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3D support from Nouveau drivers

My GPU is an old one (FX 5500), but it supports 3D acceleration with the NVIDIA driver. There is experimental acceleration support in the open source drivers as far as I know, and I would like to try ...
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Why does Xorg take all available CPU power when I run Update Manager? [closed]

I am using Xubuntu 11.04 with the default nouveau driver for nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX 420] graphics controller. Xorg takes all available CPU power, if I run Update Manager in this system; ...
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Should I use the Nouveau Gallium 3D driver?

Does the Nouveau 3D driver works with Ubuntu Natty Narwhal? What are the drawbacks of using this driver, i.e. is there any chance of breaking the desktop using this driver? The Nvidia driver will ...
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Will the Nouveau driver continue to get updates?

I installed Natty yesterday and it gave me the option to install "Experimental 3D support for NVIDIA cards" (which I'm assuming is Nouveau). Now, is there a PPA I will need to add to receive regular ...
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Is ubuntu switching to nouveau?

Driver application in natty offers a free nvdia driver, and it works with compiz and unity. Will natty be able to use nouveau and gallium,