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Month: October 2017

Re: [trinity-users] another probably stupid question -- SOLVED

From: dep <dep@...>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:57:54 -0400
said dep:
| hi, everybody . . .
| one of the few applications i find absolutely essential is the gthumb
| image viewer. it's a gnome application, and i have for many years run it
| from the trinity desktop uneventfully.
| with my recent upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04, gthumb has become
| really, really slow. things like 30 seconds to load an image, when
| previously i could click from image to image in a second or less.
| what makes it a puzzle is that on my fairly old (thinkpad x200)
| notebook, running 14.04, same trinity, same gthumb, it rips right along
| like always.
| i don't know whether on my desktop machine there's some battle between
| gnome and trinity stuff or just what -- don't even have a clue where to
| start looking.
| though i wonder if this might provide a hint. just did an apt-get
| dist-upgrade and hit this:
| Unpacking nvidia-opencl-icd-384 (384.90-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ...
| dpkg: error processing
| archive
| /var/cache/apt/archives/nvidia-opencl-icd-384_384.90-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_am
|d64.deb (--unpack):
|  trying to overwrite '/etc/OpenCL/vendors/nvidia.icd', which is also in
| package nvidia-opencl-icd-375 384.90-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
| dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
| there may have been a time when i knew how to fix this, but if so i've
| forgotten. anybody know a fix?

Never mind. did, of all things, an apt-get autoremove -f , followed by a 
reboot, and everything is all tickety boo again.

Why must video drivers in Linux always be such a pain?

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