Well that afternoon has turned into four days of headaches. Update your nVidia graphics processing unit to the latest drivers. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Find More Posts by PTrenholme. My original desire was to install Slackware, which would work with the vesa driver, but could never get networking solved. On Intel’s site, the chipset is listed as being support by both the i module and the i By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

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It might be easier to boot without X by setting up a totally broken xorg. Ubuntu has video problems out the wazoo on my machine, older versions worked, but anything after 8. Intel R G Graphics Controller. Since I saw all the problem reports and the move to software patent encumbered “Mono” dependencies in Ubuntu 10, I haven’t bothered to upgrade from Jaunty and, frankly, haven’t even logged in to that partition of my drive for several months. Intel Corporation Embedded Graphics Controller.

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Intel is one of the world’s graohics and highest valued semiconductor chip makers, based on revenue. Then I can run X -configure. Note that you can test your new xorg. It appears that many, many people have had difficulty with this graphics chipset, and I guess it may be that I have found a machine that cannot be used with Linux with any stability at all.

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I have since learned that Ubuntu does not even support this chipset. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers.

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All three distros I have tried installed the i module during the install. If you swap a distro once more, I can recommend Debian, good package management and it doesn’t violate the Linux security model 82845g/gl/gv/gge/pe Ubuntu does.

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That having said, now you are using Ubuntu which pulls from the Debian repos. Ubuntu’s module directories are different. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

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