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Old 12-02-2009, 12:03 AM   #1
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Linux Mint 7 and graphics


I'm new to Linux and I'm having trouble seeing video games that I run on emulators. On windows to fix the problem I'd usually just update DirectX so, I guess my question is...is there something similar like that that I need to download to Linux in order to see my games?

PS...the games are 16 bit classics, so lack of advanced graphics card like Radeon and the like isn't the problem.
 
Old 12-02-2009, 12:08 AM   #2
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What is your
Code:
lspci | grep VGA
Do you have wine installed?
 
Old 12-02-2009, 12:11 AM   #3
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I don't understand your first question.
and...yeah, i'm running them through wine.
 
Old 12-02-2009, 12:14 AM   #4
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also...i cant hear the games, either. the programs run, I can see the menus and everything, but its just black space where the game should be.
 
Old 12-02-2009, 08:33 AM   #5
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Bring up a terminal and run this command: 'lspci | grep VGA' and show us the output. Also, please show us the output of the command 'glxinfo'

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Old 12-02-2009, 11:25 AM   #6
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result of "lspci | grepVGA" is "00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)"

result of "glxinfo" is...alot of stuff. do you want me to make a screenshot of it? it'll probably take more than 1, its a shit ton.
 
Old 12-02-2009, 11:31 AM   #7
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OK, so you have an intel GPU and not an ATI one. As for glxinfo.. Can't you just copy and paste it into a message here?

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