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Old 08-09-2011, 11:13 AM   #1
McManCSU
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Installation of XBMC screwed up my graphics driver?? No more Unity!


I am on 11.04 and followed various instructions to get xbmc up and running, namely using the maverick distro instead of natty. Basically:
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apt-get install xbmc
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
However, when I tried to use xbmc, it told me that my graphic drivers were unsupported and required OpenGL support. I thought it was very strange and rebooted the box thinking some new setting may be requiring a reboot to take effect. Upon startup, I got an error from Ubuntu stating that Unity could not be used because of unsupported Drivers and reverted me back to Gnome. Wtf?? I had Unity working no problem for quite some time until this installation. I have no idea what to even check and Google is not helping much. Thoughts?
 
Old 08-09-2011, 05:57 PM   #2
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Do you mean you installed packages from the Maverick repositories into Natty? That would very likely be a problem.
 
Old 08-09-2011, 10:56 PM   #3
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Yes. It didnt seem to pick up anything from the natty ppa, so I changed it to maverick. I have uninstalled xbmc and reinstalled unity (rebooting in between), but it still complains about incompatible hardware. Any ideas on how to get it back and working? The 'Additional Drivers' does not pick up anything either unfortunately...

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Old 08-09-2011, 11:11 PM   #4
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If this helps:
Code:
mcdizz@MediaMadness:~$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
Error: unable to create the OpenGL context
 
Old 08-11-2011, 12:19 AM   #5
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Any thoughts?
 
Old 08-13-2011, 11:03 PM   #6
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This was for an integrated Intel mobo. The instructions here did the trick:
https://theiszm.wordpress.com/2010/0...ng-on-display/

Also changed from maverick back to natty and used the unstable site.

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