ATI Driver and dual displays

manchicken manchicken at
Fri Aug 17 12:44:20 UTC 2007

On Friday 17 August 2007 02:17:15 Terry Sposato wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an ASUS M6R with an ATI mobility radeon 9100igp chipset, I am
> using a default kubuntu setup where my current display runs fine. I am
> trying to plug my laptop into my T.V which has a VGA input, nothing
> comes up and I am not sure how to go about it.
> If someone has succeeded where I have failed or knows of a how-to etc.
> could they please shed some light on this for me. I am relatively knew
> to Linux and the X desktop so anything that might help would be great.
> Thanks,
> Terry

This may require you to use the non-free ATI drivers.  I found that my laptop 
with an ATI Radeon xpress200m wouldn't work with its external port either.  
This is a very annoying problem, but I can't think of very many things about 
this ATI card--I don't know about yours--that aren't annoying.

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