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Ubuntu has a LOT of support, but I wouldn't say it's the easiest to use at all. There are far more user-friendly distros in my opinion, such as Mepis amongst plenty others.

It's odd, though. Support for different settings is one of the things Ubuntu is known for. Odd.
Perhaps you have an older version? That's all I could think of, unfortunately. I r newb
6.06 is the latest version I believe.
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Have you gotten the latest updates for the Video adapters used. ?
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Originally Posted by CanadaGradeEh
Ubuntu has a LOT of support, but I wouldn't say it's the easiest to use at all. There are far more user-friendly distros in my opinion, such as Mepis amongst plenty others.

It's odd, though. Support for different settings is one of the things Ubuntu is known for. Odd.
Perhaps you have an older version? That's all I could think of, unfortunately. I r newb
6.06 is the latest version I believe.
6.10 actually.
@ OP:
It may be a problem with the card itself. Does Ubutu recognize it? I ask because Ubuntu does not recognize mine (a flashed GTO2; the xserver will crash unless I configure it beforehand); I have to install the ATI drivers for it to work properly.
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Alot of the time it comes down to the driver compatibility. Seriously make sure you have the latest drivers for your video adapter.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
Have you gotten the latest updates for the Video adapters used. ?
I haven't downloaded any other drivers for my card; i don't know how to install anything at all.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner
I haven't downloaded any other drivers for my card; i don't know how to install anything at all.
I'm assuming you're using the 6800 in your sig. and using Edgy
http://wiki.beryl-project.org/index....tu/Edgy/nVIDIA

Edit: Here's for Dapper http://wiki.beryl-project.org/index..../Dapper/nVIDIA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Melcar
I'm assuming you're using the 6800 in your sig. and using Edgy
http://wiki.beryl-project.org/index....tu/Edgy/nVIDIA

Edit: Here's for Dapper http://wiki.beryl-project.org/index..../Dapper/nVIDIA
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This worked great!
. Now go get yourself some sweet Beryl loving .
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post #19 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Firefly
This worked great!
Glad it worked for you. I gave up on Ubuntu lol

I didn't believe in having to work to get 1280x1024 resolution; that seemed absolutely ridiculous to me.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner
Glad it worked for you. I gave up on Ubuntu lol

I didn't believe in having to work to get 1280x1024 resolution; that seemed absolutely ridiculous to me.
Not everything is easy, specially in Linux. All you have to do is keep trying. It's hard and confusing at first, but so is most of the stuff one learns from scratch.
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