How to fix Xubuntu 12.04.4?

Michael Fischer fischerfm at yahoo.de
Fri Feb 14 10:52:33 UTC 2014


I agree fully with you: Xubuntu 12.04 should stay on 3.2.0 kernel. But 
why should Xubuntu 12.04.4 stay on it? If everybody can still use the 
12.04 distro if having driver trouble?

FMF

On 14.02.2014 11:38, PK wrote:
> I don't agree with this. In my opinion, Xubuntu 12.04 should stay with 
> the 3.2.x-kernel.
>
> Because it's currently the only kernel (plus the X.org version that 
> goes with it) that still supports the restricted nvidia-96 driver for 
> old Nvidia video cards. Same goes for third-party SiS 671 drivers.
>
> Regards, Pjotr.
>
>
> 2014-02-14 10:23 GMT+01:00 Michael Fischer <fischerfm at yahoo.de 
> <mailto:fischerfm at yahoo.de>>:
>
>     Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS does not support the hardware stack Ubuntu
>     12.04.4 LTS supports. It stays on the 3.2.0 kernel instead. What
>     is the process to have this fixed? Withdraw Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS or
>     create a Xubuntu 12.04.4a LTS? I am ready to fix this distro (at
>     least for 686 and amd64 architectures) and make it available for
>     download through my FTP and HTTP servers. What is the correct
>     process for this?
>
>     FMF
>
>>     When booting the Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Desktop CD this is what I get:
>>
>>     cat /etc/issue
>>     Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS \n \l
>>
>>     and
>>
>>     uname -ar
>>     Linux xubuntu 3.2.0-58-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 3 17:37:58 UTC
>>     2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>>
>>     which is the kernel of Xubuntu 12.04.
>
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