Help with Graphics Problem on New Machine using Koala
callan at cruzn.net.au
Wed Nov 11 03:59:57 GMT 2009
> Well, you didn't mention what is actually in the box? What sort of
> graphics driver does it have? None? Integrated? If integrated, what
> chipset is it? Most integrated graphics cards are made by Intel, which
> is very Linux friendly.
Just regarding the above, in case you don't know, go to terminal,
maximise the screen, and type in 'lspci' then enter.
This should give you an indication of what is in your machine. For
example mine here says ....
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82865G Integrated
Graphics Controller (rev 02)
Either way, my advice is going to be - new graphics card. I've built
several machines now and just picked any random nVidia card from a name
brand, something decent but not super high-end, and they have always
All the best
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