YES, it is possible. And NO it's not hard at all.
I'm using a DELL XPS 13 (9370), which has two Thunderbolt 3 ports. For the eGPU enclosure, I went with a Razer Core X, which is ranked as the best option on egpu.io. Finally, the card I'm using is the modest AMD RX 580. I chose AMD because it works out of the box, no additional drivers required....
Edit the following file: amdgpu-pro-install
on line 74: (it is 74 for me)
add that hashtag # to os_release
that calls a function to check for your system type (as far as I understand it)
Add the following line:
PACKAGES="amdgpu-pro amdgpu-pro-lib32 amdgpu-pro-dkms"
That is all that function did in case the system was Ubuntu or a ...
I was able to fix it after all. Updating to kernel 5.14 broke my trackpad, whilst trying to fix that I came across this:
Following that guide fixed all my issues.
One thing I noticed while going through this old system was that it only had 2GB of RAM. I happened to have some memory laying around that worked for this system and after upgrading it to only 4GB of RAM and booting it up the 550RX fired right up.
It appears that this GPU needs more than 2GB of system memory to function.
Please go to the gpu site and click downloads click graphics driver select ubuntu or linux option and ur 64 bit or 32bit archetecture option that will help you out otherwise delete firefox and try reinstalling or try google chrome still the prob persists post ur reply pleaseee we are ready to help you out .
Well I've tried a lot of solutions that I found out there in another stack-overflow forums, but sadly it didn't work, but at the end I found a lead that takes me for one solution that work with my system. First I will share the things I've tried and don't work and finally I'll tell what indeed fixed my problem
What didn't work:
I found that my notebook ...
I updated my kernel to kernel v4.18 on my Acer laptop with a AMD A12 and Radeon RX and it gave me all types of problems, went back to 4.15 and the problems stopped. I would try down grading your kernel to the default kernel and see if that helps.
Thanks a lot ! I did many research (and re-install ^^") before seeing your answer... and i found a solution which, i think, is interesting
When you're installing Elementary OS, he ask if you want to
"Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware, Flash, MP3 and other media".
That's the "problem". Without this checked, i had no problems for ...
According to this the AMD PRO WX 2100 doesn't work really well under linux at the moment.
Updating your kernel to a more recent version may make it work. Here you can download the necessary packages.
If you want to install elementary on UEFI mode you need to set your bios/firmware to UEFI mode and then boot the usb. The key to open the boot menu varies ...
It is necessary to know more information about your system, but I will tell you what worked in my case:
download the driver from the official website of amd. After that unzip and edit the files amdgpu-install and amdgpu-pro-install.
In line 90 change ubuntu by elementary and save the change.
If you do not do that, it will say OS not supported.
Which driver did you try? There's quite a few details missing here so you'll have to be a bit more descriptive. From a quick scan of AMD's closed source driver page, they ended support for 5000 series cards with 15.04. If it's the open source driver you're looking for, it should have been installed by default with Loki. Can you post the output of lspci -k | ...
As a workaround, you might want to try to install 4.11 from the Ubuntu mainline kernels.
You can download and install from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.11.4/ the following packages:
sudo dpkg --install linux-headers-4.11.4-041104_4.11.4-041104.201706071003_all.deb \
Do the following steps to install amdgpu-pro drivers for Radeon RX 480:
1) Download driver https://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ubuntu/amdgpu-pro-17.50-511655.tar.xz
2) Go to your Downloads directory cd ~/Downloads
3) Unpack the driver file tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-17.50-511655.tar.xz
4) Go to the unpacked file cd ~/Downloads/amdgpu-pro-17.50-511655
5) Open ...
Try to use the Autoinstall command in Terminal. This should work in every ubuntu and debian distro variants
sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall
Also try to update your Kernel and make sure that your OS is the latest.
sudo apt upgrade &&
sudo apt dist-upgrade
I solved my problem by updating the kernel to the latest version (4.6.5) following these instructions:
To Install and upgrade Linux Kernel 4.6.5 (Stable) on Ubuntu 16.04
Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 wily werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet,
ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Linux
Mint 17.1, Linux Mint 17.2, Linux Mint 17.3 ...
I also have an AMD RX 460 based card that I got a few weeks ago which I understand is not quite yet supported by Ubuntu 16.04 (and thus Loki) with the current 4.4 kernel but if you wait for just a few hours (maybe a day or two) the Ubuntu 16.04.2 update release should be out with new 4.8 kernel and Xorg stack which should get you up and running even with the ...
This may help:
I do believe that your card is supported by the new AMD driver, however it's not preinstalled on Loki, you will need to follow the instructions posted by others on the link to get it working.
Will this also work on elementary OS? I am afraid to try it, since last time I did stuff myself I must have made mistakes, so this time I am not touching it until I get confirmation.
So I can access the internet now and did upgrades, but the issue still remains. If there is ...