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Default hdmi HELP please! - 05-31-2010, 09:18 PM

Hi everyone. I've tried using the search button, but have not found the same issue. I just bought a Dell mini 10 w/ HDMI. I want to connect it to my HDTV which has HDMI (I currently run my Xbox 360 through it's HDMI port). Everytime I connect the HDMI cable and then configure the display settings the computer freezes. I'm using the latest version of UBUNTU.

Any help on this?
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Default 06-01-2010, 03:42 PM

[all variants] Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500 - Page 10 - Ubuntu Forums

i searched the ubuntu forums and found this, follow his link to the howto and get ready to enter the magical world of editing x.org config files
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Default 06-12-2010, 06:14 AM

I loaded Windows XP on my Dell Mini and BINGO! The HDMI works perfectly and as it should. I have ZERO issues. I can plug it in whenever and don't have to do a "song and dance" as others have posted. Video and sound both work and the resolution is amazing on my 60" LCD. Video plays amazing too. Ubuntu SUCKS! uninstall...reload Windows.
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Default 06-12-2010, 12:33 PM

In general, Ubuntu doesn't suck. The GMA500 graphics found in the Mini 1010 don't have good Linux drivers (blame Intel ... or Dell for being stupid enough to sell some GMA500 netbooks with Linux preinstalled).

Mini 9 | Intel 5100 Wifi | Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook
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