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After a bout of trouble with 10.04, 10.10 fixed the driver issues with my Intel video card. I avoided upgrading for some time, but bit the bullet this weekend. I was able to upgrade and get the box running easily, but when I came back to the office and the docking station I ran into trouble.

I have a second monitor and it is being displayed in mirror mode. The resolution is that of the laptop (so 1/2 of the real-estate is lost). Unfortunately, I am not sure HOW the video card decided to even display to the second monitor. xrandr does not even see it.

So, Dell E6510 on docking station trying to drive a Dell u2211h with a DVI connector.
Displays does not see second display and the "Detect Display" button gives no feedback.

 $ xrandr --verbose
xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default
Screen 0: minimum 1366 x 768, current 1366 x 768, maximum 1366 x 768
default connected 1366x768+0+0 (0x138) normal (normal) 0mm x 0mm
    Identifier: 0x137
    Timestamp:  47428
    Subpixel:   unknown
    CRTC:       0
    CRTCs:      0
    Transform:  1.000000 0.000000 0.000000
                0.000000 1.000000 0.000000
                0.000000 0.000000 1.000000
  1366x768 (0x138)    0.0MHz *current
        h: width  1366 start    0 end    0 total 1366 skew    0 clock    0.0KHz
        v: height  768 start    0 end    0 total  768           clock    0.0Hz

lspci output for video:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device 040b
    Kernel driver in use: i915
    Kernel modules: i915

Here is a pastebin of pastebins because new users cannot actually paste images or more than one link:

This box did go through a gradual upgrade from 10.10 to 12.04 and I CAN reinstall, but I'd rather not.

Update: Quaint, the livecd works fine.

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