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Fedora 17 GMA500 (Poulsbo)

Good news for those of us with the GMA500 (Poulsbo) graphics card ! Fedora 17 ships with the 3.3.4 kernel and my GMA500 works out of the box without the need for any customizations to the boot options. Simply put … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 gma500 (poulsbo) boot options

Ubuntu 12.04 has been officially released and, with minor adjustments, the intel gma500 video card is working out of the box. See the last part of this post for suggestions on getting suspend working. The “trick” is to use a … Continue reading

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Fedora 17 alpha gma500 poulsbo

As a part of the continuing saga with my netbook (gma500) I took the Fedora 17 Alpha release for a test drive with gnome shell. I was quite pleased with the result. The good – The intel gma500 (poulsbo) graphics … Continue reading

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Linux GMA500 (Poulsbo) driver moved out of staging

Good news for people with an Intel GMA500 (Poulsbo) graphics card, support is now in the mainline Linux kernel. In the Linux 3.3-rc1 (mainline) kernel the driver has moved out of staging and re-named. It is now located under Device … Continue reading

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Ubuntu gma500 poulsbo Live CD

In follow up to this post I have remastered a daily build of Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin. I have made a copy publicly available for those with one of these graphics cards. Please keep in mind it is an alpha … Continue reading

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