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I still can't use Multi-Monitor on 12.04 with nvidia binary driver. Anyone has a workaround for this ?

I know i can use nvidia settings using twinview but this has several disadvantages (e.g. some apps see single big screen e.g. vnc server).


seems like it's not possible since nvidia binary driver does not support anything above xrand 1.1

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New nvidia 302 drivers do support xrandr 1.3 so there is a hope for good support for the multimonitor in future – tomaszkubacki Jun 19 '12 at 16:52

Could you try logging out then logging back in using Ubuntu/Unity 2D (this is an option at the login screen when you click on the gear icon).

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