Dual screen with KDE4

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 17:51:34 UTC 2009


2009/1/19 Hervé Fache <Herve at lucidia.net>:
> Hello guys,
>
> I am using Jaunty at work and have a small laptop screen (14") to which I
> added a 17" screen.
> I have been trying to use 'Screen Resize & Rotate' to get my desktop on both
> screens, but it does not offer the option.
>
> It is worth also noting that:
> - I did not manage to do it using xrandr (yet)
> - it can be set up in two clicks on that other OS
>
> Anybody got any idea?
>
> Note also that adding:
>         SubSection      "Display"
>                 Virtual         2048    2048
>         EndSubSection
> to the Section "Screen" broke X (with and without '"' around the 2048).
>
> All suggestions (other than running that other OS) welcome.
>
> Hervé
>

I never got the GUI or the xrandr tool to work for me. I think the
cause is that the nvidia driver is not 100% compatible with the randr
protocol. Do you use the nvidia driver by chance? In that case try use
the NVIDIA X Server settings GUI to configure you X server.

/ Jonas


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