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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #30 on: September 06, 2016, 03:56:28 pm »
You can run the 4.7.2 kernel in Peppermint :)

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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #31 on: September 06, 2016, 04:13:44 pm »
Yes, thanks!

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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #32 on: September 06, 2016, 04:42:16 pm »
Can you post the output from:
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inxi -F
so I can give you the right instructions for your architecture, and see which graphics driver you're using.
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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #33 on: September 06, 2016, 05:03:19 pm »
Can you post the output from:
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inxi -F
so I can give you the right instructions for your architecture, and see which graphics driver you're using.

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@ASUS-Peppermint ~ $ inxi -F
System:    Host: ASUS-Peppermint Kernel: 4.4.0-34-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Seven
Machine:   Mobo: ASUSTeK model: K30BF_M32BF v: Rev X.0x
           Bios: American Megatrends v: 0302 date: 08/25/2014
CPU:       Quad core AMD A10-6700 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB
           clock speeds: max: 3700 MHz 1: 3700 MHz 2: 3700 MHz 3: 3700 MHz
           4: 3700 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Richland [Radeon HD 8670D]
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.3 drivers: ati,vesa (unloaded: fbdev,radeon)
           Resolution: 1440x900@0.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.8, 128 bits)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 11.2.0
Audio:     Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-2 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Trinity HDMI Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-34-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169
           IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full
           mac: 54:a0:50:86:70:59
           Card-2: Realtek RTL8821AE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: rtl8821ae
           IF: wlp5s0 state: down mac: dc:85:de:c5:29:c3
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (1.4% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD10EZEX size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 48G used: 5.6G (13%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.39GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 25.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 0
Info:      Processes: 206 Uptime: 0 min Memory: 467.1/7168.5MB
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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #34 on: September 06, 2016, 06:28:11 pm »
Note to anyone other than LNXlady - These instructions are for 64bit Peppermint 7 ONLY, and if you're going to follow them and are using proprietary graphics driver it would be a VERY good idea to switch back to the open source ones and reboot FIRST



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Okay, there's no need for you to remove any proprietary graphics drivers, and you're on 64bit Peppermint 7

To install the 4.7.2 64bit kernel....

Open a terminal and run these commands in sequence:
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mkdir ~/Desktop/kernel-4.7.2
then
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cd ~/Desktop/kernel-4.7.2
then
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wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7.2/linux-headers-4.7.2-040702-generic_4.7.2-040702.201608201334_amd64.deb
then
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wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7.2/linux-headers-4.7.2-040702_4.7.2-040702.201608201334_all.deb
then
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wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7.2/linux-image-4.7.2-040702-generic_4.7.2-040702.201608201334_amd64.deb
then
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sudo dpkg -i *.deb
then REBOOT

Once rebooted, check which kernel you're using with
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uname -a
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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #35 on: September 06, 2016, 09:04:43 pm »
Yay! It worked. 8) Thanks for the very easy to follow instructions.

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Re: Video driver help, please (solved) [updated info]
« Reply #36 on: September 07, 2016, 03:37:58 am »
You're most welcome :)
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