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I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a PC at my work, but my graphics don't work. Some examples: my mouse is a block with some pixels, my taskbars are completely white and I see no text and no pictures. Even when I open the terminal by using the short cut Ctrl+Alt+T I see a with window. I have installed the Openchrome Drivers but I don't know how to enable/activate them. Or is there an other solution. I use the standard ubuntu shell.

The specs of the computer are:

  • Motherboard: Asus M2V-MX(chipset: VIA K8M890 + 8237A)
  • CPU: AMD Sempron 3400+
  • Ram: Kingston 512MB DDR2
  • HDD: Hitachi 80GB Sata Drive

I hope that someone can help my.

Yours sincerely,

Youri de Groot

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  1. Download and install the OpenChrome deb file.
  2. Open the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf in an editor.
  3. Look for the section Device
  4. Add the line driver "openchrome". Save and Exit.
  5. Restart the machine. That's it
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