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 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumA Continuing Work in Progress: The State of Linux 2006 ForumHelp acer monitor only works with linux Forum[Edit]Professional help confirming (Gaming PC Parts) please ForumIs there any gpu monitor supported by linux to work with clusters using open CL? ForumCreating Specialized, Custom Linux Distributions ForumLinux hardward support ForumNew Mildly future-proof PC build/need help confirming all components ForumLinux .Installed = True ForumLinux Mint - monitor will not wake up from sleep ForumUpgrading CPU - Confirming : Do I need to reformat? ForumProblems Installing Linux ForumATI Linux Drivers ForumFirst time building a comp. Need help confirming compatibility/quality ForumSteam for Linux Confirmed! ForumTriple head, linux compatible notebook ForumSamsung 27 inch monitor (S27B970D) ForumBest 24 to 28" gaming monitor ? ForumMonitor Refresh Rate ForumIn the market for a new monitor, low lag, with hdmi and vga connection ForumCant get audio with xbox 360/lcd monitor connection More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !