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

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i can not watch youtube full screen videos on the monitor

I have just got a new monitor to connect it to the laptop. I have opened Firefox in both screens. When i make full screen mode on the monitor and want to surf the web on the laptop at the same time, ...
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Slow desktop performance on dualscreen setup with Nvidia proprietary drivers

Ok so here is my situation: I have a 2 monitor setup up that works great with my windows computer. I have a nvidia gforce 650 ti boost with both monitors attached to it. I downloaded the latest ...
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USB to DVI adapter doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I tried to connect a second monitor to my hp PC so I bought a USB to DVI adapter from ebay last week. The model is this one http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/USB-2-0-T...2d737f4&_uhb=1 I am using hp ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nvidia display issues

I've been attempting to fix an issue all day to no success. I'm facing a problem that is only allowing me to use my inbuilt graphics card. I have three monitors and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 660; I've ...
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/etc/group - group on last line not usable? Is it a bug?

$ cat -net /etc/group | tail -n 3 67 vboxusers:x:127:hannu$ 68 nvidia-persistenced:x:128:$ 69 $ $ a) With the lines as shown I get the profiling (System Settings > Color > ...
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xrandr operates don't save after reboot

I use ubuntu14.04 , with GeForce 220 installed . I don't install nvidia driver and don't want too(please don'ot tell me install nvidia driver) .Follow this link Nvidia DVI/VGA problem .I success make ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 two Nvidia cards triple screen Xinerama with proprietary driver, third screen black and X cursor [closed]

I am having some issues getting my third screen working properly. I had triple screens working fine on 12.04, using 2 nvidia cards. Did a fresh install of 14.04 and having no end of problems getting ...
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Second Monitor doesn't work properly (Ubuntu 14.04, Dell XPS13 Dev. Edition (Intel HD4000))

I fail at configuring a second monitor using Mini-Display-Port > HDMI cable > ASUS MX279 on Ubuntu 14.04, Dell XPS 13 Dev. Edition (latest Intel HD4000 drivers installed). Out of the box it worked ...
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Permanently disable internal LCD panel Lenovo R61

I build a pseudo-desktop from a Lenovo thinkpad R61 with an htpc/media server in mind. I took apart the laptop, physically detached the busted panel, built a nice wooden case for it and a 21" VGA lcd ...
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Is it possible to remove nouveau driver from a dual graphics system? Kubuntu 14.04

I've tried numerous times to get my nvidia card running on Ubuntu with no success so far, but that's ok, I don't actually need the power nor the advanced graphics that the card provides so I'll make ...
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Screen resolution after reboot is incorrect

I've reviewed lots of questions related to this issue and I'm actually stuck. Here's what I have: 2 monitors set in mirror mode. Problem I had was that one of them was not having the 1600x900 ...
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external monitor can't display max resolution

I had been using an external monitor, an old Dell Inc. 19" with Ubuntu 14.04 for a while now, The resolution it displayed at was something like 1366x768 or 1366x1024, I can't remember exactly which ...
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How to set wallpaper for both monitors on Xubuntu when using arandr

I used arandr (a GUI for xrandr) to set up two monitors side by side in my xfce/xubuntu DE. However, the wallpaper that set using the xfce settings manager applies only to one monitor, while the other ...
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HDMI video output not working for external monitor

I have installed from scratch ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with gnome-flashback on my old HP HDX 16 laptop (core 2 duo p8600 + nvidia GT9600M + 4GB of ram) and I have problems with the HDMI output (I use it to ...
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Gnome-shell + clone monitors

First of all, sorry for my English. I've Ubuntu (14.04) with gnome-shell (3.10) installed and I would like to get both monitors in mirror mode on startup. Currently, I have to go to System Settings ...
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Why does Unity not extend to my 2nd monitor, even when it is displaying an X-Screen?

I recently added a 2nd video card to my system, but unity refuses to extend my desktop over to the second screen. Although the secondary monitor initialises when I boot and I can move the mouse cursor ...
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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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Dual monitor - Desktop falls off the screen slightly

I have a dual monitor setup where I have placed a 1280x1024 resolution monitor to the left and a 1920x1080 resolution monitor to the right. Internally it looks like Ubuntu (14.04) changes the total ...
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Gnome taskbar on multiple monitors

Using Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3.6 I have plugged in a second monitor to my laptop and can drag windows between. I am using Compiz to handle virtual desktops and have switched that to scroll desktops ...
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Dual monitor setup only one monitor detected

I have a dual monitor setup connected through dvi-d and vga. Until yesterday everything went fine, but now both screens turn on at kernel boot, while the vga screen turns off at ubuntu 14.04 boot. At ...
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Usb/vga not recognized anymore

I don't know what happened, but yesterday everything worked fine, but when I woke up this morning and booted my computer to Ubuntu 14.04 a bunch of hardware isn't recognized anymore. I use a dual ...
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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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Program/Keyboard shortcut to work with multiple monitors

So I have a desktop with one DVI monitor and DP to HDMI monitor. My question is is there any keyboard shortcut or programs for multiple monitors? My example is Windows 7/8 and DisplayFusion. In ...
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Dual Frame Buffer on Ubuntu 12.04 Intel HD Graphics 4600 i7-4770

I have 2 monitors connected to the PC, one in HDMI, one in DVI. I have Intel integrated graphics HD4600 Now as far my understanding, both the monitors is connected at the same framebuffer /dev/fb0 ...
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ATI graphic card: trying to clone monitors

I've two monitors connected to an ATI Graphic Card (ATI HD 5450), which has three ports, altough I'm only using two of them: a 17'' monitor connected to the analogic port, and a 32'' TV to the HDMI ...
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How can I install dual monitor on Intel ADD2/SDVO 963Q Express?

I want to use an ADD2/SDVO card on a PCI Express slot like this one: http://www.intel.com/support/graphics/intel915g/sb/cs-013296.htm I can get Drivers created for windows but not for Ubuntu. Did ...
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Quick swapping multiple monitors with compiz

I've looked at some of the previous askubuntu questions and didn't see how I might go about doing this. I have two monitors, and soon will have a third. I'd like to set up keyboard triggers that ...
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How do I know if I will be able to daisy-chain monitors? (connect two monitors to 1 DisplayPort)

I am planning to use Surface Pro 2 with a dock station as my main computer and I would like to connect two external monitors to it, but the dock station only contains a single DisplayPort socket. ...
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Connecting Ubuntu 13.10 box to a VIZIO E601i-A3 TV

First, a briefe background on myself. I'm in IT. I've done both hardware and software tech support so I'm not an idiot when it comes to technology. However, I am totally new to linux boxes and hooking ...
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Single-monitor workspaces on multiple monitors [duplicate]

I have a dual monitor setup, running 14.04. I would like workspaces only on my primary monitor, with no workspace switching on the secondary monitor. None of the simple fixes seem to do this. Any ...
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Dual-Monitor with Nvidia GTX 660 not detecting second Monitor

I've been trying this dual-monitor set-up for the last 2 weeks but with no success. I've readed tones of forums and tutorials but nothing seems to work. I'm trying to get both screens through the 2 ...
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Dual monitors/ One working, second only showing Ubuntu logo

So I'm using a monitor on an Nvidia GPU and the other one is connected on the integrated Intel GPU. I'm using the first one without a problem, but the second one isn't even detected in Displays, but ...
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Disable display switching on mouse over on dual monitor setup

Notes: * Dual monitor setup. Primary monitor on left side. * NVIDIA mobile laptop card with 319 driver installed from additional drivers. * Xubuntu 14.04 I just updated my Xubuntu 14.04 core a ...
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Slow Desktop Frame Rate with 1920 x 1080p Monitor

I'm kind of new to this Ubuntu thing, but I've used it before a little bit! So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and everything installed normally. On my 15" Acer Monitor everything ran normal! The moment ...
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My cursor is flickering on 2 of my 3 monitors

My cursor is flickering on 2 of my 3 monitors on every screen update. I jus had a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit), and now my screens are properly setup, i noticed that my cursor is ...
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Thinkpad w540 w/ Ultra Dock only one external monitor works

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this Lenovo ThinkPad W540 laptop, and everything appears to be working ok by itself. Today I received my docking station to which I intended to hook up 2 external ...
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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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Three screens with Nvidia video card and Intel HD graphics?

I have a Nvidia video card, but also a built in Intel HD graphics. On windows I can do 3 screens with 2 screens on the nvidia and the third on the Intel card. Is this also possible in Ubuntu? Because ...
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Configuration for three display setup with two Nvidia cards?

I have two video adapters: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 and a three LCD displays connected to them. Here's the topology illustrated graphically: [ GTX 570 ] === HDMI ===> Philips 273ELH #0 ...
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external laptop monitor stays black after screensaver powers it off

I have a Dell XPS 14 with two HDMI outputs and two external monitors. I'm running 12.04, fully updated as of 2014-05-26. Here's what xrandr -q reports: xps% xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, ...
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Top panel shows on all three monitors (Ubuntu 14.04)

Is there a way to have it showing on only one? I tried to switch between unity, gnome and gnome XXXX Compiz in order to see what I liked the best, and I believe the three panels on the monitors then ...
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2nd monitor doesn't work properly (only tty mode) in 14.04

I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed and was using two monitors. Nvidia GTX 760 and integrated Intel HD 4000, both with VGA. On a fresh install all is [ok], but on main monitor (GTX 760) I had a ...
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External monitor is not detected in Ubuntu 12.04 (detected as Laptop) [closed]

I've been trying to extend my DELL S2340L monitor to my Lenovo y510p laptop. It clones the display fine but does not extend it, it cannot detect it. Nvidia X server settings is also somewhat different ...
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xrandr is being overriden, nvidia optimus dual screen setup

I have a Lenovo W530, with Optimus. I am running 14.04, using the nvidia driver. I can get to the point where Awesome boots, and xrandr can see all of my screens. My setup uses this: ...
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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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Compatible stand alone multi-touch display for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a multi-touch monitor solution that i can connect to a workstation running Ubuntu 14.04. Does anyone know of a stand alone monitor I can use where touch actions would go over a usb ...
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Asus pa279q 2560x1440 resolution nvidia hdmi

This thread is covered in many posts here, but in the end none of them were useful to solve my issue. As the title says i d like to reach the full resolution on my 27inch monitor using an nvidia ...
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Unable to get second monitor to work

I'm very new to Ubuntu to please take that into consideration with your replies. We have some old laptops that we are trying to use to just display a website on our TV in our office. I have installed ...
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How to change Monitor of ubuntu box Also 'Out of Frequency ' Error due to monitor change

I have find very odd and crude solution to this entire episode. It is as follows Start installing ubuntu as usual. Switch off the monitor Wait for some time (1-2 minutes) till the HDD access stops ...
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How to disable Light Locker and Splash screen on laptop screen (only display on external monitor) in Xubuntu 14.04

I have changed settings in Xubuntu 14.04 so that my laptop screen (which is partially broken) is disabled after logging in, and the desktop is only displayed on my external monitor. I did this via ...