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Cursor trapped on secondary X screen

Problem My mouse keeps getting stuck on DISPLAY=:0.1. Setup Three monitors on two cards with two X Screens. Radeon HD 6950 (00) DISPLAY=:0.0 Monitor 1 over HDMI Monitor 2 over DVI Radeon HD ...
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Overlapping line from smaller disaply in dualhead mode

I have a problem on both gnome shell and unity that is best described with the following photo: http://i.imgur.com/JQwr3Rh.jpg This is my external monitor. It's a FHD monitor and my laptop monitor is ...
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Can't get second GPU recognized

I just stuck in another GPU to run two screens. $ lspci | grep VGA 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G86 [GeForce 8500 GT] (rev a1) 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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Does an onboard video affect the X windows configuration?

Does the onboard video on the motherboard affect the X windows configuration? My system has onboard and pcie video. The onboard video is a NVIDIA GeForce 7025 GPU, On Board Graphic Max. Memory ...
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DisplayLink usb on ubuntu 12.04 on laptop

I'd like to use a displaylink usb UGA-2k-A rev b. (dl-195) on my laptop with ubuntu 12.04 I have an Asus x53s with intel graphics and nvidia Geforce GT 520MX 1GB. I've read a lot of posts about how to ...
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How do I get two X displays across two monitors, working independently

I'm running an nvidia card on a machine running a fresh install of 12.04. I'm using the drivers available from the main repos. I have the program 'nvidia-settings' available. I have an x display on ...
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Dual Monitor Resolution problem

Whenever I plug in my second monitor, which is my tv that I plug in using HDMI, the screen zooms in really far, and I can only access about half of the desktop. I have windows on my other hard drive ...
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display port on x230 not working

having problems with my new lenovo x230 - using dual montiors, only vga registers anything. This has the Intel graphics controller : 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge ...
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Dual Frame Buffer on Ubuntu 12.04 Intel HD Graphics 4600 i7-4770

I have 2 monitors connected to the PC, one in HDMI, one in DVI. I have Intel integrated graphics HD4600 Now as far my understanding, both the monitors is connected at the same framebuffer /dev/fb0 ...
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nvidia-settings recognizes monitors resolution but refuses to allow me to choose it

I have an nVidia GTX 570 card in my machine, with two monitors connected. This very, very nearly works. I am running Kubuntu 12.10. Upon installation, both monitors worked great, I only had to swap ...
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Dell E6510 with Intel i950 cannot detect second display in Precise

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 ...
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Why do my display settings revert after I reboot?

Specifically, I have to set which of my two monitors is on the right every time I reboot. I'm using gnome-control-center, in Gnome3. Ubuntu 14.04. Why are my settings being reverted when I reboot?
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Unable to launch application on the second monitor

I have installed ubuntu on VMWare Workstation 10, and my laptop connect to another monitor. The dual monitors look work well, I can drag a window to the second monitor. However, when I use command ...
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Second monitor detected but appear to be “off”

I have been enjoying dual monitors using Xubuntu with Nvidia driver 340.58 for some time now. However, suddenly one of the monitors stops working. In nvidia-setting panel it just appears as "Off" and ...
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Setting a dual monitor headless X Server for VNC

I would like to run Linux headless over VNC. This is easy. However, I would like to use dual monitors. My goals: Support each monitor at its native resolution (2560x1920, 1600x1080) My VNC client ...
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Skydome and dualscreen issues with 14.04 and compiz

This shows the issue with windows. As you can see they seem to be displayed as though there were 4 cubes. The issue is the same if I use the multiple cubes option as well. This shows the skydome ...
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DisplayLink adapter doesn't work for 12.04LTS

I have tried to google all the way but I can't find any concrete answer to solve my problem. I bought a ASUS-VE248H and a display link USB adpater. I plugged it in my HP-23-b020a and nothing shows ...
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2GPUS and fglrx

When I run fgl_glxgears on the monitor sitting off of GPU1 i get about 1500FPS but if i drag fgl_glxgears to the second monitor sitting of GPU2 FPS drop to about 300. Both GPUs are the same model. ...
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ubuntu 12.04 dual monitor on nvidia quadro 2000M problems

I've been struggling with this for a while and was hoping to get some answer I have a thinkpad w520 laptop and ubuntu 12.04 which I fail to get working with dual monitors. $ lspci | grep VGA ...
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How can I get my monitor to work with my laptop?

I've got a DELL XPS.... something... and Ubuntu detected the nvidia card I apparantly have in there. It presented about 6 drivers I could optionally activate - so I did. Before I did that, the monitor ...
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Dual Monitor DVI + DisplayPort = blurry text fonts

So I'am using the current config: Ubuntu 12.04, ATI Radeon graphic card, Dell monitor (let's call this monitor A) connected with DVI cable. The image quality is very good on monitor A. Then I ...
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PlayOnLinux MS Office 2012 Ubuntu Dual Screen Maxmizing Issue

I installed MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the latest POL version without a problem. All works perfectly. However I have to screens. The laptop's main screen and an external. When I move ...
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dual screens black after install of propietory AMD drivers

I upgraded to ubuntu 13.10. Using the non-propietory (tahity, gallium) drivers I got a good result, except that my second screen (a TV) became the login screen. I installed amd's propietory drivers ...
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how to restrict 3D (unity 3D) usage to only one screen

I got dual monitor setup, configuration is like this: xrandr --output HDMI-0 --above LVDS And Unity 3D became irratatingly slow. For example character appears only 1 second after I key in them. ...