question on dual monitors?

Jonathan Jesse jjesse at iserv.net
Tue Dec 19 17:40:13 GMT 2006


> Which video card do you have?
>
> I have an ATI and installed the fglrx driver and the fglrx control
> utility. With the fglrx driver it worked automatically without doing
> anything to xorg. The machine is running Dapper. It did it using Breezy
> too.
>
> In Breezy I could use the control program to switch between clone and
> extended desktop modes. I updated the Driver to a compiled one and the
> control program broke. I can still use clone mode just by booting up
> with the second monitor plugged in and turned on, that allows me to use
> it on a projector at meetings. (nobody's commented on the wobbly windows
> yet :)
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> Jonathan Jesse wrote:
>> Is there an easy to understand how to on how to enable dual monitor
>> support my laptop?
>> What I would like is to be able to have dual monitors whenever the extra
>> monitor is connected and single when I just my screen.  Is this
>> possible?
>>
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Thanks for the help, according to System Settings -> Monitor & Display ->
Hardware I am using as the graphics card: ati and the driver: ati.

is it as simple as apt-get install fglrx and fglrx-control?
-- 
Jonathan Jesse





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