Re: Display shows as laptop on a desktop
To check what nvidia driver, if any, is installed:
The System Details showing a Desktop Monitor as 'Laptop.', and failing to correctly identify the graphics card and driver, is a well known bug in 12.04 LTS. - Ignore it.
lspci | grep -iA2 VGA
sudo apt-cache policy nvidia-current
"Better Solutions may bring Worsened Problems": After Lao Tse, b. circa 405BC. a contemporary of Confucius, who died circa 600BC.
They did things differently in those days, apparently!!