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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dual monitor display 12.04?

I have 2 beautiful 27" ASUS monitors. I started trying out Ubuntu 12.04 and now only one works and thats VGA. Any help here cause I'm stumped. I have a BFG Tech Nivida Geforce 8800 GT 512MB and I'm ...
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onboard hd4250 not working with drivers installed for hd 5830

Okay, so I have a motherboard with VGA/DVI/HDMI and I use one of the ports off of it for one display and the mother display comes off my PCIe HD 5830. I want to keep the seperated because when I'm in ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Monitor rotation issues on AMD Radeon 5450 with one screen in portrait - works perfect on liveUSB

I'm looking for help with dual-monitors on ubuntu 12.04.4. I am not having success setting up the display properties to match my current monitor setup. I have two monitors (one portrait, one ...
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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. ...
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Nitrogen dual display settings reset after period of time?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and am having some issues with Nitrogen. Naturally, it resets when restarting the machine but I've changed my profile settings to restore once the terminal is open (so that's ...
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Interacting with Cube on dual monitors

I am with Ubuntu 13.04 and currently using two monitors. My Compiz Settings are by default General Options -> Desktop Size : Horizontal Virtual Size = 4; Vertical Virtual Size = 1; Number of ...
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Dual monitor via command line how to run an application straight to a predefined screen?

I have two monitor VGA-1 (secondary) and HDMI-1 (primary). When ever application i am starting mostly its starting in HDMI-1. But i have a situation where i need to run one application by default on ...
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Dual Monitor, screen flashing problem - Ubuntu 13.04

I've just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and now my screen flickers an awful lot when it is set up to use both monitors. I know for sure it isn't a hardware problem: when I set it to use only 1 monitor, ...