Reconfigure after changing Video Card

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Sat Jul 31 02:45:41 UTC 2010

On 31/07/2010 11:55, 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??

Sounds like you still have the nVidia driver installed. Go-

System>Administration>Hardware Drivers and de-activate the nVidia 
driver; then see if Hardware Drivers comes up with another driver for 
the onboard video you have.


If nothing happens, nothing can go wrong.

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