[Techtalk] Ubuntu 10.4 LTS

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Thu Jul 15 22:11:55 UTC 2010

Jan wrote:
> On 15/07/10 19:30, Carla Schroder wrote:
>> Another thought--  much of the time this is a video issue, such as 
>> slow buggy
>> drivers, an old feeble video card, or a video card that is not
>> well-supported. I don't know how to diagnose this, though I know 
>> there are
>> tools to test video performance, I haven't taken the time to study up 
>> on it.
>> A quick test is to install a minimal window manager like Fluxbox, 
>> Blackbox,
>> FVWM etc. and run all your usual apps to see if there is a difference.
>> Carla
> I think you might have hit the nail on the head there.  I (or rather 
> my husband) has been looking through the upgraded packages and it 
> seems that the nvidia supported drivers are almost non existant.  I'm 
> currently doing the trawl through google to find out what I need to 
> make things work and see if it resolves the issues.  I'm aware that 
> nvidia support can be erratic so I might need to do a fair bit of work 
> on this.
> Again thanks to everyone for their suggestions.
Hi Jan,

In that case take a look at 



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