Ubuntu Graphic Quality Issue?

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# 8  
Old 08-07-2009
Originally Posted by mark54g
phox. You don't have to do anything. Nobody is demanding anything of you. You came for help and somebody provided you with help. If you choose to use it, that is your decision.

You don't have to use Ubuntu, nobody forced you to use it either. You can freely choose to stop using it and pick up FreeBSD, AmigaOS, Windows, Solaris or another OS and use that. However, whichever you choose, realize that they all come with learning involved.

Ubuntu is not an "OS" it is a distribution. They are based on snapshots in time of Debian Linux, another distribution, and other distributions are, in turn, built from Ubuntu. You may not get it, you may not like it, but that is just how it is. Chances are, there are people who have encountered the issues you have. And, as this is an open source OS and distribution, somebody may want to fix it for you out of their own kindness. Try to realize nobody owes you anything, not even a response or help.

Consider this a learning opportunity. Personally I would not use Ubuntu, but lots of people seem to like it. I never took a liking to it or the "debian" way of doing things and will remain a "SUSE guy"
I don't know where exactly your coming from to assume that I think you guys HAVE to help me or owe it to me, don't make that assumption toward someone you don't know.. I chose to start using Ubuntu on my own free will just as I chose to start programming on my own, however after 14 years of Windows experience I can't simply dive into any flavor of Unix without first understanding how to install simple drivers.

I am sure the information you guys give me on this thread is very correct and helpful to someone who already has a basic idea of what tod o with the knowledge but I have never installed drivers on anything other than windows. I can only take the information you give me and attempt to apply it based on what I already know... which isn't much.

---------- Post updated at 09:05 PM ---------- Previous update was at 09:03 PM ----------

Originally Posted by Leppie
Ubuntu is just another version of Debian, but still Debian.

The /etc/X11/xorg.conf file is in the directory /etc/X11/, just try to open it with nano:

nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

this should show you the contents of your xorg.conf file.
Thank you very much for your help and patience. I finally figured it out after giving my 'Fundamentals of Unix" professor a call and he kind of understood where you were coming from.

# 9  
Old 08-07-2009
so has the issue been solved? what did you do to solve it?
remember that like you are a newbie, and to be honest so am I, others may find the solution you used to be useful as well (if you did resolve it, that is).
# 10  
Old 08-08-2009
When somebody comes and says "Why do I have to do this" after they were given an answer, it is not an uncommon thing to wonder why they are asking after getting the answer. It sounds like whining and if thats not how you meant it, realize that it can come across that way.

If you are going to start using another OS, it is going to take growing pains and also is imperative to know a little about it.
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