[clug] Video issues

James Ring sjr at jdns.org
Mon Nov 10 17:04:15 MST 2014

Hey Paul,

Just a shot in the dark, but if you're using an nvidia card with the
built-in drivers, you might want to try setting the "nomodeset" option in
your kernel boot parameters, see


On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 3:43 PM, Paul Rands <lists at paulrands.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> Yesterday I ran into some video issues in Mint 17 Mate.
> If I use the standard OS bundled driver my splash screen after post is
> off centre, and the login window is low res. Upon login, everything is
> where it needs to be.
> If I use the nVidia driver, the splash screen
> and login screens are fine, but when I finally login, my dock / taskbar
> along the bottom will only appear on the screen using the analog
> connection to the video card, and I cannot find where I can force it
> onto the other screen, that uses the DVI connection. Also left window
> will sometimes not allow icons below bottom half of screen on the DVI
> monitor.
> Any thoughts? I am happy to continue this thread off list if
> a running conversation isn't appropriate for the list.
> Thanks in
> advance.
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