[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the Vaio S series
sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 22:50:11 UTC 2012
On 1 July 2012 23:17, doug livesey <biot023 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi -- has anyone got Ubuntu up & running on a Sony Vaio S series?
> I've read a little bit that suggests there may be difficulties with the
> graphics drivers, which switch between two modes.
> Just wondered, is all -- I was fantasising about a new machine & playing
> with the online configurers, and the Vaio S series looks bloody lovely! :)
There are open source Intel HD 4000 drivers according to Phoronix, and for
another £100 you can have an Nvidia card that is supported through
Additional Drivers. You could always go to a Sony store with a Live USB ;)
"TBA are particularly glib"
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