Help w/dual monitor

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Help w/dual monitor

Postby james1721 on Thu Apr 30, 2009 2:37 am

I'm a total newbie at Linux Mint...

I have a acer AL1923 and acer AL1716 dual monitor setup on my machine. I have nVidia driver 177.82. I have an nVividia 8600GT video card. I want an extended desktop to work like it does with Windows XP... Help?
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Re: Help w/dual monitor

Postby revdjenk on Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:29 pm

james1721,

welcome to Mint!

I don't have this setup, and could not find an answer on the Mint forums, so looked on the Ubuntu forums... give this a try...

open terminal type:
"sudo nvidia-settings" (without quotes and then type in your password when it asks and use TwinView.

God Bless
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Re: Help w/dual monitor

Postby james1721 on Sat May 02, 2009 4:25 pm

Worked beautifully! Thanks!
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