Questions about multiple monitors (Including projectors), how to set them up, troubleshooting the configuration, etc.

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Can someone please verify my new 10-monitor.conf set up? 12.04

I'm working on getting X to recognize my DisplayLink Adapter. I have an onboard Intel HD 3000 chipset. Here is the uldfb: lloydm@lloydm-E6320:~$ dmesg | grep -i udlfb [20006.928772] udlfb: ...
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Pointer speed (trackpad) increases with screen resolution (independently in x and y)

I'm experiencing a strange problem (feature?!) in Ubuntu 13.10 on my Latitude E4200: When I plug in an external monitor, extending my desktop, my pointer speed increases in the same direction as my ...
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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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Dual Monitor Resolution Incorrect Depending on Video Output Port Used

I am using Ubuntu 13.04, a 27" 1920x1080 HD monitor, and a 22" 1680x1050 secondary monitor, and have an nVidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 graphics card. The card has 2 DVI ports, and an HDMI mini ...
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Is there a setting that makes all windows pop up in a specific display in XFCE?

I'm currently using dual monitors in XFCE. I have the position of the screens set up just fine, but when I open new applications, they always show up on the screen that's on the left. (Which is my ...
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external display resolution vga output

I am using a Toshiba laptop with an ati radeon graphics card. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 via wubi. I am trying to output to my external display which has a native resolution of 1280x768, but it is ...
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Second Monitor not recognised in display, only clones display from 1st monitor to 2nd

I'm trying to extend my display, however it's not working exactly like I want it to. It merely clones the display from the first monitor onto the second monitor. When I look into "screen display" ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia. Second Monitor causes graphics settings to reset

I'm trying to get a second monitor on my laptop, plugged in through HDMI. I can get the second screen to be detected and display stuff, but every minute or two the graphics will freak out, both ...
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Xubuntu menu bar disappeared after unplugging external monitor

I've searched for something similar to this problem and I didn't find it. I apologise if it's a duplicate. I'm trying Xubuntu installed ontop of my Ubuntu 13.10. I've been trying to connect an ...
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Cursor blinking with DisplayLink

I just got my DisplayLink monitor (Lenovo LT1421) running on my Ubuntu 13.10 Laptop. With the help of some really helpful tutorials from archlinux (https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=164385) I ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I get the two external monitors connected to my laptop to stop mirroring each other?

I have a Lenovo T440 laptop on 12.04 with two external monitors attached (running through one VGA port that goes to this splitter). Right now Ubuntu is counting the two external monitors as one (they ...
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Bizarre display issues

I've been running a dual display setup with two cheap monitors for the past couple of weeks. Everything worked fine, at first. Nvidia-settings recognized both displays perfectly, and setup was ...
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Nvidia multiple monitor with different resolution

I have 2 monitor that have different resolution which is 1440x900 and 1360x768. But the default settings for my 1360x768 monitor in Nvidia-settings is 1024x768 and when I tried to change it to ...
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Lubuntu dual monitor doesn't save config

I'm using Lubuntu and I have a external monitor (connected using HDMI) to my laptop. Everytime I enter on Lubuntu, both laptop and Monitor are turned on. What I do: I go to Menu > Preferences > ...
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How can I control the KDE monitor configuration from a script?

Every morning I come to work, plug in my sleeping laptop into the large monitor on my desk, and then fiddle with this dialog: I imagine that the result of this fiddling is that the "Display ...
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Xfreerdp Upgrade to version 1.1 to support Multi Monitor

i was trying to use freerdp with support for multiple monitor using ubuntu 13.10 x64 i get error : root@rdp-client:~# xfreerdp /multimon /f /u:a /p:1 /v:192.168.0.140:3389 transport_connect: ...
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Dual Monitors Black Border

I followed a guide to set up a HP Pavilion DV6000 laptop with a Samsung SyncMaster 712N monitor via VGA as dual monitors side by side. Both resolutions are set to 1024 x 768 (ratio 4:3), but the ...
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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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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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Get Ubuntu to NOT move windows when turning off one of multiple monitors

I have a triple monitor setup and it works very well with 13.10. However, I have some problems with the way Ubuntu moves windows around when turning off a monitor. For instance, when I want to watch ...
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Fix Workspaces in XFCE with Multiple Monitors

I recently install XFCE, and got dual monitors working by installing the AMD Catalyst drivers. Now I have one workspace per monitor. When dragging windows from one monitor to another, they are instead ...
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Display configuration messed up

I have a laptop and an external monitor. I can set the correct resolution for both of them, however, after some time configuration messes up: resolutions get swapped and display mirroring turns on. ...
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External Monitor won't appear is display settings

I installed Xubuntu onto my HP 2133 Notebook, installed all the updates and everything was working fine. I wanted to use an external monitor to extend the desktop between my laptop and monitor. The ...
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Kubuntu: Monitor disconnects and reconnects right after login

I have two monitors. After i typed my password in and the kubuntu animation starts my monitor disconnects and reconnects after like 1sec. What's the problem? how can i fix it?
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External monitor is not working Ubuntu 12.04

My laptop is AMD processor based and I am connecting external Dell monitor. I tried running gksudo amdcccle as instructed in in this forum but it crashes with the following error: (process:2278): ...
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Desktop region is limited on Xubuntu

I'm using three display setup and Xubuntu 13.10. The useful region of desktops are limited. I can't place icons beyond some region in the center of the screen. Please see the screenshot of my ...
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Why do I have to detect displays for my 2nd display each time I resume from suspend?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Saucy HWE and Nvidia 331.20 with GeForce 310. I have two identical 1440x900 displays. Nearly each time I resume from suspend, I have to detect displays to get my 2nd ...
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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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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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Resolution problem with Nvidia GT 620

So today my computer needed a reboot and when it booted back up my resolution had changed. It used to be either 1280×1024 or 1400x900 I can't remember but now after fighting with the GUI display ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cannot detect my second screen

What I wanted is a dual monitor setup but I got two monitors with the same content :(. I have an ASUS Z87-K motherboard and am connecting two monitors to its integrated graphics (HDMI and VGA). I ...
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How do I resolve desktop larger than screen?

EDIT - The file is being saved to the desktop but is being placed in the region above DVI-I-1, i.e. the bit that is described by +0+261 offset. Temporary solution is just to align monitors along the ...
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Dual screen issues with Dell XPS 13 running ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64

My laptop works fine with the exception of one small problem. I have a 27 inch Dell flat screen. Sometime when I log in, the screen will be outside the normal setting - the icons on the left of my ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 64 Bit Compiz + Qube Desktop + Nvidia = Three monitors

So I have three monitors BenQ(should be Left is center) Laptop(should be Center is left) Samsung (is Right) I placed all the details about the Grpahic Card / Drivers and System below the problem ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 goes back to login screen after connecting second monitor

I've just upgraded my Acer S7 to 13.10 from 13.04. Every time I plug in my second monitor (whilst already logged in), I get logged out and the login screen shows up, resulting in loss of work/other ...
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Unable to do anything because im stuck on a single screen with dual monitor setup

My second monitor is not being detected on my main ubuntu account(writing this from guest atm). This leaves me with a dead screen and one screen that does not have my toolbar on it. I can't launch ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - can't detect 2 displays

I'm running ubuntu 12.04, my graphic card is: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) I have 2 Display but the desktop is not extended, both ...
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Trying to run multiple instances of VLC

I'm a total noob at Linux (but I'm learning). I am trying to run a video presentation - but I need it to run THREE separate Mpeg or AVI videos at precisely the same time and in sync. I read ...
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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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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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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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xorg.conf changes from nvidia-setting have no effect after reboot

I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 today and everything works smooth apart from one thing. I have a dual monitor setup and every time reboot the screens have switched places (left screen on right ...
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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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Terminals on Second monitor

I have a HP G62 laptop and a NEC AccuSync LCD73v monitor, which I connect via VGA. I use the terminal a lot, so at startup ubuntu auto-launches 4 Xterms. Is there any way to start them at a specified ...
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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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Lubuntu three monitor setup - Make middle one primary - Tray icons not appearing (3rd monitor has smaller resolution)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I successfully installed and configured ARandR. This is my current monitor setup (from left to right): 1st: 1920x1200 2nd: 1920x1200 3rd: ...