Thursday, September 30, 2010

[QnA] Problems when using fbi/fbgs in virtual consoles of Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

I upgraded all my computers (2 PCs and 1 laptop) from Ubuntu 8.04 to 10.04 these days. Most things are fine (and even great!), but there is one thing, the GRUB 2,t has brought me some troubles. I could not use fbi and fbgs in the consoles. Of course I ran into Google several times but got no lucks, until yesterday when I found the following thread and links:

The second link gives a complete guide.

FYI: To check the resolution given by framebuffer of your computer, use ``sudo hwinfo --framebuffer'' command in the console.

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