Unity Compatibility Problems

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Thu Aug 4 16:44:36 UTC 2011

On 04/08/11 11:37, Graham Stacy wrote:
> I have an Acer notebook with Ubuntu 11.04 on it,
> both Unity and Gnome work fine on it but when I've
> tried to install 11.04 on some of my desktops
> (mainly HPs) I've consistently received a message
> saying Unity will not function and I have to use
> Ubuntu Classic. Does anybody know how to get Unity
> to work on any Linux compatible desktops.

Install the proper graphics drivers and try again, if it's a crappy
graphics card then no there is no way to get it to work right because
Unity is 3D and you'll have to wait for 11.10 to get Unity 2D, unless
it's been backported for testing on 11.04 which I don't know if it has.

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