[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu 10.4 on optiplex 760

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 12:21:46 GMT 2010

On 22 November 2010 12:08, Toby Satchell <tsatchell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have tried a live CD on a Dell optiplex 760 but i can't seem to get a
> GUI.
> The live cd doesn't show the ubuntu logo with the dots neither does it
> display the desktop.
> The machines chipset is Intel® Q43 Express Chipset w/ICH10D
> and I think the video is Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500;
> I tried a quick google but most of the fixes seem to involve the
> xorg.conf file. which 10.4 doesn't seem to have.
I got stuck with this for a while. The answer is that recent versions of
Xorg don't have a config file if there are no changes from the default, so
you create one to make any changes.


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