Monitor won't stay primary

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nex01
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Monitor won't stay primary

Post by nex01 » Wed May 16, 2018 4:12 pm

After every restart, I have to go into the Nvidia X Server settings and make my second monitor primary.
I click apply and also Save to X Configuration file, but it does not save.
Any ideas?

here my inxi -FXz if that helps:

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System:    Host: mint-7700k Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine:   Mobo: MSI model: Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) v: 1.0
           Bios: American Megatrends v: 1.80 date: 01/26/2018
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7-7700K (-HT-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 33600
           clock speeds: max: 4500 MHz 1: 799 MHz 2: 799 MHz 3: 800 MHz
           4: 799 MHz 5: 800 MHz 6: 799 MHz 7: 800 MHz 8: 799 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA Device 1b06 bus-ID: 01:00.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz, 1920x1080@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
           GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 384.111 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel Device a2f0 driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3
           Card-2 NVIDIA Device 10ef driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.10.0-38-generic
Network:   Card: Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V
           driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6
           IF: enp0s31f6 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 9402.9GB (0.1% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_840 size: 256.1GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: Samsung_SSD_850 size: 500.1GB
           ID-3: /dev/sdc model: WDC_WD4003FZEX size: 4000.8GB
           ID-4: /dev/sdd model: WDC_WD40EZRX size: 4000.8GB
           ID-5: /dev/sde model: Crucial_CT525MX3 size: 525.1GB
           ID-6: /dev/sdf model: ADATA_SP550 size: 120.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 55G used: 6.4G (13%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdf2
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 5.03GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sdf3
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C gpu: 0.0:52C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 247 Uptime: 23 min Memory: 1191.1/16002.3MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35 

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Re: Monitor won't stay primary

Post by roblm » Sun May 20, 2018 4:21 pm

Make the correct monitor configuration change in the NVIDIA Settings utility. Then open the Driver Manager and click the Apply button.

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