8.10 and the GeForce 6100 NVIDIA

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Thu Nov 6 07:05:11 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 16:35 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Then came alone Intrepid and it supports some but not all NVIDIA 
> hardware. This is a real Ubuntu problem. To say your waiting for new 
> driver software from NVIDIA is, I am sorry to say a lie. Why does it 
> work on Hardy????

>From System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers:

"Proprietary drivers do not have public source code that Ubuntu
developers are free to modify. They represent a risk to you because they
are only available on the types of computer chosen by the manufacturer,
and security updates to them depend solely on the responsiveness of the
Ubuntu cannot fix or improve these drivers"

Which parts of this text do you not understand?

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