[olug] Dual Monitors in F16
woodsjay at cox.net
Fri Dec 2 21:14:19 UTC 2011
On Friday, December 02, 2011 09:22:32 AM Jeff Hinrichs wrote:
> Have been using dual head for years. Long ago with Matrox dual cards,
> recent years with plain jane aftermarket nvidia cards. Haven't thought
> about it for a long time since it's been plug and play for quite some time.
> I too, use the proprietary drivers and stick with nvidia.
It turns out that I only have one NVIDIA card; the rest are ATI. The NVIDIA
download site is definitely new to me. Now, I'm trying to find one of my
machines that will run the GeForce series 6 card.
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 9:15 AM, John Serafino <lzrblade at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Second the motion for proprietary drivers(if you haven't tried that
> > already), but there may still be those certain cards that just refuse to
> > work. I had hoped such things didn't exist anymore, but I don't know.
> > On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Abraham <abrahams at teknohazard.com> wrote:
> > > Do you have the proprietary drivers for your video adapter? I have an
> > > nVidia graphics card, and the multi-monitor options are all inside the
> > > desktop software that I had to download for it. I have Mint, but I
> > > suspect multi-monitor settings are a feature of the driver software as
> > > a rule.
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