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

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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 ...
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Split screen with Nvidia card, monitor not detected

I have a Lenovo Y410p laptop, with a GeForce 750M video card, and I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to use an external monitor, but I'm having some problems. Whenever I plug my monitor, it always ...
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Enable onboard and card-based multiple displays (ATI card)

Trying to get a quad-display setup running on 14.04 LTS. The three displays connected to the card function perfectly. The display connected to the onboard DVI port does not and is not seen in ...
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Gnome 3.12 - External Monitor causes error of gnome-settings-daemon

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12. When I plug in an external monitor and turn off the internal display, the gnome-settings-daemon crashes with the following message ...
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NVIDIA SLI multimonitor

I have two GeForce 7800 GT on legacy nvidia binaries 304.117 in 14.04. Progress so far. Got both GPUs to recognise all 4 monitors (two on each GPU). If i run each GPU on its own screen (i.e. Monitor0 ...
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Touchpad track speed increases in dual monitor setup

I have a Dell E6530 with an Alps touchpad, NVIDIA NVS 5200 with proprietary nvidia-319.32 video driver installed. I am using xfce4 although I do not know if this makes a difference, as it seems to be ...
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Issue with multiple monitors (one is detected as built in, the other isn't detected)

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (first time using it so I am pretty clueless) and I can't get my two monitors to be detected. When I go to the settings it detects one of them but it is recognised as ...
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Two seperate screens with NVIDIA drivers

I got the two displays to work fine on NVIDIA binary (i'm guessing TwinView?), but when i set them to different screen (monitor0 to be on screen0 and monitor1 on screen1) it loads, i get the ...
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GeForce 7800 GT Nouveau drivers?

After wasting a lot of time trying to get Radeon HD2600 to work i gave up and got my hands on two Geforce 7800GT. So far trying to get things going with one GPU at a time, out of box LiveCD 14.04 ...
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Mouse Flicker on Triple Monitor setup Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel version 3.13. I have two ATI HD4650 graphics cards and am attempting to push display on 3 monitors. The first card is attached to 2 monitors via an HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 black screen after login

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a single board PC NANO-9452-R10 from an USB pen drive. After the installation I rebooted the PC. The purple screen with the Ubuntu logo appeared as the OS was ...
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Nvidia dual display setup

I have struggled to get my displays working properly after a botched attempt to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. Currently, I have one display working. Here is some information about what is installed. ...
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Desktop icons off screen

I have a three monitor setup, where the left monitor is positioned lower than the other two. I want to setup the monitor layout accordingly, but when I do that, some of the desktop icons are not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dell E7240 - Docked - doesn't recognize second monitor

I have the same problem as the post below. Ubuntu 14.04 and Dell Latitude E5540 Multiple Monitors not working System: Dell E7240 Video: Intel Haswell Dock: Dell Monitors: 2 x DVI Dell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Monitor Position reset at reboot

How can I make the monitor settings be saved after reboot? I have configured my monitor on my Lenovo T410S like this: after reboot its however reset to this: Interestingly, my monitor.xml looks ...
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How can I enable edge stop velocity in 14.04?

In 12.04, one of the settings enabled by default was "edge stop velocity", which helped keep the mouse on one screen of a multi-monitor setup unless you pushed a bit harder to get the mouse onto the ...
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How to get Gnome Shell to remember my display preferences?

I have a laptop. When I'm using just the laptop, I want to use the display (well, yeah, obviously) but when I plug in my monitor, I want to just use that monitor, not both screens. Every time I boot ...
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Drivers for USB To VGA External Dual Monitor

Has the following been solved? I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre B300 all-in-one PC with Ubuntu 14.04. Using this: USB To VGA External Dual Or Multi Monitor Adapter , that would then connect to a standard ...
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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 ...