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How to use multiple Xscreen?

I have a setup with 2 different NVidia cards and 3 monitors. I was using Xinerama to unite them all under the same desktop, but some random crashes and lots of googling lead me to believe that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 two Nvidia cards triple screen Xinerama with proprietary driver, third screen black and X cursor [closed]

I am having some issues getting my third screen working properly. I had triple screens working fine on 12.04, using 2 nvidia cards. Did a fresh install of 14.04 and having no end of problems getting ...
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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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Desktop region is limited on Xubuntu

I'm using three display setup and Xubuntu 13.10. The useful region of desktops are limited. I can't place icons beyond some region in the center of the screen. Please see the screenshot of my ...
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Rotating one screen with xinerama enabled [duplicate]

Does anyone know a way to do this, assuming there's a workaround to the age old bug?
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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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Rotating Screens With NVidia Multi-Monitor

I'm having a problem with screen rotation. The relevant configuration info I can think of is at the end of this message. I run GNOME not Unity. The xorg.conf, or one very similar to it, worked for ...
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Copying second sceeen to be displayed on first screen

I'm developing an application that utilizes 2 screens, using ubuntu 12.04. The monitor is back to back, one side to the operator, the other facing toward customer. The problem is, on both monitor i ...
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Rotating one screen with xinerama in a multihead setup

I have a dual-head setup: a "main" screen at 1920X1080, and a "secondary" screen to the right of it, rotated at 90 degrees counter-clockwise. Until Friday (26.10.2012), everything was working fine, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity wont start when I activate Xinerama with 6 screens

I have 2 video cards. 1X HD7850 (main video card) 1X HD6450 I have installed the driver for ATI AMD Beta 12.11 from AMD website It works very good.. And than, I go in AMD Catalyst Control to ...
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Can't login to Unity 3d after enabling Xinerama for a short moment

Today I connected a second monitor to my computer. I set it up using nVidia's control panel, and all was working quite well, so I figured it won't be a problem to try Xinerama, just to see the ...
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unity 3D doesn't work with Nvidia and 2 screens

I added a 2nd screen to my computer. Now unity is not working. I can only login if I use unity 2d. Any idea on how to solve this? Thanks!
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multiple monitors only work with unity 2d [closed]

The only way for me to get three monitors to work is to degrade down to Unity 2D with xinerama. When only one screen is up i.e. two monitors are working with twinview, I am able to use Unity 3D. I'd ...
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Gnome 3 - Multiple Video Cards - Xinerama — Forced Fallback Mode

Just installed a 2nd nvidia video card -- previously had gnome 3 working perfectly with 2 monitors on a a single video card using twinview tried a number of things thus far twinview on 1 card + ...
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Xinerama = 1 loses theme [closed]

I am testing out 12.04 and am using Xinerama = 1 in xorg.conf. When I do this, everything seems to work, except that some applications end up with strange looking buttons. Please see this image: ...
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Dual monitor setup on 11.10 without Xinerama AMD/ATI prop. drivers series Radeon 9800

I noticed that using ATI/AMD Radeon 9800 series card and enabling dual monitors with Xinerama, video 3D acceleration doesn't work any more. So I disabled Xinerama and 3D acceleration is back. However, ...
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Different multi-monitor setups [closed]

On my work laptop, I'm looking for a way to choose which monitor setup is attached (before login, or in GRUB) At work i have a Vertical 2208 Dell monitor, and at home i have U2711(horizontal) and ...
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Dual nVidia GPUs (3 monitors) not working in 11.10

after searching I have not found a solution. I have 2 nvidia quadro 295 cards with 3 monitors but I can not extend twinview across multiple GPUs. I have the most recent nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Dual screen with two ATI cards

I'm trying to get a dual screen setup he main monitor in landscape and the other on portrait. With the ATI binary drivers (CCC) I could have both monitors working although I couldn't activate Xinerama ...
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How do I change from Clone to Xinerama mode in Kubuntu? [closed]

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5700 with 2 monitors. In Windows 7 I can use both screens fine (I mean like having a single monitor). I have also installed Kubuntu, but when I log in, the monitors are ...
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3 monitors with 2 video cards not working

I'm trying to get ubuntu working w/ 3 monitors. I have been given 2 video cards lspci | grep VGA 20:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV620 LE [Radeon HD 3450] 25:05:00.0 VGA ...
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How do I best enable Xinerama?

Following the WoLpH's recommendation I am looking forward to enable Xinerama to set up 2 monitors to be 2 separate Gnome virtual desktops instead of one big. But the thing I worry about is how to set ...
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gnome-mplayer to play on second screen with option xineramascreen

I am trying to make gnome-mplayer play a video in fullscreen on my second screen. I am using a Nvidia card with xineramascreen. Below is my ~/.mplayer/config file. [default] xineramascreen=1 ...