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'''[[Hardware|Back to Hardware]]'''
=Introduction=
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Most of the video setup involves the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_server 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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Most of the video setup involves the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_server X server] which is configured automatically during boot-up.
  
=KDE/Kubuntu Setup=
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To modify display settings, follow the procedure below.
Click on '''K => System Settings => Display'''
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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.
  
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Check the links below for further video card support.
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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
  
=Gnome/Ubuntu Setup=
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;Mir
Click on '''System => Preferences => Screen Resolution'''
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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]]
 
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=[[Xrandr|Multi Monitor Setup]]=
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Click on the heading above.
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=[[CustomXserver|Configure the Xserver]]=
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Click on the heading above.
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=[[3D|3D Desktop Effects]]=
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Click on the heading above.
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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