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12.10 Radeon 6870 Dual Head monitor, open source driver, the second monitor is detected, but stays powered off

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal), and I have a Radeon 6870 graphics card. When I try to plug in a second monitor into DVI-1, the second monitor is detected, but stays powered off. It shows up ...
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Configuring Arandr

I just recently installed arandr and have been trying to get a decent configuration to use for a spanning monitor display using my external monitor and my laptop monitor. However I have a few ...
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Sable complete as external monitor

A somewhat unusual question. Can the Sable complete system76 PC be used as an external monitor? If so how? Thanks...
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VGA DisplayLink adapter under Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to connect a third monitor as an extended desktop to my other two. After hours of trying, I achieved a green screen on the monitor with the DisplayLink adapter. Then i wrote a xorg file, ...
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HDMI Monitor fuzzy and laggy

I have dual monitors, one 24" connected via VGA and another 23" monitor connected via HDMI, the monitor on VGA is fine, screen is clear at 1920x1080 however the HDMI connected monitor at 1920x1080 is ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 12.10 to recognize a DisplayLink monitor

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, I have one external monitor connected using the vga port and it works fine. I want to get a second external monitor connected to it via a DisplayLink adapter. ...
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External monitor blanks (as if cable broken) with ati open-source drivers

This seem to be exactly the same question as Laptop VGA monitor (ati card) blanks ~every 30 seconds, but since that question is closed, I have to ask it again and hope for the better. My HP 8510p has ...
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348 views

Wallpaper settings via nitrogren are lost after rebooting?

I use nitrogen to set a different wallpaper for each monitor. It requires disabling of the Nautilus desktop, but works great. Until I reboot...at which point the settings are lost and I go back to ...
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Use arandr keybindings without metacity?

I use the arandr program (a GUI on top of xrandr) to switch between various monitor layouts quickly and easily. I find its less buggy than Ubuntu's displays application. One of the features of ...
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129 views

Second monitor missing skype and guake panel icons (indicators)

I have a dual monitor set up. On the primary monitor I have my launcher and my panel as always. The panel shows all my usual indicators for volume, network manager, skype, everpad, dropbox, etc. ...
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1answer
101 views

12.10 system settings removed

I just tried to find a solution for dual monitorsetup, installing gconf-editor and "additional drivers" on my ubuntu 12.10 cairo-dock desktop laptop. actually I deinstalled my bluetooth programms ...
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External Display Issues Lenovo W530 Ubuntu 12.10, VGA not recognized

I am running a Lenovo W530 with Ubuntu 12.10. I have tried every solution I could find for this issue but to no avail. Ubuntu will not recognize that I have a VGA monitor connected to the laptop. I ...
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Projector on Display Port

Problem: How can I get Ubuntu to send the screen image to my projector on the Display Port of my notebook? Symptoms: Nothing happens when I plug in the DP cable (projector is on) or use the ...
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444 views

Did my updates in 12.10 break my display driver (nvidia) [duplicate]

I was so stoked, it's been my best linux experience to date. Everything was running grandly, til I let the updates do there thing, post reboot only one display worked which was labeled as laptop and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 second monitor not detected at all

I have a desktop system in which I just spent a small fortune replacing the motherboard and graphics card because I thought they were broken, and after doing so, I still have the same problem. The ...
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109 views

How to stop the fluent change / switch between work spaces?

I successfully got my laptop hooked up to my 22 inch monitor with the help of you in How do I setup dual monitors in XFCE?. It is pretty cool working on Xubuntu on a big monitor (in 1680 x 1050 px). ...
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New to Ubuntu using 12.10 having troube getting a second display to work

I am new to ubuntu so I don't know any information to provide to help me, so let me kno what you need. When I am trying to connect to external display on my laptop, mirroring the display is hit or ...
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Fresh install of 12.10 and 4 x monitors

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10 running on a new Dell Precision T7600 workstation. I four Dell 30" monitors connected to a single Nvidia NVS 450 using display port cables. I was able to ...
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Ubuntu won't do 1920x1080

Both my monitors (one over DVI other over HDMI) have a native resolution of 1920x1080 (16:9) but the only two options for resolution in the "Display" section of system settings are 800x600 (4:3) and ...
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How do I adapt sysusbvga to 12.10?

I've just purchased a J5create JUA310 display adapter. How can I use sysusbvga or equivalent to recognize the virtual monitor, given that xorg.conf seems to be depreciated?
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Is there a way to configure Ubuntu 12.10 to work with dual monitors?

Is having dual monitor support with Ubuntu Quantal Quetzal version 12.10 possible? Immediately after installing Ubuntu the dual monitors worked. Then suddenly there was a change to the system that I ...
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Desktop files moved to secondary monitor

when I hook up a secondary monitor (to give a presentation or something) all my desktop files are placed on the secondary monitor. I want them to remain on my laptop desktop, which is emptied when I ...
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1answer
2k views

Second monitor not detected

I switched from 12.04 to 12.10 yesterday evening (fresh install). Now I'm struggling with my second monitor, which I can't configure. In 12.04, after installing the system, I got a notice telling me ...
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Dual screen reset after restart

I have an Xubuntu system: $ uname -a Linux tnick-desktop 3.5.0-21-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 11 18:51:59 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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701 views

Second display is rotated

I've just updated to Ubuntu 12.10 last night. When I was at the office, I connected my laptop with a projector. Although it can detect the projector, it incorrectly set the projector portrait. Also, ...
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Two screens in Ubuntu 12.10

Users, at work I'm using Ubuntu now for a while. I always try to keep the system up-to-date, so I also made the upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 in October this year. In 12.04, I had some trouble making ...
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Dual displays not working, white backgorund

My problem is that my second display is white. The things I've tried is: System settings > Displays > enable display. Then I get: required virtual size does not fit available size: requested=(3840, ...
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Using DisplayPort with ThinkPad and DockingStation does not work

I have a ThinkPad x230 in a Mini Dock Plus. It is connected to two ThinkVision displays. Currently I'm using DVI, as I have had trouble using DisplayPort: Ubuntu is a current 12.10 installation, the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 multi-monitor setup isn't working

I have tried everything I can think of and can't get a multi monitor setup working. Can anyone please point me in the right direction? My setup: Asus G75VW with nVidia 670M (supports 3 external ...
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409 views

Ubuntu 12.10 AMD Eyefinity

I'm a linux n00b, but I'm trying to learn Ubuntu 12.10, is there a way to make a single top panel when using Eyefinity with 3 monitors? I would have posted a screenshot, but I was prevented because I ...
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1k views

Detect correct resolution dual monitor VGA 9800gt Ubuntu 12.10

I connected a second monitor to my 9800gt on the VGA port. The first monitor is on DVI. Both monitors have a native resolution of 1920x1080 but the second monitor doesn't get past 1360x768 and appears ...
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1answer
560 views

Triple-display setup using AMD drivers

I am currently running a dual display setup with nVidia 8800GTS video card, on a Ubuntu 12.10 box. The current setup uses nVidia TwinView to render the image on a 1920x1200 display and 1600x1200 one. ...
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lightdm - enable 3 and then 4 monitors

I've just completed a Ubuntu 12.10 server build on a HP XW8400 desktop with 2 x GeForce dual head DVI gphx cards. On the build bench I had 1 monitor connected & worked perfectly. 1920x1200 ...
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Dual Screen problem when trying to maximize the window on the second screen

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. Today I bought a monitor and started using dual screens: one is my laptop's screen, other one is the monitor I bought. Everything seems fine so far except one thing and that ...
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Slow scrollin since upgrade to 12.10

Since I have upgraded (no clean install) from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10, particular graphical aspects are slow: Scrolling is really slow: for example in a terminal window, gedit or a browser Compiz ...
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HP 1940 LCD not recognize on my ubuntu

I use dual screen from my laptop to 19" HP 1940 LCD screen. However ubuntu only recognized it as unknown monitor with very low resolution 1024x768 unable to reach the maximum resolution the screen ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 triple monitors… so close!

I'm trying to set up 3 monitors using an ATI Radeon HD 5450 and an NVidia 9600 GSO. I know mixing manufacturers is not desirable, but these were the cards I had laying around. After a few days of ...
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1answer
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Dual Monitors don't initialise correctly in booting - 12.10

I have just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 (was actually a fresh install with the home partition kept and '/' wiped). I am attempting to make my laptop monitor (Hp dv6) and my Samsung BX2450 monitor ...
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2answers
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W520 External monitor setup with Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 64-Bit Desktop on my Lenovo W520. It looks like there are a lot of challenges around making it work with out of the box Nouveau drivers or propriety Nvidia ...
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440 views

Distorted graphics on start up

So I am using dual monitors and every time I boot up my machine after entering my password to login, both screens show distorted graphics which eventually go away. I am on Ubuntu 12.10 the OS type is ...
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How to make Ubuntu recognize an unknown external display (so I can adjust its resolution)?

I have a Dell laptop with an external monitor attached (a Samsumg SyncMaster 931c). My laptop display was recognized, and I can adjust its optimum resolution. My external display is still unknown, ...
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Dual monitor in Gnome 3 fails to resume properly login screen

I am using Gnome remix with Ubuntu 12.10 in my dual screen setup 2560 x 1440 + 1600 x 1200. The problem that I am facing is when my computer resumes from stand by, I cant see the login window or type ...
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Display settings changes automatically with dual monitors in 12.04 and 12.10 AMD

Dual monitors works fine, except that the settings suddenly change. This happens very often, sometimes several times in a few minutes. It is very irritating having to set the settings again each time. ...
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12.10 Quantal display issues using nvidiaXineramaInfoOverride

After updating to 12.10 today, my xorg.conf doesn't seem to be respected by Quantal. Not sure if this is a 'bug' or whether it's just an adjustment I have to make due to changes in the OS. When ...