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Dualscreen problem with optimus

I have a Lenovo T430 (with an Optimus graphical system), connected to a Dock Station with an output DVI (a 23" screen is on this output). I have Ubuntu 14.04 Beta1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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Triple-screen setup w/ two mismatched GPU's

I am trying to run a triple-screen setup with two "mismatched" Nvidia GPU's, a GTX 470 and an 8400 GS, on Ubuntu 13.10. Two of the monitors are hooked up to my GTX 470 and the third is hooked up to ...
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Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Radeon HD 7470M

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Radeon HD 7470M. I have installed fglrx and it is working... in some way. When I have only monitor of my laptop - a black screen apears. I mean I can see tty1 (console or ...
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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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Is there a way to get multiple monitors to work on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M in 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an MSI GS70 with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics card. Since installation I have been unable to get the machine to recognize an additional monitor either from ...
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AMD Dual monitor tearing

So I finally got my card working all is good but, when try to use dual monitor, everything tears. I followed these directions for the install. How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? I ...
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Screen flickering Ubuntu 13.10 Radeon 7970m 14.2 catalyst beta drivers

I recently installed the 14.2 catalyst beta drivers for my 7970m, I wanted to be able to choose to use it or intel hd graphics. It works well except for when at the Ubuntu screen there is a graphical ...
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What GPU for dual 2560X1600 display is well supported? [closed]

I built a custom PC and finding a well supported graphical card is a nightmare. I bought an XFX R7870 without doing much research. Now I realise that even with the ATI proprietary drivers there is a ...
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Problems after nvidia updates were installed

Hello everyone , I am very new with Ubuntu I installed yesterday about 5 nVidia drivers and after that the pc restarted and all I could see was a black screen with an underline on the top.All I want ...
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183 views

Dual external monitors use with Dell M6800 laptop

Got a new Dell M6800 laptop with nvidia Quadro K3100M video card. Installing Ubuntu worked like a charm, getting the nvidia card to work was a serious pain. Making the PC work with two external ...
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127 views

Having some trouble with my nVidia driver on kubuntu 13.10

I wanted to try out Linux again so I downloaded 13.10. I installed on my laptop which is a Dell XPS with two types of video cards, integrated Intel and a nVidia GTX555m. The way this laptop runs in ...
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242 views

Setup 3 Monitors at once two DVI via ATI card one via VGA onboard

I am trying to get three display support going and it may just be a matter of setting up a xorg.conf file properly. After all the research I've done, it should work with the hardware I'm using just ...
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75 views

XServer No Longer loading correctly after login

I seem to be at a dead end regarding my desktop and display drivers. Long story short, I bought a VGA to HDMI converter for an old external HP Monitor (HP LE1901w). I hooked it up through my HDMI port ...
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56 views

3rd monitor not showing desktop at startup

I just installed Ubuntu from win 8 and i have a few transition issues. I have a problem with my 3rd monitor at start up. When desktop shows, the 3rd monitor shows a lot of pixel failures. when i go ...
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342 views

HDMI not detected after update in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and for some reason when I restarted my computer my hdmi stopped being recognized. What's going on and how do I fix this? Here's my output with lspci -v -s 00:02.0 00:02.0 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Nvidia Driver Dual monitor

I'm very new to Ubuntu and the first problem I found was the lack of options for dual monitors. My Geforce GTX 780 isn't recognizing the second monitor, so After installing the nvidia drivers they ...
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78 views

Add custom resolution to dual monitor setup ubuntu 13

I switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu and now I have a resolution problem, before I had 2 * 1280x1024 now one is 1280x1024 and the other one 1152x864 I tried some console commands as shown below: cvt ...
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1answer
128 views

Nvidia Dual monitor settings reset on boot

I know this has been asked a thousand times, but none of the solutions here have worked for me. I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. I have an nvidia GeForce GT 630 card, using 2 identical monitors - one on the ...
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57 views

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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1answer
701 views

AMD Catalyst Control Center not saving multi monitor settings

So I am using gksu amdcccle to make changes but for some reason whenever I select the 'Multi-display desktop with display(s)' option to extend my desktop the changes never save on restart or re-log. ...
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326 views

FGLRX Intel/ATI Hybrid Video, Dual-Display Flickering

I'm sorry if the same question is already asked, I checked several ones but the reported problems are different or solution doesn't work. So I've successfully installed FGLRX driver on my laptop DELL ...
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1answer
89 views

Ubuntu 13.10 and nVidia video adapter

I have a system76 Bonobo laptop, which has a GeForce GT 560M. When the laptop comes back from suspend, the video is weird, I need to power cycle the laptop to have it functional. So I suspect a ...
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2k views

Fail to setup Dual Monitor in Ubuntu 13.10 with Nvidia GTX 780

I'm having problem with setting dual monitor in Ubuntu 13.10 with my newly acquired Nvidia GTX 780. The two screens I have are: //I won't identify the model name since I think its irrelevant ...
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149 views

Asus laptop Nvidia 319 driver 12.04LTS no external monitor

I recently purchased an Asus 1215n laptop which features the Nvidia Ion graphics. The 319 driver installs automatically and works good except when I try to enable the external monitor (which I intend ...
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194 views

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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2k views

Xorg.conf (nvidia) Second Monitor getting settings of first

I've been spending the weekend (and some time before that) trying to set up my Korean QHD270 and Benq G2222HDL monitors with Ubuntu 13.10. With the nouveau drivers install both monitor function ...
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507 views

Problem configuring xorg.conf with multiple monitors including one korean 27"

I am trying to set up the nvidia-current drivers for one 27" 2560x1440 QNIX 2710 in landscape mode and one 24" 1920x1200 HPw2408h in portrait mode (physically rotated clockwise, software rotating ...
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255 views

Raden Dual Graphics 7640G + 7470M

First of all, I apologize if this question is already solved in the past. I tried to look for answer for my problem however fail to find one. I own a laptop with dual graphic radeon (7640G + 7470M), ...
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How to resolve display errors Toshiba L875?

I have a Toshiba L875, AMD, with Radeon graphics card. Win8 was pre-installed. There are two problems but I believe one underlying cause. Problem: the first is that the display has random gray ...
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1answer
184 views

Graphics Card .. Which Vendor Has Better Compatibilty?

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu in the next few weeks. I currently have a Radeon HD6970 in my system, that I'll be changing during this process too (since it is loud and I can't make much ...
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1answer
225 views

AMD proprietary drivers can only use 2 monitors (ubuntu 13.04)

I have 4 monitors I'm trying to set up in Unity with 2 GPU's (2x AMD HD7970's). Originally I had 2 monitors on each card and tried to set it up that way, but I kept getting the White Screen of Death ...
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My computer refuses to use my NVIDIA driver

I find this sort of issue everywhere, however I have been at this for just about two weeks and really need to fix this, as I need the functionality of my NVIDIA Geforce GT 540m. Running an external ...
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0answers
310 views

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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511 views

Thinkpad T420 display port not detected

i'm trying to connect an external monitor to my Lenovo T420 using the DisplayPort but it's not working. If i connect it via VGA it works fine, but the image on the monitor is lacking sharpness and ...
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158 views

NVIDIA gt555 optimus hdmi dual monitor output

Okay so I've been back and forth between a few forums and blogs and tutorials. I can't seem to get my HDMI output working on my alienware m14x r1. I have the nvidia gt55 card as well as an intel hd ...
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355 views

amd ccc radeon 7990 profiles and driver updating?

I have the XFX double-D HD 7970 3g GPU and back when I was on windows I had a 3 monitor and TV set-up. I used to use profiles to switch between a TV mode with XBMC, a Eyefinity mode with my 3 monitors ...
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1answer
187 views

Nvidia and ATI on 13.04 step by step

Im have Dual Xeon system for Photogrammetric related stuff and need setup Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia 560Ti and AMD 7970 3GB card on 2 monitors. And use BOTH cards with OpenCL drivers. Its possible to ...
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335 views

Catalyst on Ubuntu 13.04 hybrid graphics supporting dual screen?

anyone made double screen configuration works on Ubuntu 13.04 using Catalyst? I followed this guide How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? I have tried several drivers (the latest ...
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54 views

ATI & nVidia Cards Simulatenously

Ok, so I'm re-installing Ubuntu Studio on my workstation (at work obviously). I've got a pretty nice setup going on my home system - 4 monitors on dual ATI cards. The issue with my work box is that I ...
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697 views

Can't change resolution via xrandr? Please someone help?

So I'm really new to ubuntu, just got and started dual booting it on my desktop along with windows 7. So far it's gone really smoothly, internet works and everything, the screen is pretty small, but ...
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1answer
511 views

NVIDIA driver won't install under 13.04, wants to reboot without X, not so easy

NVIDIA complains that it cannot install with x running. All I want to do is kill the X server, but I can't do that. If I kill it, it simply restarts. I found an article claiming I could change the ...
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1answer
230 views

13.04 - Extenal monitor plugged on laptop HDMI shows image but lags a lot

It uses an Nvidia GeForce GTS 250M. When I plug in the monitor, it shows some images but with bad FPS and lagging a lot. For example, when I move the mouse pointer, it leaves a trail that vanishes ...
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362 views

NVIDA Driver requires text-mode VGA console?

another boot question. I have installed every different Nvidia driver presented from 304 and above as found in the System Settings>Software and Updates>Additional Drivers Currently I am using the ...
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0answers
80 views

desktop changed since second monitor was connected

I have a Thinkpad x41 tablet, under Ubuntu 12.04 / since a few hours 13.04. Few days ago I tested a second Monitor 22", switched monitor view by fn-F5 and installed the Catalyst Control Center but ...
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1answer
769 views

Can't get second monitor to work: Raedon HD 7470

I'm getting confused about why it wont work. We have a Dell partner, and we asked specifically for dual monitor (*they sold us two monitors at the same time!). I knew Ubuntu support would be ok,, but ...
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534 views

Integrated Video Card and NVIDIA PCIe on Ubuntu 13.04?

I would like to use both integrated and PCIe NVIDIA video card on my ubuntu box. The idea is to use the integrated video card to support two displays and the NVIDIA GTX650 for CUDA computing. ...
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247 views

Mouse trails on monitor connected to nVidia videocard in multi monitor setup on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem on my PC w/ Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh virgin installation as of yesterday) My Hardware spesifications: Asus P8Z77-M Pro mainboard Asus GeForce GT210 PCIe videocard 2x Philips 24" ...
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1answer
86 views

Underclock Nvidia Multiple Monitor

I have a laptop with Nvidia Geforce Go and nvidia drivers. My laptop screen is broken so I connect to an external monitor and disable the first. The nvidia gpu is constantly at highest and heats up ...