Saturday, April 20, 2013

Removing AMD Catalyst Beta's watermark

Using AMD's Catalyst Beta drivers, if you checked out the contents of /etc/ati/signature it'll show UNSIGNED.

To remove the watermark on your desktop, you'll need to change the contents of this file (as documented in this AskUbuntu thread).

~$ sudo gedit /etc/ati/signature

and replace the contents with


Note: The above should be on a single line. I split it into multiple lines for easy viewing here.

It's simpler if you just made a backup of /etc/ati/signature from a stable version of Catalyst before installing the Beta drivers, then replace the file with the copy you made.