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Old 05-12-2012, 11:10 AM   #1
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Video Accelerator doesn't support Dual Monitor


I need to install a video accelerator on Ubuntu 12.04. The ONLY problem I'm having is that every time I install it, my dual monitors don't working anymore.

I would just leave it alone and not install it, but I can't play videos from the default player and I can't upload videos to Youtube. My computer already supports OpenGL and everything.

Any suggestions?
 
Old 05-12-2012, 11:13 AM   #2
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what kind of os and video you have? Which driver have you tried?
 
Old 05-12-2012, 11:18 AM   #3
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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried the NVIDIA accelerator graphics driver (version current)[Recommended] and the NVIDIA accelerator graphics driver (post-release updates)[version current-updates] I'm not sure what video I'm using. Can you tell me how to find that out?
 
Old 05-12-2012, 11:31 AM   #4
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To find out which graphics card you use:
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lspci
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I can't upload videos to Youtube
Not related to the video card at all.

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my dual monitors don't working anymore
Have you tried to configure your monitors with Nvidia's configuration tool?
 
Old 05-12-2012, 11:35 AM   #5
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I have 64-bit OS. Graphics are: GeForce 8800 GTS 512/PCIe/SSE2 And I will try Nvidia's configuration next! How to I get to the configuration tool

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Old 05-12-2012, 11:59 AM   #6
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I've gotten both monitors to work now. Everything is fine, expect that the OpenGL stuff doesn't work.
 
Old 05-12-2012, 12:14 PM   #7
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Please post exactly what you are trying to do and which error-messages you get.
 
  


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