I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop and I connect to a HD monitor via HDMI. I don't need the laptop screen so I turn it off.
On the login screen, both the monitor and the laptop screens are turned on and showing correct image. When I type my password and press enter, the picture on my HD monitor will look like this:
The laptop screen shows correct image. After a few seconds, the laptop screen turns off, and the HD monitor will display:
After a few more seconds, the login is completed and my desktop appears correctly. How do I fix the splash screen?
I'm using the nvidia graphics driver, but I used to have exactly the same problem with the open-source driver.