VIA Technologies is a Taiwanese manufacturer of integrated circuits, mainly motherboard chipsets, CPUs, and memory.

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Mouse pointer strange problem

i have last ubuntu installed (10.10), but from an year and thousand updates, video drivers updates, an hundreds of tricks, the mouse pointer is showed like an UGLY square... These are the ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't seem to be using Unity

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. I upgraded from 10.04 several weeks ago. I noticed that it seems to be using the old GNOME 2 user interface. I'm curious if this is because of my graphics card, ...
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I have a Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Pro V3515 laptop. Where can I get the proper drivers?

I have been using Ubuntu for several weeks now. (With some prior Linux usage.) Several programs I have used have given me this error message: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". I think ...
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Add VIA driver from command line prompt

I've tried upgrading a Windows XP environment to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I get the "low-graphics mode" screen that stalls. I know that error is well-documented for ATI/AMD, however this machine has a VIA ...
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error installing on via motherboard C3 CPU

Im working with an OEM, and we are wanting to build a CARPC, for use in an electric car. We want to build a system similar to MiMod (mimodhp.com). Mimod is too expensive, it is a closed system, AND ...
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how to configure proper video-player video output for Unichrome-Pro card?

After upgrade to 12.04.1 from 10.04, all video players yield blank screen. VLC has been made to show video properly by setting its video output to "X11 (XCB)" while it was set to "XVideo (XCB)" by ...
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No sound after fresh install [closed]

lspci shows me this: 80:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A/VT8251 HDA Controller (rev 10) I have openchrome installed (it appears installed in the software center) but I can't hear ...
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How to enable/activate openchrome driver?

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. ...
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How to set up VIA chrome9 screen driver?

I have an old machine here with a VIA chipset. The default screen resolution is 800x600 but the monitor is a widescreen LCD monitor which is capable of much more. I've tried to install the ubuntu ...
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No Sound/Audio on new Ubuntu Install

I am installing Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC , but the sound device is not working. It works fine in Windows 7. The VIA Audio driver is needed to be installed in Windows 7 to work. Is there a Linux VIA ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 no sound from VIA VT8233… 12.04 was the same

M/B has sound jacks as per usual BUT VGA card has a HDMI port, does this complicate things ?
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Network Manager missing after update: no connectivity

After an update and restart, I found that the network icon on the top is missing and so, I cannot connect to LAN, wifi, USB modem, nothing. Now, I am booting from a Live USB, then chrooted to my ...
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graphics mode on install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 or any version from a thumb drive onto an HP t5565 thin client. The install crashes when it trys to init graphics. I've installed Linux Mint 13 by using safe mode ...
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Computer won't shutdown?

I just installed xubuntu 13.10 on a Gateway mx3216 laptop. Amongst other problems I'm facing (wifi, graphics, etc), the machine wont shutdown. It goes to the blue Xubuntu screen and just thinks. Any ...
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How to force Ubuntu to discover external monitor on laptop with VIA chipset?

If I use my old MSI laptop at home, I connect it to external monitor, mouse and keyboard via KVM switch. When system starts with external monitor connected, everything usualy works fine, but if I ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu recognizing my graphics card?

I have a built-in graphics card, a VIA/S3G Unichrome Pro IGP. Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize it, and because of that my computer runs really slow. How do I correctly configure my graphics card for ...
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Installing v. 12.04.2 graphics card not recognized chrome9

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my home PC which previously ran XP, this computer isn't a dual boot, I opted to remove windows. Install seemed to go without a hitch until I went to reboot, computer ...
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Help Supporting VIA/S3G Driver in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and my Graphics driver is not identified by Ubuntu. My Motherboard is Msi MS-7312-> 1gb ram 500 hdd up to 64 mb graphics. My graphics is via/s3g unichromePro IGP in windows 7 ...
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after update “the disk drive / is not ready yet or not present?”

I've been messing around and I feel like I'm just opening a can a of worms. Not sure If I'm getting closer to solution and I feel like I'm just discovering more problems and I'm not sure where to ...
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Pointer problem on external monitor

Pointer looks and work fine on laptop but when I connect external monitor it appears there as a shaking, square shape. Videos are not showing either. my laptop hp 2133: Graphic card: VIA ...
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Ubuntu 3D in incompatible card due to an error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? This is really weird XD I have Ubuntu 12.04, my graphic chip is a Mother Board integrated Via Chrome9, which is incompatible with Unity 3D, ...