[sclug] Ubuntu 8.10 upgrade

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Thu Oct 30 19:07:47 UTC 2008

On Thu, 30 Oct 2008, Alex Butcher wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Oct 2008, Neil Haughton wrote:
>> I just spotted this in the Ubuntu 8.10 release notes:
>> *
>> The 71 and 96 series of proprietary nVidia drivers, as provided by the
>> nvidia-glx-legacy and nvidia-glx packages in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, are not
>> compatible with the X.Org included in Ubuntu 8.10.


> 3) This might be a short-term thing until nVidia release new legacy drivers
> which work with the version of X.Org that Ubuntu have included in 8.10 (and
> presumably other distros will start including RSN).


>> Neil

Best Regards,
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