Help with Graphics Problem on New Machine using Koala
Phil in the scrub
phil0488497315 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 23:51:27 GMT 2009
Good news for you .
Now you can load up extreme tux racer (its in synaptic)
and goe bob sledding and skiing
slightly addictive btw :)
On Nov 13, 3:35 pm, "OPM595" <opm... at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> Many thanks for that kind offer, Phil.
> I'm actually on the other side of the Island (South Western Sydney).
> I'll most certainly check out those links though - thanks.
> To be honest, I bit the bullet and took the easy way out.
> Meaning I spent a couple of bucks and purchased a Gigabyte GeForce 8400 GS
> (has Nvidia onboard).
> Problem solved! It worked right out of the box. I can actually view
> everything now in it's correct resolution. Phew!
> Many thanks to everyone who has contributed their time and effort on this
> Local Id: OPM595
> Email: opm... at yahoo.com.au
> PO Box 190, Narellan NSW 2567 Australia
> Aude aliquid dignum - "Dare Something Worthy"
> On Thu, November 12, 2009 11:32 am, Phil in the scrub wrote:
> > Hi Rob ,
> > What monitor brand and model do you have ?
> > As I mentioned earlier had similar problem with the Samsung
> > (beautiful screen by the way )
> > and after loading the samsung install disc TWICE ? problem went
> > away .
> > If your in WA can lend you a couple of screens and software to try
> > Sync master dell or samsung
> > The dell gave me a bit of heartburn also similar to yours on 9.10
> > but since reverting back to an earlier version no worries.
> > What helped me back in the early days was these threads (I save them
> > in bookmarks )
> > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/screen-resolut...
> > or maybe it was this one
> > caveat 1
> > when I had the Dell problem I was operating Ubuntu that I installed
> > via wubi
> > it used to give me the irits on a few things until I ditched the
> > Wubi type install
> > But even non wubi the dell played up on a dell machine something
> > horrible under 8.10
> > the second url solved that problem and at last could see google earth
> > properly
> > Caveat 2
> > I am only VERY new to Linux so I sort of muck about with little
> > knowledge to fix problems
> > others may have easier ways .
> > Cheers P
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