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Old 10-26-2007, 08:24 AM   #1
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Angry problem with graphics card

Hi guys,
I have just installed Debian 3 but ihave trouble playing video flies and the problem is because the distro failed to find drivers that best suited my grahics card.
do you know where i can find graphics card drivers designed for linux and how to install them?
Old 10-26-2007, 08:47 AM   #2
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You need to give us more information about this problem of yours. There are many graphic cards out there in the world, which one are you referring?

At least, do (in root account):
$> lspci
Give us a bit of idea what your card is.


drivers, graphics

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