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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 ...
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Hdmi splitter to monitor

How do u connect a laptop to 2 monitors with a hdmi splitter and not have the screens be duplicated, I want them to be extended. I have tried extending it but it just extends to my laptop! It extends ...
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How to use a networked Android TV as second monitor

I have an old Sony "Google TV" connected to my local network. What's the easiest way to use it as a second monitor on Linux (Ubuntu) without using a direct video cable (i.e. only over the network)? ...
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Prevent application windows from opening off-screen [duplicate]

I have a multi-monitor setup at work, and like to keep one rotated for reading long documents, browsing code, etc. My problem is that sometimes when I open a new application window (especially in IBM ...
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Resetting screen setup in XP (msgina.dll failed to load)

I have an measurement system connected to a computer running Windows XP SP3 (since the hardware does not support newer versions of Windows). The basic setup is a primary monitor used for Windows and a ...
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windows 8.1 display monitor keeps refresh very fast and cannot do any change in dialogue

in my Thinkpad Lenovo laptop with windows 8.1 installed,i want to change my monitor positioning or resolution but after starting to drag my secondary monitor or resolution drop-down, because the ...
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DVI Splitter - 3 Monitors No Duplication

I have a DVI splitter, one end splits to VGA and the other to DVI. My graphics card is a GTX 780, so my dual monitor setup works just fine, but I would like to hook up the other end of the splitter to ...
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Can I daisy chain two monitors to use for Windows 7?

I have two VGA connectors open on my monitor. Can I keep one DVI cable plugged in to my computer (as I only have one slot) and then plug the VGA cable into both of them? Will Windows 7 detect two ...
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Pair Programming on multiple computers

At work, we are trying to set up pair programming stations. For this, we need to have both programmers working from different monitors (with their own keyboard and mouse) on the same file. Are there ...
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Mirror desktop icons (only) on multiple monitors

I'm trying to find a way of mirroring my main desktop onto my secondary monitor so that it shows the same icons on both. Anybody know of a way to do this?
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Intel 3770K (HD4000) and dual monitor with DVI+VGA

My office computer is running Intel Core i7 3770K (IvyBridge) on an Asus P8H77-V motherboard. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit desktop version). I've been using an old LG Flatron W2453TQ display ...
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Second display not being detected in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux natively on my custom built PC. Its running an NVidia GTX960 Graphics card with two Samsung S20B300 monitors. The one plugged into my card's DVI's slot is working but the one ...
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Fullscreen application minimizing when focus shifts to it from second monitor. Windows 7

I have application X running full screen on my secondary monitor without focus. If I switch to this application from an application on my primary monitor by clicking, application X will minimize ...
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Dual Monitor set-up, put one to sleep, other stays the same (windows 7) [duplicate]

I have a dual monitor set up. How can I put one of them (main or not, should work with both, independently) and the windows don't change display? If I use windows+p or simply the screen button ...
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Will XPS 13 2015 laptop support daisy chaining multiple monitors from a single display port?

Will my XPS 13 2015 laptop support daisy chaining multiple monitors from a single display port output? I understand that this will require display port v 1.2, but I've not so far been able to find ...
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One physical monitor but system sees two

I believe that my computer was attacked by an unknown virus. I have managed to fix majority of the problems one still stand (or it could have been the only one). I physically have one monitor plugged ...
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How to fix “The display settings could not be saved” message with Oculus Rift

I am running Windows 8.1 under Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro Retina 15" at its native resolution of 2880x1800, with an Oculus Rift DK2 connected as an extended display at its native resolution of ...
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Internal screen resolution changing with external monitor

Windows is telling me that my laptop screen (screen 1 in the below images) remains the same resolution when a smaller monitor (screen 3) is utilized; however, the image presented is larger and ...
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My system has two VGA ports, one in the graphics card and another one?

I just happened to acquire a second monitor, which has a VGA cable, and I want to plug it in with my previous one. As you can see in the picture, I have two VGA ports, one that is used(the graphics ...
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Using two video cards; how good should the second one be? [duplicate]

So I'm looking to start a new build, using some of the parts from my old PC. One thing I wanted to do was try out Intel (current is AMD) and to have two GPUs. This build has Oculus Rift in mind. ...
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Second screen goes black on certain website (Firefox/Chrome on Windows 8.1 on MacBook Air)

Whenever I go to http://htw-berlin.de (the only URL with this issue so far) with Firefox 38 or Chrome Canary 45, the entire screen goes black until I close the tab. But only if the window is larger ...
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Win7: desktop shortcut to start chrome in kiosk mode (fullscreen) on second monitor - how?

i want to have a desktop shortcut on my desktop (primary monitor) that starts a chrome-window in kiosk-mode on my second monitor (in fullscreen!). how can i do that? is that even possible via command ...
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How to connect second screen to pc/mac wirelessly in extend mode?

I want to find a way to connect my mac with my second screen wirelessly. Solutions like Google Chromecast gives you the option to mirror screen but not extend to a second screen which will give you ...
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Graphics card and dual monitors are not functioning correctly

I got a new EVGA GTX 970 graphics card and plugged 2 devices into it. The first is a 27" monitor that is using VGA to DVI to connect to the GPU, and the other is a 32" tv which is connected to the GPU ...
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Control 2 computers each with 2 monitors with 1 Keyboard/Mouse?

I have 2 Physical machines , sitting next to each other, each one has 2 monitors , and all the monitors are arranged arranged like this from left to right : Monitor 1,2, belong to Machine 1, monitor ...
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Return programs to window size after docking / undocking macbook pro?

I have a 13 inch macbook pro that I'm using with a Henge Docks vertical docking station and two external monitors. I switch back and forth between the dock and using the laptop by itself. When I plug ...
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How to connect 3 monitors to 2011 Mac Mini

I recently purchased a 2011 Mac Mini and I would like to connect 3 older monitors to it. Is it possible to do so and keep a separate desktop on each device? Some background information: 1 of my ...
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Application orientation for multiple monitors

If you have multiple monitors, when you disconnect them (or close the laptop if you have one), all of the application windows migrate to the remaining screen(s). I want to be able to plug into my two ...
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Dell Latitude - HDMI output is unreliable

I have a Dell Latitude E5540 laptop that cannot connect to two Samsung monitors using HDMI (both syncmasters, one is a P2450, the other is a S24C650PL). Using VGA always works on both monitors, HDMI ...
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Windows 7, GTX 750, Dell 2408WFP: powering off display disconnects the display from the card

I have the following monitors attached to my EVGA GeForce GTX 750 (2 GB): Dell 2408WFP connected via DisplayPort (monitor 1) Dell 2408WFP connected via HDMI (monitor 2) Dell 2007FP connected via ...
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Cannot connect to external monitors with E-Port dock station

I have an E-Port dock station and Dell Latitude E7440. I have recently switched from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. System stopped detecting external monitor connected to my dock station. Regardles of ...
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Setting up a KVM/Docking Station solution, 2 Monitors, Gaming Desktop, Laptop, 2-3 Monitors

There many KVM/Docking station questions, but they all seem to be about General usage. I have: A Windows Desktop that: Is built for gaming Will soon Dual-boot Linux(Kubuntu) Uses two ...
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Switch between sound output devices without changing standard output device

I've got the following setup (Win 8.1): My laptop is connected via HDMI with an external monitor which has an external speaker connected via jack plug. This is my usual standard sound output device. ...
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HDMI cut out mid video, and is no longer working

I have an asus transformer T100TA with the default windows 8.1 install, with the latests updates. I had it plugged in to my TV to watch something using the "extend" option of windows+P, and everything ...
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How to make another pc monitor an external monior without cable?

I have a laptop and a desktop (with monitor). I have used my desktop monitor as an external monitor. Now the HDMI port on my laptop is broken. So my question is basicly how to share keybord, ...
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Posible to use mini display to HDMI with HDMI splitter?

I have a macbook pro 13 inch with two external monitors. I'd like to set up a third external monitor however the only working ports on my laptop are the two mini-display ports. The HDMI port was ...
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How can we split a projector projection?

Here's the thing: We wish to display the same browser window, on a wall, however, it needs to be masket only on certain points of that wall. So, in between the wall, there will be some objects that ...
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Green flickering dots that move on my laptop screen

I have a Toshiba L50D-B83110 laptop (AMD A8 APU with AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics) running Windows 8.1. I have the same issue as the OP of this question: Green flickering pixels that move with black ...
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Monitor not working | VGA | Windows 8

Today I received my configured PC I bought off a supplier. I am using Dual screens and they are both VGA. One is gone into my VGA port and the other into my graphics cards DVI port (i used converter ...
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Can I customize the way the mouse moves between monitors?

I'm using my Mid-2014 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display along with two 20" external monitors. Both are 1200x1600 rotated to portrait orientation, one on either side of the laptop. The screens are ...
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Default Two cables from one card to one monitor for pseudo-dual display?

This is a bit of an odd request but I hope someone can help me out with a solution or an explanation... :) I've bought an LG 34um95 monitor (34", 21:9 aspect-ratio) but also bought a Palit GTX 750Ti ...
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Can i build a very powerful central system and connect to multiple monitors to play different games at once

Basically I want to setup a gaming hub and instead of having separate systems I wanted to do something different and setup a central computer connected to multiple monitors and multiple in/out ...
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Working with multiple monitors [duplicate]

I have two monitors on my desk, they are both the same resolution and screen size, but they are from different manufacturers - one is LG, the other is Dell. Using their default settings, the two ...
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Two GPU's - one for rendering the game, and one for driving the display [duplicate]

Ok so in my computer I have two GPU's. One of them is the higher performance AMD GPU (which I want to use to render games) and the other is an old low-end NVIDIA GPU which I use to run my monitor ...
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Change audio output depending on monitor application is run in [duplicate]

This type of questions has been asked, but did not find solution to my current setup (setup with soundcard). I have Xonar DGX sound card, and Nvidia Graphics card. I have connected TV to my ...
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Monitor not recognized on Lenovo OnelinkPro

I use Debian Jessie with kernel 4.04 on a Lenovo X1 3rd Gen. My Windows Manager is Gnome. It works well but my external monitor which is connected to the Onelink Pro's DVI port is not recognized at ...
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Monitor glowing greenish light after connected the 3rd monitor to the same graphics card

My graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 which has 3 ports VGA, DVI and HDMI. It is also announced to support 3 monitors. I connected 3 monitors to is and after 2 weeks, my oldest monitor ...
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4K monitor does not support 60HZ via HDMI on 3840x2160

I am confused about HDMI -- I have a GTX 770 with 1xDP, 1xHDMI and 2xDVI. I just bought two Dell Ultra HD 4k Monitors (P2715Q) and while the first one gives me 60HZ over DP, another only shows 30HZ ...