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Old 01-17-2011, 06:31 AM   #1
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Video Issues with my laptop display when playing games

I have a HP Compaq nx9010 laptop. The video is ATI Radeon IGP 345M.
The machine has 1Gig of total memory with 128Mb being taken away for
the video memory for the machine.
I am running Ubuntu 10.4 LTS
The video on the laptop is fine when I am at a desktop, viewing a movie doing standard stuff with a resolution of 1024 X 768. When I go to play any game, the video goes crazy and has millions of horizontal lines running through it. If I change the screen resolution down in size, it does the same error but hook up an external monitor, the game plays fine and the resolution can be changed without the error.
What if anything, can I do to correct this error.
Old 01-17-2011, 06:39 AM   #2
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hi Bullmoose
have u installed ATI driver.. install most recent one..
go to system>admin>hardware drivers, & if u find a drivers list, then try to install a new one
Old 01-25-2011, 08:37 AM   #3
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Ubuntu is not listing a ATI Driver or any other driver except for the Broadcomm Wifi Driver.
I have no idea how to download the driver either. Still stuck.


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