Has Kubuntu become less stable?
Alan Dacey Sr.
grokit at ajinfosearch.com
Mon Dec 27 01:47:47 UTC 2010
> > ...... I think that Kubuntu is actually
> > getting better, along with KDE. Maybe you should think about replacing
> > some hardware and see if that fixes the problem. You also didn't mention
> > what video driver you use or hardware you have. Mentioning that could
> > also bring in some suggestions from people who have the same.
> > Alan
> Interesting suggestion. Well, KInfocenter tells me that the 3D accelerator
> is by Intel: "4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller". The driver
> is by Tungsten Graphics and the renderer is "Mesa DRI Intel Q45/Q43 GEM
> 20100330 Development [hmm...] x86/MMX/SSE2". I run the OS from one WD HDD
> on SATA. Processor is Intel E8400.
My machine doesn't even know what 3D accelerator it's using (??). This is
just a shot in the dark but is there another video driver for your hardware that
you can use? It could be the cause of your odd dropdown issue. I didn't pay much
attention to it but I know that there are/were some hard times for people with
an Intel video chip. I'd also see if you could buy/borrow/steal a new hard drive and
see if the same problems exist with an install on that, but that is also a shot in
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