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How to use a SmartTV as second screen over wifi?

If we would like to use a SmartTV as a second screen over wifi using Linux, how could we do it? Is there a way to do this? For my case I'm using a Samsung SmartTV and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with KDE 4. ...
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How to use dual monitors on a system with 2 computers?

I have dual monitors set up to work with extended screens on Windows 7. Now I've hooked a computer to one of these monitors (monitor 1) with Ubuntu. When I change the input source on monitor 1 I see ...
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How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10?

My question is the same as this one : How to disable sticky corners in Windows 8? But I didn't find the values to change in the registry. Any idea how to fix this on Windows 10 ? edit : I tried this ...
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Recording 2 separate windows at once

It's a pretty simple requirement but I have no idea how to go about getting it done. I have a popular software "replay video capture" by applain. What this does is capture anything that's being played ...
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Can I get a larger Windows 7 Remote Desktop screen than the real screen on the machine?

I have two Windows 7 machines: A) Has four 1920x1200 displays as the desktop. Windows sees it as two 3840x1200 displays. B) Has a single 1920x1200 display When I am using A), I'd like to RDP to B) ...
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Dell XPS 13 with 2 monitors daisychain?

I'm going to buy a Dell XPS 13 (the i5 model without touchscreen and with 256gb ssd) and i'm also going to buy a Dell Ultrasharp monitor U2515H. But in the future i really want to buy a second monitor ...
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Power supply needed? can I use the same size because old one is near end of life or do I need a larger one [on hold]

Symptoms, my computer when it gets going the power will just cut, the power indicator stays lit but everything else dies, all the fans, the screens go dead it does not respond on the network (ssh ...
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Keeping windows maximized/on screen when changing resolution

I have two monitors on my desktop (Windows 8.1 Pro), and I sometimes play older games from GOG or wherever that change the screen resolution for the monitor they're open on. This is no big deal; ...
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How do you use multiple monitors in MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7?

Using the RDMan from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44989 Tools->Options->Full Screen-> last checkbox is 'Use multiple monitors when necessary' however this has no ...
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Duplicate Displays on Virtual Box

I'm running Kodibuntu (xbmc/Kodi) 14.0 64-bit on Virtual Box (VB). The Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. I have one 1920x1080 monitor (DVI) and one 1920x1080 TV (HDMI) in another room connected to my ...
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What Level of Video Card do I need to run 2 Dell Ultrasharp U2415 Monitors [on hold]

I'm going to be purchasing a new desktop computer soon, and I'm getting 2 Dell Ultrasharp monitors. These are 24" 1920x1280 monitors. I'm going to be doing web development, and maybe watching 1080p ...
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Does MacBook Air 11" (Early 2015) Broadwell support DisplayPort MST?

Does MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015), powered by Broadwell with Intel HD Graphics 6000, and Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps), support DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport? ...
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Any way to connect two VGA monitors to GeForce 970?

I have a pair of ancient ViewSonic VE710s VGA monitors that are still going strong (if a little bit filthy!) after more than a decade of use. I recently purchased an MSI GeForce 970. Unfortunately, I ...
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Three Displays: HDMI(TV), VGA(LCD) and Laptop [on hold]

I tried all combinations. If HDMI and VGA work, the laptop is blank, if Laptop and HDMI work, VGA is blank. And obviously, the third obvious combination. Computer Specification: INTEL 4000 SEries ...
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Connect two external screens to notebook

I need to connect two external screens to my notebook. I know this has been discussed a couple of times before but although I did some research I am still not sure what my best option is. My graphic ...
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taskbar shows full screen video with monitors MPCHC

I have a setup with 2 monitors attached to my computer, I then launch a full screen video on my monitor, everytime I then do something else on my other monitor the taskbar show at the buttom of the ...
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Why is the organization of the displays changed when I change the primary monitor?

Demo: Why is the organization of the displays changed when I change the primary monitor? I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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GNOME window positioning mess

I want all newly created window to show up on display 1 or 2, without overlaping to another display, on GNOME 3.16.2. Currently I am using a 3 display setup, with two standard monitors and one ...
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Kali linux mirrors displays

I have two monitors hooked up to my custom built PC. I have Ubuntu and Kali Linux installed in a dual boot configuration. On Ubuntu my monitors extend the view. On Kali the monitors mirror each other. ...
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Display management in Gnome not working.

I've just installed Fedora 22 (64bit). I have to monitors, one recognized as #1 (on my right) and one as #2 (on my left). Assigning the monitors to right hand side worked fine. I do though often ...
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Windows program to view all monitors and interact with them

So I have looked all over for a solution for this and I am just about convinced that one doesn't exist. Basically this is the scenario: In the company I work for one of my bosses asked me to set up 4 ...
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External monitor flicker - probably when CPU usage is higher

I have Fujitsu UH554 ultrabook. At work I'm using Acer external monitor, via HDMI. At home I'm using HP Pavilion external monitor via HDMI -> VGA convertor. Sometimes if I'm at work (on Acer monitor ...
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Windows 7 Dual Monitors

I just purchased 2 new Dell E2414H monitors and installed Windows 7 on my recent computer build and one monitor is plugged into VGA the other to DVI. I have run Ubuntu on this computer from a disk ...
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xrandr fails to change screen resolution on Arch Linux

I have a dual-monitor setup in my notebook, which is running Arch Linux with Gnome 3 as Desktop Environment. My graphic card is Intel HD Graphics 3000 and my external monitor (VGA1) is a Philips ...
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How to stop windows 8 from moving windows from external to primary monitor when external is disconnected

I've not found an answer to this question yet since it seems to be the inverse of what most people are after. I currently have one external monitor connected to my windows laptop but I also like to ...
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Changing Display Resolution of Surface Pro 3 when Docked/Undocked

I recently got a Surface Pro 3 for work. I have it connected with two external monitors and and using the Surface in the dock as a third monitor. The monitors are set for 1920x1080 and text is ...
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2nd monitor won't turn on after computer power off

I've got two identical screens both connected via DisplayPort to a GTX 970. Then one day only one of my monitors turned on after I turned on the PC. My main monitor turns on just fine - every time. ...
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xmonad: rotate one screen on dual monitor setup

On Fedora 22 I want to use XMonad as Window-Manager on a dual monitor setup. I want to rotate one of the monitors but I'm trying to not configure xorg.conf manually like described here. (because in my ...
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HOW to display certain sections of my screen on another monitor?

Herrow my question is... Is there to a way to display certain sections of my screen on another monitor? A program perhaps that allows one to divide the viewable area of my screen into seperate ...
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Triple Monitor on AMD Card with 3 HDMI Screens

I have 2 AMD 280x cards. Card A has Mini DP x2 HDMI DVI Card B has DP HDMI DVI x2 When I got my DVI to HDMI converter to connect with 2 HDMI to DVI and one HDMI to HDMI, I thought I'd finally ...
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How to extend main display to two duplicate displays (Win 8)

So I have a laptop, projector, and one screen. The projector is connected to the laptop via HDMI and the screen is connected via mini display port. What I want to achieve is the following: I want ...
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Windows are up-scaled on secondary monitor in Windows 8.1

I have 2 monitors and a TV connected to my video card (AMD R7 260x) Monitor 2 (primary): 1920x1080, DVI extends to Monitor 1: 1920x1080, VGA cloned to Television: 1920x1080 HDMI The problem is, ...
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Make Popups appear on the window of the parent application

I am using a laptop with Windows 7 with anywhere from zero to three monitors attached depending on where I am working. This is a great source of frustration to be honest. My biggest gripe at the ...
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Laptop slowness when connected with a docking station

My setup: An Asus laptop running Win 8.1 Enterprise with 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, nVidia Geforce GTX850 DDR3 4GB RAM, HDD 1TB + SSD 256GB. This configuration is running smooth and I don't have any ...
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How to use legacy monitors with single Mini DisplayPort output

I have two ASUS VN289H monitors. Each monitor has one VGA/D-Sub and two HDMI inputs. I am currently using one M-M VGA cable and one DVI to HDMI cable to power this dual-screen setup. I am ...
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3 displays, one GPU, passive DP, ubuntu

I have a Radeon HD6850 card that I was using with Ubuntu 14. I had 3 dell monitors connected to this card and they worked great at 1600x1200. I had bought a Displayport to DVI adapter to get it ...
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How to change taskbar location via script when monitor is detected

I have a second monitor that I sometimes use, and would like to have windows move the taskbar to it whenever it detects the monitor - is there a way to script it to do such a thing? I believe I can ...
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Windows cant see second mointor

So this problem is really strange because it only started happening today when my screen randomly lost signal (power still on). Now no matter what windows can only recognise one monitor, so I can plug ...
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What's going on with my monitors

So I have 2 monitors, one is Acer and the other is Samsung (don't think this matters at all) and something strange is happening. One will only work when the other is unplugged. For example my Acer is ...
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Save desktop configuration (multi-monitor and/or external monitor)

My laptop using a 1920x1080 resolution for the desktop. When I load Visual Studio or Google Chrome or something else, I expect the window layout to be "just so". Every now and then I would like to ...
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outputting to a 3rd monitor using a switch with a graphics card that only supports 2 displays

Is there a way to fool kubuntu into thinking that a 3rd monitor on a hardware switch is the same monitor - same screen resolution etc? And therefore be able to switch between a second and third ...
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Unexpected variations in icon and display size on NEC monitors via Targus dock

The icon and dialogue size on the monitors attached to my dock are huge, while other icons appear really small. What could be causing this, and is there anything I can do to fix it? Setup 1x NEC ...
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How to open all window in one monitor for dual monitor system

Recently I bought a monitor and did set up with my laptop as dual monitor. Now whenever I open a new window, file or software it always open in the laptop first and then I have to move it to the ...
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How to open two different power point files one per each monitor?

I have to work on power point file and I have to consult a similar one but I am not able to open those file on the two screen I have "installed" on my workstation. It happened also with excel files, ...
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Is there a way to simultaneously display 3 different computers desktops on one projector or television?

I know that some projectors/TVs have a PIP (Picture in Picture) function but I have only seen it with at most two different input sources being simultaneously displayed on the same monitor. I think ...
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How to correctly connect my monitors? [closed]

Please just help me get this straight. This is more of less how the computer rear looks. I dont remember exactly how I had it before turning everything upside down in order to fix an issue I ...
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Kali Linux's NVIDIA driver install guide does not work

I'm trying to get my natively installed Kali Linux distro to detect my second monitor. I have two Samsung S20B300 monitors but its only picking up one of them. The one it is picking up is plugged in ...
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Awesome Window Manager: Force firefox to initialy open on a specific screen (3 head)

I have a 3 monitor setup using Awesome Window Manager. I have a few applications I always start up when I log in, and I have to place them on the correct screens/tags manually. Is there a way to do ...
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3rd Monitor in a dual monitor setup with switch leaves one blank

I have basically a dual monitor setup which works well. I have however, until recently, had a switch in place to switch to a third monitor which has the same screen resolution as the lowest resolution ...
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Dell Optiplex 780 incorrect Resolutions though DP to VGA adapter [closed]

We have several users using dual monitors and some of the ones connected though DP adapters and the monitors appear as Generic PnP monitors in the resolutions options with the wrong options. Any ...