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I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic). I want to setup two Samsung 22" LED monitors and get my video card drivers working.
I downloaded and installed Nvidia driver 295.59. I tried the following with that driver and also with 302.17.
I ran these commands:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r),
sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia*,
sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
In the vim text editor, I added the following lines to blacklist.conf:
Then I ran these commands:
sudo service lightdm start
I rebooted, and after rebooting ran:
After reboot I got a screen resolution of 800x600. I ran nvidia-settings and it said:
You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run nvidia-xconfig as root), and restart the X server.
3) I changed xorg.conf slightly to set up a resolution to work property.
4) I don't have any image on my second monitor and I dont have any option in the Nvidia X server settings.
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