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Latest revision as of 09:23, 20 June 2018

Supported devices

  • This guide is valid for fit-PC3, fit-PC3i, fit-PC4, fitlet-H/T

Prepare installation media

  • A USB DVD-ROM drive or a USB Flash drive of at least 2GB should be used as installation media
  • Download latest Linux Mint release http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
  • For installation with a USB DVD-ROM - flash the downloaded image directly onto a DVD
  • For installation with a USB Flash drive, please follow How to install Linux Mint via USB tutorial

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

Radeon open-source graphics drivers

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vdpau-va-driver vdpauinfo mesa-vdpau-drivers libvdpau-va-gl1 xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu libdrm-amdgpu1
sudo 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

See also