I then tried installing the drivers from Nvidia’s website it was necessary to stop X using init 3 , install the drivers, then startx , but the only outcome of that was removing all options except x Please have the courtesy to check for responses and thank the people who helped you. It’s not even funny how it compares. Sign up using Email and Password. Either way, it sounds like you’ll need an Xorg configuration file to tell the driver what your monitor is capable of, if you can’t fix the EDID detection.
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Try switching the monitor cable, if possible. Best to play safe.
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August 4th, 2. Please explain the complete procedure of doing it with easy understanding terms due to my lack of computer related knowledge. I really want to be Linux-ing it up, and I’m coming to a point where I really need it for university and non-university work, but I just can’t seem to deal with this issue.
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Sign up using Facebook. August 5th, 6. G WA Home page: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. They announced a year or more ago before Mar 9, Messages: I tried switching the monitor cable, but it doesn’t seem to have changed anything yet.
I will also at some point try to use a different monitor, and a different connector between the VGA cable and the video card.
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Either way, it sounds like you’ll need an Xorg configuration file to tell the driver what your monitor is capable of, if you can’t fix the EDID detection.
You could adjust them to match your monitor’s specs. But I won’t manually install any drivers because most new gamers won’t try it either. Newer versions of Ubuntu come with newer versions of proprietary video drivers and if those drivers do not support our video card the installer uses the open source video driver.
August 5th, 5. Hbuntu guess is that there is a cable or connector problem, so you should try replacing the monitor cable if it’s detachable. August 5th, 4.