lubuntu 14.04 ppc - graphics problem

Israel israeldahl at
Sat Apr 26 12:20:41 UTC 2014

On 04/26/2014 02:30 AM, Lars Noodén wrote:
> On 26.04.2014 09:55, farinet at wrote:
>> Finally i got the ppc live-cd to work: But the graphics are heavvily
>> messed up. 
> Lubuntu no longer likes certain graphics cards, at least not since
> several releases back.  It's kind of buried [1] but you can try the
> work-around for the Radeon card, if that's what you have:
> When booting the Live DVD, at the DVD's boot prompt where it says the
> default option is 'live', try
> 	live video=radeonfb:1024x768-32
> instead of letting it timeout or just plain 'live'  If that solves the
> graphics problem, then it is safe to continue the installation and the
> Live installer will then pass those settings on to the installed system
> automatically.
> Regards,
> /Lars
> [1]
I have personally found that the issue is actually the xorg
configuration file.
simply find the right one, download it save it as


then simply restart X but stopping, and starting lightdm

sudo stop lightdm
sudo start lightdm

viola non-psychadelic graphics!


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