Confirming a monitor works with Linux Tags: Flat Panel Monitors Hewlett Packard Monitors Linux Peripherals Product Last response: June 1, 2010 1:38 PM in Computer Peripherals Share tyler-9 May 31, 2010 11:16:30 PM When buying a monitor, should one first confirm it'll work with a particular Linux distro [Ubuntu in my case], or is it OK to assume it will? I'm interested in the HP 2009m monitor but find no reference to Linux support, on the HP site or elsewhere. Not sure if I'm overthinking this--but I wonder, what if the correct drivers aren't available or something like that. What do you experienced users do? Was thinking about this HP monitor: HP 2009m 20" HP 16:9 Wide HD Ready LCD Flat Panel Monitor w/HDCP Support http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : confirming monitor works linux Anonymous a b α HP a b C Monitor June 1, 2010 1:38:42 PM The problem won't be with the monitor. Check that your video card has a Linux driver available. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Confirming my monitor is broken, Forum Solvedwifi adapter that works with linux? Forum SolvedHard drive works in linux but not in BIOS and Windows Forum SolvedInternet not working on W7 (Works on Linux w/same computer) Forum SolvedBuilding my first PC, need confirmation that everything works properly Forum SolvedNewly assembled system works perfectly but wont display on monitor.. Forum Windows freezes, but linux works Forum SolvedWill Linux (Debian) work on this hardware? Forum SolvedLinux working fine but Windows doesn't Forum SolvedThis monitor works, right? Forum SolvedSome keys on keyboard do not work on Linux. Forum SolvedPossibly fried something! Computer works, Boot Device LED is lit, no display to monitor Forum Solved(SOLVED) New build, Monitor and components don't receive signal when my GeForce GTX 760 is plugged in. Works when I unplug it. Forum SolvedNeed cpu temp monitor that works with Amd 750k Forum SolvedMonitor stays black after boot, likely faulty graphic card but want confirmation. Forum USB hdd not working in windows but it works on linux Forum SolvedDVI-D/HDMI 2nd monitor flickers, bad quality - can't figure it out! (VGA works fine) Forum Youtube Stutters on Nexus 7, Laptop with Ubuntu linux works fine Forum Solved"DVI No Signal" shows on my monitor whenever I turn on my computer, but works after I restart it. Forum SolvedWill this Linux Setup work Forum More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !