Display sometimes goes sqiffy when using vln/mplayer
squareyes at internode.on.net
Fri Jan 12 14:10:09 UTC 2007
Ben Edwards wrote:
> I have had this problem for a while, ime using a laptop nvida graphics
> card. Every so often when I go into vln or mplayer the display gets
> corrupted, the same stuff is kind of mirrored in 5+ stripes
> overlapping making the display unusable. Atl+Alt+f3 etc. to go to
> another console ro restart gdm does nothing. The full screen
> playback works OK. The only solution is to reboot.
> Any idea why this is happening and how to fix it?
> Using Ubuntu Dapper on a Dell Latitude 2650.
have you tried Ctrl+Alt+F2, to go to Login screen, then Ctrl+Alt+F7
This works for me.
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