|terriko (terriko) wrote,|
@ 2012-03-21 04:41 pm UTC
|Entry tags:||geek, linux, ubuntu|
- Run nvidia-settings.
- Under "X Server Display Configuration" I could see that my second monitor was there but unused, so I clicked on it to enable it and modified the settings to suit.
- I had already backed up my xorg.conf so I clicked on "Save to X Configuration file." It tossed an error about not being able to parse xorg.confg, but clicking through gave me a "Save X Configuration dialog" where I could click "Show preview" and copy those settings to my xorg.conf
- Restarted X11 (actually, I rebooted 'cause I was lazy and wanted to knit a row of my latest project) and poof, it works!
So now that it works, I've also customized it to match the rest of my office with the help of some window cling stickers I had on hand:
I am either terrible at being an adult or awesome at it.