Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

6

Depending on the way you've set up your system it might be as easy as copying the monitors.xml file from the correctly set-up user to all users: Test for one user: cp --preserver=timestamps /home/CorrectUser/.config/monitors.xml /home/TestUser/.config/ then log off TestUser, log back on and see whether everything is correct. Now do for all users: cp ...


1

You may wish to append something to /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf. Here we create a script that uses an xrandr command to setup your display(s). You can use some graphical RandR tool to create a command for you, such as arandr. In my case, the script would look like: #!/bin/sh xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --mode 1600x1200 --pos 0x0 --rotate left --output DVI-I-0 ...


1

It is probably best if you use Lubuntu or Xubuntu, which both use lightweight desktop environments. Make sure you use the proprietary nvidia drivers, as there are known issues with running nouveau drivers on this device. Other good options include Peppermint, Puppy, Crunchbang (now deceased but there are forks). You may even wish to run Unity2D. (I ...


1

This is not a complete step-by-step solution, but you look experienced enough. :-) Fglrx driver is installed using dkms. You can always remove this diver for a specific kernel by command sudo dkms remove <module_name>/<module_version> -k <kernel_version> module_name is fglrx or fglrx_pci if I remember it correct. Also you can edit ...


1

After much frustration. I have written a guide on how I got my 970 drivers working below. The guide also covers how to fix any general NVIDIA driver if your OS is giving you a black screen of death on bootup, or installation. It is very detailed. HOW TO FIX THE BLACK SCREEN OF DEATH WITH UBUNTU. Let’s say you have a new hard drive and you are using a ...


1

You will probably need to mess around with your xorg.conf file. However, you have 2 different GPUs by the look of it. Of course, you won't manage to use 2 X Screens, and for me Xinerama didn't work. I got mine to work (1 screen on each GPU) by not specicifically referencing the second GPU. I (however) am using 2 nVidia GTS 450s, and 2 identical screens, so ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible