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I am using HP Pavilion g6 notebook computer with Ubuntu 12.04. I am unable to connect second monitor via HDMI or VGA. I am trying this for few days now and fed up by now. I am using Intel graphic drivers which comes as default with Ubuntu 12.04.

Can any one please help me ?

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You're probably not using the most appropriate graphics driver.

open your terminal and write in the following command:

lspci -v | less

this will list some of your hardware, including your graphics card, you should have an entry like:

00:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL (rev 27)

Next go to your fabricant webpage and search for the appropriate driver for your graphics card and OS.

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