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Ubuntu 14.04 installation went wrong: wrong monitor

I have recently installed the 14.04 version of Ubuntu on my laptop, which previously had the 12.04 version. Everything went fine and I was happy with the update. However, something went wrong: when ...
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Dual monitor resolutions won't stick after boot unknown

I had a brownout last night, which forced my CPU to reboot. When it came back up, my dual monitors had the incorrect resolution. Now I have to set them manually after startup. My main monitor is an ...
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Simple way to connect MacBook Pro laptop to an external display in Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know a simple way to connect a MacBook Pro laptop to an external VGA LCD display in Ubuntu 12.04, using the machine's mini display-port and a mini display-port to VGA adapter. I've ...
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'RANDR extension not present' error message when setting up dual monitors in Ubuntu

I am running 32-bit Ubuntu precise (12.04) and trying to set up dual monitors. I have 2 AMD/ATI Cayman XT [Radeon HD 6970] video cards in crossfire mode (if that makes a difference) and no proprietary ...
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USB to DVI adapter doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I tried to connect a second monitor to my hp PC so I bought a USB to DVI adapter from ebay last week. The model is this one http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/USB-2-0-T...2d737f4&_uhb=1 I am using hp ...
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How to set up dual graphics cards on 12.04

I have a dell C1100 Server and a Nvidia Graphics card. I have searched google and have only found how to set up dual monitors. I would like to be able to use both the integrated vga card and the ...
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External monitor is not detected in Ubuntu 12.04 (detected as Laptop) [closed]

I've been trying to extend my DELL S2340L monitor to my Lenovo y510p laptop. It clones the display fine but does not extend it, it cannot detect it. Nvidia X server settings is also somewhat different ...
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Split screen with Nvidia card, monitor not detected

I have a Lenovo Y410p laptop, with a GeForce 750M video card, and I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to use an external monitor, but I'm having some problems. Whenever I plug my monitor, it always ...
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Touchpad track speed increases in dual monitor setup

I have a Dell E6530 with an Alps touchpad, NVIDIA NVS 5200 with proprietary nvidia-319.32 video driver installed. I am using xfce4 although I do not know if this makes a difference, as it seems to be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 black screen after login

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a single board PC NANO-9452-R10 from an USB pen drive. After the installation I rebooted the PC. The purple screen with the Ubuntu logo appeared as the OS was ...
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My monitor doesn't want to display Ubuntu. What's going on? [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 off a CD on a Dell PowerEdge 2650 server. The installation went fine. However, during the first boot up, right after post, my display goes black and my monitor displays the ...
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Dual monitor flickering in Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI

This question might have been asked before but the solution posted there don't work for me. I have a laptop with the usual VGA output for a second monitor. On Windows I had no problem with connecting ...
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111 views

nouveau driver and mirror monitor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a Nvidia GTX560 video card connected to two monitors. If I try to go in Settings > displays > mirror display, my resolution goes from ...
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Use windows laptop as second screen to Ubuntu laptop

I'm using Ubuntu & I want to use my old windows 7 laptop as second monitor. I've come across a couple of questions around similar issue but none that are specific to my configuration. I'd really ...
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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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How do I set up my dual monitors? My config folder does not have monitors.xml in ubuntu 12.04

I tried creating a monitors.xml in config folder using gedit and just saved it there. rebooted but doesn't work. I am trying this link. http://www.sudo-juice.com/dual-monitor-settings-in-ubuntu/ But ...
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My laptop monitor does not turn on in KDE and I only have display when docked

I use Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Currently using the nvidia drivers for my Dell E6510. When the laptop is docked the two multiple monitors are working perfectly. When I restart when I am undocked the ...
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Configuring additional two monitors to an Ubuntu12.04 installed system

Can anyone please guide me how to configure additional monitors to my Ubuntu12.04 installed system? What kind of information should I need before installing anything, like drivers or something? I am ...
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ATI dual monitor wrong supported resolution in Ubuntu 12.04

My second monitor is detected as unknown and doesn't support the resolution 1680x1050 like the other one does, and they're identical. Both are connected via separate VGA cables. Here's my xrandr -q: ...
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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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12.04 recognises dual monitors but one screen has a black overlay in the way of everything but the mouse cursor

This has worked fine up until today. The first screen works absolutely fine. The second screen however, is seen by the OS, is visible in the display settings and works absolutely fine in mirror mode. ...
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Can someone please verify my new 10-monitor.conf set up? 12.04

I'm working on getting X to recognize my DisplayLink Adapter. I have an onboard Intel HD 3000 chipset. Here is the uldfb: lloydm@lloydm-E6320:~$ dmesg | grep -i udlfb [20006.928772] udlfb: ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS nVidia driver mirrors second monitor

I have installed ubuntu 12.04,without nvidia driver I can use my Laptop screen and a second screen over the HDMI port of my laptop. For some reason when I install the nVidia driver 331.20 the second ...
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External monitor is not working Ubuntu 12.04

My laptop is AMD processor based and I am connecting external Dell monitor. I tried running gksudo amdcccle as instructed in in this forum but it crashes with the following error: (process:2278): ...
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Dual screen issues with Dell XPS 13 running ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64

My laptop works fine with the exception of one small problem. I have a 27 inch Dell flat screen. Sometime when I log in, the screen will be outside the normal setting - the icons on the left of my ...
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Unable to do anything because im stuck on a single screen with dual monitor setup

My second monitor is not being detected on my main ubuntu account(writing this from guest atm). This leaves me with a dead screen and one screen that does not have my toolbar on it. I can't launch ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - can't detect 2 displays

I'm running ubuntu 12.04, my graphic card is: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) I have 2 Display but the desktop is not extended, both ...
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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 ...
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Dual-Screen 13.10 radeoon

Just Upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10 and am running into some issues with the graphic driver. I use this system to run my projector often mirroring the output or as a second monitor. This worked fine ...
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How to set up dual monitor on PC without graphic card? Ubuntu 12.04

My PC does have built-in graphic. I have vga switch and using it I would like to setup dual monitor. After pluging both monitors with VGA switch I had a duplicated view on both desktops. I would like ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 keeps changing the display settings. Dual Monitor

I have an Alienware M17xR4 with Radeon HD 7970m, driver installed is VESA:WIMBLEDON. I usually use my notebook at home or at work... At work I have the possibility to use a dual monitor setting, to ...
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How to use specific display/monitor when process is started

On Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop. I have two monitors attached to my system which works great. I normally work in eclipse and do have GUI applications launching from eclipse for debugging. I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly doesn't recognize my 2nd monitor

Because the screen of my laptop is broken, I work with an external monitor, which should be able to display 1920x1020(or something). This always worked, till this morning. Suddenly the screen is ...
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1 of 4 monitors has gone black

I have a quad monitor configuration using a VisionTek ATI Radeon HD 5570 1 GB SFF 4-Port VHDCI x16 PCI Express Graphics Card. I've been using this same configuration and hardware for 2 years with no ...
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How do I use an AOC monitor with a late 2009 iMac running Ubuntu 12.04?

When I go to System Settings > Displays it detects my AOC monitor but the monitor never actually receives the video input it seems. It just says "no video signal". I use a minidisplayport to HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 guest on Mac osx 10.9.1 host runs painfully slow (but much faster when use external monitor)

I installed Unbutu 12.04 in Virtualbox 4.3.2 on a Macbook Pro two months ago. It worked fine. Few days ago, I used migration assistant to move everything from the previous macbook to a new one. I ...
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Secondary monitor on Ubuntu 12.04 resets to a lower resolution

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 PC with 2 monitors - a 17" 1280x1024 LCD and a 23" 1980x1080 LCD. The 17" monitor is shared by 2 PCs via a VGA KVM switch, and sometimes when I switch back to the Ubuntu PC, the ...
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Automatically add external display to screen in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to be able to control my laptop's (Ubuntu Server 12.04) external display over SSH. I know about the screen command, but it requires that I add the display from the laptop. Is there a way to ...
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Can't change resolution higher than 1152x864 xrandr gives me error

I just installed 12.04 LTS (after having troubles with 13.10), and I can't set the resolution of my second screen higher than 1152х864, even though the monitor can support 1280x1024. When I try to add ...
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Installation error low-graphics mode multiple video cards [duplicate]

I am starting a brand new install and every time I go through the boot up process I get the message "running in low-graphics mode" I click OK, which then gives you the 4 options: run in low-graphics ...
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12.04 LTS - second display not always recognized

I use 12.04.3 (64 bit) on an Asus Zenbook Prime (-> info) with an Intel hd 3000 video card: uname -a Linux maroubra 3.8.0-33-generic #48~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 24 16:28:06 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Lightdm crashes at seemingly random intervals

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS around a month ago, and it's a great experience. Except for one thing: Lightdm crashes at seemingly random times, on average 2 times on a normal working day. I have no ...
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EVGA GTX650Ti Boost / Ubuntu 12.04 / 2 X-Star WQHD

I bought 2 X-Star WQHD monitors which, predictably, did not work with my on board video card. Yesterday I installed the EVGA card and have been trying to get the NVIDIA drivers to work. I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Mirrored/Cloned Displays on Boot

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M91P with an Intel integrated HD4000. When I boot the machine my displays become mirrored. I need them to be separate monitors. If I run xrandr and adjust the resolution ...
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How to prevent displays being mirrored when changing the volume?

When I change the volume using the media keys on the laptop, sometimes (IIRC always first time after reboot) my dual monitor setup changes to 'mirror displays' mode, which is very annoying. Is there a ...
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Intel GMA X3100 external monitor resolution issue

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook 4,1 (Intel GMA X3100 graphics chipset) on an external monitor, but can only get a resolution of 1024 x 768 (I get 1280 x 1024 in OS X). I'm able to force the ...
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How to unplug/reset Mini DisplayPort in 12.04 in bash?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell XPS 15z laptop, and have connected an external display through the Mini DisplayPort. Every time I boot, if the display is connected I have to unplug and plug it in ...
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Desktop files not visible with ATI dual monitor setup

I have files and folders in my ~/Desktop folder but they do not appear on my desktop. Creating a new folder from the GUI works and I can move the icon around but when I select "Organize Desktop by ...
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296 views

Force Unity to open new window on the screen where the cursor is?

I have 2 screens and I set it as expanded desktop so that there is like one desktop expanding to another screen. Anyway, when I open any app from Dash they automatically position themselves on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS problems with ThinkPad T530 Nvidia graphics card - Discrete Graphics Will Not Boot

I have been running Ubuntu 12.04LTS for about 4 months and I have been running dual monitor via the Thinkpad LCD screen and a VGA connection to my main monitor, however ideally I would like to run ...