Updating drivers in ubuntu
Installing the AMDGPU-PRO Driver There are four simple steps involved in the installation of the AMDGPU-Pro Driver: Download, Extract, Install and Configure.
The instructions to perform the installation are intended for an Ubuntu installation of 16.04, and should take less than 10 minutes to complete.
Select the Type as USB Drive and the drive as /dev/sdb1 and click OK.
Use the image below as a sample of what the UNetbootin screen should look like.
Using the following command at a terminal will provide you with the version of the AMDGPU-Pro stack on your system, or inform you that there are no packages found: After the archive is downloaded, extract the contents to a temporary location from which you can install it.
The example below assumes you have downloaded the archive to /tmp and will extract to the same location.
From the directory where you extracted the archive, issue the following command:(Notes: Please replace the "NNNNNN" in the following command line with the actual build number of the downloaded file.)You will need to log out and in again to activate this change.Uninstalling the AMD GPU-PRO Driver If for any reason you wish to remove the AMDGPU-PRO graphics stack you can do this using the uninstallation script which was part of the installation and is present in your path.From the command prompt enter the following command: Installing the Optional ROCm Component This AMDGPU-Pro driver package incorporates the ROCm component that can be optionally installed for running Compute/Open CL applications.This tutorial will help you to install the latest Nvidia drivers for your Ubuntu desktop using PPA.The first step is to purge currently installed Nvidia drivers so that it does not conflict with the newer versions.