"When Intel released their ""Sandy Bridge"" processors in early January with next-generation graphics, the Linux support was widely criticized as although they had been working on the open-source Linux driver for nearly one year at that time, it wasn`t a pleasurable ""out of the box"" experience and building open-source graphics drivers on Linux can be a real pain. With Ubuntu 11.04, which was released at the end of April, this ""Natty Narwhal"" release still largely misses the Sandy Bridge support train.""
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