Well that's a win... Why is the main page where the vast majority of people will down the plugin not updated with the correct plugin?
Do you know who should be contacted to get that fixed?
I will test both anyhow and see if this:
makes any difference.
Using the Blender Plugin downloaded from the obvious place, where most people will go to try it out i.e.:
Resuls in this: using the just released (about 7.5 hours ago) Blender Version blender-2.80-8b2b79c2108b-win64.zip
i.e. it is broken using the plugin available from the AMD Download Page.
Using the ProRender Plugin available from here:
Results in this: using the just released (about 7.5 hours ago) Blender Version blender-2.80-8b2b79c2108b-win64.zip
That is great, it even seems to render properly using an R9 280X GCN 1.0 GPU.
Please make sure this RadeonProRenderBlender_2.0.85.msi - which I guess is the latest BETA ProRender Plugin version for Blender 2.0 Beta is available for download from the official AMD download page here:
According to Norton Security File Insight there are not many people who have tried RadeonProRenderBlender_2.0.85.msi:
It shows fewer than 5 (probably happy) Users.
The official download ProRender Plugin version for Blender 2.0 Beta, radeonprorenderforblender.msi does not work with latest versions Blender 2.0 Beta, so anyone getting that experience will have their time wasted and have a bad impression of ProRender Plugin.
I seem to be have the same problem as described in this thread, i.e. I can't activate the ProRender plugin in more recent builds of Blender 2.80. I'm using Linux, however, so the solution described here (downloading a newer build from AMD Radeon ProRender for Blender 2.80 Beta) is of no help for me, as there's no Linux build in that thread.
I'm running Linux Mint 19.1, which is based on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.
I do realize that the installer says something about being compatible with Ubuntu 16.04... But I don't think anyone (who got the RPR addon installed) still uses a Ubuntu version from the beginning of 2016? So, I was kinda hoping it would work nonetheless.
Do I really need to downgrade to be able to use RPR?