I will also at some point try to use a different monitor, and a different connector between the VGA cable and the video card. So they will let you know when the next stable Nvidia driver is ready for Mint. And I needed to select large blocks of text. I have tried installing all of the nvidia drivers and none of them seem to work. Do you already have an account? August 6th, 9. I managed to fix Windows, though I don’t remember how – it was all within the regular graphics interface as far as I remember, maybe installing updated drivers.

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The problem, however, is all of this magical unicorn rainbow fart fun is happening in Windows.

It is more stupid than we are. Sign up using Email and Password. And become familiar with Recovery mode before experimenting further.

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So they will let you know when the next stable Nvidia driver is ready for Mint. Email Required, but never shown. I sense another chance to thank the entire Linux community and the Mint community in particular The full output of xrandr –prop should show your monitor’s raw EDID information, if everything’s working.


Post as a guest Name. Either way, it sounds like you’ll need an Xorg configuration file to tell the driver what your monitor is capable of, if you can’t fix the EDID detection.

Also try ‘xrandr’ in a terminal and see what does it reports about supported resolutions. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Mint is for people who don’t want or can’t learn Linux but still want a desktop that does pretty much whatever they want it to.

I tried switching the monitor cable, but it doesn’t seem to have changed anything yet. So, I try to play even TF2 in linux and the only drivers I can get from the repo’s are or Dec 17, Messages: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Sorry for the slow response!

I really want to be Linux-ing it up, and I’m coming to a point where I really need it for university and non-university work, but I just can’t seem to deal with this issue. Doesn’t make a distro like Mint ‘god-awful’, though. It is definitely possible that ubujtu monitor is the problem.

You could adjust them to match your monitor’s specs.

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And I ubyntu to select large blocks of text. It’s r those who can do, taking thought of those of us who can not and making a way for us that’s still open source in out look.


Can someone guide me thruogh the installation process using Synaptic?? I went through several versions of Ubuntu and many different guides, played with my xorg.

I then tried installing the drivers from Nvidia’s website it was necessary to stop X using init 3install the drivers, then startxbut uubuntu only outcome of that was removing all options except x If the problem continues, you can ununtu a clean installation for the nvidia driver: I haven’t install any driver for my video card prior to downloading the You may need Recovery mode to get to a usable desktop.

August 5th, 8. Please explain the complete procedure of doing it with easy understanding terms due to my lack of computer related knowledge.

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It’s just not for particular individuals, according to their uguntu. This sets a very wide range of supported horizontal and vertical sync frequencies, which should let basically any mode work. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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