New ATI Video Driver Supports RHEL 6.2

Brings OpenGL support for the Google Chrome web browser

By on December 14th, 2011 07:38 GMT

AMD proudly announced last night, December 13th, the immediate availability for download of the AMD Catalyst 11.12 video driver for Linux platforms, brining initial support for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 operating system.

AMD Catalyst 11.12 also brings support OpenCL MCW SlotMax libraries integration, as well as RandR improvements. Moreover, a few other small improvements and bugfixes are also present in the new AMD Catalyst 11.12.

There's no official announcement for this release, but it also adds hardware acceleration (OpenGL) support for the Google Chrome web browser and it doesn't fixes the existing GNOME Shell issues.

Available for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, the AMD Catalyst 11.12 video driver offers production support for the following Linux-based operating systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Novell SUSE Enterprise Linux, openSUSE Linux and Ubuntu Linux.
Download the ATI/AMD Linux Display Drivers 11.12 right now from Softpedia.