2020-01-23
RadeonSI Driver Switches To NIR, Thereby Enabling OpenGL 4.6 By Default For AMD GPUs   Mesa   2019-12-10
RADV's ACO Compiler Back-End Now Supported For Older AMD "Sea Islands" GPUs   Radeon   2019-12-07
Speck, Steam Play, RTX 2080 & Linux Kernel Activity Dominated The Scene In September   Phoronix   2018-10-01
More Vega M Performance Numbers Surfacing, Linux State Looking Good   Intel   2018-06-14
Marek Baking A "Huge Cleanup" For RadeonSI Gallium3D   AMD   2017-11-28
Early Work Bringing VCE1 Video Encode To AMDGPU DRM   Radeon   2017-09-08
Sudden Strike 4 Launching Today With Linux Support   Linux Gaming   2017-08-11
Haswell-Tuned Binaries Are Still Sometimes Faster On AMD Ryzen Than Znver1 Tuning   Programming   2017-07-21
Sudden Strike 4 Seeing Linux Support At Launch   Linux Gaming   2017-07-12
10-Way AMD GPU Comparison For Team Fortress 2 With RadeonSI Mesa 13.1-dev   Linux Gaming   2016-12-16
Getting Lucky With An AMD GCN Graphics Card For Just $15 USD   Hardware   2016-12-13
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No Changes For Nouveau   Hardware   2016-10-11
Here's An Ubuntu/Debian Kernel To Play With AMDGPU On GCN 1.0/1.1 GPUs   Radeon   2016-10-06
AMDGPU Southern Islands Support Added To Mesa's DRM Library   Mesa   2016-09-05
GCN 1.0 / Southern Islands On AMDGPU Takes Another Step Forward   Radeon   2016-08-30
A Variety Of OpenGL/OpenCL NVIDIA 367.27 vs. AMD Linux 4.7 + Mesa Git Benchmarks   Hardware   2016-06-27
Some Of The AMDGPU Changes Being Worked On For Linux 4.8   Radeon   2016-06-26
AMD Unleashes Initial AMDGPU Driver Support For GCN 1.0 / Southern Islands GPUs   Radeon   2016-05-13
RadeonSI Quietly Landed A Shader Cache As A Last Feature For Mesa 11.2   Radeon   2016-02-23
R600g+SI Dota 2 Benchmarks With Mesa 11.2, Linux 4.5 Show Open Driver Progress   Linux Gaming   2016-02-13
The Highly-Anticipated XCOM 2 Game For Linux Will Be NVIDIA-Only   Linux Gaming   2016-02-03
More AMDGPU & Radeon Benchmarks Of Linux 4.5 With Mesa 11.2 Git   Radeon   2016-01-30
You Can Help Bring Vulkan Support To Older AMD GCN GPUs   AMD   2016-01-15
AMD's Vulkan Driver Will Only Work With The AMDGPU Kernel Driver   Radeon   2016-01-15
Feral Is Getting Ready For XCOM 2 On Linux   Linux Gaming   2015-12-11
Steam Linux Usage Increases Slightly, Still Below 1%   Linux Gaming   2015-11-02
The Impact Of Switching To Linux 4.3 + Mesa-11.1/LLVM-3.8 On Ubuntu 15.10   AMD   2015-10-20
Radeon VCE Enabled For Trinity & Richland APUs   Radeon   2015-10-13
RadeonSI Now Supports Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension   Radeon   2015-09-19
R600 Gallium3D Gets A Little Bit Of Attention   Mesa   2015-09-03
RadeonSI With OpenGL 4 Showing Nice Performance Against Catalyst   Radeon   2015-08-22
OpenGL 4.1 Support Now Enabled In Mesa Git For AMD RadeonSI   Radeon   2015-07-30
Radeon Gallium3D Tackles A Bit More, OpenGL 4.1 Patches Pending   Mesa   2015-07-28
How Far The Radeon Gallium3D Driver Has Come In Five Years   Radeon   2015-07-23
RadeonSI Now Supports Tessellation In Mesa Git   Mesa   2015-07-22
Adding More AMD RadeonSI Linux Driver Test Coverage   Hardware   2015-06-20
Marek Posts Mesa Tessellation Support For RadeonSI Gallium3D   Mesa   2015-06-17
RadeonSI Gallium3D Enabled In Android Builds, VC4 Looks To Be Added   Mesa   2015-06-09
RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver To Be Enabled For Android   Mesa   2015-05-15
AMD Releases New "AMDGPU" Linux Kernel Driver & Mesa Support   Radeon   2015-04-20
BioShock Infinite Now Available For Linux, Demands Binary Graphics Drivers   Linux Gaming   2015-03-17
A Load Of RadeonSI Commits To Kick Off Monday Morning   Mesa   2015-03-16
More AMD RadeonSI Improvements Land In Mesa Git   Radeon   2015-02-04
Radeon DRM Changes For The Linux 3.20 Kernel   Radeon   2015-01-22
More Patches Published For AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver   Mesa   2015-01-05
Significant Performance Improvements For RadeonSI LLVM With New Patches   Radeon   2015-01-01
The Top Linux Graphics Articles Of 2014: Testing Lots Of GPUs   Hardware   2014-12-31
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Performance Comparison   X.Org   2014-12-17
Debian 8.0 Jessie - GNU/Linux vs. GNU/kFreeBSD Benchmarks   Debian   2014-12-14
Better Fan Control Support Coming To The Open-Source Radeon Driver   Radeon   2014-11-19
R600g Driver Patched For OpenGL 4.0 Indirect Draw Support   AMD   2014-11-09
MIAOW: An Open-Source GPU Design Based On AMD's Southern Islands   Hardware   2014-10-29
GLAMOR Is Making Linux 2D Performance More Glamorous   X.Org   2014-10-10
Radeon 2D Performance On Fedora 21: EXA vs. GLAMOR   Fedora   2014-09-28
AMD Releases OpenCL 2.0 Catalyst Linux Driver   AMD   2014-09-25
AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver Sees Some Improvements   Radeon   2014-09-20
Ubuntu 14.10's Lack Of X.Org Server 1.16 Gets Blamed On AMD   AMD   2014-08-31
Nouveau X.Org Driver Adds Maxwell & GLAMOR Acceleration Support   Nouveau   2014-06-19
GLAMOR Support Enabled Within Debian Experimental   Debian   2014-06-18
The New Features To The Linux 3.16 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-06-15
RadeonSI Moves A Bit Closer To GLSL 4.00 (OpenGL 4.0)   Mesa   2014-06-07
The 60+ GPUs For The Biggest-Ever Linux GPU Comparison   Hardware   2014-05-31
AMD Catalyst On Fedora 20 Is Left In An Awkward State   Fedora   2014-05-20
Newer AMD Radeon GPUs Have Had A Tough Time With Linux 3.15   Radeon   2014-05-13
RadeonSI Starts Beating Catalyst In Some Linux Tests   Radeon   2014-05-09
Coreboot Tacks On Support For Another HP Notebook   Coreboot   2014-03-28
Fedora Rawhide Users Can Now Chew On RadeonSI GL 3.3   Fedora   2014-03-20
GLAMOR Core Rendering Code Gets Rewritten   X.Org   2014-03-19
Radeon X.Org Driver Can Now Build Against The New GLAMOR   Radeon   2014-03-17
AMD Radeon Northern Islands: EXA vs. GLAMOR   Radeon   2014-03-14
GLAMOR Patch Bomb Can Boost Some Operations By 700~800%   X.Org   2014-03-13
Many R600/RadeonSI Gallium3D Changes Land   Mesa   2014-03-11
GLAMOR Can Now Be Enabled For AMD R300/R500 GPUs   AMD   2014-03-10
Fast Color Clears Come To AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver   Radeon   2014-03-07
GLAMOR Continues Advancing Greatly, Getting Faster   X.Org   2014-03-07
AMD Outs The Radeon R9 280 Graphics Card   Radeon   2014-03-05
AMD Press Talks Up Major Open-Source Linux Driver Features   AMD   2014-02-25
AMD VCE Encode Engine Code Moves Ahead For Linux 3.15   Linux Kernel   2014-02-18
AMD Publishes New Code For Open-Source VCE Video Encode   AMD   2014-02-11
AMD Open-Sources VCE Video Encode Engine Code   AMD   2014-02-04
OpenGL 3.3 Support Lands For RadeonSI Gallium3D   Radeon   2014-01-29
GLAMOR-EGL 0.6 Has X-Video & DRI3   X.Org   2014-01-24
OpenGL 3.3 Support Comes To RadeonSI Gallium3D   Radeon   2014-01-24
Missing AMD "Oland" UVD GPU Support Has Been Found   AMD   2014-01-20
RadeonSI GLAMOR 2D Performance vs. Catalyst   Radeon   2014-01-18
Fedora Rawhide Is Good For RadeonSI Users   Fedora   2014-01-17
Lots Of X.Org GLAMOR Improvements Planned   X.Org   2014-01-12
AMD RadeonSI Driver 2D Performance Is Getting Better   Radeon   2014-01-10
The Big RadeonSI Performance Patch To Land In Linux 3.13   Radeon   2014-01-01
GLAMOR Will Likely End Up In The X.Org Server   X.Org   2013-12-31
Intel Releases A Boatload Of Haswell Documentation   Intel   2013-12-30
RadeonSI Performance Patch Sharply Improves Frame-Rates   Radeon   2013-12-23
A Roadmap For FreeBSD Graphics Support   BSD   2013-12-05
RadeonSI HyperZ Support Patches Made Available   Radeon   2013-12-04
RadeonSI Gallium3D Gets Layered Rendering   Mesa   2013-12-03
Mesa DRM Library Update Fixes Critical RadeonSI Bug   Radeon   2013-12-03
LLVM Clang 3.4 Is On Track To Arrive This Month   LLVM   2013-12-02
AMD "RadeonSI" Team Fortress 2 Is Now 75% Faster   Radeon   2013-11-29
Mesa 10.0 Delivers Many Exciting New Features   Mesa   2013-11-27
Future Work On The AMD GPU LLVM Back-End   AMD   2013-11-15
AMD Hawaii Code Published For X.Org DDX, Mesa   AMD   2013-11-13
AMD Lands Open-Source "Hawaii" GPU Driver Code   AMD   2013-11-10
QEMU VFIO Support Is Progressing For VGA Pass-Through   Virtualization   2013-11-10
Xorg State Tracker Gets Stripped From Mesa   Mesa   2013-11-07
3-Way RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Benchmarks   Radeon   2013-11-05
RadeonSI Gallium3D Gets UBO/TBO Support, OpenGL 3.3   Mesa   2013-11-04
Linux 3.13 To Enable Radeon DPM, HDMI Audio   Radeon   2013-11-02
AMD Driver To Enabling RadeonSI Tiling By Default   Radeon   2013-11-01
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month   Phoronix   2013-10-31
More AMD Radeon R9 270X LInux OpenGL Benchmarks   Radeon   2013-10-24
Sea Islands Gets AMD R600 LLVM Compute Support   AMD   2013-10-23
GLAMOR'ized Radeon Driver Shows Hope Over EXA   Radeon   2013-10-03
Intel Hardware & Linux 3.12 Dominated September   Phoronix   2013-09-30
AMD's Mantle Graphics API For Linux?   AMD   2013-09-27
GLAMOR Acceleration Makes It Into Ubuntu 13.10   Free Software   2013-09-19
Radeon Driver Now Enables GLAMOR By Default   Radeon   2013-09-16
Stream Out / Transform Feedback Now In RadeonSI   Radeon   2013-09-12
RadeonSI / GLAMOR Support Still M.I.A. From Ubuntu 13.10   Radeon   2013-09-12
Open-Source Linux Driver Support For 4K Monitors   Hardware   2013-09-08
Transform Feedback, OpenGL 3.0 Ready For RadeonSI   Radeon   2013-09-03
Marek's Baking Some RadeonSI Changes   Radeon   2013-08-29
Why Mesa 9.2 Doesn't Work For All Linux Users   Mesa   2013-08-21
Features Still Being Sought By Open-Source AMD Users   AMD   2013-08-14
Audio Support Comes Closer For Newer Radeon GPUs   Radeon   2013-08-14
RadeonSI Gallium3D Receives MSAA Support   Radeon   2013-08-09
Radeon DPM Power Management Gets Fixed Up Again   Radeon   2013-08-08
AMD/ATI X.Org Driver Brings New GPU Support   AMD   2013-08-07
July Was An Incredible Month For Linux Users   Phoronix   2013-07-31
Windows 8 vs. Linux Graphics, Source Benchmarks Coming   Phoronix   2013-07-23
Video Support Still Brewing For GLAMOR Acceleration   X.Org   2013-07-16
Some Of The New Features Coming For Mesa 9.2   Mesa   2013-07-13
Double Precision Support For RadeonSI Driver   Radeon   2013-07-10
Radeon DRM: Dynamic Power Management Updates   Radeon   2013-07-05
AMD Southern Islands vs. NVIDIA Fermi/Kepler On Gallium3D   Hardware   2013-06-29
AMD HD 7000 "RadeonSI" Runs Well With Fedora 19   Radeon   2013-06-27
AMD Has Massive Radeon Patch Set - Power Management!   Radeon   2013-06-26