Reconfigure after changing Video Card

Stephen Michael Kuhn yank.down.under at
Sat Jul 31 02:36:17 UTC 2010

On Sat, 31 Jul 2010 11:55:02 am Ronald Artos wrote:
> I used to have an Nvidia Video Card.. but now it is broken and return to my
> old built-in  "[SiS] 661/741/760 PCI/AGP or 662/761Gx", I don't wish to
> reinstall everything again. But when I boot up, I always end up in a video
> reconfiguration screen in ubuntu, so i deleted  the /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
> It works but everytime I enter System -> Preferences -> Monitors.. it
> always prompts me the nvidia-config, and when I do glxinfo or glxgears, I
> get errors like I haven't configured my video correctly.
> How can I properly reconfigure everything after a change in video card??

Have you tried un-installing everyting that's NVidia in the package manager?

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