wer4geeks at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 16:43:36 GMT 2009
Welcome to the team.
ATI cards were *supposed* to be becoming more and more stable after amd took
over for ATI, but I have yet to see a improvement in their drivers.
I've always had better luck with nvidia cards and that's about all I buy
nowadays. Good luck with your ati card though.
The wiki or the forums are a good place to start your research.
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On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Umer Farooq <umer.m.farooq at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hello Richard,
> Welcome to Ubuntu!
> One of the places I found most helpful when I was a new user to ubuntu
> was www.ubuntuguide.org, and then eventually I started using
> www.ubuntuforums.org considerably more, and ubuntuguide considerably
> less. However, in case you didn't know about it, try it out, and have fun!
> Umer Farooq
> Richard Colavito wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > My name is Richard and I am brand new to Linux. I have tried several
> > versions with the last being Mandriva. I have found all those versions
> > very hard for me to understand and use so I gave up. Then I found
> > Ubuntu and decided to try again. It is a lot more user friendly but I
> > still have a lot of trouble understanding what to do. I am tired of
> > paying thru the nose for an operating system as the big W. I installed
> > Ubuntu on two machines one with ATI video and one with NVidia. The ATI
> > machine is not stable and restarts on its own when I am trying to work
> > on it. The NVidia machine is nice and stable. Now I have to learn how
> > to install other programs and get them to work.
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