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post #12 of 24
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Okay, so I finally got Ubuntu installed (it took a really long time, for some reason... several hours for some steps) and I was excited to get to the boot screen. I logged on without much problem and the first thing I noticed was "Man, this is slow.."

My mouse was moving at 2 frames a second (if that) and it was acting all choppy and the menus took forever to come up when I clicked on them.

Is this a problem with my video card driver? How do I fix this?
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Is it integrated or a card? Is it the Computer in your signature?

If it's an ATI card get automatix and install the ATI drivers
Automatix for 7.04 i386
Automatix for 7.04 64bit
Just download that and let it run then look in your programs in Tools/Utilities and then once it's loaded go to the graphics drivers section.

It's like cheating on an already easy OS. ^_^
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Is it integrated or a card? Is it the Computer in your signature?

If it's an ATI card get automatix and install the ATI drivers
Automatix for 7.04 i386
Automatix for 7.04 64bit
Just download that and let it run then look in your programs in Tools/Utilities and then once it's loaded go to the graphics drivers section.

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Yes, exact specs as in my sig
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Originally Posted by Modki View Post
Is it integrated or a card? Is it the Computer in your signature?

If it's an ATI card get automatix and install the ATI drivers
Automatix for 7.04 i386
Automatix for 7.04 64bit
Just download that and let it run then look in your programs in Tools/Utilities and then once it's loaded go to the graphics drivers section.

It's like cheating on an already easy OS. ^_^
Do I just burn those to a CD? Cause I don't see myself getting connected to the internet using Ubuntu anytime soon with the way it crawls.
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You could put them on a CD or USB drive I suppose.
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post #17 of 24
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You could put them on a CD or USB drive I suppose.
Hmm.. and this does seem likely to be why it's going so slow, right? My video drivers? I know Windows had the same problem before I updated my video card drivers, so I am just double checking.
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Hehe yeah man, Ubuntu is slow as hell until you get your graphics stuff sorted. This should most definitely help you out.
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post #19 of 24
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I am almost done with Ubuntu...

It takes like 20 min to even boot up, then when I finally do get logged in, I don't get a task bar or menu or anything, just a crappy background...

I plug in my USB drive in hopes of being able to get that video card driver file on there and what'dya know... not only does the system not even respond to me putting it in, but I can't even navigate through any windows to get to my USB driver...

I am starting to feel like this was a mistake... Can anyone give me some insight?
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post #20 of 24
Yes install Vista

j/k

I'm sure you could figure out every little problem with it but what I do when I have stuff like this happen is just wipe it and reinstall. I'm not a linux guru by any means sorry. Free Bump
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