There is no good 3D driver because VIA has not released enough chipset specifications to free software developers. This tutorial will install the official open source Via drivers for the K8M chipset, but will work for all and any of the next: After posting about the Spanish version of this tutorial here, I decided I should give back a little to those who so many times saved me, and did so in English. Press the following link to continue reading. Then you could use generic vesa driver in order to boot and find another solution for your problem. This is a BETA driver! Could anybody help me with this issue?

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It is not evident what exactly is being installed, or why the instructions ask to use some files for Ubuntu 8. VIA proprietary graphics driver for Chrome9 Note from the editor: Login into safe mode by choosing option during boot.

Use sudo to obtain administrative privilegesin order to edit, move or install system files.

The other option would be to not install it, but then GL would not be available. What should I do? And if some experienced fedora user puts his mind to it, I am sure that he will find a way to make it work in fedora.

VIA drivers for integrated graphic card and Microsoft Windows

Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Help clean up this section. For more information, please visit http: If you feel peo, best is to stick to the drivers in the repositories. Check that when you download from the Via website too. This is a sensible solution for those that don’t care about desktop effects or games.


The C7 chip is fanless and is cooled by a big passive heatsink that also cools the chipset. In this case we will be using Pfo Edgy 6. First we are going to remove any traces of other may-be-conflicting drivers: Make sure you use automake Laptop users may have to avoid 3D applications altogether.

This is a BETA driver! Lines, icons, and sliders disappear.

[ubuntu] VIA UniChrome Pro II IGP on Notebook [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums

There is a VIA proprietary driver for Chrome9 chipsets that should support most of the features missing with the openChrome driver, like video decoding acceleration and 3D hardware acceleration. My laptop has There is no good 3D driver integrated via unichrome pro 3d 2d graphics VIA has not released enough chipset specifications to free software developers.

The final result is completely silent the power supply inside the case only converts DC from an external AC to DC brick and the brick is fanless. This solution helps to prevent system freezing, specially with OpenGL applications, games, screensavers, and Wine see Launchpad bug How do I disable DRI? If you can confirm that a bug was introduced in this revision, submit a bug report at: Please note that at integrated via unichrome pro 3d 2d graphics time of this update the version is 72 instead of 71 as it was when i wrote the how-to.

I think it is a driver problem.

Before you start Compiling drivers is for experienced users. The time now is Section “Device” Identifier “Configured Video Device” Driver “vesa” EndSection 3D doesn’t always work The openchrome driver and previously the via driver only supports 2D acceleration, and most of the time it will work.

You may enable debug options to troubleshoot the driver in case it doesn’t work: I found a bug in openChrome. Page History Login to edit. If this driver works correctly for your needs, there is no need to compile the driver yourself.

See Managing Repositories in Ubuntu or Kubuntu for help with this.