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    Phoronix: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Brings New Linux Hardware Support

    The nearly two-year-old Ubuntu "Precise Pangolin" has seen a point release today bringing it up to its 12.04.4 LTS as it brings in the key software components originally found in Ubuntu 13.10...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTU5NTA

  • #2
    Will the mesa drivers and llvm be back-door ported to the first releases of ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by ObscureAngelPT View Post
      Will the mesa drivers and llvm be back-door ported to the first releases of ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
      sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-lts-saucy, it's in the release notes

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      • #4
        Well i just asked because i am very noob in this.
        I guess the OSS drivers makers could create an installer for the OSS drivers like intel had done, it would be a lot useful for noob users and it could bring more people to this world since most of the people would love a free alternative to windows but usuable without requiring to go to console and smash the keyboard with commands for more simple they are

        Regards..
        And many thanks :P

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        • #5
          use synaptic

          Originally posted by ObscureAngelPT View Post
          Well i just asked because i am very noob in this.
          I guess the OSS drivers makers could create an installer for the OSS drivers like intel had done, it would be a lot useful for noob users and it could bring more people to this world since most of the people would love a free alternative to windows but usuable without requiring to go to console and smash the keyboard with commands for more simple they are

          Regards..
          And many thanks :P
          use synaptic, install it in software center, is easy and "graphical", you can choose what kernel software you want

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          • #6
            Excellent, thanks for the info. I'm going to add the 12.04.4 ISOs to my archive later.

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