Nvidia driver problem

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 03:37:03 UTC 2011

On 09/24/2011 09:52 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 24 September 2011 23:10, Jon Anderson<jbander at izoom.net>  wrote:
>> Thank you very much, so even though I'm in classic(i Think ) and using a
>> different desktop it still is 11.04 (thats what it says), good to know. I
>> think it must be unity desktop
>> that is causing the freezing problem.  I have to check out one thing and
>> that is to go into just ubuntu 11.04 and then go into classic and see what
>> happens. INow when I boot I  goto the first
>> Page that comes up and I check to use the lower video option.
> You're welcome.
> By the way, did you see my&  someone else's comments in your /other/
> thread about a few basic troubleshooting steps to test your system for
> stability problems? I'd /really/ recommend that you do them.
> As for the helpful advice to check for lines in your
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf file - they are made with the best of intentions
> but sadly they no longer apply, as recent releases of Ubuntu run
> without an xorg.conf file at all.

That is correct UNTIL you install proprietary drivers. And they won't 
run ~correctly~ without an xorg.conf file. If you want to go plain Jane 
vanilla non-accelerated SVGA then forgo the xorg.conf file bother.

My intentions were to get him to do something easy first, before digging 
around in his bios. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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