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  • Originally posted by mmstick View Post
    You can always add oibaf then change oibaf from saucy to raring to get oibaf in saucy.

    sudo add-apt-repository -y ppaibaf/graphics-drivers; sudo sed -i 's/saucy/raring/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/oibaf*; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade -y; sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
    Will that be compatible* with Oibaf proper ppa for Saucy when its online at last?
    -> sudo apt-get update will just work, or ppa-purge will be needed?

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    • You just change oibaf to Saucy the same way it was changed to Raring when it is available for Saucy. Honestly, there's no difference between the packages.

      sudo sed -i 's/raring/saucy/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/oibaf*; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade -y; sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y

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      • Originally posted by mmstick View Post
        You just change oibaf to Saucy the same way it was changed to Raring when it is available for Saucy. Honestly, there's no difference between the packages.

        sudo sed -i 's/raring/saucy/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/oibaf*; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade -y; sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
        If it helps, przemoli, I've already done this to install the Raring Mesa packages (the video-* packages didn't install, for some reason, but that doesn't seem to matter).

        It makes a HUGE difference when playing Portal and Portal 2 (through wine) to the point where I can put all the graphics options up to high and it's still playable on my A8-3850, admittedly only at 1650x1050 resolution. Everything was much slower with Mesa 9.2. I assume the difference is the SB backend being on by default in Mesa 10 but there are a lot of other things that all help.
        Last edited by tom.higgy; 10-21-2013, 10:00 AM.

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        • Originally posted by tom.higgy View Post
          If it helps, przemoli, I've already done this to install the Raring Mesa packages (the video-* packages didn't install, for some reason, but that doesn't seem to matter).

          It makes a HUGE difference when playing Portal and Portal 2 (through wine) to the point where I can put all the graphics options up to high and it's still playable on my A8-3850, admittedly only at 1650x1050 resolution. Everything was much slower with Mesa 9.2. I assume the difference is the SB backend being on by default in Mesa 10 but there are a lot of other things that all help.
          Try running sudo aptitude upgrade -y; sudo aptitude dist-upgrade to get the rest of those to install. They won't install with apt-get apparently.

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          • Originally posted by mmstick View Post
            Try running sudo aptitude upgrade -y; sudo aptitude dist-upgrade to get the rest of those to install. They won't install with apt-get apparently.
            OIBAF raring driver depend of "xorg-video-abi-13"..
            They are not in raring.

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            • Originally posted by fritzls View Post
              OIBAF raring driver depend of "xorg-video-abi-13"..
              They are not in raring.
              xorg-video-abi-13 doesn't exist. You are referring to xserver-xorg-core which is inside oibaf repos.

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              • Originally posted by mmstick View Post
                xorg-video-abi-13 doesn't exist. You are referring to xserver-xorg-core which is inside oibaf repos.
                when you force the intel or radeon drivers from raring inside saucy he display a dependency error with the virtual package "xorg-video-abi-13"..

                You need to break the dependencies for this.

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                • Originally posted by fritzls View Post
                  when you force the intel or radeon drivers from raring inside saucy he display a dependency error with the virtual package "xorg-video-abi-13"..

                  You need to break the dependencies for this.
                  Odd, I'm receiving the same errors on one of my machines. So this method seems broken now until oibaf creates a Saucy repo. xorg-video-abi-13 is actually supposed to be xserver-xorg-core though, since xorg-video-abi-13 also doesn't exist in Ubuntu 13.04, though it lives as a virtual package that points to xserver-xorg-core.

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                  • Oibaf, thanks a lot for adding saucy support. I believe that for saucy the KDE 4.11 repository is not necessary as the kde-window-manager package lists libwayland-client0 as a dependency, rather than libwayland0, which was the case in the kubuntu-backports ppa (http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy/kde-window-manager).

                    So I will try and report if the upgrade is easy.

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                    • Installation catalyst/Mesa

                      Dear all,

                      I want to ask a trivial question. Why do not we have a GUI tool which helps people(covering from the beginner to expert) to select different version of the videodriver to be installed. If I want to use the open source driver just click on it and it does it for me/if I want to go back to Catalyst it will just happen. It would be good if I can test different Catalyst drivers and Open source drivers and the whole system just remain stable.

                      The code should check all dependency and fix all errors (as I heard) catalyst can cause?

                      Why this cannot be done? Is it complex? We do not have anybody who can help coding it? It can not be done. etc

                      I would appreciate if somebody can tell me truth. I am not an expert, so forgive me If I am asking basic things, however my goal is to make Linux more popular and If I see that I cannot do it I feel we are just not there to get Linux popular despite many people try to help.

                      Thank you,

                      Kind regards,

                      Lajos Nagy

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