[ubuntu-uk] Nouveau

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 5 08:27:16 GMT 2010

On 5 December 2010 08:21, danteashton at gmail.com <danteashton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, but GMail does not like posting at the bottom...

You don't have to worry about what GMail likes or does not like, you
will not significantly hurt its feelings by going against its attempts
to force undesirable practices on you.  Remember, you are in charge,
not Google.  Just scroll down to the bottom before typing  (even
better delete the first couple of blank lines before starting).

> It was suggested that I run the 'apt-get install nvidia-current' command if
> booting into Ubuntu leads to a failed X session (and thus, text-mode). This
> is due to an issue between Nouveau and my onboard graphics, which is
> extremely disconcerting to me as, every time I need to reinstall my system,
> I have to install from 10.04 (which, unlike 10.10, accepts 'xforcevesa' at
> the boot options) and upgrade from there.

By top posting and not even quoting the previous reply this message
does not mean a lot.  Is it in reply to a previous post or just a


More information about the ubuntu-uk mailing list