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

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My monitor doesn't want to display Ubuntu. What's going on? [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 off a CD on a Dell PowerEdge 2650 server. The installation went fine. However, during the first boot up, right after post, my display goes black and my monitor displays the ...
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Move window in dual monitor setup

I'm running a dual monitor setup, with one of the monitors most of the time in standby, but connected (it's a TV). It works fine if both are turned on, but when the monitor is in Standby mode some ...
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How could I remove launcher bar from my primary monitor (only)? [duplicate]

I need to display launcher bar only on secondary monitor. Is it possible?
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3 Monitors and Mouse Flicklering

I have done a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install, I have three monitors, two of them are conected to an Nvidia PCI-e card, the other is conected to motherboard's Intel video card. The problem is that ...
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Make two seperate screens/displays with monitors

My GPU has two DVIouts so i have two monitors, but it's being treated as one logical screen i.e. one DISPLAY :0 and i can drag windows from one monitor to another. How can i run them like two separate ...
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Applications launch on leftmost monitor in multi-monitor setup

For some reason applications decide to launch on my leftmost monitor(which is my TV) instead of my primary(which is the monitor the the far right). It's not all applications that have this behavior ...
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Can I set a default display arrangement for when I connect to a new Screen?

I would like to set a default display arrangement for when I connect my laptop to an unknown screen. My background here is that I mostly work at the university labs, which means I basically have a ...
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Quad monitors work as mirror displays but not as extended

So i gave up on fglrx driver due to unsupported GPUs now i'm on regular radeon drivers with 4 monitors on 14.04. I got them all to work perfectly fine with All Settings/Displays mirror mode but when ...
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Use iMac 27" 2010 as display for Lenovo t440p laptop running 14.04

I have a Lenovo t440p with integrated graphics (Intel 4600), and it has a mini displayPort. My iMac is a mid 2010, and has the ability to accept a signal over mini displayPort and display it on it's ...
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Multiple monitor issue with Gnome 3.10 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed Gnome Shell. When I enter display setting everything seems to work fine, that is until the next log off or reboot. For some reason the settings ...
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Prevent GNOME-3 from enabling extended desktop

I am on the latest Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME-3 (not Ubuntu Unity). In my office, I am using Lenovo T410 laptop with an external monitor connected to it via docking station. What I want is to use ONLY ...
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Display application and turning off a laptop monitor

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on a Fujitsu laptop. The screen often becomes dark, so I added an external Philips monitor. I chose Mirror displays: unchecked and Off for the laptop's screen in Displays ...
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How to disable sticky edges in Ubuntu 14.04 (Ubuntu 13.10 and earlier had a Option for On/Off Mouse Stickiness)

In Ubuntu 12.04~13.10, the Settings >> Display >> Sticky Edges [On/Off] option was available. In Ubuntu 14.10, it is missing. How do I disable Mouse Edge Stickiness so that when I move my mouse from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Lenovo Yoga 2 pro screen resolution

I've recently installed 14.04 on my yoga and it is running great so far! Since this laptop has a 3200x1800 resolution and a lot of apps i use do not scale well i am using 1920x1080 resolution with 1x ...
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Dual Display on Macbook Pro 9,1 with Ubuntu 14.04

I successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my macbook pro 9,1. Everything is now working correctly. Except I am unable to plug in a second screen. If I plug in another screen : At system Boot: I get ...
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glutPassiveMotionFunc not responding after touching touchscreen

I have some code that uses glutPassiveMotionFunc to detect when the mouse moves passively (i.e. without clicking). This was working fine until I attached a 3M touchscreen monitor to my laptop. If I ...
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Can't get sound out of speakers and computer

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS, it was udated from 12.04 LTS on saturday. I use two monitors, my computer monitor and my TV using HDMI 3. I used to be able to have my computer on without the tv monitor on ...
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Problems with dual monitor & resolutions, only in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 but i am having weird problems with my dual monitors and the resolutions. I also tried Xubuntu 14.04 and was having the same problem. I have one 32 inch LG TV with 1920x1080 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Dual Monitor Issue (Aspect Ratio)

So I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I've been able to google every problem I had and find an answer except this one. In screen display I can run my Built-in Display at 1366X768 (16:9) and my TV ...
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3 monitors and 2 video cards problem with ubuntu

I`m totally new to ubuntu. My pc settings (hardware): 2 video cards (GTX 650) with sli 3 monitors + 1 tv connections. I have installed the ubuntu 12.04 and after the install the left and right and tv ...
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Second monitor available without beeing connected

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu on my Laptop, and everything worked better than thought, but: My laptop recognises two screens. I mean, you can connect a second screen to it by HDMI or VGA, but both ...
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How to stop Xfce from reconfiguring monitor layout when laptop lid is closed?

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Prior to 14.04, I used xrandr (through a script) to configure my preferred layout, which involved an external VGA monitor and the built in laptop ...
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How to turn on the fourth screen [closed]

If I am have 3 same monitors (1680x1050) and I am frequently using EYEFINITY (3 monitors-> 5040 x 1050) and I wanna show something to the family on our Brand NEW big screen TV, then why I am cannot? ...
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Multi Monitor Issues after fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04

I just performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. I have 3 Nvidia Quadro Cards powering three monitors. I used nvidia-settings to enable the three monitors: *NOTE: The forum will not let me post the ...
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incorrect nvidia x server settings

I am trying to configure an nvidia graphics card (ASUS nVidia GT 218 GEForce 8400 GS) with a 1204 Ubuntu machine (64 bit). The computer also contains its motherboard Intel graphics card. I need this ...
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Moving a maximized window between monitors without shrinking it

I work with 3 monitors (though one currently not supported by Ubuntu ATM, but I'm working on it), and in Windows I was using this program called "UltraMon", which enables many nice and useful tools ...
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Ubuntu Dual Screen issure [duplicate]

I have a dual monitor setup and my mourse seems to lock on the side launcher but then it frees itself after about a second. Update: I have found the solution: So I after some searching I found my ...
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Having a problem with xorg.conf for a problematic monitor

I have two Westinghouse 26" L2610NW monitors that I run off of a GeForce GT X660. The graphics card has two DVI (one Digital, one analog), and an HDMI out. I run my primary display (Screen 0) off of ...
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Dual monitor flickering in Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI

This question might have been asked before but the solution posted there don't work for me. I have a laptop with the usual VGA output for a second monitor. On Windows I had no problem with connecting ...
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Ubunutu doesn't recognize 3rd monitor

I just installed Ubunutu 14.04, after the experimentation I did with previous version on virtual machines went smoothly. I have 3 monitors - 2 connected to PCI-E graphic card (via DVI and HDMI), and ...
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Mirror displays with Ubuntu 14.04

Some years ago I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. Now Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on my Acer TravelMate 5742G with: Intel Core i5-460M Nvidia GeForce Gt 420M and Nvidia binary driver version 331.38 ...
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Best Graphics card (Setup) for three, high-res monitors attached to desktop

I have been looking around a little bit, but most of the discussions are about problems with already existing systems (particular graphics card and setup etc.). I would like to ask what would be the ...
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nouveau driver and mirror monitor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a Nvidia GTX560 video card connected to two monitors. If I try to go in Settings > displays > mirror display, my resolution goes from ...
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Dual monitors will only display in mirrored mode; How do I configure the second one as an extended desktop?

Recently I installed 14.04 on: ASUS A88XM-A MoBo AMD A10 7700K CPU 32G Ram. The kernel version is: - 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Window positioning problem

I have watch a movie on TV via HDMI. Now I disonnected from TV, but VLC still loads as second screen available (but it doesn't). I checked monitor settings, shows only default monitor (1) with default ...
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Use windows laptop as second screen to Ubuntu laptop

I'm using Ubuntu & I want to use my old windows 7 laptop as second monitor. I've come across a couple of questions around similar issue but none that are specific to my configuration. I'd really ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 cannot recognizes HDMI

I've a DELL XPS 15 with NVidia Optimus tech, and after Ubuntu upgrade it can't recognize my HDMI/DisplayPort anymore. After connect my HDMI it just doesn't appear in my Display application. I know ...
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Trying to get 3 monitors on Ubuntu 13, max combined resolution is 4096x4096

I have a Dell machine running Ubuntu 13.10 (I think), with a PCIe video card with 256 MB of RAM and a DisplayLink USB video card with 256 MB of RAM. On the PCIe card I have two monitors, both at ...
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2 monitors show up in the displays when actually I have only one

I use a laptop and I have only one monitor. But when I check the displays it shows 2 monitors of which one is being shown as unknown. I have tried Two monitors when only having one in 13.10 without ...
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Xserver crashes while turning on the second screen with new nvidia driver on 14.04

I have recently updated Kubuntu to 14.04 and installed new nvidia drivers for my GT 630m (optimus). After upgrade my second display connected over HDMI with DVI adapter was turned off, so I tried to ...
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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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Display problem (multiple screens)

I got a new laptop (Dell Latitude E6540) with an ATI card, everything worked fine, I was able to plug up to 3 displays (using a workstation). But now, I can't even change the screen resolution ( 1920 ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 with two ATI graphics cards (one fglrx, one radeon) [duplicate]

Okay, so I have a motherboard with VGA/DVI/HDMI and I use one of the ports off of it for one display and the mother display comes off my PCIe HD 5830. I want to keep the seperated because when I'm in ...
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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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How do I set up my dual monitors? My config folder does not have monitors.xml in ubuntu 12.04

I tried creating a monitors.xml in config folder using gedit and just saved it there. rebooted but doesn't work. I am trying this link. http://www.sudo-juice.com/dual-monitor-settings-in-ubuntu/ But ...
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Connect 2 VGA monitors for dual screen in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to connect 2 VGA monitors to my computer. My graphic card is an Nvidia Geforce GTX660 and I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04. I have one connector DVI-I to VGA and one DVI-D to VGA to connect ...
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Dual vertical monitors messes my desktop

When I enable my two monitors in vertical positions My desktop files get dispersed vertically among both screens and the file icons on the upper screen are displaced, they look like they are ...
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Quad monitor setup only able to show 3 monitors

I have installed 14.04 LTS on my system today I have 4 ASUS monitors and all 4 are recognised by the Display settings object in System Settings. However I can only ever get one of the two monitors ...