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HMDI sound output not detected if VGA monitor connected at boot

The option to output my sound through HDMI TV (as seen below) does not appear if I boot my machine (an ASUS laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with open-source drivers) while my VGA monitor is connected as ...
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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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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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1answer
75 views

one of dual monitors not showing correct resolution by default

Hoping someone can help me with my situation. I have two Asus PB287Q monitors connected to my GTX 680 desktop. One is connected via a dual-link dvi port and getting the 2560x1440 resolution by ...
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1answer
80 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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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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xrandr - LDVS1 detected but doesn't actually exist

I have a PC-Mini with one DVI output -- and nothing else. When I check xrandr I see this: LVDS1 connected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 1024x768 60.0 + 800x600 60.3 ...
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34 views

Monitor not properly recognized

I've Ubuntu 13.10 and i use to monitor: one connected via normal monitor's cable, and another connected via HDMI. At some moment, i turned on my pc and it can't recognize the right size of the ...
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130 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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52 views

HDMI Display Screen Resolution Resets

After I managed to solve my issues with the HDMI - VGA converter by reinstalling Ubuntu, I was wondering why Ubuntu keeps my resolution settings in some cases and loses them in others. I've written a ...
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1answer
117 views

Dual Monitor Setup : Grub loader goes to HDTV even if it is turned off

I'm sorry if this is a repeat but I can't find the answer to this anywhere. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I recently bought an HDTV and connected it to my computer by ...
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48 views

HDMI not recoginised by Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu and now I want to connect it to an external monitor using the HDMI port. The cable is not faulty, I have tested it with another device. The laptop is not reading anything ...
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30 views

How do I use an AOC monitor with a late 2009 iMac running Ubuntu 12.04?

When I go to System Settings > Displays it detects my AOC monitor but the monitor never actually receives the video input it seems. It just says "no video signal". I use a minidisplayport to HDMI ...
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31 views

How to assign shortcut key to disable display?

I have three displays my two main monitors and my HDTV I use for movies and stuff. What I want to do is assign a key or key combination to disable my HDTV when not in use. My graphics card has three ...
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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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114 views

HBO and TED talks video maximizes on wrong monitor

I want to stream videos from my laptop to my TV through an HDMI cable that I have bought. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. While I have been able to do this for YouTube videos, I haven't for others like HBO ...
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268 views

How to choose between HDMI and displayport sound output using radeon free drivers

My graphics card is a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Turks XT [Radeon HD 6670/7670] I'm using open source drivers and have 3 screens plugged in, using DVI, HDMI ...
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133 views

Bumblebee and Multiple Monitors

So, I've successfully gotten Bumblebee running on my laptop, but I'd like to know if there's any easy way to get a second monitor working out of the HDMI port on my laptop. Because I'm dual booting ...
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176 views

No HDMI output decteded

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and trying to connect to my TV using the HDMI port on my computer. But nothing happens when I plug it in, and clicking on Detect Displays in the display settings does nothing. ...
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1answer
653 views

external monitor no longer recognized when connected VGA, freezed computer when connected with HDMI

I'm using 13.04 on a thinkpad X230. I had routinely used a VGA cable to plug in my external ASUS monitor. when entering the "disply" app, ubuntu would recognize it as "ancor communications", and ...
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189 views

On Second Screen (TV) mouse is “slow/sluggish”

I am running a DELL 30'' monitor and a HD-TV on the same graphic card. So far everything runs fine, but working on the TV is somehow sluggish. When I move the mouse there is a very small delay. It is ...
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229 views

xrandr does not show hdmi

I'm trying to connect my DELL INSPIRON N5110(Ubuntu 13.04) to SAMSUNG S24C350H Monitor via HDMI. When i plug my cable to laptop and to the monitor nothing happened. I tried System Settings -> ...
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68 views

Dell XPS 15 showing a monitor that doesn't physically exist

For some reason my dell XPS 15 claims that I have two monitors, and when I connect my HDMI to the TV it says I have three monitors. The "unexisting" monitor only goes to 1024x768, so when I try to ...
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1answer
127 views

External HDMI poor quality

When pluging an external HDMI display, it get detected and everything was supposed to be working right out of the box, except that when set the resolution to 1920x1080, the display on HDMI is really ...
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1answer
208 views

Make persistent expanded screen preferences when using multiple monitors

I'm currently running Xubuntu 13.10 with the 3.12rc7 kernel on a Sony Vaio Pro 13 notebook. When I connect my LCD TV through HDMI nothing happens in first instance. Only when I go to my display ...
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1answer
648 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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69 views

Is it possible to configure two sound profiles for the same geforce GTX 660 card?

I just bought a new Asus monitor that only supports VGA and HDMI input, and I have an HDTV with HDMI input. I also have a GeForce GTX 660 graphics card. Until now, I've had no trouble with sound, ...
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587 views

If external display is connected {“Lid is closed : Do nothing” } else{ “Lid is closed: Suspend” }?

My laptop suspends when I close the lid, as I want it to. However, when I connect an external display (HDMI) and keyboard (USB), I like to be able to close the lid of the laptop, without suspending ...
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53 views

Inspiron n5050 Resolution dual displays

Ringtail (13.04) Gnome and Unity running find on teen's Inspiron N5050. She has connected HDMI cable multiple times to watch missed shows. Today while trying to connect tv to her HDMI, the computer ...
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250 views

13.04, Asus Zenbook Prime UX51VZ HDMI Output to tv not functioning

I've downloaded the Nvidia drivers and bumblebee, I'm running xubuntu 13.04. When I plug the HDMI cord into the side of my laptop, with the TV on hdmi input, nothing happens. When I open up display ...
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179 views

Projector doesn't detect ubuntu, ubuntu thinks projector is connected

I have been using a 720p projector (optoma hd70) with my laptop (toshiba satellite R830) for the past six months on ubuntu over hdmi and never had a problem. I've upgraded to a 1080p projector, ...
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1answer
358 views

How can I hook my Ubuntu laptop through HDMI into a TV as a second monitor, but only use the speakers on the TV?

I have a laptop that is hooked up to a very large TV as a second monitor and everything works just perfectly, the problem is I use the TV to play music in the background while I work on my laptop. ...
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1answer
638 views

Ubuntu 13.04 does not detect HDMI

I have just upgraded my Dell M1330 with Intel GM965 graphics from 12.04 to 13.04 (fresh install). Now when I plug in an external monitor on HDMI, nothing happens. It seems that HDMI is only detected ...
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270 views

HDMI output in Sony Vaio Pro 13

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my laptop Sony Vaio Pro 13. This computer has an HDMI port and I've connected a VGA monitor using a HDMI/VGA converter that comes included in the laptop's package. ...
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1answer
384 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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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.04. How to set up dual monitor with Intel 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

I have a Dell XPS15 l502x dual-booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to connect my second monitor through the HDMI port, the second monitor just says there's no signal. When I run lspci -v, I ...
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267 views

How to set HDMI Monitor as default?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 x64 on notebook with nVidia Quadro FX770M and driver nvidia-310. I have the notebook docked to docking station and I'm using two displays, main on HDMI and addtional on VGA. ...
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121 views

Dual monitor via command line how to run an application straight to a predefined screen?

I have two monitor VGA-1 (secondary) and HDMI-1 (primary). When ever application i am starting mostly its starting in HDMI-1. But i have a situation where i need to run one application by default on ...
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54 views

Everytime I reboot my video gets screwed up. Is there a way to safely reset the settings?

It seems my video get screwed up everytime I reboot. I have an hp pavillion dv7 running 64 bit ubuntu 13.04. I have 2 external monitors one through vga and one through hdmi and the laptop screen ...
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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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367 views

Configuration of NVIDIA Optimus extended screen using HDMI

I would like to extend my current laptop screen on a TV using a HDMI cable. Even if I found several topics talking about that, none of them gave a clear solution, and they were where quite outdated. ...
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0answers
95 views

My laptop no longer disables output when lid is closed

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04, when I closed my laptop's lid it would disable the output to the laptop monitor and only recognize the HDMI out as the single monitor for the OS (so all programs ...
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170 views

Computer freezes when plugging in monitor via HDMI [closed]

I'm really sorry for this, because I've seen quite a few different posts about this, but none of them seem to solve my issue. I have a relatively old Sony laptop, running Ubuntu 13.04, with the ...
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177 views

How to get ubuntu to associate Nvidia graphics with hdmi port?

I am relatively new to ubuntu and I am having problems with my hdmi port. My laptop is an Asus N56VM with hybrid graphics: Intel HD 4000 (intergrated) and Nvidia GeForce GT 630M 2gb. I have a ...
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1answer
110 views

Using iMac running Ubuntu as monitor for MacMini running OSX

So, what I want to do is use my iMac (which is running Ubuntu) as a monitor for my MacMini. I am using the HDMI out on the MacMini. I have the HDMI cable being converted to MiniDisplayPort and have ...
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1answer
232 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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285 views

HDMI works only after restart

I connect additional monitor to my laptop by HDMI. System detects second display only after restarting. xrandr command result without restarting computer: /$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current ...
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1answer
625 views

Split Screen using HDMI Xubuntu 13.04

I've tried to get separate screens for Xubuntu 13.04 so I can browse on my laptop and use my TV to watch films via the HDMI port, but I'm unable to find a way to do it. What normally happens is I get ...
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0answers
538 views

Dell xps 15 l502 with Nvidia GT540M HDMI Secondary Display Mouse Trails - Ubuntu 13.04

My secondary display with HDMI was not working with Ubuntu 12.04. So when the new version came I thought I would just try it out and bam, it worked. Now the secondary display which I use as an ...
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232 views

Three monitors connected to AMD 7970, only HDMI works

Just made a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my desktop machine with an AMD 7970 graphics card installed. I use a 24" Samsung screen that is connected via DVI as my primary monitor, a 19" ...