[ubuntu-uk] Any recommendations for graphics cards?

Peter Lewis prlewis at letterboxes.org
Tue Oct 23 14:36:27 BST 2007


On Tuesday 23 October 2007 at 14:12:38 Stephen Drake wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 14:01 +0100, Matthew Larsen wrote:
> > > I presume that the nvidia cards rely on proprietary drivers though. Is
> > > there a decent free one?
> >
> > Not really.
>
> It's in the process of being reverse engineered,
> http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/FrontPage
>
> There's also this forum thread
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=521158

I can't help thinking that if there isn't even an interest in nvidia opening 
up their drivers / specs, then I really don't want to be buying something 
from them.

Especially if ATI and Intel are doing / thinking about it...



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