From CRT to LCD

Richard Brown rich at
Thu Sep 14 13:00:28 UTC 2006

Hi Alan

On Thursday 14 September 2006 13:40, Alan McKinnon wrote:
> You don't need to download a driver - this ain't windows and all
> drivers come with the kernel anyway. For regular 2D-only usage,
> select the nVidia driver. If you want hardware-accelerated 3D
> you need to use the closed-source nVidia drivers. There is a
> repository where these are kept, you need to enable it and
> install the relevant package. Go to the Ubuntu wiki and search
> for "closed source nVidia", you will find complete instructions

Thanks that is brilliant. Is there any reason for using 3d 
hardware-accelerated even if I don't use it please?



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