question on dual monitors?
jjesse at iserv.net
Tue Dec 19 17:51:45 UTC 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
> 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 :)
> 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
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Thanks for the help, according to System Settings -> Dispaly & Montitor
under the Hardware section the Driver is ati and the Graphics card is ati.
Is it as simple as apt-get isntall flglrx and flgrx-control?
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