[sclug] Vanilla linux-friendly graphics card?

David Kerrawn davek at kerrawn.co.uk
Thu Jun 18 15:49:52 UTC 2009

> Any suggestions for a cheap graphics card that plays well with Linux (in
> the sense of not requiring closed-source, possibly buggy drivers, for
> example). Needs to do up to 1280x1024 24-bit colour but no fancy 3-D
> games or anything like that.
> Or if anyone's got something kicking around, looking for a nice
> FLOSS-friendly home :-)
> It could fit a standard PCI slot or there's a longer slot the
> now-defunct NVIDIA card came out of (AGP?)

I have an Ati 32MB All-in-Wonder Radeon AGP (2x / 4x) that will do that
resolution. I've no idea about the Linux drivers for it though. You can have
it for free, I tried getting rid of it here before.


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