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I wanted to test Ubuntu 11.04 on my fujitsu siemens esprimo mobile v5535 laptop but on first boot i get the message: "Sorry, you don't have 3d support, install it for your graphic hardware to get Unity or please reboot and select 'Classic session' at startup."

I had Windows 7 on this laptop and all the visual effects worked just fine. Does anyone knows where can i get drivers that support 3D?

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Confirming the details in the answers below, the graphics chip you have in your system do not have any Linux drivers which allow for the support of 3D graphics. – Thomas W. Apr 12 '11 at 19:33
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You can't. This laptop uses a Sis MIrage 3 driver. There are no 3D linux drivers for it rigth now.

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I found drivers for linux at but i don't know if they are 2D or 3D or how to use them. – Florin Dec 27 '10 at 16:44
2D only, unless they have released a new driver. – Javier Rivera Dec 27 '10 at 17:39

According to some quick research this laptop has a SiS Mirage 3+ Graphics chip.

Read here:

You will need to download and install the driver manually; the graphics chip you have is not well supported in Linux.

Forum post

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Sorry I hate to downvote a question as worked as yours, but this drivers is 2D only. – Javier Rivera Dec 27 '10 at 12:16
Ack. Missed that. :( – Jonathon Dec 27 '10 at 15:08

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