|Subject:||RE: [gNewSense-users] Re: dual monitors question|
|Date:||Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:40:06 -0500|
I tried that and it did not work, I got 'Unknown' in the Screen Resolution app.|
One other thing I can try is to run 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg' from the command line before
the Gnome login with the external monitor connected.
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> Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 08:15:07 +1100
> Subject: [gNewSense-users] Re: dual monitors question
> I found I had to boot my netbook with the external monitor attached for
> it to detect it.
> There's probably some X configuration somewhere to get it to work
> better, but I never really figured it out...
> > I have a IBM Lenovo T500 laptop with a 15' monitor.
> > I wanted to connect an external monitor to my laptop and use the laptop
> > monitor as primary and the external as secondary display.
> > Before I attempted, the Screen Resolution app indicated that the display
> > was the 15" Laptop correctly. I connected the external and could not get
> > it to work including clicking Detect Display in the Screen Resolution
> > app and there the display was indicated as Unknown. I fixed that by
> > running 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg' from the command line before
> > the Gnome login.
> > How do I set up for dual monitors for gNewSense?
> > Thanks
> > Dennis
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