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Ubuntu 14.04 - Dual Monitor Support

TropicalBound
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Hello,

I have a desktop PC running Ubuntu 14.04.  I am looking for a single graphics card that has dual DVI capabilities with a decent resolution.  This will not be used for gaming.  Any ideas for a card that is compatible with Ubuntu?

Thanks.

TB
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I'm not aware of any card (unless it is very, very old) that wouldn't work with Ubuntu or any modern Linux distro. So any current card will do.
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https://www.visiontek.com/graphics-cards/visiontek-radeon-hd-5450-dual-dvi-mdp-graphics-card-detail.html
It even has APP-SDK OpenCL and OpenGL 3.2
Worth mentioning it will be hard to find good bandwidth DVI cable nowadays, so full-hd is the limit.

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gheist, Thanks for the info.  I went to the downloads page for VisionTek, selected the HD5000 series, and only Windows drivers are available.
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You practically never need to download linux drivers, as they are usually already included with the OS and they work out of the box.
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You go to AMD site, and download linux drivers
All Radeons are supported also by xorg natively, no drivers needed.