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Gnome Desktop Flickers on One Monitor

Recently, I've run into a strange problem with Ubuntu Gnome. I installed 14.04 last Saturday and everything was fine. However, I woke up one morning to find my Asus HDMI monitor saying "VGA No ...
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2answers
234 views

Multi display issue with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with 3 displays (fglrx driver). I can correct the screens order in System Settings / Display but it is not saved when I close the session and reopen it. Screens ...
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1answer
28 views

Cant change size of wallpaper (stock or from home/pictures) 13.10 using gnome3

Anyone got any idea why there are no options to adjust selected desktop wallpaper (ie Zoom / scale etc) in ubuntu 13.10 and gnome3 (works fine in unity but i really dont like using it). Same issue for ...
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0answers
17 views

Weird invisible boundaries on secondary monitor

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome 3.8.4 I have strange invisible boundaries or borders that I cannot drag windows across on my secondary monitor with my dual monitor set up. Also, program menus ...
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0answers
21 views

Overlapping line from smaller disaply in dualhead mode

I have a problem on both gnome shell and unity that is best described with the following photo: http://i.imgur.com/JQwr3Rh.jpg This is my external monitor. It's a FHD monitor and my laptop monitor is ...
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0answers
43 views

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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0answers
82 views

Dual Monitors: Cannot switch workspace on VGA monitor

I have a dual monitor setup with an internal laptop monitor and an external VGA monitor (extended, not mirrored). When I now switch workspaces, this only happens on the internal monitor; windows on ...
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1answer
246 views

Multiple Monitors, Multiple Nvidia Cards

This has been bothering me for a couple days and I haven't gotten much further, so I humbly beg assistance. I have a ASrock Z77 SandyBridge i7 desktop with three video cards (built-in Intel, Nvidia ...
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0answers
72 views

How to force Ubuntu to discover external monitor on laptop with VIA chipset?

If I use my old MSI laptop at home, I connect it to external monitor, mouse and keyboard via KVM switch. When system starts with external monitor connected, everything usualy works fine, but if I ...
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0answers
37 views

How to make Nautilus and Unity panel respect screen boundaries?

I'm having a problem with Nautilus and the Unity panel indicators. My display looks like this: which makes the viewport a large rectangle one that encompasses both screens. Thus, the icons on the ...
1
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1answer
284 views

how do I get defaults for 13.10

I just upgraded my system to 13.10 and I may have made a mistake. At one stage it asked me about gnome something and if I wanted the defaults or to keep what I had. I may have mistakenly chosen to ...
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0answers
63 views

“Multi-Desktop” Second has to Shell/GTK

I'm running 2 ATI video cards with the latest drivers. I have 3 monitors. In windows I could set all 3 monitors to a single desktop. But that doesn't work here, so I put 2 on a single desktop, and the ...
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484 views

Ubuntu Gnome Dual screen move all open application to primary screen

Finally I have change my work environment at work from windows to Ubuntu 12.04, using Gnome 3.4. I'm very satisfied, but there is one issue that I'm trying to resolve for some time without success. ...
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0answers
191 views

Windows maximize (or snap top) to narrow vertical bar on second screen

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3 on my Eee PC 1015. The laptop screen is set to 1024x600 (default). I plug in a second screen at resolution 1280x1024 and place it above the first, as shown in the ...
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0answers
228 views

Ubuntu Gnome desktop messed with second display

This used to work some time ago. I could connect a second screen on the display port interface of my laptop (via display port -> DVI adapter), then use the catalyst control center and select "Single ...
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0answers
152 views

Maximizing window on secondary monitor srinks the window instead [ubuntu 13.04]

When i am trying to maximize window in any way(shortcut, button, mouse drag, etc.) on my secondary monitor, it is being shrinked and placed to the bottom of the monitor - screenshot here Additionaly ...
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0answers
213 views

Fullscreen bug using dual monitors on top of each other (GNOME3) [closed]

OK, so I have this weird bug. I have set up my monitors on top of each other As you can see the screens aren't totally aligned which is the way I want it. Now, here's the bug: I can't fullscreen ...
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1answer
190 views

possible to move windows between x-displays? Hopes lifted because bin/gimp can do this

For the longest time I have been convinced that it is not possible to move windows between X displays, and this question has been asked a few times only to be shot down as here: Cannot move monitors ...
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1answer
412 views

Ubuntu 12.04 & Nvidia 304 Causes Two Gnome-Panel

I just upgraded from Nvidia-curent to the 304 experimental so that I could install Steam. The 304 package is working just as well as the current driver on my setup except that when I log in I get two ...
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0answers
168 views

Gnome3 pointer barrier not working with dual monitors

I have a dual monitor setup using Gnome3 on Ubuntu 12.04.1. Misc Info: In the past I used Fedora, there was a pointer barrier between my two monitors in the upper left corner so that I can hit the ...
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0answers
298 views

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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5answers
6k views

Ubuntu desktop slightly too big on HDMI TV

When I connect my Panasonic Viera TV (720p) via HDMI to my notebook the desktop is cut on the TV. I tried different resolutions but no matter which it's always cut on each side... I had the same ...
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0answers
156 views

Dual Monitor with two different window managers

I have dual monitors. I have had different window managers on each monitor before. Like Gnome in one and KDE in the other. It was a nice way to show off Linux. I would like to do this again but I ...
3
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1answer
299 views

Ubuntu 12.04 cursor changes

I have a weird problem with my Ubuntu 12.04 dual screen setup (Toshiba laptop + one monitor). After a while the cursor on one screen completely changes its shape (not every time). I don't really know ...
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1answer
710 views

Enabling a multi display desktop completely broke Gnome Shell. Help?

I've been trying to get my dual desktops working on Ubuntu for a while. I previously had them as one large desktop, but that was incredibly slow for some reason. I tried to switch them to multi ...
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2answers
966 views

Dual monitors with one above the other?

I'm using Gnome 3 and proprietary Nvidia drivers. I have tried to set in nvidia-settings my external monitor to be "above" my main one (it's a laptop). However, when I try to drag a window up from the ...
3
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1answer
4k views

Gnome 3 - Multiple Video Cards - Xinerama — Forced Fallback Mode

Just installed a 2nd nvidia video card -- previously had gnome 3 working perfectly with 2 monitors on a a single video card using twinview tried a number of things thus far twinview on 1 card + ...
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1answer
751 views

With Xmonad / GNOME, switch gnome-panel between monitors

I'm using gnome with Xmonad as my window manager on Ubuntu 11.10. When I use a external monitor with my laptop, extending the desktop with either nvidia-settings or disper, the gnome-panels (Top bar ...
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1answer
1k views

gnome-shell failed to launch when dual monitor detected, nvidia card

I installed a clean precise. I like gnome-shell so I installed it. It worked well with single monitor. But It does not work well when I go to office, plug my external monitor onto my laptop. I am ...
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1answer
1k views

gnome-control-center can't set display resolution under openbox

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with Openbox on my laptop. Since I need to plug different external displays into it and Openbox environment doesn't automatically pick them up, I thought the best solution I ...
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2answers
534 views

gnome shell + external monitor = garbage (ubuntu 11.10 on eeepc)

i'm using gnome shell on an asus eeepc (atom N570, 1Gb ram, opengl renderer mesa DRI intel IGD). As soon as i connect my external monitor, i get garbage on both screens. When i disconnect, the display ...
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3answers
12k views

Permanantly set monitor as primary

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (beta) with a triple head setup and GNOME 3 desktop (ie "GNOME" selected not "Ubuntu" at login screen). It seems that it handles multiple monitors by blessing one monitor to ...
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0answers
529 views

Gnome shell with multi-device and multiple monitors [closed]

I have two radeon 4850 HD with a crossfire link, with two monitors attached to each card. How do I configure xrandr to treat this as one big desktop? I've had all 4 monitors working with ximerama, but ...
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2answers
633 views

Gnome Shell dual monitor issue (minor)

I am experiencing a minor issue with Gnome Shell and 2 screens. I'll do my best to explain it: Both screens work the way I like, no issues with that. But, screens appear to be few pixels to the right ...
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1answer
993 views

Wallpaper always tiled on one screen with dual monitors

It seems like there is a bug in gnome-shell. It's just impossible for me to add a wallpaper that will be spanned on boths screens. It's either spanned on the first and tiled on the second screen or ...
2
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0answers
535 views

Gnome Shell - modal popups on dual screen systems [closed]

I'm working on a laptop, which I connect to a second monitor if I'm at my desk. Everything works more or less well, but I'm having an issue with modal popups, especially in the Eclipse IDE - if used ...
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2answers
1k views

Triple Monitor Setup with Nvidia and Compiz

I have a triple monitor setup with two video cards on Ubuntu 10.04. I have the monitors and graphics cards currently setup as follows: Nvidia Geforce 210 #1 -> 1920x1080 Monitor (Twinview) [Center ...
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1answer
1k views

Workspace stays fixed on external monitor when switching workspace

Im using ubuntu 11.10, running, and loving, the gnome3 interface. I am running an optimus enabled laptop with bumblebee. i just figured out how to put the top panel on my external monitor ...
2
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1answer
849 views

How do I put the top panel on an external monitor in GNOME3?

In Gnome 3, i would like to put the top panel on my external monitor in Ubuntu 11.10. How do i do this?
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0answers
658 views

Gnome-shell doesn't start with three monitors and two graphic cards [closed]

I had a nvidia gtx 210 (pci-e 16x) running with 2 monitors, official nvidia drivers and gnome-shell. After that, i wanted to add a third monitor, so i added a second nvidia gtx 210 (pci-e 1x) to my pc ...
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2answers
790 views

Windows don't behave properly on a second monitor in GNOME3

Using the unity interface i have no problems with my dual monitor setup. However, when i load gnome 3, windows placed on my second monitor don't act right. I can only place windows on the left and ...
9
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2answers
3k views

How can I make gnome-shell treat both monitors in the same way?

Gnome-shell seems to like to leave one monitor as "fixed" when you switch workspaces. Additionally, there is no preview in the Activities view of my secondary monitor. Also, on the second monitor, ...
8
votes
2answers
5k views

I cannot set up dual monitors to work with 11.10 using amdcccle 11.9

I've installed the ati catalyst drivers 11.9 manually because the default ones don't work with gnome-shell. But when that I try to change the settings in amdcccle(adminstrative) to use multi-display, ...
4
votes
2answers
891 views

How do I remove the Nautilus top bar on a second screen?

Is there any way to remove it without losing icons on the desktop?
3
votes
1answer
226 views

How to choose in which display the login box will appear?

I have 2 monitors where the desktop is extended. They are connected to an AMD/ATI video card through DVI cables. When I boot the login form is shown at the secondary monitor, but when I log off it's ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Multimonitor menu bar

Does anyone know of a way of extending the menu bar from one screen all the way across to the other, so that the gnome menu bar spans both/all monitors? I'm basically looking for something similiar ...
5
votes
3answers
509 views

How can I disable Macbook screen when the lid is closed whilst continuing to use an external monitor?

After getting Ubuntu setup on my Macbook Pro with Gnome Shell, there is one little thing irritating me: I have an external monitor connected which is set as primary in the Nvidia control panel. I'd ...
2
votes
1answer
183 views

What is wrong when the X display does not cover 100% of the framebuffer on a HP2540p laptop

Whenever I have a dual monitor setup on my Laptop, one screen is the laptop display and the other the external monitor, I get into trouble with the X server framebuffers. Often the larger of the two ...
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2answers
2k views

Dual monitors: one monitor starts blinking and after a while turns black

I am using dual monitors in Ubuntu 11 with classical interface (Not Unity). I am using two monitors. The system can detect and automatically configure the monitors correctly. The problem is that after ...
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1answer
446 views

Dual Monitor results in 'greyed' windows

This occurs in Maverick and Natty. Single screen is fine, mirror of single screen is fine. If the mirror box is unchecked and the second monitor is turned on to extend the desktop then all windows ...