NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS/Pro and 12.10

Lucio M Nicolosi lmnicolosi at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 03:43:21 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Udvarias Ur <udvarias1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> I've learned that Ubuntu has dropped 'Unity 2D' and Gnome is dropping 'Gnome Classic' from version 12.10.
> I am currently using an older computer with an 'AGP' slot which contains a 'NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS/Pro' graphics card with the 'Nouveau' driver on Ubuntu 12.04.1.
> Neither 'Unity' nor 'Gnome' (formerly 'Gnome 3') works with this set up.
> My question than is, will 'Unity' nor 'Gnome' work on the 'NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS/Pro' graphics card with the nVidia driver on Ubuntu 12.10?
> (I've determine that the driver contained in NVIDIA-Linux-x86-71.86.15-pkg1.run is required for the 'NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS/Pro'.)
> --
> Udvarias Ur

Perhaps you could check this issue in your own system if you are able
to boot from a USB stick or a CD/DVD. Just burn one of them with the
latest release CD-Live and try to run it.


Lucio M. Nicolosi, Eng.

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