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dual-monitor on Linux : how to change the virtual resolution of only one screen

I am using Centos 6.3 with two screens : screen A : 1280x1024 screen B : 1680x1050 Screen A is the main screen, and screen B an extension. The problem is, screen A should accept a virtual ...
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AMD A10 7700K + ATI Radeon HD 6850 with 6 Monitors

I'm running a workstation with (hopefully) 6 montiors under LM17 CĂ­nnamon, 64-bit. The AMD ATI Radeon HD 6850 comes with 2x DVI, HDMI and DP to connect to 4 displays. Which work fine under the ...
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4 Monitor Extended Desktop MoBo Graphics Combination

I need to put together a 4-monitor extended desktop setup for non-gaming purposes. All 4 monitors are supposed to display at 1920X1080. Any suggestions as to what motherboard/graphics card combination ...
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How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10?

How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10? As one monitor is 1360x768 and another is 1920x1080 it is not possible to use the Span feature and keep proper aspect ...
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How do I get my laptop to use its external monitor with Debian Wheezy?

with Debian Wheezy installed my laptop screen works fine but it doesn't seem to notice when an external monitor is plugged in. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) I think this is the device in ...
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Linux for a laptop, docking station, and 3 monitors

I'm looking for suggestions on a Linux setup that will work well for a Dell Precision M4800 that has nVidia graphics and spends a large chunk of it's time on one of Dell's port replicator / docking ...
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Running supreme commander forged alliance in dual monitor mode

I have ubuntu 14.04 64bit with wine 1.7 I installed FA via steam on wine and FAF as well. both run decently although, FA does not detect my second monitor. is this something wine is incapable of ...
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How do I fix strange window and mouse stuttering with Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon?

I recently dual booted my laptop running Windows 8.1 with Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon 2.2. I set up a second monitor with my laptop connected via HDMI and the mouse stutters across the screen ONLY on ...
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Chromium - Youtube minimizing to wrong screen on dual-monitor linux setup

Youtube fullscreen works perfectly on my Linux machine, the only problem is that whenever I watch a video in it and exit fullscreen mode Chromium suddenly appears on the other screen. I assume this ...
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How to automatically put monitors side by side upon starting x server?

I want to put a little script in my .xinitrc to put all connected monitors next to each other. Running xrandr | grep " connected" | cut -d' ' -f1 gives DP1 HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 but I'm not great with ...
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Multiple Displays with Multiple Resolutions causing sticky edges at part of the monitor in Ubuntu with Unity

My left monitor is a laptop monitor, at 1366 by 768. My right monitor is a good monitor, at 1920 by 1080. When trying to go from the big one to the small one at the bottom edge my cursor sticks ...
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Which graphic card for multiple monitors on linux without xinerama?

I have a 3 24" monitors, setup with 2 in portrait mode and 1 horizontal ( |-| ) connected to 2 NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 and I'm running Mint 17 Qiana 64 bit (Cinnamon 2.2.13). The configuration works ...
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324 views

Use Synergy with a dual monitor server

I am currently using synergy on my Windows machine and my raspberry pi. The Windows machine is the server and the raspberry pi is the client. The program works great except it doesn't realize that my ...
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1answer
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Kick window to the opposite monitor under TwinView?

In Windows, under dual monitors, I can flip the active window to the same location on the other monitor by hitting Win+Shift+Left/Right. I can also "aero snap" the window to either half of the current ...
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linux catalyst and three monitors

I just switched from opensource ati driver to catalyst because I had many crashes on my linux box when playing flash videos. It looks like with fglrx my system is more stable, but I lost my third ...
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GNU screen mirroring (-x) with different size monitors/resolution

I'm using "screen -x" to mirror screens across two systems at the same time, but I seem to have an issue with resolutions. On most of my screen windows, the top portion (or bottom) is cut off when I ...
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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pcmanfm display desktop in a ackward fashion when using side-by-side multihead/multiple monitors

I have my laptop, and I pluged an LCD monitor to it, followed a couple of tutorials for my GNU/Linux distro on how to do multiheading properly and everything is good. BUT, PCManFM. PCManFM provides ...
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1answer
135 views

Linux + Windows on kvm-switch. Windows works, Linux does not

I have a dual-port, dual-dvi kvm ( dual dvi monitors for 2 computers ). One port is for Windows 7/64, the other port is Linux Mint/64. Windows almost always works, meaning I get hot, dual-screen ...
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Multi GPU and multi monitor setup with Linux

I have the the following setup: GPU's: Radeon hd7950 Radeon hd7770 CPU: Intel 3820K MOBO: Rampage 4 Extreme In windows I have my 1920x1080 display connected to my HD7950 (for gaming) and my 2 cheap ...
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133 views

Mplayer on multiple screens on Ubuntu with Nvidia TwinView

I got a triple screen setup with three 1080x1920 monitors on one GTX 670. They run in TwinView using the proprietary Nvidia driver version 310.44 for Ubuntu Saucy. Today most movies aren't in 16:9 but ...
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1answer
128 views

Starting multiple Chrome full screen instances on multiple monitors from (batch) script

My goal is to show different web content full screen on multiple monitors automatically after booting from a single computer. The browser I would like to use is Chrome. If Chrome does not support this ...
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1answer
272 views

Get monitors outputting from second graphics card (Linux)

OS Kali 1.0.6 Linux Kernel 3.12.6 Relevant Hardware HD7950 x 3 (not in crossfire) BenQ G2420HD 1920x1080 monitors x 4 Kogan 2560x1440 monitors x 2 Situation Recently installed Kali along with AMD ...
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1answer
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Tool to arrange browser windows on multiple monitors, interact with web page - all on startup?

Imagine you wanted to arrange content for a video wall type application. I'd like the computer to - upon startup - open a handful of browser windows, potentially interact with them (log in, drill in ...
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425 views

How can I get xrdp working with multiple monitors?

I've seen these two resources: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1168264 https://github.com/asafge/xrdp_dualmon But it looks like #1 is out of date, and #2 has too many constraints (maximum ...
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133 views

Can I detect the presence of a second display in a shell script or Conky config?

I want to modify my conky placement depending on whether I'm working with my laptop in my lap (one screen) or have it at my desk attached to a larger monitor (dual display). The problem is that I ...
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Rotating screen on Fedora

I run Fedora 19 under KDE and would want to configure two 27" screens rotated 90 degrees. My problem is that while I can go to: System Settings -> Display and Monitor and rotate them 90 degrees, ...
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Multiple monitor desktop switcher on Gnome 3

I have a dual monitor setup and am running gnome 3. How do I get 2 desktop switches down the middle of my deskup like this picture? ...
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62 views

Separate brightness/power-saving settings for multiple monitors

At home, I connect my laptop to an external monitor. Under Linux X server, it works perfectly. Occasionally I watch a movie on the external monitor. When I do, I would like to fold the laptop shut, ...
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1answer
49 views

X forwarding: Disable secondary monitor

I use X forwarding from a linux box to a windows box (X forwarding) which has 2 monitors. New windows are always opened at the opposity display. Thats so terribly annoying! Any way to get rid of this ...
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2answers
379 views

Use laptop as a remote display for linux

since I don't have enough space for a Monitor, I want to use my laptop as a screen for my Desktop PC which is running linux fedora. My laptop is running on windows 7 and I don't want to change that or ...
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Drag and drop makes selected item shift to the left?

I have quite a strange problem. When I select an icon and want to drag and drop it, it's being shifted to left for exactly the width of left monitor. I believe there is some problem with my ...
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If HDMI is wired to discreet GPU, can I still use it in any way with integrated GPU?

I have a Dell Latitude E6530. It has an HDMI out that seems to be wired to its discreet nVidia card. In order for xrandr to see the external monitor on HDMI, I had to disable the integrated Intel GPU ...
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3rd display on Fedora 18 with ati radeon and intel graphics adapters

Using fedora 18 with latest updates (kernel 3.10.12-100.fc18.x86_64, xorg 1.13.3). Computer m/b has own vga connector, provided by: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 ...
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1answer
956 views

Can not use 2 monitors under openSUSE 12.3 (KDE4)

I try to run 2 identical monitors connected to my "sapphire radeon 7870 HD Ghz" graphic card under opensuse 12.3. It works fine under Windows7 but under SUSE only one monitor is used. Both monitors ...
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1answer
608 views

How to enable auto-screen update on monitor plug-in/out on Lubuntu (and how is it acheived in Ubuntu)?

I have a laptop which I want to have connected to an external monitor 99% of the time. The other 1% I would use its screen. I want the laptop to be closed (usually) to save space, and to use external ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I run 3 monitors (2 video cards) on Linux Mint 15?

I am trying to switch my PC from Windows to Linux Mint 15. I have three monitors that work very well in Windows. After installing Mint (and seeing that it naturally only uses 1 monitor) I tried to ...
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Disabling laptop monitor on boot?

I'm using a laptop with Ubuntu (no graphical desktop) to do all of my work. The resolution is awful, at 1024x576 or something similar. So I just close my laptop lid and plug it into an external ...
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1answer
146 views

Show boot log only on Primary Monitor in a multi-monitor environment

I have two monitors on my graphic card. When I boot Linux Mint both show the boot Log. Is it possible to limit the boot log or splash screen to one primary monitor instead of cloning it to both? ...
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854 views

Permanently disable second screen

My laptop's monitor does not work any more and thus I've attached an external monitor. On boot, GDM still recognizes the primary laptop screen and displays it's login window on it. Which I then can't ...
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How to handle HDMI ports with DP adapter with xrandr [closed]

I'm currently running ubuntu with dwm on my macbook air and I have a problem. When I connect to a monitor using a dongle, which converts an HDMI cable to MBA's DP port, xrandr still recognizes it as ...
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Disable Unplugged Displays (xrandr)

I have a laptop with two video outputs that I use when I am home (HDMI1,VGA1). To enable them, I do this: xrandr --output HDMI1 --right-of LVDS1 --auto xrandr --output LVDS1 --off xrandr --output ...
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Linux - How to set up a shortcut to move window to different monitor?

I am using CentOS 6.4. I am aware the similar question has been raised before for Windows and OS X, but so far, the only solution I found for Linux is to press Alt+F7 and move it pixel-by-pixel, ...
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0answers
276 views

How to connect a monitor via an USB based VGA card?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C640. I have installed Linux Mint 14. I want to connect two external monitors to it. Although I have only one VGA port. I have an external USB to VGA card which I connected, ...
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2answers
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Dual monitor setup using startx not working

I have two Monitors which used to run two different application on each one. Eg. Monitor A should run chromium-browser Monitor B should run another chromium-browser This should be run after ...
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1answer
537 views

How to get the current monitor resolution or monitor name (LVDS, VGA1, etc)

I would like to get the resolution of the current monitor (the screen from where I run the script) or the name of the screen (LVDS, VGA1, etc). If I can't get the resolution but only the monitor ...
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2answers
609 views

GNOME 3.8 on a dual screen setup freezes after lock screen

I recently installed Arch Linux, and with that GNOME 3.8.2 + GDM 3.8.1.1. I have this on a Notebook with an Intel graphics card with the notebook LCD and an external monitor attached via VGA port. ...
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1answer
717 views

Synergy dual-screen client

I have synergy client 1.4 running on a Linux machine and same version server running on either Linux or Windows laptop (both have the problem described below). My Linux client is Dual-Monitor setup. ...
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1answer
137 views

Can emacs be used across multiple screens?

I would like to use emacs across multiple monitors: one monitor would have code the other would have the R session that will be processing the code submissions. I am in a Windows machine logging into ...
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2answers
48 views

Toggle individual monitors on a GNU/Linux laptop

I have an external monitor connected to my laptop. When for example watching video on my external screen, I would like to have the option of easily turning off or dimming the laptop screen. But I ...