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I lost my wide ahi modes after installing the ati firegl drivers. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. January 26th, 4. Join Date Jun Beans For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


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All times are GMT How do I get the desktop to launch with the proprietary drivers Fixed install script to add glxinfo and other programs that were part of previous Mesa patches. BB code is On.

November 15th, 1. Now on restart the GUI refuses to launch and instead boots me into the text console – I can login and such but haven’t thus yet figured out how to launch the desktop although since I am relatively new to Linux so I may just not be familiar with the command to do this ; ‘startx’ gives me an error along the lines of “there is no compatible display”