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

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Canot display video with IGD mode from bios

I have configured my bios so that the video work at IGD thus has an ATI Radeon non-integrated and integrated intel, the problem is that when you start your pc did not start the system, just start by ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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How can I preserve the desktop's icon positions after reboot, on a dual monitor setup (Unity)?

I have a dual monitor setup running Unity on Ubuntu 14.04 Whenever I boot the machine, the system appears to forget the positions of my desktop icons on the right-side display (Connected via VGA). ...
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Disabling Sticky Edges on Ubuntu 14.04?

As the title suggests, I'd like to completely disable Sticky Edges from my set up. I have disabled the Sticky Edges in the system settings and played around with CCSM and Tweak Tool to change the ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu after changing X display configuration (NVIDIA X server settings)

My Ubuntu (14.04) desktop currently has a LED screen and a CRT monitor connected to it. I needed to set the two screens as two separate screens rather than a continuous dual-screen. (This is for ...
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Discrepancy between visual cursor and actual cursor position while using dual monitors

I've been trying to set up dual monitors for a while now, and haven't been able to get it to work because of this issue. I was able to get it to work fine earlier today, but the issue returned later ...
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How to install unbuntu on a laptop with a broken screen

I currently own a ASUS Notebook that I want to install unbuntu on. It currently is running Windows 10. My main problem being that the notebook's screen is broken(,and I have no ability nor money to ...
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External display problem from two laptops to two external monitor through HDMI switch

Bascially I want to connect each of my laptop (two in total) to my external monitors. One runs Ubuntu (for my general use) and the other runs Windows (for some engineering softwares that only run on ...
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How do I tell arandr to not dublicate desktop icons onto the second monitor?

I use a Lubuntu 14.04 with two monitors and had them set up via arandr. I had to re-install lubuntu-desktop and now the secondary monitor is added as it should so there is just one desktop over both ...
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How to reset multi monitor configuration for unity desktop on a specific user?

I am having problems with multi monitor settings in my laptop. It is an Acer Aspire V with an HDMI port. When I connect the port to a display: the screen freezes except for the mouse pointer ...
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Problems using dual monitors via Optimus and HDMI

Any idea what goes wrong with my dual monitor setup? I've a notebook with Nvidia 525M graphics card and default Unity installed. With the Nvidia Optimus driver 352.63 and switched to the Nvidia ...
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Double click program, moves to other monitor

I am using Ubuntu 1404, with a dual screen setup. I have had this running for months with no problem. Last week a weird new thing started when I double click a program to maximise it (on my main ...
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Second Monitor Not Detected!

I have a Dell M3800 and recently purchased a Dell S2715H and connected it to the laptop through the HDMI cable. For whatever reason, the monitor is not detected by ubuntu. My older dell monitor ...
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What is the best way to setup 3 montiors [duplicate]

I have a friend that is new to Linux, They have asked me for help. They have a AMD gfx card, and they have monitors that are setup vertically each with resolution of 1440x900. As Ubuntu isn't my ...
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Multiple Monitors with Ubuntu 15.10 and LenovoW521 on a Docking station

I have been fighting with setting up multiple monitors on my Lenovo using a docking station. In the end things work how I want them (two external monitors + laptop screen next to each other) but: ...
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How to fit Lubuntu's panel in only one screen

I have just installed Lubuntu and I am having problems with the panel. I have two screens, but the panel stretches through both ones. Is there a way to make it fit in only one screen, the main one? ...
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4 Screens: Placement Positions

I have four screens connected and went into Screen Display to set up the locations of each screen. It is not working right: sometimes it won't move a screen; sometimes it fades to black and which, ...
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Launcher placement dual-monitor

I have two monitors. I have multiple workspaces. I want my launcher ("launcer placement" in settings > displays) to be present on both my monitors in the one workspace, but have only one launcher (on ...
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Set “default” monitor to ALWAYS run apps in it instead of display#1

In my system, there are two different monitors 2 (main) and 1 ( in right , for films or etc.). When i use #2(main), logging in and opening an app or pressing Ctrl+Alt+T key, window opens in monitor ...
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projector issues with Ubuntu 15.10

A fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on HP Pavilion m6. When I hook up a projector or second monitor to this laptop, the display defaults to the second monitor or projector and shuts down the main display. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesnt recognize external display with nvidia driver

I am using an Alienware laptop with Ubuntu 15.10. I had been using the default Nouveau drivers for my nvidia cards, and they were working fine, except my external display's highest resolution ...
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Set up 2 graphics cards to display to 3 monitors on Linux Mint 17.2 XFCE [closed]

Basic Data Graphics Cards: 2x GT 9600 Displays: 3x Dell 1907FP @ 1280x1024 OS: Linux Mint 17.2 XFCE Nvidia Driver: nvidia-340 (recommended) I also have a Geforce GT 610, Geforce 8400 GS, Geforce ...
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how to setup a temporary display

The setup I try to achieve: 3x 1080p permanent displays 1x 1080p temporary display (TV) Ordered like this: [TV][Perm1][Perm2][Perm3] I sometimes want to attach my TV to my PC to watch stuff like ...
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How to prevent full-screen applications from minimizing when clicking on a different monitor?

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, and I still have much to learn. However, I am completely new to multi-monitor setups on any platform. I have two monitors, a 1440x900 acting as my main monitor and a ...
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Black Screen on Second Monitor in Kubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to setup a dual-monitor system on Kubuntu 15.10. I have an NVIDIA GF119 [GeForce GT 520] graphics card that I had previously used with an Acer AL2223W monitor at 1680x1050 with no detectable ...
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How to properly setup QHD monitor?

I recently bought a Dell Professional P2416D QHD-Monitor. It supports resolutions up to 2.560 x 1.440. When I first plugged it in I got a max resolution of 1.920 x 1.200. Unfortunately my graphic card ...
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How can I improve yellow tint on monitor? [closed]

I have Acer K222HQL monitor, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphic card. Connection through HDMI. I tried different laptops, different OS (Linux distros, Windows), different ICC profiles (including ...
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Thinkpad dock: External monitors not recognized after 15.04 upgrade

On Thinkpad L540 with intel graphics: External monitors are not recognized in display settings when plugged in (into any port including VGA). They are recognized after a reboot (not after logout). ...
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Ubuntu support for 5K (Dell UP2715K): adjusting details

I've recently purchased a Dell UP2715K which has a resolution of 5120x2880 and have installed ubuntu 15.10 to go with it. The UP2715K is connected to a GeForce 960 GTX (2 displayport cables since 1 ...
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Mate, dual screen, Windows list not displaying second screen apps

I have a dual screen working properly on my laptop with Ubuntu 15.10 and Mate. The problem is that the "Windows list" in my panel is not showing names of windows displayed on the second screen. I ...
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Lenovo Y580 4k monitor

I have a Lenovo Y580 which has an Intel HD 4000 and a Nvidia GeForce GTX660M graphic card. This laptop has a HDMI, but it's connected to the Intel Graphic, and after lots of search I found that ...
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Mouse flickering and disappearing from primary display on a dual monitor setup

I've been trying to set up dual monitors on my system for some days. Here are my relevant specs: Motherboard: Asus M4A88T-V EVO Integrated graphics: ATI Radeon™ HD 4250 Discrete graphics: Radeon ...
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Dual monitor on Ubuntu can't have the same resolution

I have a desktop with the latest version of ubuntu and windows 10. I have a dual set of monitors, both are technically twins, same brand and same size monitor. I have an nVidia GeForce 8400GS and has ...
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scale monitors differently without everything becoming blurry?

problem My Laptop has a 1920x1080, 34.4x19.3 cm Monitor and I connect it to a 1280x1024, 37.6x30.1 cm external Monitor. Since the external monitor has a 30% lower pixel density, everything on it ...
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How to fix the physical size of a display in xrandr?

In a nutshell, my problem is that my TV is overscanning and I have nothing like a "Screen Fit" option in the TV. The TV is a Samsung model LN32R71B that I believe is providing a corrupted EDID file, ...
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Second Monitor on 14.04 with Intel Graphics

I am on a DELL laptop with Intel 3rd Graphic controller and I am try to connect a second monitor but everytime i am on displays menu no extra monitor is being detected. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and if ...
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VGA-connected display won't go beyond 1360x768

Ubuntu 15.10, nVidia GTX 650, three-display setup using all three GPU outputs (DVI, HDMI, VGA). DVI correctly powers a display at 2560x1440, HDMI correctly powers a display at 1920x1080, VGA won't ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings don't save screen position settings

I have two monitors with resolutions 1366x768(CRT1) and 1024x768(CRT0). CRT0 stays to the right from CRT1 so common resolution is (1366+1024)x768. Recently I noticed that when I move mouse from CRT1 ...
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Lost second monitor after temporarily switching to proprietary driver

System: Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Optiplex 7020 (desktop), 2 Dell 22" monitors, AMD Radeon HD 8570 VGA. I screwed up, but I know nothing about drivers and have no idea how to fix it. I'd been having ...
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How to set up native monitor resolution of 1680 × 1050 with Nvidia Geforce 210 on Ubuntu 14.04

I use a video card Nvidia Geforce 210. According to it's specs http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-210/specifications it can run :Maximum Digital Resolution 2560x1600 and Maximum VGA ...
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Can I toggle the placement of the Unity Launcher on multiple screens?

I run an asynchronous dual montior setup. My primary monitor is a 16:9 2560x1440 and my secondary is 10:16 1200x1920 setup. I use the primary for coding/gaming/videos and the secondary for browsing, ...
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Grub2 boot menus out of sync on dual monitors

System Summary: I have dual monitors on my machine, and my operating systems are Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS and Windows 10 on separate hard disks. I installed each operating system with only that hard ...
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Running Open Hardware Monitor On Ubuntu Linux

So there is this Hardware Monitor called Open Hardware Monitor and I have it on my Windows Machine and I was going to put it on my Linux Ubuntu Machine... According the this page on the official site ...
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Is there an app for easily switching between screens?

I watch quite a bit of TV / movies on an HDMi monitor which I hook up to my laptop. When I used windows, there was a shortcut Fn + F2 which brought up screen configurations quickly and I could just ...
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How do I re-enable a display?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 as a main OS in my laptop. I had deactivated my external display in display settings because I was moving my PC to my WiFi router (WiFi drivers weren't working, ...
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No video (just black screen) on display connected to DisplayLink device

I have Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook S762 with dock station and DisplayLink device, running Ubuntu Wily (15.10). Official driver finally runs after setup script editing described here ...
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Unity launcher placement stuck on all displays

I am using three monitors with Ubuntu 14.04. In Display settings, I try to change the Launcher Placement setting to only select one monitor. The monitors flicker, but even though the setting now might ...
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How do I stop firefox migrating monitors in a dual monitor setup?

Whenever I click on a URL in an e-mail, firefox which is already open on my my external monitor, migrates to my preimary screen (laptop). How to I stop this migration? Richard
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xrandr - cvt command not giving correct resolutions

Recently, I dished out this old Dell TV from my storage thats around ~5 years old. The resolution of the display isn't really 16:9, as it is 1366x760. Ubuntu didn't detect this weird resolution, but ...
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Help with installation (graphics card?)

I recently upgraded some hardware on an older machine I have. My build consists of the following: AMD FX-6350 ASUS - M5A97 R2.0 (motherboard) ASUS - R7 370 Strix [Outputs ONLY: DVI, Displayport] I ...