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59 views

Secondary monitor issues with Nvidia Laptop in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got a Dell XPS 15 L502x laptop, with a NVIDIA GeForce GT540M graphics card using the Optimus duel system. I've purchased an external monitor that I can connect with HDMI to act as a second ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Gnome 3 and multiple monitors - parts of the screens staying black

I've got a Radeon HD 7870, and Ubuntu 14.04; it's running fine with software drivers, but I'm trying to get some acceleration running. Ideally I would get both my monitors running (both attached by ...
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0answers
22 views

Gnome Ubuntu Workspace switcher

THe workspace switcher/ viewer only shows one of my screens not the other one. How do I make it show both?
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0answers
41 views

dual monitor problem on gnome shell

I have ubuntu 14.04 with unity and have installed two other desktops for it (lubuntu and gnome-shell). After the installation of these two, I could easily log in and out of each session of these ...
0
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0answers
98 views

Dual-Monitor layout and primary display with Nvidia in Gnome-Shell

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 with gnome-shell version 3.10.4. I can attach a second monitor to my laptop and it is recognized. If I configure it with the nvidia-settings at the right of my laptop ...
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0answers
48 views

Two Black Screens on Triple Monitor Setup with fglrx and fglrx-updates

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome 3 (but this also happens with Unity). However, once I login, only the center monitor (primary) will work. The other two monitors are black, but they do show ...
0
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1answer
127 views

Cannot move windows to second screen

I have an external monitor plugged into my notebook, but I cannot move windows from the bottom screen (built-in screen) to the upper screen (external monitor). The windows stick at the top border ...
0
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0answers
490 views

ubuntu gnome 14.04 can't turn off built-in display

I have ubuntu 14.04 gnome(3.12) on my laptop. My laptop screen is broken so I just have an external monitor plugged in and I use that. In the passed version I would just turn off the built-in (broken) ...
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0answers
57 views

Gnome-shell + clone monitors

First of all, sorry for my English. I've Ubuntu (14.04) with gnome-shell (3.10) installed and I would like to get both monitors in mirror mode on startup. Currently, I have to go to System Settings ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Gnome taskbar on multiple monitors

Using Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3.6 I have plugged in a second monitor to my laptop and can drag windows between. I am using Compiz to handle virtual desktops and have switched that to scroll desktops ...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

Gnome 3.12 - External Monitor causes error of gnome-settings-daemon

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12. When I plug in an external monitor and turn off the internal display, the gnome-settings-daemon crashes with the following message ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

Desktop icons off screen

I have a three monitor setup, where the left monitor is positioned lower than the other two. I want to setup the monitor layout accordingly, but when I do that, some of the desktop icons are not ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

How to get Gnome Shell to remember my display preferences?

I have a laptop. When I'm using just the laptop, I want to use the display (well, yeah, obviously) but when I plug in my monitor, I want to just use that monitor, not both screens. Every time I boot ...
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0answers
34 views

How could I remove launcher bar from my primary monitor (only)? [duplicate]

I need to display launcher bar only on secondary monitor. Is it possible?
0
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0answers
38 views

Applications launch on leftmost monitor in multi-monitor setup

For some reason applications decide to launch on my leftmost monitor(which is my TV) instead of my primary(which is the monitor the the far right). It's not all applications that have this behavior ...
0
votes
0answers
284 views

Multiple monitor issue with Gnome 3.10 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed Gnome Shell. When I enter display setting everything seems to work fine, that is until the next log off or reboot. For some reason the settings ...
1
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0answers
109 views

Prevent GNOME-3 from enabling extended desktop

I am on the latest Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME-3 (not Ubuntu Unity). In my office, I am using Lenovo T410 laptop with an external monitor connected to it via docking station. What I want is to use ONLY ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Gnome Desktop Flickers on One Monitor

Recently, I've run into a strange problem with Ubuntu Gnome. I installed 14.04 last Saturday and everything was fine. However, I woke up one morning to find my Asus HDMI monitor saying "VGA No ...
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3answers
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Multi display issue with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 [closed]

Fresh install of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with 3 displays (fglrx driver). I can correct the screens order in System Settings / Display but it is not saved when I close the session and reopen it. Screens ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Cant change size of wallpaper (stock or from home/pictures) 13.10 using gnome3

Anyone got any idea why there are no options to adjust selected desktop wallpaper (ie Zoom / scale etc) in ubuntu 13.10 and gnome3 (works fine in unity but i really dont like using it). Same issue for ...
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0answers
30 views

Weird invisible boundaries on secondary monitor

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome 3.8.4 I have strange invisible boundaries or borders that I cannot drag windows across on my secondary monitor with my dual monitor set up. Also, program menus ...
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0answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Weird behavior on second monitor

This problem just started happening the other day. I have a standard two-monitor display where the desktop is extended onto both. Windows on monitor 2 don't update anymore. If something changes in ...
1
vote
0answers
264 views

Dual Monitors: Cannot switch workspace on VGA monitor

I have a dual monitor setup with an internal laptop monitor and an external VGA monitor (extended, not mirrored). When I now switch workspaces, this only happens on the internal monitor; windows on ...
1
vote
1answer
840 views

Multiple Monitors, Multiple Nvidia Cards

This has been bothering me for a couple days and I haven't gotten much further, so I humbly beg assistance. I have a ASrock Z77 SandyBridge i7 desktop with three video cards (built-in Intel, Nvidia ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

How to force Ubuntu to discover external monitor on laptop with VIA chipset?

If I use my old MSI laptop at home, I connect it to external monitor, mouse and keyboard via KVM switch. When system starts with external monitor connected, everything usualy works fine, but if I ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

How to make Nautilus and Unity panel respect screen boundaries?

I'm having a problem with Nautilus and the Unity panel indicators. My display looks like this: which makes the viewport a large rectangle one that encompasses both screens. Thus, the icons on the ...
1
vote
1answer
300 views

how do I get defaults for 13.10

I just upgraded my system to 13.10 and I may have made a mistake. At one stage it asked me about gnome something and if I wanted the defaults or to keep what I had. I may have mistakenly chosen to ...
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0answers
561 views

Ubuntu Gnome Dual screen move all open application to primary screen

Finally I have change my work environment at work from windows to Ubuntu 12.04, using Gnome 3.4. I'm very satisfied, but there is one issue that I'm trying to resolve for some time without success. ...
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0answers
268 views

Ubuntu Gnome desktop messed with second display

This used to work some time ago. I could connect a second screen on the display port interface of my laptop (via display port -> DVI adapter), then use the catalyst control center and select "Single ...
2
votes
0answers
259 views

Fullscreen bug using dual monitors on top of each other (GNOME3) [closed]

OK, so I have this weird bug. I have set up my monitors on top of each other As you can see the screens aren't totally aligned which is the way I want it. Now, here's the bug: I can't fullscreen ...
1
vote
1answer
240 views

possible to move windows between x-displays? Hopes lifted because bin/gimp can do this

For the longest time I have been convinced that it is not possible to move windows between X displays, and this question has been asked a few times only to be shot down as here: Cannot move monitors ...
1
vote
1answer
432 views

Ubuntu 12.04 & Nvidia 304 Causes Two Gnome-Panel

I just upgraded from Nvidia-curent to the 304 experimental so that I could install Steam. The 304 package is working just as well as the current driver on my setup except that when I log in I get two ...
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0answers
184 views

Gnome3 pointer barrier not working with dual monitors

I have a dual monitor setup using Gnome3 on Ubuntu 12.04.1. Misc Info: In the past I used Fedora, there was a pointer barrier between my two monitors in the upper left corner so that I can hit the ...
1
vote
5answers
7k views

Ubuntu desktop slightly too big on HDMI TV

When I connect my Panasonic Viera TV (720p) via HDMI to my notebook the desktop is cut on the TV. I tried different resolutions but no matter which it's always cut on each side... I had the same ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

Dual Monitor with two different window managers

I have dual monitors. I have had different window managers on each monitor before. Like Gnome in one and KDE in the other. It was a nice way to show off Linux. I would like to do this again but I ...
3
votes
1answer
321 views

Ubuntu 12.04 cursor changes

I have a weird problem with my Ubuntu 12.04 dual screen setup (Toshiba laptop + one monitor). After a while the cursor on one screen completely changes its shape (not every time). I don't really know ...
0
votes
1answer
754 views

Enabling a multi display desktop completely broke Gnome Shell. Help?

I've been trying to get my dual desktops working on Ubuntu for a while. I previously had them as one large desktop, but that was incredibly slow for some reason. I tried to switch them to multi ...
12
votes
2answers
1k views

Dual monitors with one above the other?

I'm using Gnome 3 and proprietary Nvidia drivers. I have tried to set in nvidia-settings my external monitor to be "above" my main one (it's a laptop). However, when I try to drag a window up from the ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

Gnome 3 - Multiple Video Cards - Xinerama — Forced Fallback Mode

Just installed a 2nd nvidia video card -- previously had gnome 3 working perfectly with 2 monitors on a a single video card using twinview tried a number of things thus far twinview on 1 card + ...
2
votes
1answer
821 views

With Xmonad / GNOME, switch gnome-panel between monitors

I'm using gnome with Xmonad as my window manager on Ubuntu 11.10. When I use a external monitor with my laptop, extending the desktop with either nvidia-settings or disper, the gnome-panels (Top bar ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

gnome-shell failed to launch when dual monitor detected, nvidia card

I installed a clean precise. I like gnome-shell so I installed it. It worked well with single monitor. But It does not work well when I go to office, plug my external monitor onto my laptop. I am ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

gnome-control-center can't set display resolution under openbox

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with Openbox on my laptop. Since I need to plug different external displays into it and Openbox environment doesn't automatically pick them up, I thought the best solution I ...
1
vote
2answers
580 views

gnome shell + external monitor = garbage (ubuntu 11.10 on eeepc)

i'm using gnome shell on an asus eeepc (atom N570, 1Gb ram, opengl renderer mesa DRI intel IGD). As soon as i connect my external monitor, i get garbage on both screens. When i disconnect, the display ...
15
votes
3answers
16k views

Permanantly set monitor as primary

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (beta) with a triple head setup and GNOME 3 desktop (ie "GNOME" selected not "Ubuntu" at login screen). It seems that it handles multiple monitors by blessing one monitor to ...
2
votes
0answers
540 views

Gnome shell with multi-device and multiple monitors [closed]

I have two radeon 4850 HD with a crossfire link, with two monitors attached to each card. How do I configure xrandr to treat this as one big desktop? I've had all 4 monitors working with ximerama, but ...
0
votes
2answers
641 views

Gnome Shell dual monitor issue (minor)

I am experiencing a minor issue with Gnome Shell and 2 screens. I'll do my best to explain it: Both screens work the way I like, no issues with that. But, screens appear to be few pixels to the right ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Wallpaper always tiled on one screen with dual monitors

It seems like there is a bug in gnome-shell. It's just impossible for me to add a wallpaper that will be spanned on boths screens. It's either spanned on the first and tiled on the second screen or ...
2
votes
0answers
553 views

Gnome Shell - modal popups on dual screen systems [closed]

I'm working on a laptop, which I connect to a second monitor if I'm at my desk. Everything works more or less well, but I'm having an issue with modal popups, especially in the Eclipse IDE - if used ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Triple Monitor Setup with Nvidia and Compiz

I have a triple monitor setup with two video cards on Ubuntu 10.04. I have the monitors and graphics cards currently setup as follows: Nvidia Geforce 210 #1 -> 1920x1080 Monitor (Twinview) [Center ...