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108 views

Xubuntu 13.10 Desktop is missing mouse pointer on (secondary?) Display

After a standard install of Xubuntu 13.10 Blank I encountered an almost normal looking desktop, yet the mouse pointer was invisible but fully functional. Since I was trying out different display ...
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0answers
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Dual monitors seen as one

I'm running 12.04 LTS and I have a second monitor plugged into my laptop. I took the option of an extended desktop, and it seems X considers it as only one big monitor. This causes me some pain (for ...
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1answer
700 views

My Toshiba laptop doesn't find the external monitor

Having used Ubuntu 12.04 and still using Mint 14.1 with an additional monitor on my Toshiba, when I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the same laptop with that same monitor, it doesn't see the monitor. It ...
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1answer
315 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - Multimonitor - Office Use - Update AMD drivers?

I am on a triple monitor 12.04.2 64-bit (and will stay till the next LTS). I have an ATI 5850 with the AMD catalyst drivers installed (fglrx), version 12.10. I do not play games. The only thing I ...
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4answers
894 views

dual screen doesn't work on ubuntu

I'm not an expert in Linux but I'm currently try to learn it myself. Unfortunately I'm stuck here. So, I'm using Ubuntu 64-bit ( with Unity desktop ) on a laptop. I get stuck when I try to plug ...
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1answer
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How are separate x screens supposed to work (probable problem)

I just recently re-installed Ubuntu (went from 11.10 32bit to 11.10 64bit) and got a new monitor and video card (nvidia, vga and hdmi outputs). So, since I have two monitors connected to the computer, ...
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3answers
4k views

ATI Radeon HD with Catalyst driver stuck mirroring screens

In 11.10 I replaced my aging Nvidia card with a new Radeon HD 6970 card. The single card has two DVI output ports which I've connected to two monitors. I installed Catalyst version 11.9 and I cannot ...
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1answer
194 views

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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6answers
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nvidia drivers dual screen xorg.conf

I had dual screen working previously. Now every time I try to setup dual screens and reboot. I get logged in as tty mode, i am able to get one screen working, or have my desktop span both screen ( one ...