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Ubuntu :: System Running In Low Graphics Mode / Fix This?


(Consider yourselves forewarned: I'm completely new and will be incredibly stupid. Give me slack. )

So I'm trying to run my S-Video cord from my HP Desktop to my television screen. Everything was set up, then I looked up how to get it to start playing on forums here. I went to my NVIDIA, and when I went to change what apparently had to be changed, it was already set up in the format I was supposed to set it up as. I hit "save", and then restarted my computer, as the step-by-step instructions said. Upon restarting, I got an interesting message saying that Ubuntu had to be run in low graphics mode. I don't know the logistics of my computer, or really anything (it was given to me, and I don't know how to check ) I've been reading some things here, and a few things sounded like what was wrong with me, but when I followed the directions, it got me no where. I'm coming to you to prevent me from chucking this thing out my window .

So, what I'm asking from you:

1)How do I get out of Low Graphic Mode
2)How do I set up my NVIDIA to play to my TV?


View 1 Replies (Posted: June 20th, 2010)

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