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Old 04-16-11, 04:25 AM   #10
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Default Re: Completely over my head - Nvidia ION on Ubuntu

Originally Posted by tadawson View Post
The issue is that the .run file works on pretty much *ANY* Linux system. The "apt-get" stuff is distribution-centric . . . .

Myself, I praise the portability. I tend to *NOT* use the stuff that comes with a distro, since it tends to be old and outdated, but that's just me . . .

- Tim
For that you should know how to use the console, how to install kernel development headers, invoke sudo, etc. Normal people shouldn't be bothered with these tricks - it just shows that Linux is still unusable on the desktop.
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