Setting up a second monitor
Jean Hollis Weber
jean-ooo at taming-openoffice-org.com
Thu Apr 20 21:33:20 UTC 2006
Daniel Carrera wrote:
> 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
> 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.
Rebooting does not work for me. The external monitor is not
detected at all -- or at least nothing displays on it.
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