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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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Unity and Xinerama: 3 monitors on Ubuntu 13.10

I have 2 video cards and 3 monitors. I want to use them all. Unfortunately, this is the result: The picture of the first monitor is actually visible on the second monitor and so on. The mouse ...
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12.04 NVIDIA Twinview is disabled

Im was trying to get my two monitors running in twinview at NVIDIA X-Server Settings but thw twinview option is disabled... I can only set it up seperated X screens and xinerama which breaks my unity ...
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How to manually assign twinview?

I got nvidia card and i use one CRT monitor and LCD television set, connected via HDMI. By default, when TV is connected (all the time) mode (twinview) is set to : CRT: 1152x864_75 +0+0, DFP: ...
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443 views

NVIDIA X Server TwinView isses with 2 GeForce 8600GT cards

Full disclosure, I am relatively new to Linux and loving the learning curve but I am undoubtedly capable of ignorant mistakes I have a rig I am building for my home office desktop. The basics: ...
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Twinview nvidia browser spring to left monitor

Im using ubuntu 12.4 desktop with nvidia graphic GeForce 8400GS. Using twinview. Since couple of days ago when I double click on top of Firefox or chrome to expand in the right monitor. It springs to ...
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283 views

How to provide second monitors resolution to application?

I have a dual monitor setup, with the basic TwinView settings from my Nvidia-card (550 Ti). One monitor is my primary display (1600x900) and the other is my TV (1920*1080). I have arranged XBMC to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & Nvidia 304 Causes Two Gnome-Panel

I just upgraded from Nvidia-curent to the 304 experimental so that I could install Steam. The 304 package is working just as well as the current driver on my setup except that when I log in I get two ...
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How can I configure the screensaver and energy-management options separately for two screens?

Background I have finally managed to use twinview with a TFT(1440x900@60Hz) and a TV(PAL,1024x576@50Hz) on nvidia (proprietary driver), configuring xorg.conf manually. I had to do this manually since ...
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Updating NVIDIA drivers from 295.40: What will happen to TwinView?

Right now, I have the NVIDIA proprietary drivers enabled without the Ubuntu-X repo, so the driver version is 295.40 (which is on the official Ubuntu repo) instead of the current 304.64 for my card, ...
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1answer
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How to setup dual-screen monitors in xorg.conf using Nvidia TwinView?

I have the following xorg.conf file, but TwinView is not working for me when using 2 monitors. Please help me get things sorted out. # nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by ...
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Dual monitor display 12.04? [duplicate]

I have 2 beautiful 27" ASUS monitors. I started trying out Ubuntu 12.04 and now only one works and thats VGA. Any help here cause I'm stumped. I have a BFG Tech Nivida Geforce 8800 GT 512MB and I'm ...
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How can I configure my system to use Twinview correctly?

Story: I have a HP dv7 1020us with a Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT. My internal monitor is broken, so essentially I cant' use it, as I can hardly see anything through it. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu ...
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2answers
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One of my monitors is detected by X Server but does not display anything on screen. How do I fix TwinView?

I just recovered from a white screen of death I was having by reinstalling my nvidia drivers via the command line in recovery mode. When I rebooted after that, everything was fine, except one of my ...
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How to run Humble Bundle V games on a system with Nvidia Twinview?

When I run Amnesia: Dark Descent or Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery, the games are stretched across both my monitors, like this: Limbo crashes on start-up: How can I solve these problems?
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How can I use my external display on my laptop with intel and nvidia video cards?

My hardware: Dell xps L502X laptop with integrated intel video card and an GeForce GT 540M (HDMI). My config: Ubuntu 12.04 + nidia drivers 295.53 I didn't manage to use my external display neither in ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Nvidia TwinView display error / Flash video playback lag

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with '2' Nvidia GTS-250 GPU's. I am trying to get TwinView to work. Currently I have everything working as far as both screens are on and I can drag between them and use ...
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configuring separate X screens instead of TwinView

My Sony Vaio laptop is connected to an external Samsung monitor and my nVidia driver is configured in TwinView mode. Everything is OK with this, however, I can not adjust my displays individually so ...
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How can I get my third screen (laptop + two monitors) running on w/ nvidia drivers?

I've got a laptop with GeForce GTX 560M and I'm using the nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 11.10 to support the a second monitor with twinview, which works fine. When I run nvidia-settings, and connect my ...
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1answer
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X server display configuration page will not load

The X Server Display Configuration Page will not load due to "failed to query NoScanout for screen 0". So, the Display Control Panel in System Settings does not recognize that the second monitor ...
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1answer
3k views

Correct settings for nVidia current driver to make work dual monitor setup as extended desktop (not twinview) [closed]

I have an Asus 22" widescreen monitor with resolution: 1680x1050, and another Samsung 19" with resolution: 1280*1024. I use my Asus as primary display, and want to use my Samsung monitor as streched ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows expand over 2 monitors in quad-monitor setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Graphics cards so I can have 4 monitors i just installed ubuntu 11.10 with my previous hardware setup: 4 monitors and 2 identical nvidia graphic cards. draging windows ...
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1answer
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“Failed to set DisplayPort power” - Dual Head freezes OS

Problem No picture appears on the second, externally, connected monitor. All used to work perfectly until a week ago or so. I always used nvidia-settings + TwinView/Clone to clone my laptops view, ...
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1answer
363 views

Automate Twinview [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to autodetect when a display is disconnected? My question is basically this question, but that's rather old now, and desktop Linux is changing fast. I ...
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How to align twinview monitors with different resolutions and prevent mouse disappearing into dead areas?

I'm using two monitors of different brands and resolutions with NVIDIA TwinView, which works well enough, but one thing that's getting to me is how the mouse can move off the edge of the visible ...
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3answers
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TwinView keeps the desktop stretched when external monitor removed

I have a HP laptop with an nVidia card, and I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 (stable). I have set up TwinView using the nVidia X Server Settings application. If I boot up without my secondary monitor plugged ...
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TwinView: How To Enable VSync? [closed]

How to enable vsync on a second monitor under TwinView?
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1answer
3k views

Second screen detection

When I plug in my a second monitor on my laptop (sony vaio with Nvidia GT330M and proprietary driver) I have to log out and back in for the external screen to display something. Is this really ...
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1answer
464 views

Twinview broken on upgrade to 10.10

I have been on 9.10 for over a year on the grounds that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. However, I had a spare weekend and figured it was probably about time... I performed an upgrade to 10.4, and ...
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4answers
853 views

Twinview on Gnome when monitor is unplugged

i have a macbook pro which is often connected to a monitor, twin view on gnome works pretty well, but a problem arises when i disconnect the monitor, any window that resided on that workspace is no ...
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2answers
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Moving windows between separate X screens

Is it possible to move a window that was opened on screen "A" (not workspace, but separate X screen) to screen "B" (with or without additional tools which aren't provided by Ubuntu)? I have an nVidia ...
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1answer
1k views

Cloning (mirroring) laptop display to area of external monitor display

I'm using Maverick "10.10" Meercat on a HP Pavilion tx2110. This machine has an NVidia Go6150 graphics card, and sports a 1280x800 display. I have an external monitor which can do 1280x1024 ...
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2answers
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Turn on 2nd NVidia screen using command-line

I have a Ubuntu machine next to my TV. Sometimes I use my TV (hdmi) as a secondary monitor, twinview. Using the "NVidia X Server Setting", nvidia-settings, I can turn the second monitor (TV) on or ...
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4answers
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Does TwinView work with Nvidia SLI?

This might be a rubbish question for AskUbuntu but I'm getting a hardware itch and I think the cheapest way to alleviate it is by chucking another Nvidia GTX 260 in my box and strapping it to my ...