Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a Dell XPS i5. I installed Ubuntu 11.10, but it cannot detect my Samsung monitor. I don't know if i'm missing a driver, i'm currently using a NVIDIA GPU.

I hope someone can point me in the right direction.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Check to see if your monitor is using a digital or analog single. Is there a menu option in your monitor settings that will change the input to digital of analog? Also, this can be due to a incorrect adapter depending if the video card outputs in digital or analog. Make sure you are using the correct connector (d-sub, dvi, or vga).

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.