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Old 07-11-2012, 09:23 AM   #1
diigra
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Need instuctions for reseting display and xorg settings in Arch terminal.


Hi!

My computer have two monitors and today i started up arch first time for some month. The second monitor was not showing something and I started to look at settings and so. I have by mistake deselected "enable this display" in Arch display settings GUI. Now a have a forking monitor that not displaying something and a disable monitor that work. However I still have the arch terminal on log in but I have no idea where I can enable the first display or get picture to the second display (in order to change settings in GUI again).

Sorry for my English and please help!

\\damian
 
Old 07-11-2012, 10:40 AM   #2
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To start out, please let us know what type of video card you are using. With Arch I use the nvidia-drivers package for my Nvidia GT435M and, if I need to reconfigure the card, I simply run nvidia-xconfig as root.

You may be able to run lspci to find out what video card you have

---------- Post added 07-11-12 at 07:40 AM ----------

To start out, please let us know what type of video card you are using. With Arch I use the nvidia-drivers package for my Nvidia GT435M and, if I need to reconfigure the card, I simply run nvidia-xconfig as root.

You may be able to run lspci to find out what video card you have
 
Old 07-11-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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Yes, I have nvidia graphic card, but i have no nvidia-xconfig command. Is it some think other that can be interesting to know about system or have you some others ideas?
 
Old 07-11-2012, 12:54 PM   #4
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Did you install nvidia-utils?

Code:
pacman -S nvidia-utils
 
Old 07-11-2012, 03:18 PM   #5
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Thanks for help, after reinstalling all of X and nvidia packages and some mes with drivers I was able to see the screen again, but only if I removed the second display. I can however still not use the first display if the second is connected And I do not get X work with the xorg.conf file
 
Old 07-11-2012, 03:26 PM   #6
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If you run the nvidia-settings app, you may be able to set it up in that app and it will write to your xorg.conf file.

Code:
su -; nvidia-settings
 
  


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