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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 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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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

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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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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12.04 [Unknown Display] Unknown adapter after plugging in second monitor

What I am working with first I guess... Video Card- AMD Radeon HD 7790 2gb GDDR5 Motherboard- Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-D3H Ok, so I have the one monitor plugged into the motherboard and the other plugged ...
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How can do I use server folder via address in browser?

I have a one server IP address and now we open the folder in browser.I have save a images in server folder /home/Download/images/ now how I can open this folder in browser via network. Thanks
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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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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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Wacom setting “Map to monitor” not saving

I've got a first generation Bamboo tablet, and I wanted to use it in my Ubuntu install. I go to try to change which monitor it effects, but no matter which monitor I select, the setting doesn't save ...
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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 ...
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Dual display was working, now I have an 'Unknown' monitor even when it is unplugged

This is my first question on here so open to any feedback on format.. I had a perfect dual display set-up working on Ubuntu 12.04. Then one day, I ran an update and now my external monitor doesn't ...
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ubuntu 12.04 dual graphics card nvidia msi 210

ubuntu machine doesnt detect 2nd graphics PCI card i am running ubuntu 12.04 on a intel 64 arch. i am trying to configure machine to display across 4 monitors (non-mirrored images) i have 2 nvidia ...
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No mirrored mode with VGA

I can't select mirror screens when I connect other monitor or projector/cannon . I'm a student, so I need the mirror screen mode. I use elementaryOS (ubntu 12.04), my laptop is a Acer v5-571p lspci ...
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Both displays crash if I change any display settings

I have a secondary display set up on my Laptop which works fine with the default settings (secondary display on the right of primary). However if I change any settings both screens go black. This ...
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Ubuntu 12.04. How to set up dual monitor with Intel 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

I have a Dell XPS15 l502x dual-booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to connect my second monitor through the HDMI port, the second monitor just says there's no signal. When I run lspci -v, I ...
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Trying to install a 2nd video card (Levono ATI Radeon X1300) for use with third monitor

Here is my situation - I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit on an IBM T60 laptop (for interested parties: Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 2.33 GHz, 4 GB RAM) and currently have it docked in the Lenovo 2503 ...
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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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Fan constantly on, Dell Inspiron 15R, Ubuntu 12.04

Problem I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15R. As soon as I boot, the fan starts at full speed and stays constantly on. I've seen similar posts, where installing fan control apps are ...
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Surface Pro touch screen problems when displaying to a second (non-touch) monitor, in 12.04 [closed]

When I connect my Surface Pro running 12.04 to a second (non-touch) monitor (Westinghouse Digital Electrons 19'', 1280x1024 for example, but happens with another Dell monitor), the touch screen on my ...
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Dual-monitor nvidia xorg settings are reset after login

I have a dual-monitor setup using the proprietary Nvidia drivers. It appears that the correct settings are used when the OS boots (it appears to be fine at the login prompt), but when I login, the ...
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12.04 Classic: How to Avoid Mouse Getting Stuck with Multiple Monitors of Different Sizes

I'm using 12.04 with gnome-classic and dual monitors. Laptop res: 1366x768 Monitor: 1920x1080 I am having the same problem as this unanswered question: How to Avoid Mouse Getting Stuck with ...