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Old 07-01-12, 04:44 AM   #22
Mr Wolf
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Default Re: Nvidia 173.14.35: Fedora 17 x86 terribly slow

Originally Posted by artem View Post
Seriously use nouveau - it should work just fine for you. I doubt your ancient hardware can run decently any new games, so you'll be fine with nouveau.
I would use Nouveau for sure (and I wouldn't even have taken into account using the proprietary drivers) if it wasn't for a serious bug that affects the former and prevents from using GNOME Shell (see Bug 745202 - gnome-shell does not display correctly with NV3x adapters - multicolor corruption of panel, Shell-style menus and text [nvfx] [] and Testing request: owners of older GeForce cards (NV30 and NV40 families) []).
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