On Thu, 05 Feb 2009 07:23:05 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>> "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1@xxxxxxxxx> 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.
>> 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:
> karl@Poor-old-8:~$ sudo apt-get install envoy-gtk [sudo] password for
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Couldn't find package envoy-gtk
> It appears it is no longer available, like everything else :-)
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
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