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I have this hp 5008tx laptop:

  • Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M
  • 6 GB RAM DDR3
  • Mobile Intel HM77 Express
  • NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR3

I'd just installed 12.04lts 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic)

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As the previous responder wrote, is a good article to read on the subject. At the moment, however, I recommend the closed-source drivers for your use, as the Nouveau drivers still need some work to fully utilize the power of the GPU, and cannot provide 3D acceleration.

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