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Most of the video setup involves the X server. Video setup in Ubuntu is very tricky because there is no graphical video card setup utility for Ubuntu yet. In addition the major video card manufacturers only release closed source drivers.
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'''[[Hardware|Back to Hardware]]'''
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Most of the video setup involves the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_server X server] which is configured automatically during boot-up.
  
==[[CustomXserver|Configure the Xserver]]==
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To modify display settings, follow the procedure below.
Click on the heading above.
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#Click on the gear icon [[File:Gear-icon.png]] on the top panel and select '''System Settings'''
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#Then select '''Displays''' under the '''Hardware''' section.
  
==[[3D|3D Desktop Effects]]==
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Check the links below for further video card support.
Click on the heading above.
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*https://help.ubuntu.com/16.04/ubuntu-help/prefs-display.html
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*https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedDrivers
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;Graphic Cards Help Websites
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*https://01.org/linuxgraphics - Intel Graphics
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*http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Main_Page - AMD Graphics
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*http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html - Nvidia Graphics
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;Mir
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A new display server system is being built, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mir
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;Tips
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*https://www.howtogeek.com/242045/how-to-get-the-latest-nvidia-amd-or-intel-graphics-drivers-on-ubuntu/
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*http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04
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[[Category:Hardware]]

Latest revision as of 16:08, 18 March 2017

Back to Hardware

Most of the video setup involves the X server which is configured automatically during boot-up.

To modify display settings, follow the procedure below.

  1. Click on the gear icon Gear-icon.png on the top panel and select System Settings
  2. Then select Displays under the Hardware section.

Check the links below for further video card support.

Graphic Cards Help Websites
Mir

A new display server system is being built, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mir

Tips