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    oh no i think you misunderstood me, and what is...

    oh no i think you misunderstood me, and what is KMS?

    I expect my boot screen to be the way it is SUPPOSED to be when i startup. When it changes for a worse direction I'm already concerned. It...
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    10.6 fixed the sluggish 2D for me, but, i still...

    10.6 fixed the sluggish 2D for me, but, i still get low res boot screen, so that means there's still some issues that needed to be sorted out. Back to the open source for me until they perfect it...
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    I was about to ask why is to so difficult to...

    I was about to ask why is to so difficult to completely remove fglrx drivers from ubuntu until I saw this post :) I don't have fglrx, but i just wanted to know for general knowledge.

    What does the...
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    Ahh, it's all clear now, thanx much. I'm on...

    Ahh, it's all clear now, thanx much. I'm on ubuntu right now using ubuntu's open source drivers, lag free. When the new drivers come out, i'll give them a spin. I haven't even come close to diving...
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    ohhh ok, i understand much more now *phew*...

    ohhh ok, i understand much more now *phew*
    Thanks you guys. Must have taken you guys a while to learn the ins and outs of how these things work lol, i'm only now tinkering with linux since it's...
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    adamk: Ah interesting.I guess i'll be using...

    adamk:
    Ah interesting.I guess i'll be using Ubuntu's default for the while until i'm sure ATI's proprietary will give me the results i want. Now i'm not longer surprised that fglrx and 10.5 both...
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    Hmm, that's interesting. Let me see if follow u.....

    Hmm, that's interesting. Let me see if follow u..
    Is 2D acceleration code DISABLED by default in 10.5? If that's the case...why? and wouldn't another solution to my problem be to just edit something...
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    Thanks adamk, pingufunkybeat, brigman for the...

    Thanks adamk, pingufunkybeat, brigman for the help so far. I'm going to only post in this thread now. I don't know how to redirect, sorry.

    adamk:
    I wasn't being technical when i said 'fail',...
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    THank you for the first complete explanation for...

    THank you for the first complete explanation for my problem. I appreciate it very much, now i have some direction.
    Any particular reason why distros will remove that patch although it allows for...
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    I put it on the highest level. I can't remember...

    I put it on the highest level. I can't remember what it's called i think it's extra effects (the third option). I left evrything at compiz default setting.
    I think i should be able to, the card can...
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    ok 'stock' ubuntu, I don't remember trying...

    ok
    'stock' ubuntu, I don't remember trying running compiz extra effects, but what i do know is that the splash screen was 1920x1200 (a good sign). However as it got into ubuntu i was prompted to...
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    *sigh* I intend to eventually play high...

    *sigh*
    I intend to eventually play high performance games, I don't see why i have to settle with shitty performance on a good card :/ If i can't even get basic compiz effects like maximise and...
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    HI I would really like if anyone can tell me...

    HI
    I would really like if anyone can tell me what to install to make my hd 4870 actually work properly with compiz on lucid 64 bit. It's really stressful reading and searching and finding no proper...
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    Can you be clearer please? I'm very newb at this....

    Can you be clearer please? I'm very newb at this.
    Script? i don't know what and how that works in ubuntu.
    I am still not sure why, when i install the drivers ubuntu recommends i get WORSE...
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    Hello everyone, new guy here so please be patient...

    Hello everyone, new guy here so please be patient and as clear as possible

    I have installed Lucid, 64 bit
    CPU is AMD x3 720 black
    My video card is the ATI radeon hd 4870 1gb ddr5

    First issue...
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    Hello everyone, new guy here so please be patient...

    Hello everyone, new guy here so please be patient and as clear as possible

    I have installed Lucid, 64 bit
    CPU is AMD x3 720 black
    My video card is the ATI radeon hd 4870 1gb ddr5

    First issue...
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