[olug] Dual Monitors in F16

Sam Tetherow tetherow at shwisp.net
Fri Dec 2 23:06:28 UTC 2011

If you are using gnome, /etc/init.d/gdm stop and then /etc/init.d/gdm 
start will start it back up.

On 12/2/11 4:54 PM, Jay Woods wrote:
> On Friday, December 02, 2011 09:28:45 AM Obi-Wan 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.
>> Ditto that.  Been running it for 3+ years at my current job and for a
>> while before that at the previous job.  Both Ubuntu, and both with the
>> proprietary nVidia drivers.  Never tried it any other way because it's
>> just so easy using the nVidia GUI.
> I'm finding out that X can't be running when the installation is going on. Is
> there an easier way (less hazardous way) to get out of X than edit the
> starting run level? I'm not worried about working at the command line but am
> worried that I can reliably edit the starting level back to 5. Is a run level
> of 3 right for F15?
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