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+1 for all the research effort, however... Hate to break it to you, but the fact is it's working as intended. A splitter is just that - a splitter. Nothing more, nothing less. All it will do for you is duplicate the signal. A quote from the link you provided: The VS92A is a video splitter that not only duplicates the video signal from any VGA, XGA, ...


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Automatically arrange your screens on log in The fact that your screen setup is not remembered on restart (re- login) is most likely the result of a minor incompatibility between your screen(s) and the graphics driver. To work around: If I made no typo or mistake, the command: xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --pos 0x0 --rotation left --output DP-1 --pos 1024x0 --...


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Only minimize windows on one screen The script below can be used to (only) minimize windows on the left screen or only on the right screen. The script is run with either 1 or 2 as argument, depending on which screen you'd like to minimize the windows. The script #!/usr/bin/env python3 import subprocess import sys scr = sys.argv[1] def get(cmd): ...


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Introduction The script below allows user to click on a display they want, and all windows on that display will be minimized. This script is meant to be bound to a keyboard shortcut, but can run manually if so desired. Usage is simple: activate the script, your mouse cursor will turn into a cross Click on any program window ( but not desktop ) on the ...


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Here is a workaround that uses the idea from Malith's answer, but automates a few steps, let me know if it works for you, and if not, I have some other ideas that may work. Create a file named /etc/systemd/system/suspend-workaround.service, with the following content: [Unit] Description=suspend lightdm workaround Before=sleep.target StopWhenUnneeded=yes [...


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This is a known issue with the kernel that ships with Ubuntu 16.04 (4.4, I believe), in combination with open-vm-tools. Upgrading the kernel to 4.6 fixed this issue for me. Here are the upgrade steps: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2016/05/install-linux-kernel-4-6-ubuntu-16-04/


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Toggle- dim a specific screen The command to dim the screen (not switch off, but not "sleep" either) would be: xrandr --output $monitor --brightness 0 You can however easily toggle- dim the targeted screen with a keyboard shortcut. Add the script below to a shortcut: #!/bin/bash # --- set your monitor below monitor=VGA-0 # --- if [ -z "$(xrandr --...


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SOLVED. After much researching, i noticed 2 main problems: 1- There was a problem with my integrated graphics card i915 drivers, and i found out that i either had to patch my kernel with an unnofficial patch, or install my virtual machine on UEFI mode, and simulate a bios startup. For this i had to instal ovmf. apt-get install ovmf 2- The windows nvidia ...


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Install Compiz tool: sudo apt-get install compiz compiz-plugins Find it in Unity dash by typing: ccsm and open it. Find "Window Placement" options down below. Play with options, but as far as I remember, you can switch on something like "Place window in cursor active window". Also, it can make Unity remember the previous window position, so ...


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Alt+Ctl+F1 is a virtual terminal, VT1. Usually you would go back to your previous X11 session by typing Alt+Ctl+F7 or Alt+Ctl+F8 I have never had things running in the X11 display change or fail simply because I went to VT1 and back again. But if you go to VT1, and then you are provoking some kind of error that triggers the login to re-appear,...


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Corrupted monitors.xml file As mentioned in a comment, if your monitors darken on (only) one account, working on other(s), most likely your monitors.xml file is somehow corrupted. To fix, remove ~/.config/monitors.xml, immediately log out and back in. Setting up your (complicated) monitor setup from cli You mentioned the step above fixed the darkening ...


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When you needed to suspend, do it using the shell opened by Ctrl + Alt + F2 login to that shell using your username and password. Then type sudo pm-suspend to suspend the machine. (If not, try installing pm-utils using sudo apt-get install pm-utils) To resume, press any key and you will see the last shell window. Now you can press Ctrl + Alt + F7 to get your ...


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After some poking, I got my configuration to work. First, I had to reboot my computer. I don't know why that was necessary, but apparently it was. The next time I ran arandr, I noticed that there was now a DP-1 entry that I could click on: (I suspected that this would be the case, since xrandr's output indicated that there was a connected DP-1 monitor) ...


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I was unable to solve this via software but I did find hardware that made everything work as desired. I purchased a video splitter box (this one for reference - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CZAJUCG) & it has solved my problem. Apparently a splitter cable just confuses the computer as to which display identification to believe where a video ...


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https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/1568604 Check out Post #143 in that thread. Argh, missed a “”→"" (I stupidly copy-pasted my script from another place I'd posted it instead of from the actual file …). Trying again: sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/bin echo '#!/bin/sh n="$(fgconsole)" || exit 1 case "$...



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