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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia x server settings

    The important part is to keep the desktop working smoothly, and it is, Nvidia settings manager is not as important, so I'm OK with the way the desktop is working.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia x server settings

    The Nvidia binary driver v.331.38 works better then the Nouveau display driver that was auto chosen. I only see 1 Nvidia Xserver settings manager. With the Nouveau driver, the computer was freaking...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia x server settings

    Yes, I rebooted, here's what I get with the nvidia settings: 256153
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    [SOLVED] Nvidia x server settings

    I just updated the nvidia driver for a GeForce 210 card, from the Nouveau display driver to the Nvidia binary driver v.331.38. Then installed the Nvidia X server settings program, when I bring up the...
  5. Thread: GTX 460 driver

    by gulmer
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    [SOLVED] Re: GTX 460 driver

    Installed the 331.xx driver, ubuntu running great, new graphics card w/this driver is a good match, thanks all for your help.
  6. Thread: GTX 460 driver

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    [SOLVED] Re: GTX 460 driver

    First, what does having a Fermi card mean for my situation? Second, would just installing the 331.38 driver that's listed in the additional driver list work instead of trying the PPA route? Last time...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading to 14.04

    Just bought a new graphics card, EN210 and that did the trick.
  8. Thread: GTX 460 driver

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    [SOLVED] GTX 460 driver

    Just installed an older Geforce GTX 460 graphics card into my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit computer. It's running on the 304. driver that the older card was using and it's working, just doesn't act like I...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading to 14.04

    When upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 with update manager I get this warning: Your graphics hardware may not be fully supported in Ubuntu 14.04.

    Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully...
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    [lubuntu] Firefox problem Lubuntu 12.04

    When I open Firefox on my Apple PowerBook G4 w/Lubuntu 12.04, the whole page needs help to load. What I need to do is hold the left mouse button down and swipe the whole page to get all to appear....
  11. Thread: PowerBook G4

    by gulmer
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    [SOLVED] Re: PowerBook G4

    After installing 12.4, Hadaka had me run this set of codes;sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt get install linux-firmware-nonfree
    sudo modprobe b43
    Then I moved the panel to the top of desktop, where for...
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    [lubuntu] Firefox problem Lubuntu 12.04

    When I open Firefox on my Apple PowerBook G4 w/Lubuntu 12.04, the whole page needs help to load. What I need to do is hold the left mouse button down and swipe the whole page to get all to appear....
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    [SOLVED] Re: no wifi on Power Book G4

    Well,well,well, as soon as I changed the panel from the bottom to the top, I got a wireless icon I could click on and put in the necessary info to connect, and now, after all that, I have a good wifi...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no wifi on Power Book G4

    OK, done, rebooted, get a message that wifi found, need to go to network manager to make connections. I can't find a network manager. Seems like the next step would be to get a network/wireless...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no wifi on Power Book G4

    I followed the instruction in script, went to the http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...devicefirmware and followed that instuctions sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer, now I've got a icon...
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    [SOLVED] no wifi on Power Book G4

    I'm back with new install 12.04 on my Apple PPC. No wifi, ran Varun's script. Did not install any drivers, yet.
    ########## wireless info START ##########

    ##### release #####

    Distributor...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: installed Broadcom drivers but can't make it start on boot

    OK, here's what I decided to do, I'm installing 12.04 right now which maybe easier to get wifi to work and yes that's like starting all over again, but 12.04 is stable. I guess I'll have to go...
  18. Thread: PowerBook G4

    by gulmer
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    [SOLVED] Re: PowerBook G4

    The live cd should show me if the wifi is working?
  19. Thread: PowerBook G4

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    [SOLVED] Re: PowerBook G4

    Burning 12.04 to disc now and will see if that works with wifi any better.
  20. Thread: PowerBook G4

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    [SOLVED] Re: PowerBook G4

    Lubuntu 14.04 and no did not read the PPCFAQ, will be my next step. Another helper said that the b43 module should not be interfering since I'm using the linux-firmware-nonfree. Can't hurt to try,...
  21. Thread: PowerBook G4

    by gulmer
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    [SOLVED] Re: PowerBook G4

    The b43-legacy did nothing, a suggestion to install the linux-firmware-nonfree for the driver was made, still not connecting. The Broadcom card sees my network, just no connection.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: installed Broadcom drivers but can't make it start on boot

    Thanks for your persistence.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: installed Broadcom drivers but can't make it start on boot

    Script without usb dongle;
    ########## wireless info START ##########

    ##### release #####

    Distributor ID: Ubuntu
    Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    Release: 14.04
    Codename: trusty
  24. [SOLVED] Re: installed Broadcom drivers but can't make it start on boot

    Supper time, will have to resume in the am. Thanks for all your patience and help.
  25. [SOLVED] Re: installed Broadcom drivers but can't make it start on boot

    depends: rt2x00lib,rt2x00usb,rt2800lib
    intree: Y
    vermagic: 3.13.0-24-powerpc-smp SMP mod_unload modversions
    signer: Magrathea: Glacier signing key
    sig_key: ...
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