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Old 10-18-2005, 11:32 AM   #1
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Upgraded Graphics Card


Hi guys,

I just bought a new graphics card on ebay which i'm waiting for. Just thought i'd ask what will be involved in upgrading my drivers for X. it is and ATI Radeon 9500 64MB

using latest stable debian distro which has kernel 2.4.3something
 
Old 10-19-2005, 04:25 AM   #2
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You are better off using nVidia video card. They are a lot easier to install than ATI. Also nVidia video cards are easier to setup for dual output.
 
Old 10-19-2005, 11:17 AM   #3
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