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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 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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What GPU for dual 2560X1600 display is well supported? [closed]

I built a custom PC and finding a well supported graphical card is a nightmare. I bought an XFX R7870 without doing much research. Now I realise that even with the ATI proprietary drivers there is a ...
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2answers
157 views

HBO and TED talks video maximizes on wrong monitor

I want to stream videos from my laptop to my TV through an HDMI cable that I have bought. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. While I have been able to do this for YouTube videos, I haven't for others like HBO ...
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1k views

Secondary display for video playback only

I have two displays. One monitor (DisplayPort-0) for work and one TV (HDMI-0) for movies. Xrandr says both connected, but I configured screen/desktop just to monitor, because I don't want any window ...
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video goes back to incorrect settings on reboot

every time I reboot ubuntu 13.04 the video on the 2 external monitors goes into a mirror mode and the incorrect resolution. I usually have to just open up displays move the window to my main monitor ...
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Everytime I reboot my video gets screwed up. Is there a way to safely reset the settings?

It seems my video get screwed up everytime I reboot. I have an hp pavillion dv7 running 64 bit ubuntu 13.04. I have 2 external monitors one through vga and one through hdmi and the laptop screen ...
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604 views

Where's the default video monitor config file

When I boot my laptop, with an external video monitor attached, the LCD video screen on the laptop comes up in what looks like 1024x768... which I assume is because it's cloning displays, and that the ...
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1answer
2k views

Problem setting monitors to native resolution with Dell laptop (Ubuntu 13.04)

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Dell D631 laptop. I was using Windows 7 previously which coped perfectly with my set up. I dock it all the time in a docking station so that I can use two Dell ...
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1answer
438 views

What does “Seperate X Screen” mean on my nvidia settings?

I have 2 video cards and 3 monitors. Earlier today, I connected my 3rd monitor. Nothing displayed on it and my other 2 screens worked GREAT. While tweaking, I modified my GeForce 8400GS so the ...
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1answer
277 views

Triple monitors on hybrid video system GeForce+Intel

I use Lenovo Ideapad Z580A with hybrid video: GeForce+Intel with Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Ukrainian. It has internal display and two outputs: HDMI and VGA. When I connect third display to VGA all displays go ...
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1answer
631 views

Possible to run a script when something plugged in / disconnected from Mini DisplayPort?

In /etc/acpi/ there are several scripts that can be customized to do something when a particular event happens on your physical computer, like the lid.sh script which is called when the laptop lid is ...
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511 views

twitch.tv video full screen opens on different monitor?

I have a Nvidia eVGA GeForce GTX 680 and I am running three monitors off of it. Whenever I watch the live streams on twitch.tv and I want to watch in full screen via the little button on the bottom of ...
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1answer
243 views

How do I loop a movie infinitely on another monitor?

I want to loop a video infinitely in another monitor. How do I do this?
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1answer
184 views

Dual monitor error on single monitor setup

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x86. Once I had two monitors and used the Nvidia control panel to configure dual screen to get a single desktop stretched across the two monitors. Then I had one monitor ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 two graphics cards

I have been struggling to get my two graphics cards to work. One is on the board and one is not. I can change the BIOS on my MSI motherboard to "Internal, PCI, or PCI-E". Internal of course the one ...
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1answer
798 views

Dual Monitors Won't Work

I am running version 12.04 LTS with the additional driver installed for my graphics card; HIS Radeon HD 5450 Silence 1GB DDR3 HDMI HDCP. I have an LG (don't know model) and a Dell (also no model) ...
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1answer
842 views

How to move flash video window to the primary display?

How can I move my flashplayer video (fullscreen) to my primary monitor? I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 and two displays. Didn't find anything with Google. If you need more info let me know.
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Flash videos go haywire in fullscreen mode in Google Chrome 20 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash player in Chrome 20? Whenever I go fullscreen on a youtube video, there is a moment of static, then the controls continuously jump all over the ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 dual displays not working

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am having trouble setting up my nVidia settings. I have a monitor connected to the DVI port and a Sony TV connected to the HDMI. I am trying to set up the displays ...
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How to play full screen video on second monitor?

I have two identical monitors, and when playing a full screen video on one of them using the default player or VLC and then working on the other monitor - the top bar and the launcher appear above the ...
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3answers
2k views

Dual Screen Monitor not working after 11.04 upgrade

Launchpad bug #794975 I have a nVidia GeForce 8600 GT video card. I'm not using closed source drivers (so I'm using what ever the default ubuntu/linux drivers are). I have 2 monitors plugged in the ...
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1answer
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How can I set up my DisplayLink USB video adapter without having to create and edit an Xorg.conf?

Ideally, I'd like to be able to plug it in, be prompted for apt to get the necessary driver package, and just have to logoff/login or restart to get the monitor connected to the DisplayLink (or any ...
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ATI: Multiple Video Card / Monitor Setup — Need help getting it working

So I currently have a dual-ati video card setup on my laptop. A low-power one and a high power one. In windows 7 the drivers switch video cards when on external vs internal power. Also one of the ...
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1answer
940 views

Why is S-Video Out Not Working on an Acer 5720Z

I have an Acer 5720Z which has an S-Video out port. I have been using this port primarily to view videos on my television. This worked perfectly under 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10 but under 11.04 it does not ...
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1answer
280 views

When I full-screen a flash video, it takes over both monitors

If I play a Hulu video in a browser on one monitor and then click the "full-screen" button, the video takes over the whole screen. But a glitchy copy of the video also takes over my second screen. But ...
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432 views

Video doesn't show up when using dual monitor on Acer netbook

So whenever I plug my monitor into my Acer netbook for dual monitor functionality, I cannot watch videos on VLC (window is black) or use the webcam on Skype. Does anyone have a work-around for this? ...
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1answer
1k views

How do i show my entire screen with a projector?

i have a problem making my entire screen shown, which is a problem when i want to show other people how to do anything in ubuntu. i can choose between showing a part of my screen, or another part, ...
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Will running dual monitors have any significant impact on system speed?

Will setting up dual monitors on a decent-but-not-too-powerful machine significantly slow down my system? For specifics to my system, this is a 2GHz Intel Dual-core laptop with 4GB RAM and a decent ...