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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-users] graphical problems

From: Frank Lienhard <frank@...>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 20:51:33 +0100
On 12/07/2011 06:24 PM, Greg Madden wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 December 2011 01:22:56 Frank Lienhard wrote:
>> On 12/07/2011 11:16 AM, Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
>>>> I just remembered that this machine has a nVidia video card and I
>>>> haven't installed the nVidia divers (jet).
>>>> Perhaps that is the problem? and not TDE?
>>>> I'll try and report baack
>>> I have the latest nvidia drivers installed, but also a scrambled
>>> background.
>>> Nik
>> But no black screen after logout?
>> (the scrambled backround is minor. But the black screen and having to
>> restart kdm-trinrity is really a problem for endusers. Will most
>> possibly end with resets instead of reboot/restart kdm-t)
> I also have a scrambled background on my login screen. I brieffly get a (Debian)
> more-blue background, then the TDE bla
> ck  then scrambled. Easy to see the login prompt and to login.
> .I have  an Nvidia card and latst drivers from Nvidia, , can not envision that
> being the isue
> I have not done more to troubleshoot , it is working well in all other aspects and
> I need it for work right now. will try later.
I agree the scrambled background isn't an issue I worry much about.
But this is: having logged of, I get the kdm loggin window. After a 
while the monitor goes black for energy saving. From that point I only 
get the screen back to life is to restart kdm-trinity remotely via ssh.
(moving mouse, pressing keys on the KB, switching the monitor off/on; 
all that won't work).