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Im new to linux.I installed ubuntu 11.04.I wonder how can i install graphic driver?
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I believe under system-> additional driver software. One of the menus at the top I don't ever remember which is which, and don't have my *nix box by me atm..
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In Ubuntu they make it really easy. You will see a small motherboard looking Icon in the top right after a bit of use, and it may pop up a bubble telling you it has found drivers. I have personally found that it usually finds 2 or more, and the "recommended" one is usually the one that does not work as well. Ubuntu and Mint are the easiest places for a new Linux user to start, as they do a good job at holding your hand though what needs to be done.

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If it's in the Gnome2 setup (which on mine booted default w/o graphics driver)

It is in System->Administration->Additional Restricted Drivers (or something like that)
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