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

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Triple Screen working on GNOME Shell but not on Unity

I'm trying to use my triple-screen setup on Unity, and after a lot of failures, I have still not been able to make it work. Today, as a last resort, I tried on GNOME Shell and ... it worked ! The ...
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Dual monitor (ati r9 290 + intel integrated graphics) driver issues

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and have trouble setting up the proprietary drivers with my dual monitor setup. I use the ATI/AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card for the main screen and I use Intel Integrated ...
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Selections for graphics drivers are disabled

Yesterday I moved to the proprietary drivers from the X.org drivers using the Additional Drivers application, and reverted back to the X.Org AMD/ATI drivers on my machine. I've just booted my machine ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't use second video card

Been a while since I've posted. Was able to figure out the three monitor issue I had last time around with Ubuntu 12.04. Upgraded to a Lenovo W500 (Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 3.07 GHz, 8 GB RAM) and a ...
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Monitor connected through VGA to HDMI converter not always detected

I recently bought a new laptop which does not have VGA output. Since my second monitor has only a VGA input I bought a VGA/HDMI converter. Some important information about my laptop: Ubuntu 14.04.3 ...
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Dual screen monitors - window sizes not proportionate to monitor

I run dual screen monitors on ubuntu 15.04 with nvidia drivers, and I've been doing so for months now. Normally, I don't have many problems with it but recently, it's been bothering me. The sizes of ...
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getting xorg.conf right for double gpu setup

I used the Nvidia X Server Settings GUI to activate a 3rd display for my desktop, as it was the only software that seems to detect that display which I attach to a second Nvidia graphics card just ...
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How “Scale for menu and title bars” works?

recently I bought new laptop which had 14" 1920x1080 screen. I would like to use multi monitor setup and I have 23" 1920x1080 screen at work and 22" 1680x1050 screen at home. I would like to use it at ...
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Can Ubuntu split the desktop across two graphics cards?

I might need to add a graphics card to my computer, for connecting a 3rd monitor. Is that supposed to work? what configuration will I have to make so that two (Nvidia) graphics cards are used for ...
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arrange windows by script

I'm using my laptop in different configurations. Sometimes i'm using only laptop, with LVDS1 output. Sometimes i've one monitor(DP1) on right of LVDS. Sometimes on left. Sometimes i have two ...
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Could not set the configuration for crtc 64 (15.04)

Sometimes when I attach an second LCD monitor (iiyama ProLite E2407HDSV) to my Asus N56J laptop and I try to extend my laptop monitor with the LCD I get the error: could not set the configuration for ...
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Dual external monitors with 2 dual-mode DisplayPort ports

I have an HP Elitebook laptop with a docking station. The docking station has two dual-mode DisplayPort ports, and I have a monitor hooked to both. In Windows, I can get both monitors working ...
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Spreading the desktop across 3 displays (14.04)

I would like to spread my desktop across 3 monitors, having been using only 2 until now against my GeForce GT 730/PCIe/SSE2. I have read mixed accounts of whether that is possible or not, some of them ...
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Ubuntu says I have two display and cursor flickers

Hello I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my macbook pro and I'm having an issue with the display settings on it. My cursor seems to flicker and disappear most of the time. I also noticed I have two ...
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SyncMaster CA750 dont display image, but docking part is working

I just freshly installed my first Ubuntu. My main problem is that I have a Samsung SyncMaster CA750 display, and it's not working. I can not really find a driver for the monitor, I want to use it ...
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660ti Displayport Daisy Chain no audio

I have searched the internets for this problem but could not found a solution. I have a dual monitor set up chained via display port. I have no issues with the graphical performance but I do not have ...
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Dell monitor gets detected,and goes blank

I connected my extra DELL LCD monitor to my lenovo G505s 20255 laptop. The monitor was not getting detected and as found in one of the answers I did a system test(Applications-->System ...
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dual monitor, rotate secondary screen

I run 2 screens on an AMD r9 280x card, and I need to rotate my secondary screen. When I try to do that via the display settings, my main screen gets all garbled up and is unusable. This happens with ...
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Monitor flickering after standby mode Ubuntu 14.04

My ultra book Dell Latitude E7450 is mounted on top of docker station. From docker I send video signal via 2 DVI outputs to two external monitors. One of my external monitors starts flickering after ...
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Gigabyte Brix Projector Runnin Ubuntu

I am considering getting a Gigabyte Brix Projector BXPi3-4010, and putting Ubuntu on it. However, the "Gigabyte Display Switcher" only runs on Windows. Is there any way for me to switch between the ...
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Running both onboard and discrete GPU (Intel and AMD)

I have added a discrete 6770 silent GPU to my workstation. Using the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver I can run both onboard and the discrete GPU at the same time. I need this function as only my onboard ...
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Triple monitor desktop doesn't work completely

I have a docking station with two monitors hooked up to it. I use the laptop screen along with the two monitors for a three monitor set up. If I connect the turned-off laptop to the docking station ...
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15.04 new monitor adds only after opening settings

I just wanted to know if devs are aware that (maybe it's only for me) if you attach new monitor it doesn't come alive until you open system settings (any part of it). I have Ubuntu 15.04 x64 HP ...
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How to autostart nitrogen on boot

I am using nitrogen to span my wallpaper over dual monitors. When I boot, however, I have to manually open nitrogen to change my wallpaper again. How can I add this as a startup application and ...
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3 monitors not working after kubuntu 14.04 packages upgrade

I use Dell lattitude E5540 with 2 attached monitors (hdmi and DVI), and after upgrading packages in last few days, and reboot, X won't start unless I detach the DVI monitor. So, hdmi and laptop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Error on line 1 char 1

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 for some weeks now dual booted with Vista on a Dell Inspiron laptop. I use a dual monitor set up which was working fine. I unplugged my laptop once from the external ...
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f.lux not working on dual monitors

I recently just added a new monitor to my setup. They're both the same model. f.lux works on my old monitor, but not my new monitor. How can I solve this? I'm not sure what to troubleshoot, and I ...
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How do I prevent the cursor from going to a monitor that is turned off?

I have a laptop which I connect to an external screen through HDMI, under Kubuntu 15.04. I have this external screen set to be the main screen, and the laptop screen set to turn off when I close the ...
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Dual display. Software dimming

I got a difficult question. I have a dual display setup. I sometimes watch a movie from the left screen and always have to reach for the power button to shutdown the right display during the movie. Is ...
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Strange visual corruption adding another monitor

I've been struggling to solve this for a few hours now. I have a workstation running ubuntu 14.04 and I've installed openbox and I log in using that by default. I have two nvidia quadro k2000 gpu's ...
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DisplayLink Fault

I have a WinSTARS USB2.0 Display Adapter which I have been trying to get working on my Ubuntu 15.04 setup. Every time I plug it in the interface slows right down to the point that the cursor jumps as ...
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How to set up Triple Monitors with Intel GPU and AMD Radeon in Ubuntu 15.04?

Let's go straight to the point. I want to set up three monitors with the following My ubuntu version is 15.04 My Graphic card is : HIS AMD Radeon R9 380 IceQ X² OC 4GB ...
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Ubuntu Multi Monitor Fault

I have a custom tower with two graphics cards which each have 2 DVI ports and a HDMI port. I have 4 DVI monitors (3x AOC and 1x Acer) and am trying to connect my HDMI tv to the setup as a 5th monitor. ...
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Super high resolution but tiny fonts combined with “normal” resolution screen

I've got a dell xps13 with an amazing resolution of 3200 x 1800. At work, I like to use a dual setup with an external 22 inch screen attached to it (this serves as primary screen). I use Kubuntu (so ...
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Profiles for desktop settings depending on connected screens

Is there any way in Linux to save a profile for desktop settings depending on what screen is active? (like, different fonts and so on depending on whether there is only laptop screen or attached ...
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14.04 Multi-GPU Multi-Monitor NVIDIA, tried every guide please help

Asus Z10PE-D8 WS 2x Intel Xeon E5-2697 V3 128GB DDR4 ECC 3x EVGA GTX 980 (SLI) Ubuntu 14.04 3.19.0-28-generic system drive is encrypted I've followed every guide I can find online. First I ...
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Multi screen : one of them is blurry after reboot

I have to screens of different sizes (23" and 19") pluged with DVI (23") and VGA (19") to my "VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller" ...
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dual monitor, ubuntu 14.04, second monitor isn't detected, using VGA-HDMI adapter

I tried to connect an old monitor Acer P193W to my acer apire z3-605 using VGA-HDMI adapter. After connecting the monitor I went to settings > displays and there was just built-in monitor. Tried ...
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Stop programs and games from opening by default on secondary monitor?

I have a two monitor setup, one DVI (secondary) and one HDMI (main). My main monitor is in front of me and runs in 1080p, while my secondary is to the left and only runs in 900p. A common problem I've ...
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How to enable impress presenter-console?

I am trying to get the presenter-console working on my Ubuntu 15.04 Notebook. There is an external Display hooked up to it via VGA in extended mode: Here are my slide-show settings in Impress: ...
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Duel monitor trouble with nvidia 356 & ubuntu 15.04

I am currently using a Dell laptop running ubuntu 15.06 on a fresh install with a Nvidia 630m and also Intel graphics. Installed are the nvidia 346 drivers. My problem is that when i plugged in an ...
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Screens go black when connecting second screen

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME on my laptop to try to replace Windows, but one thing does not seem to work anymore (I'm quite sure it worked initially): I can't use my laptop as soon as I connect ...
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Permanently adjust Login screen resolution with 14.04

I have the Qnix monitors that will only work with their native resolutions. I also have the Nvidia drivers that need to be manually told what resolution they can handle. I have my Xorg.conf working ...
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always on visible even/odd workspaces ubuntu?

I program with Pycharm but have slowly started using Intellij to do some java projects. It would be cool to have Pycharm always visible on even workspaces and intellij on odd ones, all on my second ...
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How to see what is on external monitor using built-in screen?

I have a laptop connected to external monitor. Everything ok, but sometimes I need to check what's going on on external monitor (because I can't see them), hence two monitor should display the same ...
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Four Monitors On Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to Reorient Monitors

I recently upgraded my desktop to a four monitor setup running two from my graphics card (Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850) and two from my mother board. I am able to detect and display my desktop on all four ...
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Change direction of HDMI desktop [duplicate]

So I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and 1 HDMI port. To the left of the laptop, I have a TV. I have connected the TV and laptop with an HDMI cable. Now, as far as I know, there are 2 ways you can use ...
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Kubuntu 15.04, loads desktop, but no interface

Thought I would give Kubuntu a try, apparently multi screen support is very good OOTB, which I was having all sorts of issues with on Ubuntu Anyways, if I 'Try' from a live USB, or if i install, get ...
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Mirror Screen Grayed Out and nvidia-settings has error and xorg.conf not found

My mirror displays option is greyed out. I also can not change resolution of my display. the command sudo nvidia-settings gives following error with sudo or without it ** Message: PRIME: No ...
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How can I make my left/right monitor configuration stick after a restart

Every time I start my PC, my leftmost monitor is configured to be my rightmost one. It works fine after I change it in display settings. However, whenever I restart my PC, they're back to the wrong ...