Ubuntu – AMD Graphics Driver Ubuntu 15.04


I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on my laptop which has a Radeon R5 M255 GPU. How can I install drivers for it? On amd website there are only for ubuntu 14.04. I just want to install them without having problems like black screen after booting.

  00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0b)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2248
    Kernel driver in use: i915
0a:00.0 Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz PRO [Radeon R5 M255]
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 224a

Best Answer

  • Drivers can be installed from

    System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers

    Do not download any video drivers from sites. It may result in black screen after reboot or a kernel upgrade.

    Ubuntu way is to install from repositories.