Kali dev team added new version of AMD ATI proprietary fglrx driver which is now available via Kali Linux repositories. That means, those who are following this other guide, Install AMD ATI proprietary driver fglrx in Kali Linux 1.0.6 running Kernel version 3.12.6 can use this new Final version to install fglrx driver in their Kali Linux 1.0.6. This guide is less complicated and everything should work out of the box instead of messing about with Debian Jessie repository.
Step by step guide to install proprietary fglrx driver in Kali Linux
Following instructions were tested on 64-bit Kali Linux 1.0.6 running Kernel version 3.12.6:
No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux Kali Linux 1.0.6 Release: Kali Linux 1.0.6 Codename: n/a
/etc/apt/sources.list. If it’s anything different to the following, you need to fix it. You can follow this guide to add official Kali Linux Repositories if you’re not too sure on how to do it. For the sake of clarity I will keep things simple here.
Remove or comment out existing lines and add the following:
## Kali Regular repositories deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali main non-free contrib deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free ## Kali Source repositories deb-src http://http.kali.org/kali kali main non-free contrib deb-src http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free
Step 2 (update with apt-get)
Now we need to update and make sure we get the latest list from Kali Linux official repositories. So perform an apt-get update.
STOP: NVIDIA users after driver installation and cuda/pyrit related issues go here: How to Install Nvidia Kernel Module Cuda and Pyrit in Kali Linux
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