Unity Compatibility Problems

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Thu Aug 4 16:51:09 UTC 2011

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. 

This is probably down to the graphics driver, do you know which
graphics card you have? The proprietary driver might well help, though
apparently frequently at the expense of functionality elsewhere.

> Does anybody know how to get Unity to work on any Linux compatible
> desktops.

It Just Worked on the two desktops I use that are running Unity.


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