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DisplayPort issues

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DisplayPort issues

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Post by _HG_ » Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:33 am

Hello !

I used to have a computer with DVI connector on the graphics card,
but now I have replaced it with a DELL OptiPlex 790, that does not have a DVI connector.
It has a DisplayPort and a VGA connector.

My DELL display has both DVI and VGA connectors.
I try to use the DisplayPort on my DELL OptiPlex 790, using a cable adapter DVI/DisplayPort.
However, the display recognizes no signal and goes into sleep-mode.
Using the VGA connection works, but then the display can't show the same sharpness.
Is there a way to make MX Linux work with DisplayPort connection?

/ Hans Gatu

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Re: DisplayPort issues

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Post by _HG_ » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:58 pm

By plugging in a separate graphics card (with a DVI port) in slot 1, I have managed to get around the problem.
But still, it should be possible to use the DisplayPort, as well.

/ Hans Gatu

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Re: DisplayPort issues

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Post by figueroa » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:15 pm

That's a work in progress where PC hardware has gotten ahead of the driver and video display community. See:

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https://www.x.org/wiki/DisplayPort/
Andy Figueroa
Using Unix from 1984; GNU/Linux from 1993

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