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Re: Second screen - DisplayPort

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Second screen - DisplayPort
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:27:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.2 (gnu/linux)

amuza <> writes:

> Hello!
> I'm new to Guix system, yesterday I installed it for the first time. I
> installed it with i3 and Mate.
> I would like to use my second monitor, but its DisplayPort connection is
> not recognized by xrandr. xrandr only shows my own laptop's screen.
> If I connect my second monitor through VGA, xrandr does detect that VGA
> connection.
> The DisplayPort connection worked fine with Trisquel, I could use my
> second monitor, so I guess it's not an issue on software Freedom.

I wish I knew how to help...What's the main difference between HDMI and
display port?  Does display port allow one to send video and audio down
the wire?

> Any suggestion on how to make Guix detect my DisplayPort-connected monitor?
> Thank you!

Joshua Branson (joshuaBPMan in #guix)
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