KDE neon installation/liveCD - X not starting

Harald Sitter sitter at kde.org
Mon Dec 18 10:51:10 UTC 2017

On Sat, Dec 16, 2017 at 12:49 PM, Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr> wrote:
>   # lspci | grep -i vga
>   00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31
>   Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0a)

G33 is too old and not supported with neon. The intel xorg driver is
offering subpar quality with Plasma/KWin, as a result, we force use of
the KMS driver which supports all chips released after late-2007 [1]
and does not cause random weird rendering bugs.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_Rendering_Manager#Hardware_support


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