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without nVidia drvs

Postby JhonQ on Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:33 pm

Hello, this is my first post. I don'y speak english. I'm going to try to describe my issue.
I just install LMDE 13 MATE 32 bits. I have no problem but I don't want to install de privative drivers of nVidia. Since I have a GT8500, using "free drivers" I feel good, but sometimes the letters into "direccion bar" ( any webbrowser), or into a terminal window during, for example an update, the characters get wrong. I've tried changing Typos or propierties of the typographies, but anything work.
I've read about a xorg.conf, but it doesn't exist in my brand new installation.
Can you help me?
Thanks anyway.
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Re: without nVidia drvs

Postby whirly on Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:03 am

look in synaptic for more fonts, something supporting your language

check locale coding

type in terminal

dpkg-reconfigure locales

nouveau drivers are working very well on some machines, no need to change if working well
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