[ILUG-BOM] Ubuntu 10.04 installation on Acer 5740 Core i5 and 3 GB RAM

Rony gnulinuxist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 22:34:52 IST 2010


On Wednesday 28 July 2010 10:03 PM, Revant Nandgaonkar wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Rony Bill<gnulinuxist at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>    
>> One bug that exists is that when changing desktop backgrounds, after
>> selecting a second or third image choice, the machine freezes and has to be
>> forced shut down. So I set my image once and lay off.
>>
>> Overall a 'works out of the box' experience.
>>
>>
>>      
> it comes with ATI Mobility Radeon?
>
> get the proprietary drivers "fglrx", hope it helps you.
> free drivers for ati cards are installed by default,
> most of the time free drivers work fine.
> but fglrx is sometimes better
> when you install fglrx, it will break plymouth consistency,
> Check out for workaround for plymouth:
> http://idyllictux.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/lucidubuntu-10-04-high-resolution-plymouth-virtual-terminal-for-atinvidia-cards-with-proprietaryrestricted-driver/
>    
I will look it up. Thanks.

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Rony.

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