kenneth at loafman.com
Thu Nov 11 15:09:36 UTC 2010
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 9:00 AM, Cybe R. Wizard <cyber_wizard at mindspring.com
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:49:28 -0500
> William Biggs <kc8pdr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-11-10 at 17:30 -0600, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > > On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:13:51 -0500
> > > William Biggs <kc8pdr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I using dual lcd display but after I install my nvidia drivers the
> > > > nvidia software will not let me use both . But the software
> > > > monitor preferences will let me use both . Di I need to use the
> > > > nvidia software or can I use monitor preferences
> > > >
> > > You need the nvidia-settings package.
> > >
> > It was installed still did not work
> Maybe an indication of /exactly/ what you've done would be in order.
> The package doesn't work by itself, you know; someone has to actually
> work it (make choices, click on things, etc).
Yes, you have to play with 'NVIDIA X Server Settings' under System /
Administration to actually use both displays and organize them the way you
want. Just installing the package will not do anything. I had the same
problem, but I understand the defaults being set they way they were. Hard
to guess preferences ahead of time, so default to simple.
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