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black screen after login

I switched to xubuntu from windows and things have been pretty smooth until I tried to connect another monitor to my laptop (using vga). The screen suddenly went black, and since then, even with my ...
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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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Automatically add external display to screen in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to be able to control my laptop's (Ubuntu Server 12.04) external display over SSH. I know about the screen command, but it requires that I add the display from the laptop. Is there a way to ...
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Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
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235 views

Screen Tearing with Second Monitor using fglrx on 13.10

I'm having two issues with Ubuntu 13.10 but I'll ask each one in a differnt thread. My laptop has AMD/Intel switchable graphics. I was using 12.04 until I decided that I wanted the latest software ...
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Virtual second screen?

I want to use my Android phone as a second screen. I plan to do this by setting up a virtual second screen on the laptop and then vnc-ing to that screen from the Android. How would I go about ...
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4answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 white stripes on second monitor

My dual monitor settings worked perfectly fine until just recently. Now the resolution on the second monitor is very low and it shows white vertical stripes. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3.4. I ...
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Desktop Icons disappear when I position my second screen not left or right

I am having various issues with dual screen as my setup is not having my screens side by side. But rather the second is above the main and half way to the right. When I set this option my desktop ...
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129 views

No login screen after boot without external monitor

I've had this issue on multiple ubuntu based distros, the most recent being elementaryOS Luna. Basically, I keep my laptop plugged into a 1280x1024 monitor at home. Whenever my laptop is powered off ...
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Laptop screen doesn't turn on after upgrade 13.10 from 13.04

I am using dual monitor but after update to 13.10 my laptop's screen doesn't turn on it's always black, but the second monitor -the external one- is working properly. When I checked display setting I ...
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1answer
76 views

2 monitor setup, copied screen

I have two monitors for my PC. - This problem only started recently, up until a couple a days ago it was fine. I am using the latest open source nvidia driver. The problem is that the right screen in ...
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Monitor detected, but no screen

I have an Dell XPS 13 (Developer Edition) with Ubuntu 12.04 and the Raring LTS Kernel (3.8.0). Since today, I'm not able to connect my external monitor anymore. The monitor is detected and the ...
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156 views

Flash Player Minimizes, 2 Monitors

I have to screens. When I watch a flash video on one screen and then interact with the other screen the flash player minimizes itself back to the embedded mode. This happens in chrome and firefox ...
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HDMI Monitor fuzzy and laggy

I have dual monitors, one 24" connected via VGA and another 23" monitor connected via HDMI, the monitor on VGA is fine, screen is clear at 1920x1080 however the HDMI connected monitor at 1920x1080 is ...
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Gnome Classic - automatically add panel when external monitor is connected

Similar to: With Xmonad / GNOME, switch gnome-panel between monitors While at my desk, I use two external monitors with laptop lid shut. When mobile, I use my laptop display of course. I like to ...
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160 views

Laptop with AMD GPU, howto set a definitive brightness

The hardware: Sony SVE171A11M Intel Core i3 AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series 1600x900 screen The problem I start the system, I set the screen brightness to 100%. When I restart, the brightness ...
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1answer
219 views

Desktop switcher, on one monitor only?

I have two screens, one I'd like one to be left alone when I switch desktops. I have my IDE open on a vertical monitor and then my main monitor I have email, browser etc. all open in their open ...
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1answer
680 views

Screen Resolution and ATI HD6850 Drivers Ubuntu 12.10

I am running dual monitors with an Sapphire HD6850 graphics card. My main monitor a 22" flat screen plugged in with a DVI port gets full 1680 x 1080 resolution. My second monitor is stuck at 1024 x ...
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342 views

`xcalib -i -a` controls only one of two screens - can it control both?

I am using 2 screens, and wish to invert the colors on both of them without using compiz (I'm using gnome shell). I can use xcalib -invert -alter as suggested in this question, but it only inverts ...
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Slow scrollin since upgrade to 12.10

Since I have upgraded (no clean install) from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10, particular graphical aspects are slow: Scrolling is really slow: for example in a terminal window, gedit or a browser Compiz ...
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2answers
901 views

HDMI not working on GMA500

I have a Dell Mini 1010 (wich has a GMA500/Poulsbo video card) with Ubuntu 12.04, everything works fine except the HDMI output. When I plug in a HDMI cable just nothing happens. When I look at the ...
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Missing nvidia-settings application

To make a long story short, I seem to have lost my nvidia-settings application. So, when I select Settings from the drop down, and then Display, I don't see the configuration screen that I normally ...
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1answer
347 views

DisplayLink Display nearly working on 10.10

Here's what they look like at the moment. Here are 2 images: http://i.imgur.com/HphO5.jpg and http://i.imgur.com/HphO5.jpg. I can't seem to find anyone else with this screen, and I've just installed ...
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1answer
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Xorg server configuration fail - no screens detected

I have a serious problem with Xorg server on ubuntu 12.04 (with nvidia 420M GT card). At home I am using an external monitor connected to my laptop's HDMI port - the external display is used as ...
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1answer
422 views

How can i seperately change the workspace on my two screens?

I have two different screens, one FullHD and one HDready and i often have openend many windows. To manage these, the Ubuntu workspaces do a good job, but it would be excellent if it could be changed ...
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1answer
641 views

Dual Monitor Maximize Problem

I have a laptop with an external monitor attached. However everything maximizes to the external monitor, no matter how or where I maximize the windows. I want to be able to have windows maximized in ...
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3answers
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How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
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Screen resolution and multiple monitors Kubuntu 11.10 Asus U46E BAL7

I have just installed Kubuntu on ASUS U46E BAL7. The installation went fine and I am able to use the desktop. But it seems to recognize only one monitor at a time, either the laptop or the secondary ...
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ATI card dual monitor not working [closed]

EDIT: the setup which it stays at is the last one, Multi-display desktop with display(s) 2. This is the problem: with an ATI videocard, I set up dual monitor with the driver's own program. However, ...
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2answers
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How to change screen output to HDMI, when laptop screen is broken?

My laptop (Samsung N510) screen is broken and I've recently tried to install ubuntu 11.10. I'm planning to use the laptop with HDMI connected to my TV. While installing from a USB stick, both laptop ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I make one monitor act like two, split in half

Context: Ubuntu 11.10, Unity Let's say I have a screen at resolution 1000x500. What I'd like to do is split the screen down the middle so [Unity or X or ?] acts as if there are two displays (each of ...
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4answers
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Need to reconfigure absolute position of dual monitors after reboot, how do I fix that?

I have two monitors, one is DELL P2411H 24” and the other is BenQ FP91G+ 19". All the times when I restart the PC I have to reconfigure the absolute position. How can I fix that?
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1answer
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Adding a virtual screen to xorg.conf 11.04 (third display over vnc)

I currently have an nvidia gtx470 with 2 x 22" 1920x1080 displays on twinview. Since I have a spare laptop (old but works) and screen (22" 1680x1050). A vnc server would be set up (viewonly) to the ...
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1answer
430 views

Dual monitors - Shifted pixels

The resolution looks fine size-wise, but pixels are smudged. This is mostly visible on thin writing, as if pixels were slightly shifted out of the intended grid. It always renders like that on one of ...
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How to fix boundary for each of my monitors? [closed]

This is related to Why are notifications appearing in the invisible black zone above my monitor ?. Is there a way I can fix the boundary of my monitors (the way it is in Windows), ie such that ...
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2answers
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How can I move all windows to one screen with a single command?

When undocking my laptop from twinview external monitors back to a single screen I would like to have a single command to move all windows onto my primary screen. Although nvidia does some of the ...