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May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
@Force, I also want to say, You are 100% not experiancing the same problem as Pandem. You might have an incorrect configuration, as your scores are abysmal. Pandem has a correct configuration, his scores are just somewhat less than expected.
May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
sudo apt-get install mutter, after package is installed, sudo update-alternatives --config x-window-manager choose Mutter. Restart computer, log in gnome again. Then test out your FPS results. Report said results, if they differ up or down. If they remain the same, then report they are ~ the same.
May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
@Pandem: Which WM are you using, Compiz, Mutter, or Metacity? If you just installed Gnome3, over a stock ubuntu, you are likely using Compiz. I highly suggest you try out Mutter, and check your FPS results again. To install/configure Mutter, do this.
May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
@Force, that is very significant and defiantly worth consideration. Open a new question, explaining your setup/situation. I will be on look out for it, and respond with immediateness.
May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
@Pandem: How did you conclude your card was under performing, was it just from reading FPS scores? Have you noticed poor performance from your usual applications and/or WM/DE? As I stated at comment below my answer, your framerates are lower than expected considering your HD 7850.
May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
OK strictly speaking about your configuration, everything checks out correctly. As far as your framerates, they are NOT terrible... but they are lower than than your card would indicate. My HD 5670, run glxgears at ~5300 FPS and fgl_glxgears at ~610 FPS. I also have a comment on the way for your question, so make sure to check and respond.
May
12
comment Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
What is your framerate on fgl_glxgears, which is different from regular glxgears and comes with FGLRX.
May
12
revised Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
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May
12
answered Bad 3D Performance in Ubuntu 12.04
May
8
revised Can my machine run Ubuntu( kubuntu | xubuntu | mint ) 12.04 WELL?
formatting fix
May
8
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May
8
comment Can my machine run Ubuntu( kubuntu | xubuntu | mint ) 12.04 WELL?
@Steve: When you post something preformatted, such as output from free, you need to format it as code. Either enclose text in backticks, indent each line with 4 spaces, or highlight it all and click the toolbar button. It's much more readable. I'll do yours this time.
May
7
comment 12.04 right-click on desktop, change background, application crashes
Is it crashing just the application, or are you having X.org completely crash? When X.org crashes it places you back at Lightdm, and you have to type your password again.
May
7
comment AMD/ATI drivers from website vs. proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 Repos?
Yes it follows the newest available driver releases, give or take the required time for Ubuntu packaging. If you must go newer, than you are forced to deal with the AMD driver installer. It works acceptably, but a packaged installation is normally preferred.
May
7
revised AMD/ATI drivers from website vs. proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 Repos?
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May
7
answered AMD/ATI drivers from website vs. proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 Repos?
May
7
comment 12.04 Stability, Compatibility and Operational Problems
@Sun Dial: I also second the stability problems with 12.04, constant crashing. for me it's often after touching gtk3.4 applications. I asked a question, not expecting an answer... it seems like the really tough questions always become tumbleweeds.
May
6
comment gtk3 theme not working
I'm a just a regular user.. and I am unhappy about this as well. Its not as if we even had an abundance of gtk3 themes, we were still feeling the sting from our last transition.
May
1
comment The legality of duplicating the GUI of a commercial OS in an Open Source Desktop
You might want to check out en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89toil%C3%A9 Its based off gnustep, which itself provides parts of cocao.
Apr
26
comment Where do I report packaging bugs? For example regarding dependencies
Thanks, reporting a couple new ones.