Dual Monitor question for LM13 xfce 64 bit

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animaguy
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Dual Monitor question for LM13 xfce 64 bit

Postby animaguy » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:35 am

I have a laptop and an extra monitor.

When I plug in the monitor to the laptop, the laptop monitor is exactly the same as the external monitor.

Is there a way to have the extra monitor extend from the laptop monitor?

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Re: Dual Monitor question for LM13 xfce 64 bit

Postby ovehendrix » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:24 pm

Take a look here

The xrandr command is:

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xrandr --output HDMI2 --right-of HDMI1


To get the name of your screens just run xrandr (sudo apt-get install arandr).

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Re: Dual Monitor question for LM13 xfce 64 bit

Postby animaguy » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:02 pm

I successfully installed ARandR and everything is working fine again.


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