[ubuntu-za] Unity 2D and graphics drivers

Wikus mazal.wikus at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 16:44:13 UTC 2012


On 06/11/2012 18:18, Lee Sharp wrote:
> 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
>
>

Ag no that's terrible.
So I have latest proper hardware , but won't be able to install the new 
Ubuntu versions.
It's decisions like this that is killing this OS

- Wikus





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