[ubuntu-uk] Graphics - sorry, boring
suprengr at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 20:50:05 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 18:59 +0100, Simon Greenwood wrote:
> On 24 July 2011 17:33, suprengr <suprengr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Whilst I know this a boring [probably asked a 100 times
> question: here we go:
> Just had the final insult from only having on-board graphics.
> I installed Proun on my [sorry about this but] Mint partition
> - I use
> Mint for such things as Wine because I do not want to
> "pollute" my
> Ubuntu install or expose it to a Windoze structure for
> Proun installed 100% OK but only picks up "very low" graphics
> Tried it on my [for support reasons] Windoze partition and a
> fail re graphics - a surprise 'coz it deals with on-board
> better for games - but not surprised anyway.
> So... time to get a graphics card me reckons... but which one
> currently best per £ on an Ubuntu pooter? [as despite other
> that's what my pooter really is]
> Pooter is a Dell Dimension E520 with slots to spare [for what
> Something Nvidia, say a GeForce 210 or 220, with 1GB RAM, should cost
> less than £30. I have a 210 running Unity across two monitors quite
> happily at the moment although I don't use it for games. You're
> probably looking at doble that for something more games oriented.
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> "Is this your sanderling?"
Bill B. [suprengr]
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