On an elderly Dell Inspiron laptop same sort of age as your desktop , running several flavours of Puppy Linux, with the original Extreme graphics adapter, I have to add ‘i It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. The concept never caught on, and there’s still a lot of the things kicking around out there I would give Puppy tahrpup 6. I think for now this is the best route, try the easy stuff first. You might find an improvement by using ‘nomodeset’ on the kernel line. In Dell’s case, 9 times out of 10, that invariably meant a BIOS upgrade as well, because the factory-installed image wouldn’t support that extra graphics RAM which is ‘borrowed’ from system RAM, in any case
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Posted 19 June – I’m assuming its a integrated intel GPU problem and wondered if any of you kind people could help? If I went for I have just been trying to salvage an old dell b desktop for my son just to do a bit of web browsing and some school work on. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in.
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Open a terminal and type or copy and paste: King’s Lynn, UK Traphics time: Not Telling Local time: Linux Mint Mate Needless to say, they’ve had plenty of compatibility problems, and criticism over the years! Should i have used a smaller mint version as its such an old low end pc?
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In those far-off days, CPUs tended to carry as much of the load for graphics rendering as graphicss video chips themselves did. You might find an improvement by using ‘nomodeset’ on the kernel line. Using the site is easy and fun. Mint Xfce has worked well for similar graphics and low powered pc’s for quite a few folks so let’s see how it goes.
Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to graphis their computers. On an elderly Dell Inspiron laptop same sort of age as your desktoprunning several flavours of Puppy Linux, with the original Extreme graphics adapter, I have to add ‘i The concept never caught on, and there’s still a lot of the things kicking around out there Linux Mint Cinnamon I believe is based on Gnome 3 desktop which requires massive graphics and gtaphics resources that your box just doesn’t have nor delll capable of supporting.
Another thing is a Celeron processor in todays browsers just doesn’t have what it takes to stream the HD youtube videos as it wasn’t ever designed for any more than to push data such as documents etc. Still just wondering if there should be a driver for the integrated graphics?
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KDE, Ruler of all Distro’s. Another problem might be as I don’t see is how much ram memory grraphics box has installed mb is bare minimum and for a better experience 1GB is preferred.
If youtube videos are the only issue just now, one option would be to install something that streams youtube videos.