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    I installed on my box with a nvidia gtx 550 ti -...

    I installed on my box with a nvidia gtx 550 ti - ironically I encountered tearing moving windows something I haven't encountered for ages. Only I couldn't seem to resolve it. So back to ub untill it...
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    I have been beta testing windows since Win98...

    I have been beta testing windows since Win98 (which they charged you to do) upto 8. But after two weeks testing 8 in RC it was enough. I just could not get used to the interface. In the beta it was...
  3. I'm currently testing this and finding it very...

    I'm currently testing this and finding it very stable.
    fglrx works very well too
  4. So for giggles I threw in my ati radeon 6790...

    So for giggles I threw in my ati radeon 6790 which generally is a nightmare - finally it just works so perhaps I don't need to use windows after all yay!
  5. amd FX-6100, nvidia GTX550Ti, 8GB ddr3 asus...

    amd FX-6100, nvidia GTX550Ti, 8GB ddr3 asus M5A97-PRO mobo

    nomodeset gets me to livecd after install it drops to tty
    I have tried a few tricks but nothing doing, a few more to try but I'm...
  6. workaround

    I have identified the open source readeon driver as the cause

    if I boot ubuntu 11.10 with nomodeset blacklist=radeon 3
    then in tty apt-get install fglrx
    apt-get update
    startx
    I was able to...
  7. or not so solved!

    Seems I still have the issue in 11.10 - garbled screen and no desktop above has no impact.
  8. Solved issue!

    I've nailed it!!

    acpi=off and it boots

    I tried it on the off chancwe when I remembered the Dell laptop I had needed it way back and bingo! 11.04 installed and booting.....

    So now to see if...
  9. Hi The card is fine - works perfectly in windows...

    Hi
    The card is fine - works perfectly in windows and indeed in mint 11
    This happens across two different mobos and also affected the ati 4200 onboard on the other board.
    I was using opensuse...
  10. Unable to boot distros post kernel 3 on radeon hd 6790

    I have an issue that currently affects new dstros. The current distros boot to the live desktop but the image is garbled. It clearly shows the garbled image of my win 7 desktop as if it remained as...
  11. That aside how many users are likely to not move...

    That aside how many users are likely to not move to linux now and or move back to windows from linux.
    I myself was looking forward to this to finally shed windows but now it looks like I will have...
  12. opps somehow managed to delete when editing -DOH!...

    opps somehow managed to delete when editing -DOH!

    ""Apparently Doug Lombardi was asked about a linux version of steam to which he replied they were not working on one!!!
    Tell me it's not true?...
  13. I'm currently using the driver and ubuntu 9.04. I...

    I'm currently using the driver and ubuntu 9.04. I didn't really expect it to work. But it does. Using my headphones with no issue apart from having to turn down the volume so as not to go deaf. The...
  14. Linuxmint's KDE (gloria) was very impresive and...

    Linuxmint's KDE (gloria) was very impresive and one of the best kde implementations I have tried to date. Very usable and I know they fixed a lot of the Kubuntu issues along the way. Shame no 64 bit...
  15. This might be what your after! ...

    This might be what your after!

    http://www.slackware.com/install/
  16. This might help you out. ...

    This might help you out.

    http://www.slackware.com/install/

    :)
  17. I would welcome a review that was carried out on...

    I would welcome a review that was carried out on Ubuntu and another distro. Or at least one that uses say the rpm package system and also one of the more techie distros.
    I have noticed that the...
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