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Old 08-25-2009, 10:24 AM   #1
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Question using wine with ubuntu 9.04 on a DELL Inspirion 530


I am still having problems running wine on ubuntu 9.04. The Dell pc I am using was purchased with ubuntu 8.10 pre-installed by Dell, I then upgraded to 9.04 and now all is fine....Except wine. I have the latest version installed.

When accessing wine, the screen continues to flash and everything slows down to a crawl, even the desktop and mouse clicks are delayed. To stop this I am required to do a system restart.

Any ideas? If any suggestions require terminal entries, please could you let me know what to type?

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Old 08-25-2009, 10:55 AM   #2
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are you using nvidia for graphics? Either way it looks like a glx problem with wine. If your using nvidia you'll have to re-install the graphix driver....maybe just install nvidia-glx, not sure, but i'm guessing it has to do with your drivers and glx.

A couple questions quick...

What is your video chipset?
Do you have 32bit or 64bit?

Those 2 questions would help a lot, as it would give me an idea where to start.
 
Old 08-27-2009, 11:18 AM   #3
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Hi

I belive it is a nvida-glx card. running 32bit. Don't know what chipset it's using, system says it has 8mb ram for video. How do I re-install the graphix driver? Sorry to sound a little silly but I am still learning linux, used to be a DOS guy for years.

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Old 08-27-2009, 03:20 PM   #4
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try installing nvidia drivers if that's what it is based off of

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...linux.-749929/

I'm guessing you have onboard video?
 
Old 08-28-2009, 10:13 AM   #5
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Hi

just found out my system is using an ATI/AMD FGLRX driver for the video and that it is a proprietry driver in use.

Any ideas?
 
Old 08-28-2009, 10:16 AM   #6
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=S We'd need to know what chipset it's based off of.
 
Old 08-30-2009, 09:30 AM   #7
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I will try to contact Dell and see if they know what chipset they are using. Whatch this space.

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