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by Feckless
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Hardware Drivers on Linux Mint 7
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Installing Hardware Drivers on Linux Mint 7

Well I started with Mint 8 and had even more graphic related problems. As far as I understand the situation arround ATI drivers, distros that are based on Karmic have a problem with certain older Radeon cards while distros that are based on Jaunty should work fine. That is why I went from 8 to 7 in ...
by Feckless
Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Hardware Drivers on Linux Mint 7
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Installing Hardware Drivers on Linux Mint 7

Hi, I recently installed Mint 7 KDE and tried to install the drivers ( http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Legacy/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx?type=2.4.1&product=2.4.1.3.23&lang=English )for my Radeon 9700 card, sadly when I try to run that programm I get that: Error: ./default_policy.sh ...
by Feckless
Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual Boot Mint 8 Failure / Black Screen / Grub Error
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: Dual Boot Mint 8 Failure / Black Screen / Grub Error

EDIT: Ha, I found the reason why grub was not working (bios settings -> boot order) but I still have the other problem. After booting Helena I get a black screen without an error message. The rescue console seems to work fine (I get a command line) and neither updating grub nor repairing the packag...
by Feckless
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual Boot Mint 8 Failure / Black Screen / Grub Error
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Dual Boot Mint 8 Failure / Black Screen / Grub Error

*Sigh* Me and Helena are having a rough time right now. Please help me to make sense of what is going on. (Attention I am a Linux Newbie and a non-native English speaker) Background I started with a dual system (XP and Linux Mint 7). Being fed up with XP and slightly worried about a slow linux syste...

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