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Update of kernel to 4.4.8-wily will solve the problem. It works fine with Intel® HD Graphics 520, so I assume that it should help to all Skylake graphics cards. Instalation instructions here: http://linuxdaddy.com/blog/install-kernel-4-4-on-ubuntu/


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Background script to check for new screens Once per 5 seconds, the background script below looks for new screens to be connected. If that happens, it tries to set the resolution to what you set in the head section of the script (see: How to use). A notification shows if the creen was successfully set: If the command to set the resolution fails, it ...


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Launcher placement can be achieved via System Settings -> Displays or via command line. GUI way Under System Settings -> Displays find the Launcher placement option Command line way The placement is determined by two things: Which monitor is the primary ? What value is set in /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/unityshell/num-launchers dconf schema. ...


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The problem in your case is that when you are connecting the external monitor, it is by default being taken as the primary screen which is in left and you have to move your cursor to right of your extended monitor to get it on the laptop screen. This is problem is easily solved when you are using the light environments like LXDE. They have it on their ...


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I appreciate this is an old question. You have no doubt long since resolved this issue. For anyone else who find this, I resolved this issue by heading to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and modifying to monitor HorizSync and VertRefresh values. I can't remember what they were but this is how the monitor section now appears. Section "Monitor" .... HorizSync ...


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I had this problem on 14.04 with a similar setup. I also, at some point, had a problem of text editing delay from one of my monitors. I had two video cards: one with 1 DVI port, and the other with both a VGA and DVI port. In the end, I determined my problem was that I was mixing video cards: I was using two DVI ports from two different cards. By instead ...


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I created a script for one of my monitors and run it as I connect the monitor. So you can make similar different scripts for your different monitor types and run each as per requirement. #!/bin/bash sudo xrandr --addmode VGA-0 1440x900_60.00 sudo xrandr --newmode Modeline "1440x900_60.00" 106.47 1440 1520 1672 1904 900 901 904 932 -HSync +Vsync ...


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I constructed a couple of desktop shortcuts to achieve this sort of thing on my laptop. They are $ cat LowRes.desktop #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Terminal=false Icon[en_GB]=gnome-panel-launcher Name[en_GB]=LowRes Exec=xrandr -s 8 Comment[en_GB]=1368x768 Name=LowResDisplay Comment=1368x768 Icon=gnome-panel-launcher ...


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I am not 100% sure this will fix your issue, but you should check out this ubuntu documentation regarding hybrid graphics and how to use switcheroo to activate the different cards. It solved my issue when trying to use my hybrid ati Sony laptop that kept losing the Intel drivers and not the ati. Hope it helps!


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If your screen is switching off it might be struggling to keep sync with the output signal. There are two main reasons for this , the first is refresh rates being too high for the screen to keep up with and the second is the cables are not good enough. There is an outside chance your graphics card can't cope with multiple screens but most are powerful ...


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So, personally I don't own this laptop, however I spent some time looking around. What I found was this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AsusZenbook#HDMI That help section basically says that if you want to use external displays, you'll need to leave them unplugged until you are booted up and logged in, which is what you've experienced. This seems to be ...


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Simple solution Install Unity Tweak Tool and under launcher settings select Colour: Based on Wallpaper option Command-line solution There is a dconf schema that corresponds to the color of the launcher. /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/unityshell/background-color The colors are 32-bit hex values. The last byte ( two numbers ) stand for the color ...


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Yes you can. You can use a terminal and then in each terminal use this command. monitor 1 terminal screen /dev/tty1 monitor 2 terminal screen /dev/tty2


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The Intel driver is in a state of junk when it comes to Broadwell/Linux, and Intel knows it. It is unclear what their priorities are. Ubuntu is only 1% of their market. bugs are here: https://bugs.freedesktop.org search for like DRM Intel. They use kernel version. GNOME is in a sad state, too. Run the oldest you can stand, maybe even KDE/X. Stay away from ...


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So uhh... This is a little embarrassing... I uhh my umm. Okay. I'll say it. My SLI cord came undone. I have got it working now. Although I also had to change my xorg file from using DPF-0 screen to DVI-I-0. Yep.


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I had the same problem. Upgrading the kernel from 4.4.0 to 4.4.10 worked for me. You can check your kernel release by typing uname -r in the terminal. Here's a quick tutorial to upgrading the kernel You can skip straight to the 64bit section. You can try to upgrade your kernel to 4.4.10: cd /tmp wget ...



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