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Difference in Intel drivers in Mint 5 and Mint 6

Postby p10 on Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:22 pm

What is the difference between the Intel graphic drivers supplied with Mint 5 and Mint 6?

I have a Acer laptop with a Intel GMA X3100 card. On Mint 5 I can not get dualscreen to work the way I want it, but on Mint 6 I runs just the way I want out of the box! Is it possible for me to adapt the Mint 6 drivers for Mint 5?
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Re: Difference in Intel drivers in Mint 5 and Mint 6

Postby breusshe on Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:58 am

I don't think it is the driver. I seem to recall that the kernel used in Mint 6 has improved dual screen support. Read the Mint Newsletter and follow the link for the linux kernel news. Think that is where I read about that.
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Re: Difference in Intel drivers in Mint 5 and Mint 6

Postby p10 on Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:16 pm

Okey! Thank you for your reply! Any chance of installing this kernel on Mint 5?
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