Fwd: problems with VLC and Totem playing image on external monitor
pegngary at gmail.com
Sat May 31 15:13:22 UTC 2008
By the way, xrandr -q worked.
On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Kilian Rambach <kilian.rambach at gmx.net>
> I think that's because your internal monitor is your "primary" monitor.
> If you turn that monitor off, e.g. using xrandr --output
> "yourInternalMonitor" --off, you should see the video on your external
> monitor. (type xrandr -q to see the names of your connected monitors).
> This works only if randr is supported in your system.
> To change it, that your external monitor is permanently you primary
> monitor, you have to modify your xorg.conf. To get a graphical frontend
> for this try "sudo displayconfig" .
> Gary Kirkpatrick schrieb:
> > My external monitor correctly shows firefox and other programs but when
> > I try to play a CD in both VLC and Totem the it plays correctly on the
> > internal monitor but only shows the window of the video player program
> > on the external monitor. The sound does transfer to the external
> > monitor (an hd tv)
> > The video card (integrated on the motherboard)an ATI Mobile Radeon 9000"
> > installed on a Dell inspiron 600m.
> > Any suggestions?
> > thanks!
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