For example Ubuntu is a distribution, a Linux distribution. Video is coming through the G, and when I run lspci for the card, it displays the following: Once you install the beta drivers you can get their “powerdesk” thing and you can have “merged” DualHead set up for you. So, my question is this: Yes – when I tried to install XP I even tried W98 a blue screen would appear after a few minutes telling me something about missing drivers for harddrive, or errors in the harddrive.

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Message 6 of 8. Hello Jarl Thanks a lot, I’m bookmarking it. I have used both G and G at home. Meanwhile, I’ll keep trawling through Google. Originally Posted by dhoward Meanwhile, the best info I’ve found is http: Is it proof enough that the video is displaying properly at the resolution I’ve set? Video is coming through the G, and when Lijux run lspci for the card, it displays the following: How is the 2D quality?

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Originally Posted by rkski 1. Yeah, I have one more such instruction for re-enabling the AHCI – but the guy who posted it said that for a regular PC there isn’t that much advantage to it This website uses cookies.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. So I need to find someone who has this laptop with linux installed, and can tell me from real experience. Aug 22, Posts: So, my question is this: There were a few bits and pieces when I searched the Forum here, but I wanted pinux opinions.

Help with Installation of Matrox G in Debian. If you need to reset your password, g5500 here. The G unfortunately doesn’t suppoer “merged” displays in powerdesk, but the does. I’m actually waiting until mid-November to buy on the linx that: In either case I would make sure you have recovery media and current backups of your data before trying to install Linux.

You should be able to burn a LiveCD or LiveUSB stick and boot it and find out right away if wireless support or anything else requires any sort of extra packages or tweaking without ever doing a full install that will touch your hard drive.

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I’m not a Linux pro. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. Hi liinux -k will show you which linhx driver is in use for each card lspci -vv will show all the information plus the driver The driver in use is the last line of each section You will need to switch off the on board video in BIOS and set the AGP memory settings to match the card ie to 32MB, 64MB or whatever matches regards.


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About their beta software, I used it about 3 revisions ago. Lenovo G – Linux HW support? Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at linx end of each chapter.

I suspect it is the former. Originally Posted by rkski. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.