Ubuntu precise is sometime unsettling at best. Audio won’t work with my old ALiveNF6G-VSTA. It used to be the reverse on Linux: old hardware would work, new hardware not always. Ubuntu Precise changed that altogether: old hardware isn’t working, and new hardware isn’t working either.
I had to upgrade a Pangolin Precise to Linux 3.6 to issue a bug on Linux Vs my Logitech mouse. So far I can say: Nvidia_current 295.40 fails to build module in 3.6.0 amd64 (I suspect it would also on i386) Solution: install nvidia-current 304.51 from ubuntu xedgers. Works out of the Box. Vmplayer VMware […]
Upgrading to 10.10 broke the nvidia-96 drivers on my tc1100 tablet with the error: dlopen: /usr/lib/xorg/extra-modules/nvidia_drv.so: undefined symbol: miEmptyData. during Xorg startup. Unfortunately I have to stick to nvidia-96 (legacy drivers) as my tablet has an nVidia Corporation NV17 GeForce4 420 Go 32M in it. If you experience this error, you’ll better switch briefly on […]
I recently got some new hardware, and as you can immagine, some issues. Disclaimer: I describe some procedures and link to an external website. I will be not responsible for damages caused by the operations described. I will be not responsible for the external site content or damages caused by the operations described in the […]