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How to install SiS 771/671 Mirage 3 Video Drivers in ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

Ubuntu 10.04 LucidThis tutorial will explain How to install SiS 771/671 Mirage 3 Video Drivers in ubuntu 10.04
First you need to downlod the drivers from here .Once you downloaded you need to unzip them.

Open up a terminal and go to the path you’ve unzipped them in.(use the cd command to navigate to directory’s) f.e; cd /home/user/Downloads

sudo cp sis671_drv.* /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/

type in your password and press enter

then stop X server

We need to stop X or we won’t be able to auto-generate a xorg.conf.new

sudo service gdm stop

you’ll have to do next part blindly

Switch to tty1 by pressing Ctrl+Alt+f1

(f2 for tty2, f3 for tty3, etc.. (f7 should be X)

Even though you won’t be able to read it (yet) you can login

type in your username and press enter

type in your password and press enter

Now you’re logged in you want to become root; type;

sudo bash

type in your password

Now your root; type in

Xorg -configure

(this will create a xorg.conf.new in your home directory)

and start gdm again with

service gdm start

Once there; Open up a terminal again;

move the auto-generated xorg.conf.new to /etc/X11/xorg.conf

with

sudo mv xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf

and restart gdm by typing;

sudo service gdm restart

Fix the plymouth and the unreadable tty problem like this

Open up a terminal and type
sudo bash
enter your password
type;
echo blacklist vga16fb > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-vga16fb.conf
type;
update-initramfs -u
and reboot your system
reboot

Or with solution
download this driver SIS Mirage for Ubuntu 10.04. After finish your download, excute file .sh in the konsole.
or download in amikom

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