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NVidia dual monitor set-up 11.04

I am running Ubuntu 11.04. I have an NVidia GeForce GTX 295 card installed with driver version 295.53 installed. I had struggled with this for a while a few weeks ago, and gave up. However, last week, ...
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Running three screens (laptop and 2 external monitors)

Kind of an Ubuntu noob here. I'm trying to run 2 external monitors along with my laptop monitor on Ubuntu 11.04. I have a Lenovo T520 with the following graphics: VGA compatible controller: ...
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Adding a virtual screen to xorg.conf 11.04 (third display over vnc)

I currently have an nvidia gtx470 with 2 x 22" 1920x1080 displays on twinview. Since I have a spare laptop (old but works) and screen (22" 1680x1050). A vnc server would be set up (viewonly) to the ...
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How do I perform easy switching to external monitor

I am currently changing between my laptop and my external monitor with the NVidia X Server Settings program and I'm sure I'm doing it in a really dumb way: I currently select the external monitor, ...
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How do I set an external monitor as default? (Or move Unity bar to monitor at least)

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty on an HP laptop and I cannot figure out how to get Unity on the external monitor! I have my desk set up with my monitor in front of me, and my laptop working as a ...
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Dual head problem

I am running dual head on my laptop with two screens of different dimensions (1280 x 1024 and 1280 x 800). The video card is a Radeon x1200. On booting the correct desktop background is displayed ...
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Can not get Dual Monitors to work on Different GPUs [closed]

My setup is a follows: 19" 1440x900 monitor on my nVidia 460 GTX 17" 1280x1024 monitor on the internal nVidia card Now, I am able to get a xserver running on both monitors, but I am trying to ...
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Dual monitor problem on disconnect [closed]

I'm using a dual monitor setup on a Samsung QX412 laptop. My external monitor is connected via HDMI. I am NOT using the additional Nvidia drivers.Ubuntu uses Gnome 2 when I install them, so they don't ...
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Is there a way to move the unity launcher 'show' edge on multiple monitor setup?

I'm in a situation where my primary monitor is on my right and that is the screen with the Unity launcher. When I fullscreen an app, the edge that actually tiggers the launcher to reappear is on my ...
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1answer
718 views

Only one monitor shows options in nvidia-settings

I have dual monitors setup with Ubuntu 11.04. One is a dell and other is HannsG. I suspect that the HannsG monitor is not setup correctly as the colors look very weird. I think the problem is with ...
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How can I toggle between single and dual monitor setup?

I have two monitors working just right with nvidia driver. There are times, however, where I want to have just one monitor and other times where I need two: I must open NVidia XServer Settings, go to ...
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11.04 ATI Radeon HD 5600 Dual Monitor issue

I have an issue when I try to work with dual monitor: Ihave a HP dv7 with ati Radeon HD 5600 and a Benq external monitor. I have instaled the properietary ATI drivers When I plug my external ...
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How do I fix a blurry screen problem? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop Samsung QX410. I also have Philips 221EL display. I want to use this display as the main one (instead of the laptop's one). But when I use it, the screen looks ...
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1answer
999 views

Dynamic display output switching

There are similar issues to this raised before, and in general many about multiple monitors since Unity, but not this precise one, and no complete answers. I have a couple of Dell Precision laptops ...
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124 views

Can I hide the menubar/tray on the secondary monitor in Natty?

In Maverick the topmost tray used to be shown only on the primary monitor, and I liked that better.
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How can I get both of my monitors working with Ubuntu?

I have two W2252TQ Flatron screens, both were working in windows 7 prior to installing Ubuntu 10.04. The active monitor is connected via DVI with the VGA one dark. If I disconnect the DVI one then the ...
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How to install Radeon X600 driver

I am completely new to Ubuntu and now running into so many problems regarding my display. I will be so grateful to the community to help me out and keep me loving Ubuntu. When I run lspci | grep ...
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1answer
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After upgrade to 11.04, my laptop randomly turns of the external display

I recently upgraded from Maverick to Natty and this problem has appeared after the upgrade - it never happened while I was on Maverick. I'll try to explain this as well as I can. On Maverick when I ...
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1answer
608 views

Dual screen with two ATI cards

I'm trying to get a dual screen setup he main monitor in landscape and the other on portrait. With the ATI binary drivers (CCC) I could have both monitors working although I couldn't activate Xinerama ...
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xmonad dual monitors

I have been giving the window manager Xmonad a try for a few days now on Ubuntu 11.04. I like it a lot but i just set up a second monitor and haven't found the way to configure Xmonad properly for ...
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How to fix boundary for each of my monitors? [closed]

This is related to Why are notifications appearing in the invisible black zone above my monitor ?. Is there a way I can fix the boundary of my monitors (the way it is in Windows), ie such that ...
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1answer
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TV HDMI output and resolution issues; broken after 11.04 upgrade [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop w/ Intel graphics: lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) My TV is an ...
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1answer
597 views

How to 'Expo' One Big Wall with Dual Monitors [closed]

With Dual Monitors, when I use the Expo, it clones repeating itself in each monitor. With 10.10 I solved this with the option 'One Big Wall' but this doesn't work on 11.04 I have a nvidia 560Ti with ...
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1answer
740 views

Setting Primary Monitor for Launcher on Natty 11.04

I have a dual monitor setup. It runs ATI drivers on Natty 11.04 as stated in title. I've got it to run dual monitors but i can't get my primary monitor to be set for the left monitor. Any ideas on ...
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Dual Screen Monitor not working after 11.04 upgrade

Launchpad bug #794975 I have a nVidia GeForce 8600 GT video card. I'm not using closed source drivers (so I'm using what ever the default ubuntu/linux drivers are). I have 2 monitors plugged in the ...
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919 views

How do I troubleshoot S-Video + audio jack output not working?

I connect my laptop to my TV using S-Video + audio jack. This worked perfectly in 10.10 but has stopped working in 11.04. I have tried switching from Ubuntu (Unity) to Ubuntu (No effects) and Ubuntu ...
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1answer
877 views

Problems with multi-monitor with Unity

I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 recently, and almost everythings works fine. Except when I try to use multi-monitor. The new monitor is recognized, and even show the title bar, but don't show any thing ...
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Does Unity support Dual Monitors?

I just did a clean installation of Natty on my laptop, and I must say it is fantastic! I was apprehensive about Unity at first, but I have very quickly changed my mind. Now with that said, my laptop ...
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1answer
803 views

Multi screen external monitor unrecognized

I have the ATI graphics manager (Catalyst Control Center) configured for my external monitor, attached to my Toshiba laptop, and the external monitor is recognized by this utility. However, the ...
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1answer
249 views

Unity indicators slowly disappear after suspending laptop on dual monitor configuration

I have one quite annoying issues with Unity behaviour after waking laptop up from suspend. Second issue is that after waking up, list of indicators on second, smaller monitor move small amount to ...
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2answers
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How to automatically switch monitors with my laptop dock

I have a Dell Precision M4300 with a Dell Dock PRO1X running Ubuntu Natty. When I have the laptop docked the lcd display is off and I use two external monitors however when I undock the laptop it ...
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2answers
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How can I set up twin view on 11.04 with a Matrox G400/G450?

I've been trying, quite unsuccessfully, to set up "twin view" on 11.04 with a Matrox G400/G450. At this point I can't recall what I may have tried. Currently each monitor is displaying the same ...
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How to easily open the Launcher with a secondary monitor to the left

I have two monitors (24" as main and a 19" to the left). Each time I want to swap to a different application or launch a new one, the launcher seems a little problematic to come up. Even though ...
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Dual monitors: one monitor starts blinking and after a while turns black

I am using dual monitors in Ubuntu 11 with classical interface (Not Unity). I am using two monitors. The system can detect and automatically configure the monitors correctly. The problem is that after ...
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2answers
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Move left launcher to another monitor

I use a large monitor as primary and laptop screen as secondary. Is it possible to move the launcher to my big monitor or do I have to turn off my laptop monitor? "Monitor Preferences" (Launcher ...
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2answers
405 views

How can I stop the panel from showing on an external projector/monitor?

In Ubuntu 10.10 (and possibly previous versions), when I connected my laptop to an external source (monitor/projector) and set it not to clone my desktop the display on the external source would not ...
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1answer
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Problems with external monitors on my laptop

Yesterday I got my new laptop and switched from Mac OS X to Ubuntu. The graphics chip is an intel 3000 chipset of the new sandy bridge processors. Now, I am having trouble with my external monitor, a ...
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ATI: Multiple Video Card / Monitor Setup — Need help getting it working

So I currently have a dual-ati video card setup on my laptop. A low-power one and a high power one. In windows 7 the drivers switch video cards when on external vs internal power. Also one of the ...
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1answer
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Fn+F2 LCD/CRT display toggle stopped working in 11.04

After an upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 Fn+F2 LCD/CRT display toggle button stopped working on my MSI U230 Light. Instead, pressing Fn+F2 opens Dash. Is there any other way to toggle between LCD/CRT or ...
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Is there a Unity / Compiz shortcut key to move a window to your other monitor (not workspace)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quickly place a window to another screen using only the keyboard Sort of like CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+Arrow but only to my other monitor, not to a completely separate workspace.
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Dual monitor broken in Ubuntu 11.04

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 and now my dual monitor support seems broken. When booting, I see the screen duplicated just fine on both my laptop as my external monitor; after logging in, however, ...
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TwinView keeps the desktop stretched when external monitor removed

I have a HP laptop with an nVidia card, and I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 (stable). I have set up TwinView using the nVidia X Server Settings application. If I boot up without my secondary monitor plugged ...
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Issue With 3 Monitors

I have a fresh install of 11.04 (reformatted etc) and I am having problems with a 3rd monitor. I'm running 2 video cards and the default NVidia drivers. I let the drivers generate my xorg.conf because ...
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Multiple monitors, different resolutions break maximize button [closed]

After installing 11.04 I noticed that the maximize button is broken with multiple monitors at a different resolution. When clicking on maximize on the screen with the lowest resolution, the titlebar ...
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1answer
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How to enable dual monitor with an ATI Radeon X300 card?

I am trying to enable dual monitor for my Ubuntu 11.04 and ATI Radeon X300 video card. Here is the information about my monitors: $ sudo lshw -C display *-display:0 description: VGA ...
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Screen turns black when plugging in a second monitor

I'm running 11.04 on a 2011 13" mackbook pro (intel hd 3000 gpu). Previously everything had been fine, but today when I plug in an external monitor (17" Acer being plugged in via a mini display port ...
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3answers
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How do I set-up three monitors with two graphics cards (3d acceleration enabled) in Unity?

I have looked at: How does /will Unity handle multiple monitors? -> only two monitors with twinview How do I get three monitors working? -> each monitor uses a seperate x screen + xinerama (no 3d ...
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1answer
607 views

Dual screen different font resolution

I am using ubuntu natty and a dual screen set up with my laptop screen 1280x800 and an external monitor with hdmi connection 1920x1080 both at 60hz refresh rate. Fonts on the external screen are ...
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How can I put the Launcher on the other display?

When I plug an external monitor into my laptop, the laptop screen is still considered my primary display. Since my laptop is on the right of my external monitor, I now have the Launcher sort of "in ...
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1answer
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Why is S-Video Out Not Working on an Acer 5720Z

I have an Acer 5720Z which has an S-Video out port. I have been using this port primarily to view videos on my television. This worked perfectly under 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10 but under 11.04 it does not ...