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Set up dual monitors on my friends fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 Monitor 1 = 20" is first (original screen) Monitor 2 = 15" flat screen. These screens work fine cloned but when I try to spread desktop across the 2 monitors the ATI utility exits without error not changing anything and the Ubuntu utility produces an out of range message saying "requested position/size for CRTC 147 is outside the allowed limit ; position (1024,0), size (1024,768) , maximum (1680,1680)"

This makes no sense at all and would make a fine Micro$loth error message indeed !

Or am I just dense ?

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closed as off topic by jrg Apr 14 '12 at 0:00

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This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  coversnail Apr 12 '12 at 12:49

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The AMD (ATI) propietary drivers does not support multiple screens in Ubuntu 11.10 (Not yet) I'm waiting for a new release as well :(

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