[ubuntu-uk] Annoying stuff about Ubuntu Unity
paul at aptanet.com
Wed May 2 18:57:51 UTC 2012
** James Morrissey <morrissey.james1 at gmail.com> [2012-05-02 15:09]:
> > If it's not a silly question, what is Super-W supposed to do? It does nothing
> > on my machine, although this may be because by running dual screens I seem to
> > be forced into Unity 2D - some suggest you should be able to run 3D on 2
> > screens, but I've had no luck so far :(
> It doesn't work on Unity 2D. If you are getting reverted back to unity
> 2D on a dual monitor setup it might be because you don't have enough
> ram on your system to run the graphics.
> On a single monitor with 3D you should be able to see super+w in action.
** end quote [James Morrissey]
I do seem to be forced to a 2D setup with dual monitors. RAM wise I have 8G,
with 1G on each of my two graphics cards. I suspect the main issue may be that
they are AMD/ATI Radeon cards. Ubuntu 11.10 wouldn't even install with them as
I could get no GUI to configure through, I haven't tried a 12.04 live CD yet,
although I am running 12.04 now having installed 11.10 and upgraded a few
months back (different graphics card on install, but also ATI Radeon).
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