[SATLUG] ubuntu intrepid: no xorg.conf, mplayer doesn't work
Todd W. Bucy
toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Mon Oct 5 19:17:44 CDT 2009
travis+ml-satlug at subspacefield.org wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I recently upgraded (fresh install) one of my workstations to Ubuntu Intrepid.
> I have an nVidia graphics card.
> ii nvidia-173-modaliases 173.14.12-1-0ubuntu5.1 Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
> ii nvidia-177-modaliases 177.82-0ubuntu0.1 Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
> ii nvidia-180-kernel-source 180.11-0ubuntu1~intrepid1 NVIDIA binary kernel module source
> ii nvidia-180-modaliases 180.11-0ubuntu1~intrepid1 Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
> ii nvidia-71-modaliases 71.86.04-0ubuntu10 Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
> ii nvidia-96-modaliases 96.43.09-0ubuntu1.1 Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
> ii nvidia-common 0.2.4.1 Find obsolete NVIDIA drivers
> ii nvidia-glx-180 180.11-0ubuntu1~intrepid1 NVIDIA binary Xorg driver
> ii nvidia-settings 177.78-0ubuntu2.1 Tool of configuring the NVIDIA graphics driv
> Everything seems to work fine, but mplayer.
> I used to use the "xv" output driver but it doesn't work any more.
> I can use the X11 driver but mplayer won't do full screen (scaling).
> If I run nvidia-settings, it says I'm not running the nvidia driver,
> and to run xconfig-nvidia (IIRC) to fix my xorg.conf.
> But there is no /etc/X11/xorg.conf. I know how to fix this if there is one,
> but not if there isn't one. I don't know what else should go in it -
> that is, the defaults which it is obviously using.
Since you are using Ubuntu, I'll suggest using EnvyNG t install your
Nvidia driver. I have noticed that the native Ubuntu install can be
erratic. EnvyNG has always worked for me. Also be sure to uninstall
before you reinstall.
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