They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. How do I get the desktop to launch with the proprietary drivers I’ve just installed Linux Mint 10 based on Ubuntu BB code is On. After installing it and checking if it went fine: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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I would not recommend that path: Disabling this option and setting the graphics mode to integrated should work now. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. April 19th, 5. I got him interested in Slackware but there’s a big problem with this card.

[ubuntu] Thinkpad W (FireGL v) + hardware drivers = no desktop

Originally Posted by Switch7. December 24th, 6. Thank you for the reply.

It feels unfair that even laptops and many softwares are locked into Microsoft specific solution. I was under the impression that these no longer built, and had been deprecated upstream. Are you new firegk LinuxQuestions.

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I mean it is fine until I open any window, and the title bar is all glitchy and the mouse cursor slows down any suggestions? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe linuz threads and access many other special features.

Searching intensely over the netI noticed there is another option just below the ‘Graphics Mode’, ‘OS switchable graphics’ which was ‘Enabled’ by default and since I am running Ubuntu All times are GMT Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Join Date Apr Beans 1. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding fkregl the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

I lost my wide screen modes after installing the ati firegl drivers. Fixed install script to add glxinfo and other programs that were part of previous Mesa patches. How to resolve this once and for all? Maybe I know the answer now.

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Thanks so much for this The time now is November 15th, 1. Join Date Jan Beans 3.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. As I said in my earlier post, he either needs to use fglrx, or the latest version of Mesa from git.

Searching the web and these forums doesn’t bring up any immediate answers January 26th, 4. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Hi, Thanks, I thought it was the ‘-current mesa’ therefore would work. Join Date Jun Beans