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Re: debian8 & graphics

On Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:53:23 -0700
Rick McDaniel <rmclynn2000@hotmail.com> wrote:

>I loved Debian 8. I tried to install it on several Desktops & laptops. I gave up on the laptops & 2 of the desktops because i could not get the graphics 2 work.Spent days & read everything i could & followed directions to the letter & know what? I gave up.Hate to admit it. Yeah,they were old machines,but so what? I have come to the conclusion that you Debian's don't want your software to become main stream. I guess you want to feel superior & exclusive. You win. I will find another distro. Advice. Make it easier for people with legacy NVIDIA or ATI graphics to install.Goodby 		 	   		  

When you say legacy, like a Athlon 64 (Pentium 4 equal) single core with
3GB ram, GeForce 8600GT with w/512MB, and a Vortex 8830 sound card? I
run it in Debian Stretch with Xfce. On the other hand, I have noticed my
GeForce 4000 no longer works. But, hey, even old computers have to stop
at some point. I just hope this PC Chips mother board gives me another
year or two.

Charlie Kravetz
Linux Registered User Number 425914
Never let anyone steal your DREAM.   [http://keepingdreams.com]

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