more screens?

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2mmy
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more screens?

Post by 2mmy »

Hey guys and girls..

I just installed linux mint 8 helena xfce.. But I am having a hardtime getting the screen over on my monitor. I am using a laptop with a "normal" monitor connected, but I am having a hard time getting it to work? In the monitor setting I cant find anything about detecting other monitors?

Thanks

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richyrich
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Re: more screens?

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Use the Fn key combo (mine's Fn+F4) for your laptop to enable both monitors, then check/change the resolution in the Settings.

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RedWagon
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Re: more screens?

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Sometimes it helps to log out and log back in after you've connected the external monitor.

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