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Virtual Consoles run from different DVI output than X

My virtual consoles (Alt F1-Alt F6) run from a different DVI output than X does. This requires me to unplug my monitor when I want to start X, which is a pain. I'd like to set them both to be ...
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Which video drivers should I install. X.Org X Server or Nvidia Binary Drivers

So i just installed ubuntu and now I'm updating my video drivers. I am present with the following choices. Which one should i pick. And if possible, why? Are there some advantages over the other?
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How to debug freezing Xorg?

At the very beginning, I am aware that I can provide very little info on my problem (and actually I'm ashamed about it). Thus, although I'd like to fix it, I'm asking first on how to get to the root ...
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displaylink and nvidia in linux mint (ubuntu)

I have GeForce 210, displaylink USB adapter and three monitors: two monitors are connected to GeForce, and the last one to USB. This setup works perfectly in Windows, but doesn't work in Linux. I ...
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Resolution stuck at 640x480 after trying to install NVIDA drivers

The fans on my Clevo W230ST haven't stopped blowing since I installed Mint. I thought the video card drivers might be at fault so I tried: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo nvidia-xconfig On ...
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invert screen permanently in arch linux

I am currently in a fresh install of Arch Linux (Antergos). i have installed nvidia drivers and bumblebee i have already created a xorg.conf using sudo nvidia-xconfig and saved the settings using sudo ...
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Nvidia card + X11 detects wrong screen SIZE (not res)

Edit: Upon further experimentation - it seems like the HDMI works perfectly going out to my Asus 21" monitor. I think there is just a problem with it detecting my LGTV as a monitor. I am trying to ...
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xorg.conf renders display larger than screen

Background I am driving a 3-screen setup with 2 1080p screens one above the other and a flanking 1680x1050 in portrait. Problem On boot, the portrait screen is not rendered at the correct height. ...
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Xorg: HDMI marked disconnected unless TV is on when X starts

I have a TV connected to my desktop via HDMI, so I can play Youtube on my TV. However if the TV is off when X starts, xrandr shows HDMI-0 disconnected, even after turning it on it never will show ...
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Drag and drop makes selected item shift to the left?

I have quite a strange problem. When I select an icon and want to drag and drop it, it's being shifted to left for exactly the width of left monitor. I believe there is some problem with my ...
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1answer
2k views

Debian x64 and Nvidia optimus drivers

I have an ASUS laptop. It has a Core i5 CPU with integrated graphics and a discrete NVIDIA 310M GPU. I have Windows 7 installed and I'm sure that everything is working. Today I installed Debian 7.1. ...
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875 views

Nvidia X setting doesn't save dual monitor settings

I am using Linux Mint 14 KDE and I have a GeForce 9600 GT. I am trying to use nvidia-settings (driver version 304.84) to save my dual monitor configuration: Small monitor: TwinView, Resolution Auto ...
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190 views

No cursor with Nvidia drivers when gdm or gnome-shell loaded

In a fresh Arch install if I install gnome and GDM with the official Nvidia drivers: pacman -S gnome gnome-extra nvidia systemctl enable gdm.service nvidia-xconfig I don't have a cursor when GDM or ...
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491 views

redshift color adjustment with hardware/software cursor

I'm running Arch Linux (with Con Kolivas' ck1 patchset, although that shouldn't affect this issue) and using the proprietary Nvidia graphics driver, currently at version 313.26 (my card is a GeForce ...
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1answer
517 views

Trouble with nvidia drivers and Xorg on a Macbook Air 3,1

I am literally at the limit of what I can think of to solve this problem so I am hoping to find some help here. I have a Macbook air 3,1 and I installed the latest Debian stable (squeeze) 2 days ago. ...
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1answer
317 views

nVidia driver prevents Debian from starting up

After I have installed the nVidia driver using this tutorial, and I try to startup it follows the bootsplash and when it's about to load the gdm3 it first shows the tty screen for a second and then I ...
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1answer
424 views

Problems with NVIDIA & X11 & Debian

My NVIDIA GT440 doesn't work with current Debian Squeeze - it shows only 1024x768 as max. I did almost everything like xrandr xorg.conf (delete, creating etc.) download the NVIDIA driver from NV ...
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Linux + “nVidia surround” + 3 monitors?

Is it possible to run 3 monitors on 1 nvidia card (600 series, 640/650/660/670) under linux/xorg with the closed source nvidia driver? At the moment a have a 2 monitors on my linux system in a ...
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121 views

How to use a backup copy of xorg.conf

I recently installed a new graphics card in my Ubuntu 10.04 PC due that my onboard video died. It was an Nvidia chipset GEForce 6100. The new graphics card is also an Nvidia chipset, ASUS 210 ...
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Dual screen setup in Xorg

I have two Nvidia cards (an onboard and an added one), and a monitor connected to each one. Monitors are "on", at least the LEDs indicates that they are. But only the one connected to the onboard card ...
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1answer
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Installing Nvidia developer driver over SSH; Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having trouble stopping X over SSH, on an Ubuntu 11.10 system. I'm nowhere near the computer so the usual Control-Alt-F1 is out, although I'm not sure if this actually stops X in 11.10. I'm ...
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1answer
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Nvidia: force 1920x1080 as an option

Proprietary Nvidia (290) on gentoo here. I'm running Nvidia TwinView with two 1680x1050 monitors here. Now I want to hotplug between HDTV and one of the monitors. Almost good, but since Nvidia reads ...
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1answer
323 views

X (on Mint Debian, GeForce2 Integrated) is unstable after installing legacy nVidia drivers

This is a long story so I'll try to trim it down, please ask for any information. This machine is running Linux Mint Debian, it's an ASUS A7N266-VM with GeForce2 Integrated Graphics [NVCrush11] that ...
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Linux VGA Monitor plug-in on demand with NVIDIA is never detected

Whenever I plug in an LCD LG monitor via VGA to my notebook while running X it never gets detected. As a matter of a fact there are only two scenarios that occur: X server is started with monitor ...
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1answer
428 views

How do I prevent Ubuntu from updating certain packages?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a Thinkpad machine. Recently I installed NVidia CUDA on it. The installation was successful, thanks to this very helpful guide. Unfortunately, the X server stopped ...
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Nvidia GT430 installed on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty - xorg misconfigured

We are running Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on a PC with onboard graphics. We installed a new graphics card, NVidia ENGT430 and its drivers. However after regenerating Xorg.conf, X11 will not load, giving the ...
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606 views

After installation of Nvidia proprietary driver, when login starts I can hear the Ubuntu startup sound, but screen remains blank

I installed the nvidia driver directly from the nvidia website. Installation went ok, but after reboot, Ubuntu logo appears fine, but when entering login, I hear Ubuntu startup sound, but the screen ...
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Linux: Use NVIDIA and ATI cards in the same computer

I've got the following graphics cards installed in my computer: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 4770 [RV740] 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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1answer
292 views

NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-280.13.run screwed up my sound

I just installed nVidia GT440 w/ NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-280.13.run driver on my Scientific Linux on two of my workstation and one of workstation sound disappeared. Both workstations are identical though ...
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1answer
736 views

Unable read EDID on CRT-0 (VGA port) - Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT

My work laptop is a Dell Vostro 1500. It has a Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT gpu. I always like having a second monitor plugged in, but it never detects monitor resolutions correctly. In the Xorg.0.log, I ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.04 Recent X11 Update Broke OpenGL

After installing the most recent X11 updates (using the update manager) it would appear that OpenGL support has vanished from my computer. I have an NVIDIA GeForce 9600M graphics card, and have the ...
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1answer
542 views

Dual monitor setup in Ubuntu 10.10: I want a workspace on one screen and another on the other screen

I've got dual monitors (TwinView) on Ubuntu 10.10 (remember: xorg.conf has mysteriously disappeared). I want a workspace on one screen and another on the other screen. Is it possible to do this? I'm ...
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2k views

Change screen resolution when booting to terminal.(No X) -Ubuntu10.10-x64-Nvidia

When I boot without X or hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 I have very low screen resolution.(large font) Normal for the screen is 1920x1200. Can I change it? Does it have to do with Nvidia? Ubuntu10.10-x64-Nvidia
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Setting graphics driver without xorg.conf

It looks like X has this new approach of working without a xorg.conf and instead letting udev do all the configuration. Is there a nice description of this out there? More specifically I installed ...
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1answer
355 views

Multiple monitors under X: eliminating gaps due to different monitor heights

I am using nvidia-settings to configure multiple monitors . The monitors' native resolutions are different, so this generates 'gaps' where the items are drawn on the virtual screen but not on any of ...
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1answer
418 views

What is causing CentOS 5.5 to crash reproducibly when browsing to some sites?

I seem to be having a problem that is crashing my system all the way back out to the login prompt in CentOS. It seems to be reproducible, but not 100% of the time. Basically if I go to youtube and ...
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1answer
2k views

How to use nvidia-xconfig with 2 GPUs and one is not NVidia?

I have a cluster of machines running on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS that are equipped with two graphic cards, a NVidia GeForce GT 240 (secondary) and a Matrox one (primary). Because it just seems to ignore the ...
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1answer
656 views

Metacity/Compiz not staring upon Login Ubuntu 10.10

TLDR: As of this afternoon, I do not have a window manager when I login to Ubuntu 10.10. I would like to have window manager on login without needing to add to startup. Just started using linux ...
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1answer
1k views

Enabling hardware acceleration and Xinerama for multi-monitor/multi-GPU in Linux

My current setup is three monitors connected as follows (monitors listed from left to right): GPU0 (nVidia GTX 280): - Dell 2405FPW (1920x1200) - Dell U2410 (1920x1200) GPU1 (nVidia 210): - ...
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1answer
2k views

Only One GPU Detected in the Nvidia Quadro NVS 450

I just built myself an new workstation and now only 2 of 3 monitors are working. I built the nvidia driver by downloading it and installing with ./Nvidia... Before when I ran nvidia-settings I saw ...
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2answers
906 views

8400GS causes BSOD in Acer M1610 running Windows 7 32-bit

Title says it all, just installed the Nvidia card, I know this is a driver related issue I just don't know how to fix it I cannot find a driver version that will work not even the one that windows ...
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4answers
643 views

Different graphic cards drivers while booting from external media

I am booting a certain system of mine with ubuntu 9.10 from external HDD. I am satisfied with the setup and it works fine, however I would like to modify it so that I can choose which graphic card ...
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1answer
423 views

What is causing my display artifacts?

One of my clients is running RHEL 5.5 Client (aka workstation), paid-up with support. He has a multi-monitor setup using xinerama. The video card is a nVidia Quadro NVS 250. This problem occurs ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 and Nvidia Proprietary 96 drivers

I am running 10.04 ubuntu, on a totally fresh, but update manager completed install. I've hit the recommended drivers from System > Administration > Hardware Drivers and let it run to install the 96 ...
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1answer
3k views

How to configure multiple video cards in linux?

In Ubuntu Lucid Lynx RC, I got NVidia's TwinView to work with 2 monitors in a single video card. But when I use the same monitors but split them between the video cards I can't make TwinView work and ...
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4answers
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Linux: Setting primary display (nvidia) form command line

Is this possible? Normally I use disper to enable my external monitor, but I don't think I can force the 2nd monitor to be primary. http://willem.engen.nl/projects/disper/ I've played around with ...
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1answer
1k views

Setting up two screens in Xorg

I'be got two Nvidia cards, but Xorg activates only one of them. The following config is based on the nvidia configurator output: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 ...
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1answer
1k views

Xorg eating up too much RAM on Ubuntu 9.10 box

Xorg is eating up 444MB of 2GB total RAM on my Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 machine with nvidia drivers installed for the nvidia G86 (GeForce 8300 GS). top shows: top - 18:21:41 up 6 days, 2:40, 9 users, ...
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1answer
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Can Ubuntu run a GeForce 6200 LE and 5200 FX at once?

I'm trying to get both a nvidia 6200 LE PCI-Express and 5200 FX PCI video card running at the same time in Ubuntu 9.04. This is for a triple monitor setup. After the physical install, I verified that ...