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Old 05-14-09, 04:03 PM   #14
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Default Re: AMD says about Linux Avivo support even for AGP cards

Originally Posted by blandoon View Post
All the major distributions have a 180.xx driver in their package managers by now. I've installed it (on openSUSE, in my case) without the need for any command line interaction. If you want to run the bleeding-edge drivers, then you need to learn a little something about how your system works.
I know how my system works. But here come group of windows-kids looking for something like "nvdriver.exe" with "next" "next" "close" buttons - those users are yelling loud, that linux is not user friendly.

Anyways - its still strange, that I can use my 6600 to watch accelerated videos under windows and no under linux. Business, you say... So maybe its time to buy source code or longer support for older cards?
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