[olug] Dual Monitors in F16
woodsjay at cox.net
Sat Dec 3 02:02:58 UTC 2011
On Friday, December 02, 2011 05:32:05 PM Kevin wrote:
> Is there a reason that Ctrl-Alt-F2 wouldn't work? F7 is traditionally
> the GUI, but I think that in either Fedora 14 or 15 they changed it to
> Ctrl-Alt-F1. I've got a stock install of F15 going on now so I might
> be able to test it tomorrow.
On my machine after the console login, the NVIDIA executable is complaining
that an X server is running somewhere.
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 16:54, Jay Woods <woodsjay at cox.net> 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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