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Intel GMA 500 (Poulsbo) graphics on Linux: a precise and comprehensive summary as to why you’re screwed

So, poking around idly on Google this morning, I came across the interesting fact that there is, in fact, a native Linux driver for Intel GMA 500 – Poulsbo – graphics on Linux. Don’t get excited, though. It’s not like it’s actually any use. That was the summary. Here’s the gory details… As I wrote […]

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Hi. I’m Adam. I live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with my partner Sammy. I work as a technical support rep for the local cable company, Shaw Cablesystems, and as newsletter editor and proofreader-at-large for Mandrakesoft, purveyors of high quality Linux operating systems to the great unwashed. I’m writing this blog because it has so […]