View Full Version : [xubuntu] xubuntu hardware detection same as ubuntu?

June 11th, 2012, 05:50 AM
Since installing ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and discovering driver support for my old geforce4 ti4200 is discontinued (apparently the nvidia driver issue is caused by updated xorg in 12.04) I have decided to try xubuntu or some other lightweight distro's.

I am wondering if im going to encounter the same incompatability on other distros based on ubuntu?

Is my best option to look to older versions?


June 11th, 2012, 09:27 PM
Yes, the difference is in the desktop environment. Since Xubuntu uses the same kernel and same Xserver, you will have the same issue with trying to use the legacy 96-x series nvidia driver: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/948053