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    Re: Cannot Configure Xorg, Matrox

    Create a generic /etc/X11/xorg.conf file that contains at least the following lines (at a minimum):


    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Device0"
    Driver "mga"
    EndSection

    "mga" is...
  2. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Following the instructions in the first and links in the second posts for NVidia Cards... Even though it is "Apple/MAC" The main machine specific part of it is modulized in the Linux kernel... so...
  3. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    So you are using viewport... and when using two display devices of varied resolutions, one port does not get a signal (the other does)... Is that the way I should read that?

    Please post the...
  4. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    @Stanleyhunk... Google "bumblebee" and "ubuntu hybrid switched graphics". Your laptop has switch graphics, which means that it has 2 graphics chips and switches between the two. The primary is the...
  5. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Look at the /var/log/Xorg.0.log and see if xorg-server is getting EDID data from the TV... Has to be connected and powered on at boot --or-- the data can be connected locally and the port forced to...
  6. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    ccameron-
    At the grub menu, go to the rescue menu, go to a root prompt. Please post the results of


    lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA
  7. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    It does sound like the display driver. If it were me, I would unconnect one display temporaily. Make sure the primary display is the connection hooked to the connection nearest the mother board. Boot...
  8. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Assuming you are referring to the instructions on mounting your filesystem from a LiveCD in post #3. You might have found the answer to this already, but if not...


    sudo umount {dev/dir}
    #...
  9. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Sounds like the driver is not seeing past the KVM to set an auto-select mode. If you bypass the KVM temporarily to setup the driver, then edit the xorg.conf file to manually set a specific mode......
  10. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Let me introduce myself. I'm the one that started this thread. I have about 25 years of experience with X-Windows. I do a lot of Linux graphics layer support, which entails fixes affected through...
  11. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Are you 64bit or 32bit?
  12. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Well, one of the first things they are going to have you do is to go to the mainline ppa and install/run on the same (new) version "mainline" kernel. If it still has the problem with that kernel,...
  13. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Okay... Not giving up and we can still try things. We have gone past the normal and abnormal what ifs. Everything seems to be as it should, but it it is still not working.

    Parallel to what we have...
  14. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Okay... The big guns:


    mkdir ~/gm_bkup
    killall xfce4-panel
    mv ~/.gnome ~/gm_bkup/
    mv ~/.gnome2 ~/gm_bkup/
    mv ~/.gconf ~/gm_bkup/
    mv ~/.gconfd ~/gm_bkup/
    mv ~/.metacity ~/gm_bkup/
  15. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    I'm sorry for my confusion, but that one sentence could mean a lot of different things.

    So that I can understand the problem you are having and be able to assist you, please explain what version...
  16. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Sorry for the delay... Mention to a friend that I was going to get a firewood permit from a local timber company- and he gave me 4 trees from his property. They were either dead or washed lose last...
  17. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Yes... Starting to notice warnings on the 12.10 upgrade about theming icons...

    Edit 1- 7 hours into this. Just started upgrade to 13.04. I haven't been able to set a backgound image since it lost...
  18. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    We'll see how that goes. It's been a while since I've been on that one! It's actually a Pentium 3. (yes that old). It's on Xubuntu 11.04 (natty)... also with an old install of my custom Ubuntu...
  19. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Okay... Albeit against my better judgement, I'm going to take one of my test laptops that's running Xubuntu and upgtrade it to 13.04. Yes, it is running Radion Rage and not nVidia... but basically...
  20. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    I meant my last post to go to Jonners59:

    Jonners59, please post the output of:


    cat /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf > ~/Documents/lightdm.conf
    sudo cat /var/log/lightdm/lightdm.log >...
  21. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Please post this:


    cat /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
  22. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Ubuntu's nvidia-current...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: PPTP + FreeRadius + LDAP on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS

    Let me get back to you tonight. I had to move my sister-in-law yesterday. Today I have to make some signs for a bar, then have to make get something done on one of my programming projects... before I...
  24. [all variants] Re: Cannot Configure Xorg - number of created screens does not match number of..."

    What happens if you use these instructions to boot?
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1743535&page=72&p=11383888#post11383888
  25. [ubuntu] Re: PPTP + FreeRadius + LDAP on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS

    Just a note- I suggested that this be Moved to Server Platforms, so it could get some proper exposure in the right place.
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