question on dual monitors?
jjesse at iserv.net
Wed Dec 20 18:20:16 UTC 2006
>> For all ATI cards, open a console, and type the command:
> also if you use ATI driver from Ubuntu repositories, you may type:
> For more information about config and usage:
> aticonfig --help
> If you want to run config from beginning, you may want to run:
> aticonfig --initial --input=/etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Here you just show, where the X configuration file is located. I suggest
> at first backup the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf before changing it. If
> something goes wrong - you can easily restore old one to get X work at
> I tried ATI driver also from ATI's webpage but it didn't work. But
> driver from Ubuntu repository - it worked. Unfortunately I have not
> tried dual monitor setup, because I do not need it.
> To install ATI driver in Ubuntu:
> sudo apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx fglrx-control
> It asks password, which is the password of logged in user.
> Useful commands for command line usage, using ATI driver to test working
> 3D acceleration and animation:
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Thanks for the help on things, I have setup the driver and it is working
correctly. Through the use of the Fn keys on my laptop I should be abel
to redirect things the way I want monitor wise?
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