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Ubuntu gvideo card issues

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May 25, 2009 9:26:23 PM

I have ubunt 9.03 instaklled
i have a geforce 5200fx from i did the driver search on nvidia installed the latest driver manually because with installing the restricted drivers via ubuntu interface i couldnt change screen res past 640x480 and still cant

i have also tried dpkg-reconfigure-xorg-xorg or whatever that command was dont know if i got it right and i get quite a few errors starting with (ee)
here is my xorg.conf

# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister@builder63) Mon Mar 2 12:45:55 PST 2009


Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
EndSection

Section "Files"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# generated from default
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# generated from default
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Unknown"
ModelName "Unknown"
HorizSync 30.0 - 110.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 150.0
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Device0"
Driver "nv"
VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Device0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
EndSubSection
EndSection

thabk you sorry if thr format looks bad put everthing looks wierd in such low res

May 25, 2009 10:23:31 PM

Do you have an nvidia control panel under System ==> Prefererences?

Which driver version did you install?
May 25, 2009 10:50:27 PM

i intalled driver version 173.14.18 and yes i do have an nvidia control panel
May 26, 2009 1:11:48 AM

What kind of display do you have?

You should have the option to select your display or select a generic display with similar specs so you can adjust the resolution.
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