Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

1

This problem (AFAIK) is not Ubuntu's fault. It is the graphics card itself. What I believe is happening is that the graphics card is creating a "ghost" monitor. It's (usually) disabled unless it's needed by the computer. This allows the system to use the monitor without having to reboot. A potential patch for this is to simply disable the extra monitor, ...


1

This sounds like a known, on-going bug with Xserver for Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04. Here's a couple links with workarounds and a bug thread for NVidia cards: Unknown display besides laptop Built-in display Ubuntu detects a non-existing screen Not sure if you tried to upgrade your Xserver or what HWE you're using but you may want to try that. More info on your ...


1

You can specify DISPLAY environment to specify display for launching apps (see Graphical Environment) as follows from tty: DISPLAY=:0 <app-command> Example: DISPLAY=:0 gedit DISPLAY=:0 gnome-terminal This will launch GUI applications in GUI mode (Ctrl+Alt+F7) from tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1).



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible