Prepare installation media


Base installation of Linux Mint

  • Follow the standard Linux Mint installation procedure - choose timezone, partitions, username, password etc.
  • Disconnect the installation media and reboot.
  • Login using previously selected username and password.


ATI Catalyst video driver

sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install vdpau-va-driver vdpauinfo mesa-vdpau-drivers libvdpau-va-gl1 xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu libdrm-amdgpu1 cd /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/ 
sudo ln -s vdpau_drv_video.so radeonsi_drv_video.so 
sudo ln -s vdpau_drv_video.so r600_drv_video.so