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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I've submitted a bug report regarding Redshift here.
    Please if anyone else has this annoyance on Precise and psb_gfx, click the affect button. Cheers!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recorded sound is noisy and cracking

    Same here. I also tried uninstalling pulseaudio (I use Kubuntu) but the clipping is still there.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I think that currently, starting with kubuntu would work if you use bodhi.zazen's workarounds on Precise. I tried installing Unity-2D recently, starting with the ubuntu mini.iso, and it didn't go...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    It works here. Kubuntu 12.04 and psb_gfx. Could you please clarify?
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Suspend working here, using
    sudo mv /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d/99video /usr/lib/pm-utils/99video


    Kubuntu Precise with latest updates

    @ao751h:~$ uname -a
    Linux ao751h 3.2.0-14-generic-pae...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I think in yesterday's updates, some graphics related were included but as I use Kubuntu and haven't affected my installation , they could be DE related. Regarding the "weird square blocks" issue, do...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thank you for the reply bodhi.zazen! I really hope we experience some improvement with this driver. It's nice for everyday use, although I might keep a minimal install with emgd for video playback. ...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hello.
    Just installed Kubuntu daily build, blacklisted poulsbo, all gone well and the performance is good with KDE 4.8 RC2. However I got a bit confused with the bug report about vt.handoff=7....
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Quick/dirty workaround:

    Install the dependency from Natty packages.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Well, it's your choice of course, I would try once to see if the issue dissapears and then experiment with some xorg packages before actually installing the driver atop the custom installation. I...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Why not try a full/fresh install instead? I remember starting from a minimal install has given me this sort of problems in the past, maybe due to some dependencies not pulled or configuration that...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    "Just tried to install libx264-106 dependency in Oneiric from the Natty repositories, and mplayer from gma500 ppa on top of this, and worked! So if anyone needs a workaround till everything is...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    @ Luca: Quite happy with PA working well, finally!

    Does anybody experience system hangs? I left mine running overnight and found it with a blank screen in the morning, not responding, that...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    OK, I haven't tested this behavior for GDM for a while, but give a shot at KDM trying the following settings in

    /etc/kde4/kdm/kdmrc




    # Restart instead of resetting the local X-server after...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Just tried to install libx264-106 dependency in Oneiric from the Natty repositories, and mplayer from gma500 ppa on top of this, and worked! So if anyone needs a workaround till everything is settled...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hi! Are you using Ubuntu, or perhaps Kubuntu and KDM?



    I' haven't really been in a need of using two accounts simultaneously, so I kind of had forgotten this issue. However, I thinks it has...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I've been testing Kubuntu (much stabler than Ubuntu atm), mainly due to the PA issue, as in Kubuntu I can uninstall it without drama. I had PA completely removed, and I reinstalled it after someone...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    That was fun to read!:D

    Aren't regressions one of the most annoying things in computing?
    (The Pulseaudio issue is finally fixed, however, did you notice?)

    Are you using Unity-2d? I could try...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I tried it with

    mplayer -va vaapi -vo vaapi

    and says:

    Unknown option on the command line: -va


    am I doing something wrong?
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hi Luca!

    360p-windowed=OK
    480p-windowed=OK

    360p-fullscreen=a slideshow :)

    I think 360 and 480 FS were playable, but I'm not sure. I use Rekonq atm.
    UPDATE Tried another video and up to...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hi everyone! Tried to install mplayer on Oneiric, and I got


    @AO751h:~$ sudo apt-get install mplayer
    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    mplayer : Depends: libx264-106 but it is...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I've managed to make them work using OpenGL, however the result is bad. Every window has a green-dotted frame, up to the borders of where its halo/shadow should be. Generally unusable both visually...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Confirmed. Would be great to have unity-3d, I guess this could ease the pain of running a Gma500 a bit, now that it takes a more sane form as a DE.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Maybe it does so only if it has been installed as part of a meta-package then. I removed and installed it again and now it doesn't suggest it for removal.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    That's true, the fisrt time it happened was in Natty, but I blamed KDM and reinstalled. ](*,) The second time, using 11.10 I checked the logs and noticed that the touchpad was mentioned as "unknown...
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