If someone could kindly explain to me why i am unable to install a desktop gui on this server edition, I would appreciate it. I’m not sure if there are decent drivers available for old ATI cards. Another thought was is it easy to bugger up the OS by installing wrong drivers? I recently installed Ubuntu 8. Joined Mar 24, Messages 5,

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Threepwood Senior Member Nov 5, Forums New posts Search forums. I tried that, I got the sreen that said loading grub and then nothing.

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Bryce 4, 18 You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Like w1z4rd said, install the r drivers should be in the repositories and change your xorg.

Joined Aug 6, Messages 9, Beyond that, check your Xorg. Anthony Brown abrown-unb said on I have tried sudo apt-get install both ubuntu and kubuntu but it says that the package is unable to be located. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Will not respond to PM requests for support — use the ubungu. Thread starter Threepwood Start date Nov 5, Tags driver gpu graphics linux. The correct driver is “r” not “ATI”. Just starting out and have a question?

I get the loading grub and then, I get Analog input cannot display this video mode again. Its an older card.

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Question # : Questions : xserver-xorg-video-ati package : Ubuntu

Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg. Here it is; root thomas: ATI has dropped the ball. Join Date Oct Beans 3. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.


My previous experience was with Fedora Core 1 different GPU thoughwhich was a reletively involved process, and when I tried instructions ubuntk I had found for the same drivers on Ubuntu 6. I am quite confident that under Hardy I only had to change the color depth to 16although I can’t remember which driver ati, r, fglrx I used.


March 16th, 3. Have you tried the boot option: It seems a bit unpredictable what number is required; 2 might work for one machine, and on a seemingly identical one you have to use a different value. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and rzge administration.

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