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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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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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Awesome multimonitor scenario: how to stop mirroring?

I have this two-monitor configuration that works flawlessly in the default 12.10 GNOME wm. This is my xorg.conf: Section "Monitor" Identifier "VGA0" Option "Enable" "true" Modeline ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 multi-monitor setup isn't working

I have tried everything I can think of and can't get a multi monitor setup working. Can anyone please point me in the right direction? My setup: Asus G75VW with nVidia 670M (supports 3 external ...
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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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Is there a simple, safe way to trigger a GPU lockup on a susceptible computer?

Answers to my previous question, Ubuntu 12.04 froze, requiring powercycle. What should I look / grep for in the logs?, have led me to suspect that my computer is experiencing an intermittent GPU ...
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Xinerama and double buffering?

Is there any way to enable double buffering while using Xinerama? Seems its not working because everything is flickering (conky, lilyterm, tilda, ...).
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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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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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Second monitor remains black after installing nvidia 270.18 driver [closed]

I've installed the latest nvidia 270.18 driver from the ~ubuntu-x-swat PPA. Since the driver has been installed my second monitor remains black. In nvidia-settings the second monitor is detected ...
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Radeon display driver clones monitors while using Xinerama [closed]

I'm trying to get my two Radeon HD 4770 cards working with three monitors. Xinerama works so far in the way that I have two fully working monitors were I can move windows from one to the other. My ...
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How can I disable xinerama?

I don't think it is running, but according to a bug report and a forum post (I'll add the links later) disabling it should stop skype from crashing. Is there a way to know if it is enable, and if it ...
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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 ...