Twinview in 12.04

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Tue Dec 11 07:53:45 UTC 2012

On 12/10/2012 10:00 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> I have 12.04 up and running but the first thing I tried, setting up
> twinview, did not go well.
> On 10.04 twinview worked well. I have a HP 2338h and an off brand
> (Hannspree) monitors. I could set both of them to 1980x1080 resolution.
> On 12.04 the HP works fine but the Handspree the best it will do is
> 1024x768.
> Googling shows others have had problems with twinview under 12.04. Based
> on what I read I've tried the nouveau drivers and the first two nvidia
> drivers on the list when you choose to install additional drivers.
> Anyone have any insight on how to get twinview working on 12.04.

Install the correct video driver (not that nouveau crap) and then use 
nvidia X-config settings to set the monitors, resolutions and then write 
it out to /ect/X11/xorg.conf from the X Server Display tab. Logout and 
back in again. Works a charm with 12.04. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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