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How can I use monitors plugged into my graphics card and motherboard?

I've decided to try out Ubuntu on my desktop, but I've ran into a problem. When I first booted into it, it only detected my small monitor plugged into my motherboard. I thought of this as a non-issue, ...
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DisplayLink USB DVI adapter recognized as CD-ROM, no signal output for Ubuntu 14.04

I am using this TruLink 30359 which has a DisplayLink chip. http://www.ebay.com/itm/121402269836?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 To explain what happened in my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Only one display works on GeForce 770 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have three monitors in my system - all three are Dell E2014H 19" displays. One monitor is connected to a GeForce 550Ti, and the other two are connected to a GeForce 770, all via DVI. After ...
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How to install a second graphics card and use 4 monitors?

I finally decided to take the plunge and ditch windows. After several hours I got things working perfectly with all my apps installed. Only problem is that I run 4 desktop displays off 2 nvidia ...
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Dual screen not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 but couldn't get dual screen to work on the drivers given. It detected the second one in /systemsettings/displays but everytime I switched the second one on from this ...
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248 views

Can't detect external monitor on Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04; I've tried connecting external monitors via both VGA and DisplayPort, but neither are being detected. I turned off Optimus, and am only using the discrete ...
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131 views

Dual display detected but not working after startup 14.04

Here's my situation--I've got an HP Envy laptop running 14.04 with an AMD A10 APU. Catalyst display dashboard and the works are installed. As the system boots up, it acknowledges the external display ...
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107 views

14.04 LTS - Nvidia 331 Dual Monitors not working any more after updating

When using the X Server Nouvea Display Drivers my dual monitors works perfectly fine. However it sometimes crashes so i decided to change the display drivers to the the latest NVIDIA 331.38 driver ...
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58 views

Ubuntu 13.10 Nvidia display issues

I've been attempting to fix an issue all day to no success. I'm facing a problem that is only allowing me to use my inbuilt graphics card. I have three monitors and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 660; I've ...
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1answer
188 views

Is it possible to remove nouveau driver from a dual graphics system? Kubuntu 14.04

I've tried numerous times to get my nvidia card running on Ubuntu with no success so far, but that's ok, I don't actually need the power nor the advanced graphics that the card provides so I'll make ...
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380 views

HDMI video output not working for external monitor

I have installed from scratch ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with gnome-flashback on my old HP HDX 16 laptop (core 2 duo p8600 + nvidia GT9600M + 4GB of ram) and I have problems with the HDMI output (I use it to ...
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46 views

Why does Unity not extend to my 2nd monitor, even when it is displaying an X-Screen?

I recently added a 2nd video card to my system, but unity refuses to extend my desktop over to the second screen. Although the secondary monitor initialises when I boot and I can move the mouse cursor ...
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110 views

Dual-Monitor with Nvidia GTX 660 not detecting second Monitor

I've been trying this dual-monitor set-up for the last 2 weeks but with no success. I've readed tones of forums and tutorials but nothing seems to work. I'm trying to get both screens through the 2 ...
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46 views

Second NVidia Graphics Card

My computer has a NVIDIA Quadro 1800 FX card, and I just bought a second one, in order to run four monitors. I'm using the proprietary NVIDIA driver, and the second GPU shows up in the NVIDIA X ...
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79 views

2nd monitor doesn't work properly (only tty mode) in 14.04

I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed and was using two monitors. Nvidia GTX 760 and integrated Intel HD 4000, both with VGA. On a fresh install all is [ok], but on main monitor (GTX 760) I had a ...
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137 views

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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90 views

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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69 views

Nvidia dual display setup

I have struggled to get my displays working properly after a botched attempt to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. Currently, I have one display working. Here is some information about what is installed. ...
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72 views

3 monitors and 2 video cards problem with ubuntu

I`m totally new to ubuntu. My pc settings (hardware): 2 video cards (GTX 650) with sli 3 monitors + 1 tv connections. I have installed the ubuntu 12.04 and after the install the left and right and tv ...
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111 views

incorrect nvidia x server settings

I am trying to configure an nvidia graphics card (ASUS nVidia GT 218 GEForce 8400 GS) with a 1204 Ubuntu machine (64 bit). The computer also contains its motherboard Intel graphics card. I need this ...
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78 views

Ubunutu doesn't recognize 3rd monitor

I just installed Ubunutu 14.04, after the experimentation I did with previous version on virtual machines went smoothly. I have 3 monitors - 2 connected to PCI-E graphic card (via DVI and HDMI), and ...
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1answer
530 views

Mirror displays with Ubuntu 14.04

Some years ago I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. Now Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on my Acer TravelMate 5742G with: Intel Core i5-460M Nvidia GeForce Gt 420M and Nvidia binary driver version 331.38 ...
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85 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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Xserver crashes while turning on the second screen with new nvidia driver on 14.04

I have recently updated Kubuntu to 14.04 and installed new nvidia drivers for my GT 630m (optimus). After upgrade my second display connected over HDMI with DVI adapter was turned off, so I tried to ...
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299 views

Dual screen 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 Beta 1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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89 views

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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289 views

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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96 views

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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208 views

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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42 views

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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121 views

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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40 views

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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371 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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171 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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330 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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0answers
87 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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70 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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353 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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87 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
190 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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votes
1answer
1k 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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votes
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390 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
94 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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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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0answers
167 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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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 ...