[ubuntu-za] Unity 2D and graphics drivers

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Tue Nov 6 16:18:45 UTC 2012


On 11/06/2012 09:58 AM, Wikus wrote:
> Charl ,
>
> So if I understand correctly , Ubuntu will do software rendering until
> you install your graphics driver ?
> IE , one will at least be able to install it and get the drivers
> installed and it won't just bomb out
> on install ?

Unless you have a card not supported by the built in graphics drivers... 
  Then with no alt-install, you have no way to get anything working.

Well, you can install ubuntu server, then "apt-get install 
ubuntu-desktop" and the hardware drivers, and just deal with the server 
kernel...

Yes, they are loosing the plot.

			Lee




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