[RndTbl] recommendations for 4k video card under Linux

Gerald Brandt gbr at majentis.com
Sat Apr 28 07:36:11 CDT 2018

On 2018-04-28 04:47 AM, Trevor Cordes wrote:
> On 2018-04-23 Gilles Detillieux wrote:
>> Just a quick follow-up on how things went: really quite smoothly! I
>> never had to change any configuration or install any drivers. It
>> autodetected the new card with no problems. The logs didn't clearly
> You mean you got it working with nouveau?  That means either they fixed
> the 1050 + large monitor support, or I was mistaken and it's because of
> vdpau that I was forced to use nvidia binary.
> If you're using nouveau, can you check if it supports vdpau?  (One can
> always dream.)
> As for login screens: mine is rotated 90 degrees because of my
> preferred physical rotation. :-)  If I have to mouse something it sure
> makes it challenging.
> Thanks for sharing.  Now if someone gets 2 2k or 4k monitors working on
> Linux, that's what we need to hear reported next!  (And if using DP
> daisychain...)
> _______________________________________________

I've got two 2560x1440 displays under Ubuntu 17.10, using the nvidia 
driver. Works perfectly.


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