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Re: [SLUG] Monitor problem


On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 23:02 +1000, Heracles wrote:
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> Thanks Jeff,
> I did that and screwed everything. I now get no X at all. I think it may
> be to do with the nvidia GeForce 6200. The site says that it is
> supported in nvidia-glx-new but after installing I have screwed
> everything. I guess I will try a vesa driver and make a backup of her
> home directory and then reinstall.
> 
> Heracles
> 

Not sure if this is related, but I had success with Envy for installing
nVidia drivers - https://launchpad.net/envy 

I got myself into a serious tangle before I discovered this.

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> Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Heracles">
> > 
> >> If you change monitors on a Ubuntu 7.04 machine do you have to reinstall
> >> to get the system to use it or is there a simpler way?
> > 
> > This is long-term suckage. The easiest way to do it now is plug in your new
> > monitor and (probably at a console) run:
> > 
> >   dpkg-reconfigure --priority=high xserver-xorg
> > 
> > When xorg.conf is banished forever (probably within a couple of upstream
> > cycles, such that you only need it if you have a really odd config), it is
> > unlikely that this will continue to be a problem. :-)
> > 
> > - Jeff
> > 
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