SOLVED Re: Upgrade to 810 breaks xorg again
fmccormick at videotron.ca
Sat Oct 25 02:00:03 UTC 2008
> On 10/24/2008 02:17 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 16:45 -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>>> Forget it. Found the driver. Installed it and I'm happy again. HOWEVER I
>>>> can't understand why Synaptic and aptitude can't find it never mind
>>>> install it.
>>> It's installed by default on my machine (which uses ATi, though), dunno
>>> why it isn't for you:
>>> mario at chronic: ~ $ cat /etc/lsb-release
>>> DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 8.10"
>>> mario at chronic: ~ $ aptitude search xserver-xorg-video-intel
>>> i A xserver-xorg-video-intel - X.Org X server -- Intel i8xx, i9xx \
>>> display driver
>>> p xserver-xorg-video-intel-dbg - X.Org X server -- Intel i8xx, i9xx \
>>> display driver (debug symbols)
>>> mario at chronic: ~ $
>> Makes two of us who don't know. I had exactly the same problem after
>> an upgrade to 8.04 a week ago. I had to go to the repository..dl it and
>> install it. Aptitude and Synaptic told me it was in the database but had
>> no "candidate" for it. Is it possible the database on my machine is
>> messed up in some subtle way?
> Look in Synaptic for the xserver-xorg-video-intel; completely remove (or
> 'sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg-video-intel' from a terminal).
> Then reinstall via Synaptic. The problem is possibly the same as I had
> on another system that was upgraded from Dapper-Feisty-Gutsy-Hardy;
> apparently the xserver-xorg-video-intel was stuck in limbo. Once I
> purged the old & reinstalled it was fine.
I'll give it a shot - and let you know.
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