[ubuntu-za] Running Ubuntu 9.10 on a Asus P5Q-EM

Dr. Johan P. Prinsloo biocura at telkomsa.net
Thu Mar 18 21:01:14 GMT 2010

Thanks, it seems that on 9.10 it works fine, from the forum link you 
sent me. I've just heard yesterday that apparently setting up that board 
can be a hassle, but I think I'm going to stick with it and sort out 
problems if there are any. Thanks for your input, it helps a lot.

Wesley Werner wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 10:50 PM, Dr. Johan P. Prinsloo 
> <biocura at telkomsa.net <mailto:biocura at telkomsa.net>> wrote:
>     Does anyone have experience running Ubuntu 9.10 on a Asus P5Q-EM
>     I've just asked a quote for a new machine and I asked for this
>     particular mother board, but have subsequently learned that apparently
>     setting up this board can be very problematic?
> Hi Johan,
> Any particular problems that you're concerned about? Other owners 
> <http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1403386> say it works fine 
> for them.
> I have a different model Intel board but with the same on-board 
> graphics, it works pretty well, since then they fixed video tearing 
> issue (over HDMI) too. I added a nVidia card since then, so I'm not 
> using the on-board anymore, but my motivation for the upgrade was 
> games, for everyday tasks the X4500 was perfect.

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