Setting up a second monitor

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at
Thu Apr 20 12:05:38 UTC 2006

kareem shabazz wrote:
> I'm a new user to Ubuntu and Linux, I would like to hook my lcd monitor 
> to my laptop running Ubuntu like I do with my windows laptop. Where do I 
> start? Does not look like it's gonna be a straight forward process.

I just tried that with my laptop and it works, but only after rebooting. 
Try this:

1. Plug the LCD monitor on your laptop's VGA-out.
2. Reboot.

Does that work? If you are lucky it might not need rebooting.

    /\/_/   A life? Sounds great!
    \/_/    Do you know where I could download one?

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