Re: questions on dual monitors/second monitor/external monitor
- From: Jeff.Hodges@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 16:52:56 -0700
Ok, I figured it out. see below. Note that there is a significant (in my case
at least) omission in the ubuntuforums HOWTO wrt the nvidia 1.0-9755 install
instructions, and also the corresponding nvnews.net howto has an error (and
commits the same omission).
[dell d820, nvidia quadro nvs 120m, ubuntu 6.10]
----------------- original message ---------------------
Subject: Re: nvidia linux driver bug?
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 16:46:13 -0700
Ok, I figured it out. thanks for your help.
some more poking around turned up this page..
HOWTO: Install Latest NVIDIA Display Driver (Directly from Nvidia: current
Which for the most part is correct, but doesn't mention that this file might
..but it did on my system. Removing that file was key.
Also, you folks' instructions at..
Installing NVIDIA Linux graphics drivers on recent distributions (FC, Ubuntu,
..have an error in that they say..
Alternatively, you can edit the /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules
configuration file and disable the NVIDIA linux-restricted kernel modules
(nvidia, nvidia_legacy) via:
However, the correct file to edit (per the ubuntuforums page mentioned above)
is actually "/etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common".
So following the directions with those two fixes worked for me.
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