Twinview on Ubuntu 9.10/Linux Mint Helena

Are you trying to set up a twinview display on your Linux Box and the Nvidia utility just won’t save the xorg.conf file. Well it’s most likely a permissions problem. The solution is instead of running the NVidia utility through the GUI, open up a console and run the following commands:

sudo nvidia-xconfig
sudo nvidia-settings

it should work. It did for me anyway with two screens and an Nvidia GTX 260

5 responses to “Twinview on Ubuntu 9.10/Linux Mint Helena

  1. thanks. been trying all night to sort this exact problem out with little success. damn xorg.conf file wouldnt save. This worked a treat.

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