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How to set up dual graphics cards on 12.04

I have a dell C1100 Server and a Nvidia Graphics card. I have searched google and have only found how to set up dual monitors. I would like to be able to use both the integrated vga card and the ...
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2 Monitor 2 GPUs one problem

I have 2 monitors one running off my PCI E card which is a 7870 and another running off my IGP which is a 760G Express or whatever from AMD. The second monitor only shows up in 1024x768 and the ...
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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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Dual External Monitor Bumblebee/Nvidia (or withoout Bumblebee)

I have installed and configured Bumblebee on my Dell XPS 17 with an Nvidia GT555m. I would like to use my two external monitors with the laptop closed, but it's giving me all sorts of difficulty. Is ...
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0answers
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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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181 views

Best Graphics card (Setup) for three, high-res monitors attached to desktop

I have been looking around a little bit, but most of the discussions are about problems with already existing systems (particular graphics card and setup etc.). I would like to ask what would be the ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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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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1answer
213 views

Second Monitor not Displaying on Boot up

I have 2 monitors connected one with VGA and one with HDMI. When I boot up the HDMI one doesn't doesn't display anything. I can tell it is recognizing some kind of input (it doesn't go into sleep ...
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283 views

Ubuntu 13.10 dual monitor setup

Using Ubuntu 13.10, I'm trying to setup a second monitor. My installation is working just fine. In System Settings > Displays all the options are working properly. "Mirror Displays" is unchecked, the ...
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51 views

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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125 views

2 Geforce GTX cards and 2 monitors

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit) with Kernel 3.8.0-35. I have added one Geforce GTX 650 and one GTX 660. There is one monitor attached at each video card. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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1answer
85 views

Second display very buggy (delayed response)

I have a Dell XPS15 laptop with an i7, 8GB RAM, Intel HD3000 graphics and NVidia GT525M card. When I connect the external Dell monitor, Ubuntu still works fine on the laptop monitor, but the external ...
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351 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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External Monitor display on Thinkpad W520 with 12.04

I know there is a lot of material regarding these problems, but much of it seems outdated and nothing seems to be working for my situation: ThinkPad W520 (Intel 3000 and Nvidia 1000M chipset) OS: ...
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269 views

Ubuntu 13.10 Dual Monitor Display Radeon

I recently purchased an external monitor to use with my laptop for a dual screen setup. My laptop is an HP Pavilion g6 and is running Ubuntu 13.10, along with the Radeon graphics driver. I plug in the ...
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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
93 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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1answer
972 views

Cannot establish maximum resolution on ASUS PB278Q

I've recently bought brand new ASUS PB278Q monitor. When trying to connect to my laptop, everything works great, except that I can't get the native resolution of my monitor (2560x1440) working. The ...
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178 views

ubuntu 13.4 multi monitors/multi graphics cards/ rotation

Are there any links to configuring graphics for novice users? Will the 13.10 version be able to accomplish display settings in a normal fashion, right now in the display settings panel, I cannot even ...
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Quad screen unmirroring causes Ubuntu to crash [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Optiplex 970 box. I have four monitors, two on the motherboard video and two on a plugin video card. When Ubuntu comes up, I see the screen mirrored on the two ...
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373 views

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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1answer
108 views

How to manually assign twinview?

I got nvidia card and i use one CRT monitor and LCD television set, connected via HDMI. By default, when TV is connected (all the time) mode (twinview) is set to : CRT: 1152x864_75 +0+0, DFP: ...
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403 views

HDMI automatically clones when connected, does not appear in “Displays”

I've been looking for days to figure out what is going on but I am completely lost. I am unable to control the screen settings on my external monitor (HDMI). The external display is not detected at ...
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2answers
237 views

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
213 views

Will dual monitor work with two different connector types?

I am looking at two monitors of the exact same type. I have an AMD A4 which includes a 6410D Radeon Chip with the latest proprietary drivers installed. On my motherboard I have one DVI output and one ...
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1answer
210 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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130 views

Why does “whatever” keep logging gathered modelines in Xorg.log?

Trying to work with 2 benq monitors on a toshiba z930 laptop. Xorg won't start if the VGA one is connected. There's an error [drm:intel_crtc_set_config] ERROR failed to set mode on [CRTC:7] when xorg ...
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564 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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1answer
193 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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1answer
340 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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1answer
675 views

ATI RADEON HD 3600 DRIVER FOR UBUNTU [duplicate]

does anyone know how to install "ATI RADEON HD 3600" Driver on ubuntu 12.10 , 32bit version ? where should i download it and how should i install ? thanks ;
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1answer
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13.04 nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS - no second monitor and other problems

I have spent about an hour trying to find a solution to this, if someone has an answer or a link to an answer I would appreciate it. I just wiped my disk (formerly running 12.04 LTS) and installed ...
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Ubuntu does not detect HDMI (TV)

I have a z68 motherboard which got a HDMI connection. Ubuntu won't detect my TV through it, neither will it detect that I have two GPU's (HD 4870 and Intel HD 3000) it should work like this, as it ...
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Dual monitors on Ubuntu? [closed]

Simple things in Ubuntu often seem to require annoying, long google-hunts - however as a scientist, I love Ubuntu because complicated things are never harder than they need to be. I'm looking to ...
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668 views

Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800

I have the ubiquitous and difficult display problems. I have a very limited understanding of everything regarding graphic display mechanics, and Gnome specific terms, so please let me know if you ...
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1answer
794 views

3 monitors and 2 video cards (intel and ati)

I've moved to ubuntu from windows 7. In W7 I had 3 monitors on 2 graphic cards. 2 monitors work from ati card and 1 from intel card. In ubuntu I can't make it to work like before. Now works only 2 ...
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1answer
933 views

Ubuntu does not keep settings for dual-monitor setup, how can I correct this?

First I have a Windows 8 PC with two monitors attached: A 24" primary monitor at 1920 x 1200, and A second 19" monitor at 1280 x 1024. Windows boots using the smaller 19" monitor before ...
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344 views

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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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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479 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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1answer
673 views

Dual graphic (between graphic card and mainboard graphic)

Can I do the dual graphic (use two same monitor, the monitor 1 is next to monitor 2, monitor 1 use the graphic card, monitor 2 the mainboard graphic) on Ubuntu? What driver I should install to do the ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.04 two graphics cards

I have been struggling to get my two graphics cards to work. One is on the board and one is not. I can change the BIOS on my MSI motherboard to "Internal, PCI, or PCI-E". Internal of course the one ...
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1answer
580 views

How to make “xrandr” work with GMA500?

Is it error at driver of graphic chip or Xorg or kernel? I am Asus T91mt with GMA500, Ubuntu 12.04.1. I would like too see only a notice of connection at least. A log of xrandr: $ lspci | ...
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How do I remove ATI video drivers? [duplicate]

I have a Radeon HD4850 video card and two monitors. When I try to activate the drivers from the "Additional Drivers" app, it either fails or it will not let me use two monitors. I downloaded the ...
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248 views

How to define multiple xorg screens using the same device?

I have a video-adapter(Dell MMH11) that is connected to the display-port of my graphics card. The adapter identifies itself to the graphics card as a 3840x1200 display. The adapter has two monitors ...
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884 views

3+ monitors, nvidia + intel graphics

I have seen lots of different posts on this issue, but I cannot figure out what to do. I hope we can collect the available information in one place, so that they can be useful for others. Is it ...
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0answers
1k views

Different backgrounds on 3 monitor set-up

I currently have a 3 monitor set-up using an AMD HD6870 card. All monitors are 1920 x 1080 and in a 16:9 configuration. However 2 are orientated as landscape whilst one is in portrait. The way I ...
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1answer
798 views

Dual Monitors Won't Work

I am running version 12.04 LTS with the additional driver installed for my graphics card; HIS Radeon HD 5450 Silence 1GB DDR3 HDMI HDCP. I have an LG (don't know model) and a Dell (also no model) ...
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2answers
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Need a PCIe desktop graphics card for dual-monitor

I have a mid-2008 workstation with two HD monitors supporting HDMI and DVI inputs. Since Ubuntu 11.10, I have experienced no end of trouble with my NVidia Quadro NVS 290 in TwinView dual-monitor ...