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For whatever reason, my other monitor can't be used unless I suspend the system before I login. Every time I suspend, the monitor is able to work as an extended display (after I configure the settings). If I don't suspend, then the monitor will not function at all. It would be nice if I didn't have to suspend and configure the settings every time I want to ...


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Easy. All you have to do is to run Displays in the MATE menu. Then choose expand desktop. Then, according to this link, all you have to do is: Right-click the panel you wish to move and select “Properties”. Uncheck the “Expand” option under the “General” tab. Grab one of the edges of the panel by clicking on the left or right end (top or ...


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It is not "basic" at all. This device is not supported by Linux kernel and it will not work with Linux-based distributions until someone makes a driver for it. You can not use Windows hardware drivers through wine. The only way to use it, I guess, is by a Windows guest system in VirtualBox or VMware.


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Toggle between screens and (optionally) set focus on the (full screen) window The script below will toggle (and "focus") between the left and the right screen if both screens are more or less center- or top aligned, and more or less of the same vertical resolution. I assume in practically all situations of a left/right screen setup it will work. The ...


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In my case this did not work. The problem is a bug in ubuntu-drivers-common I had the same problem with my W530 and could solve it by downgrading > to ubuntu-drivers-common=1:0.2.91.4 sudo aptitude install ubuntu-drivers-common=1:0.2.91.4 sudo aptitude hold ubuntu-drivers-common This defect is still valid even with the latest update of ...


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I've got a GT630 with dual monitors which works very good. The one thing with nvidia and Ubuntu is the sluggish UI which you'll have to fix by setting the grub boot parameter: video=LVDS-1:d I don't know why Ubuntu don't fix this boot parameter by default, but it is what it is. Simple fix to an annoying problem.


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It is not supported by Linux yet. But Lenovo promised to make a driver soon. The only way to use this device is to install Windows as a virtual machine. Then you will be able to pass through the USB device and install a Windows driver.


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You'll have to enable Basemosaic in the Nvidia driver to get all monitors working together, when Xinerama is enabled.


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Since this is a firs google search result for this problem, I decided to post my solution that for me looks simple. I found this link on archlinux, and you can use xinput --map-to-output <stylus device ID> <screen ID> so I don't need to play with "Coordinate Transformation Matrix"...


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Don't use converters and if you really must: use externally powered ones that contain a DSP and can do the up/downscaling for you. It's not the modules (a.k.a. "drivers") that's the problem: it's the converters! The older one is working because it's probably a standard VESA resolution (like 800x600 or 1024x768) and the other one isn't because it doesn't ...


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Please check out this: Kubuntu 15.04 nvidia optimus. This should help you get everythihg working very smoothly with docking/undocking as well. /edit Unless I am mistaken and your laptop does only have the Intel, and not the Nvidia as well. In which case I might be of no help for you.


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I have the same configuration and problem. One workaround I found is to go to one virtual terminal (e.g. Ctrl+Alt+F1) and then go back to the desktop (Ctrl+Alt+F7).


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Honestly, I would stick with single monitor for Linux. I tried multi-monitor setup, but it screwed up my screens and I had to reinstall/format/do the whole damn installation again.\ Depending on your graphics card, I would get the drivers from the site, if there are any. I know that some AMD/ATI cards work like plug-and-play.


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I've got the same problem with Nvidia drivers and the solution was to have Launcher placement enabled on both monitors, else the situation was as your described. I guess it's bug of proprietary Nvidia drivers, because they don't see 2 monitors but one with resolution of both combined.


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It's possible that something (the adapter? the use of dvi?) is preventing X from discovering the properties of your monitor, which is why it isn't showing up by name. Something you could try: Get xrandr. Run xrandr to dump out your monitor settings. Presumably, the two will show up differently. (If not, the problem is elsewhere, and easy to fix.) Read ...


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Double check that they are actually identical. Look at the product ID and dates and similar things. I had a case at work where two monitors we thought were identical didn't support identical sets of resolutions, and I discovered that they weren't identical. One was a slightly modified version released a couple months later. They had the same model number ...


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Sounds like what happens when I forget to install my hardware acceleration drivers. Usually fglrx for ATI or nouveau for nvidia.



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