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I have Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to set up extended display for my two displays.

I have an AMD 6870.

fglrx and fglrx-updates are installed.

When I launch amdcccle trough the terminal (using sudo), I select in tab "Multi-Display" the option "Multi-display Desktop with Display(s)".

Then it says for changes to be done I have to reboot my computer.

Being a good an obedient lad I do just that, but after rebooting the displays are still in the same "clone" option as before in the Catalyst Control Center and no changes are made.

Any suggestions?

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After using amdcccle to set the monitors as required, apply and exit, then from System -> Preferences -> Screen Resolution [or Monitors in Debian], verify it is showing the resolution you configured in amdcccle and click apply.

The next time you restart or login the settings will be preserved.

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Thanks, this is a really stupid bug still present in whatever version of fglrx is in Ubuntu 12.10. I've just been resetting the setting each time on boot which is a huge pain. –  Ibrahim Feb 24 '13 at 2:45
    
Very simple, this should be a bug and fixed in CCC. I'm guessing all this solution is doing is writing the settings created in CCC to xorg? Strange. Thanks for your guidance, very helpful. –  TryTryAgain Mar 8 '13 at 19:54

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