geforce fx5200 graphics card

dwain dwain.alford at
Sun Dec 7 17:34:29 UTC 2008

i am new to this group, new to ubuntu and a lost babe in the woods
when it comes to linux.  i just switched from microsuse to ubuntu.
but i say that not to start a flame war or be ot.

after my install and updates i had a restricted nvidia driver
available.  initially i chose the recommended driver.  had to
install/deinstall the driver twice before i got the message to reboot
to apply the driver.  the recommended driver doesn't work properly.
the driver listed under the recommended driver is the choice with no

i didn't search the archives before posting this, but since i'm new to
the group, i'd try to contribute what little i do know about my
hardware and what i have found to work with ubuntu and what doesn't,
as well as introduce myself.


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