installing kernel 3.4

Gary Kirkpatrick garyartista at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 07:52:21 UTC 2013


On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 9:15 AM, tv.debian at googlemail.com <
tv.debian at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 03/04/2013 08:57, Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
>
>> I am trying to make my Asus 1025 ce have full 3d (it only runs 2D
>> now).   If I install linux kernel 3.4 will that make a difference?  Can
>> I even do that given I am running 12.04.2?
>>
>> Here are instructions:
>> http://ubuntuguide.net/how-to-**install-linux-kernel-3-4-0-on-**
>> ubuntu-12-0411-10<http://ubuntuguide.net/how-to-install-linux-kernel-3-4-0-on-ubuntu-12-0411-10>
>>
>> 12.10 can not run on this machine near as I can tell from searches.
>> Does installing 3.4 in effect convert 12.04 to 12.10?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>> garyk
>>
>>
>>
> Hi Gary,
>
> what issue are you trying to solve exactly, what is the graphic circuit in
> your laptop ? (NVidia, AMD, Intel ?) Did you try different drivers for this
> graphic adapter ?
>
> In 10.04 you can easily try a newer kernel (3.5 from 12.10) by installing
> the package "linux-generic-lts-quantal" . But it may not solve your graphic
> problem if you need a proprietary driver for you graphic adapter to work
> properly.
>
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This unit comes with the not-linux friendly (yet if ever) Intel GMA 3600 (I
think I am saying this right) requiring Cedarview drivers.

I can not get the launcher to hide, launcher icons to change size, a few
other difficulties.  Otherwise not bad!

garyk
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