[xubuntu-users] $@$@$&%#%& Nvidia card... anyone know if the xorg-video-nv driver does 2d _high_ resolution?

Joe(theWordy)Philbrook jtwdyp at ttlc.net
Sun Jul 11 05:27:05 UTC 2010

It would appear that on Jul 10, Charlie Kravetz did say:

> On Sat, 10 Jul 2010 16:57:34 -0400
> "Joe(theWordy)Philbrook" <jtwdyp at ttlc.net> wrote:
> > I'm a little puzzled that even though synaptic said I already had both
> > the nv & the vesa drivers, the "Hardware Drivers" list only offered the
> > three nvidia drivers, And nothing for any other hardware besides the video
> > card what so ever??? Is that normal???
> > 
> Most of the hardware is not as machine specific as the video drivers.
> The three nvidia drivers are the proprietary nVidia drivers, the nv,
> nouveau, and vesa drivers are all open source. 

OK, But lets say I was one of those open source die-hards with a religious
belief against using proprietary drivers (I'm not, But suppose I was...)
If the Hardware Drivers tool only shows me the three Nvidia drivers, how
would I select one of the open source ones???
> Yes, it is normal not to see specific hardware drivers for anything but
> the video. 

That part isn't too surprising. Though I've a related "sound card problem"
that I'll be starting a new thread about...

If your interested look for:

 Subject: $@$@$&%#%& Nvidia card... HDA NVidia (Alsa Mixer) But no sound card detected

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