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Old 01-22-2008, 07:59 PM   #1
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trying to get direct rendering in video card

ok im following these instructions


Install the xorg-driver-fglrx package from the Restricted repository (see Chapter 2, Adding, Removing and Updating Applications).

You now need to configure the computer to use the new driver so run this command in a terminal:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg


When the dialogue appears and asks whether to do automatic detection of your video, pick Yes.

When asked to select a driver, pick fglrx.

Follow the remaining instructions as appropriate.

Restart your machine for changes to take effect.

well i installed the driver from synaptic . and when i run the sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg command. i get this error
debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
i was able to access it before but after i installed the driver i got the message. i uninstalled it again but i still get the error. anyone know what it might be? im using xubuntu 7.10
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