Laptop / TV dual screen mirroring

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cjz0r
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Laptop / TV dual screen mirroring

Post by cjz0r » Sun Feb 28, 2010 6:30 am

I've just started using Mint on my laptop and would like to configure my TV as a second display, but as a mirror of my main screen.

The issue is that they are very different resolutions, is there a way to change my laptop screen resolution to the same as the TV?

I used to use Windows 7 and it would show normal resolution on my laptop and the same resolution on the TV, so it had parts off the screen, however when i closed the lid on my laptop it would change automatically to the TV's correct resolution, is there any way to do this with Mint?

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Re: Laptop / TV dual screen mirroring

Post by Husse » Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:40 pm

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Re: Laptop / TV dual screen mirroring

Post by COKEDUDE » Tue Dec 21, 2010 6:05 am

cjz0r wrote:I've just started using Mint on my laptop and would like to configure my TV as a second display, but as a mirror of my main screen.

The issue is that they are very different resolutions, is there a way to change my laptop screen resolution to the same as the TV?

I used to use Windows 7 and it would show normal resolution on my laptop and the same resolution on the TV, so it had parts off the screen, however when i closed the lid on my laptop it would change automatically to the TV's correct resolution, is there any way to do this with Mint?
This should help.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/Resolu ... %20monitor

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