Graphics Cards

Sudhangathan B S sudhangathan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 10 03:32:14 UTC 2013


For all those who replied..! Thanks for the inputs and your experience.. It
may a while before I actually buy a laptop...!

Cheers Studios.!!

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Sudhangathan BS
Ph:(+91) 9731-905-205
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On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me> wrote:

>
>
> On Sun, Jun 9, 2013, at 03:24 AM, Sudhangathan B S wrote:
> > Heyy Studios,
> >
> > I am planning to buy a Laptop and have already decided to put Ubuntu
> > Studio
> > as it is my favorite Distribution since the last 4 to 5 years. I am
> > planning to a laptop with extra Graphics card. I have found that (from a
> > short survey) AMD/ATI, NVIDIA have lot of driver problems and they just
> > won't work, and I have experienced it myself while using other laptops.
> >
> > I often video/photo edit after my adventures.
> > If anybody is successfully using a graphics card with Studio, i.e. with a
> > fully working driver and smooth graphics, please let me know the model of
> > the graphics card and the laptop(or even desktop) configurations.
> >
> > Best,
> > ---------------------------------
> > Sudhangathan BS
> > Ph:(+91) 9731-905-205
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> I would get either Intel or Nvidia.
>
> Intel write their own free drivers.
> Nvidia is supported both by free drivers - which have more or less full
> functionality, but worse performance for specific things (like realtime
> audio for some) and the proprietary drivers work pretty smoothly.
> AMD has free drivers that offer pretty good support for all sorts of
> cards, but if you want proprietary drivers, you might get problems -
> depending on the card and the Ubuntu release.
>
> If you take a look at the hardware that System76 uses for their
> machines, I think you'll get an idea what might work best for Linux
> https://www.system76.com/
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