View Full Version : [ubuntu] Changing monitor

November 15th, 2008, 03:52 PM
Last time (10 years) I messed with Linux you had to be careful with monitor settings - or you could fry it.

My question is can I simply change the monitor out for a better one without hurting the monitor? Will ubuntu auto detect the new monitor and update the settings?


November 15th, 2008, 03:53 PM

November 15th, 2008, 03:57 PM
it is supposed to default to vesa monitor if the required driver was not found.
you can install reght driver after it starts.
if X fails run X -configure and follow instructions.
most probably it will work fine. at the first attempt.