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Hello everyone, i am new to linux and im running into some problems. I installed linux on a dual boot system. The problem is that when i select linux from ...
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    Screen goes blue or black..


    Hello everyone, i am new to linux and im running into some problems. I installed linux on a dual boot system. The problem is that when i select linux from the screen where you can choose which os you want to run it goes through all the checks and trys to log on but all i see is eather a blue screen or the monitor completley shuts off. So im guessing that this is a problem with my monitor or resolution set up. Can anyone help me out. I have a dell 1800FP monitor with a nvidia graphics card. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!

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    do ur startup show any error messages? sounds like XFree isn't starting correctly.

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    I think you need to install nVidea drivers.

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    No i dont get any error messages. That would help if there were.
    I need diffrent drivers for the card to work on linux? Which ones should i get and how do you install them to work under linux? Sorry, im a newbie so please be kind..ha

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    There are a lot of tutorials and questions asked and answered about this already here. Do a search for nvidia.

    Here's the official site:

    http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux.html

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