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August 24th, 2008, 04:28 AM
my sound and wirelss just quite working on a gateway m6824

gordon@Gateway:~$ lspci | grep VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Unknown device 94c8
gordon@Gateway:~$ compiz
Checking for Xgl: not present.
Detected PCI ID for VGA: 01:00.0 0300: 1002:94c8 (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Checking for texture_from_pixmap: present.
Checking for non power of two support: present.
Checking for Composite extension: present.
Comparing resolution (1280x800) to maximum 3D texture size (2048): Passed.
Checking for nVidia: not present.
Checking for FBConfig: present.
Checking for Xgl: not present.
/usr/bin/compiz: 406: /usr/local/bin/compiz: not found

can you all help me find out why

August 24th, 2008, 08:02 AM
Install envy, it is in the repositories. It will automate the installation of the very latest ati drivers, which should fix your problem.

August 24th, 2008, 05:37 PM
So for some reason when I was installing virtual box it create multiple ubuntu options on the grub boot loader. After some searching I was able to find the original boot option and everything is working. I then deleted all the other boot options from grub.

I dont understand why virtualbox would change the boot menu or why my drivers would be lost.