hardware compatibility! i'm new :)

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hardware compatibility! i'm new :)

Postby anosi on Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:59 am

Hello everyone,

as the title says I've never used Linux MINT. I ask you if this distribution is cmpatible with the configuration of my PC.
here is a link to the configuration of my PC.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/docu ... =c03005265

Ps-> I used Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I had problems with the graphics card "Radeon HD 6470M" and the Pc overheating.

Soory for my English :)
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Re: hardware compatibility! i'm new :)

Postby kc1di on Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:33 am

Hello anosi and welcome to mint,

if you had problems with ubuntu your likely to experience similar problems with Mint. that being said the problem may have been
do to the open source drives for your video card. here's a page with AMD's drivers that may correct that problem

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1699832 and http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx
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