System: Host roland-desktopMint Kernel 2.6.35-22-generic-pae i686 (32 bit) Distro Linux Mint 10 Julia
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i5-2300 (-MCP-) cache 6144 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips 22347.1
Clock Speeds: (1) 1600.00 MHz (2) 1900.00 MHz (3) 1600.00 MHz (4) 1600.00 MHz
Graphics: Card nVidia Device 0de2 X.Org 1.9.0 Res: firstname.lastname@example.org
GLX Renderer GeForce GT 420/PCI/SSE2 GLX Version 4.1.0 NVIDIA 260.19.06 Direct Rendering Yes
Audio: Card-1 nVidia Device 0bea driver HDA Intel BusID: 01:00.1
Card-2 Intel Cougar Point High Definition Audio Controllerdriver HDA Intel BusID: 00:1b.0
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version 1.0.23
Network: Card Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection driver e1000e v: 1.0.2-k4 at port f040 BusID: 00:19.0
Disks: HDD Total Size: 2250.5GB (5.8% used) 1: /dev/sda WDC_WD10EARS 1000.2GB
2: USB /dev/sdb 2500JB_External 250.1GB 3: USB /dev/sdh Bell_Go 1000.2GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 579G used: 49G (9%) fs: ext4
Info: Processes 216 Uptime 3 min Memory 435.8/4004.2MB Runlevel 2 Client Shell inxi 1.4.12
Dutch_Master wrote:Disable the nouveau driver and get the official nVidia 3D drivers from the nVidia website (don't bother with the ones in the repo's) Mind that you'd need to install the nVidia driver as root on the cli, not in a terminal!
The nvidia troubles are just what loads of us have been experiencing.
Disable the nouveau driver and get the official nVidia 3D drivers from the nVidia website (don't bother with the ones in the repo's) Mind that you'd need to install the nVidia driver as root on the cli, not in a terminal!
RolandS wrote:The nvidia troubles are just what loads of us have been experiencing.
So where is everybody?
heiowge wrote:I use Mint 12 on my main desktop, but on my netbook, where I've got a much lighter spec, I find Gnome 2 works better than Gnome 3, so I've gone with Mint 11. Maybe you could try that, or Xubuntu 11.10?
chris0161 wrote:The intel i5 processor has limited built in on chip graphics. It looks from the image that the Packard-Bell iXtreme I6803 has a cover fitted over the motherboard dvi port.
If this is the case I would unplug the nvidia graphics card. Remove the cover off the built in dvi port (located on the rear next to the 4 usb ports) and plug your monitor into there.
If your machine boots into a desktop with a live distro this will prove your problem is with your graphics card or its driver.
Hope this is some help.
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