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Re: 8.10 problems

Subject: Re: 8.10 problems
From: gigli
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 15:59:08 +0100
Aart Koelewijn skrev:
> On Thu, 05 Feb 2009 07:23:05 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>>> "Karl F. Larsen" <[email protected]>  said:
>>>> I found a non-ubuntu kernel image with the Sympatic package system and
>>>> installed it. Rebooted and it must be the image they use to get the
>>>> 600X600 image I now have. I give up. Support for a nVidia computer
>>>> using a 6300 series nVidia hardware is non-existant on  8.10 today.
>>>> This is odd because Hardy has fine support for nVidia 6300 series.
>>>> Karl
>>> Hi, Karl,
>>> Have you tried doing in automagically using envy-gtk?  It's in the
>>> repos and worked well for me.
>>> Here's what it does:
>>> ------------------------
>>> install the ATI or the NVIDIA driver
>>> EnvyNG is an application written in Python which will download the
>>> latest ATI or NVIDIA driver or the Legacy driver (for older cards)
>>> (according to the model of your card) from ATI or Nvidia's website and
>>> set it up for you handling dependencies (compilers, OpenGL, etc.) which
>>> are required in order to build and use the driver. Also, I'm pretty
>>> sure the repos are up, at least the main USA ones. Are you having
>>> problems with them or getting error messages when you reload your
>>> package list?
>>> -------------------------
>>> And the name of the program is, "syNAPtic," not, "syMPAtic."
>>> Cybe R. Wizard
>>     Well I tried on this computer in 8.10 and get:
>> [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install envoy-gtk [sudo] password for
>> karl:
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> E: Couldn't find package envoy-gtk
>> [email protected]:~$
>>     It appears it is no longer available, like everything else :-)
>> Karl
> Karl I really think you should try other repositories. This way you are 
> getting nowhere and no one can help you because we all depend on working 
> repositories.
> Aart
its envyng, sudo apt-get install envyng-core
start a terminal - sudo envyng -t and follow instructions

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