Dual monitor doesnt work with Additional Driver [trying again]

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 09:43:41 UTC 2012

On 09/10/2012 12:30 PM, oxy wrote:
> Hi
> ***** reviving the thread because was unsolved ******
> I have a perfectly working dual-mon syst but when I
> install proprietary drivers it stops working.
> ============ details ===================
> Goto gnome-control-center > Displays > unclick Mirror monitors and get:
That's because the gmone control center doesn't control your video 
driver. Same with nVidia, you have to use the nVidia tool for the job. 
Again, I forget the name of the driver manager package for Radeon, but 
it is in the repos, so search on radeon in synaptic.

Oh hell, I just went and looked it up for you, Catalyst is it. That will 
(or should) set up your dual monitors, and gnome will just go along with 
that. The package I find is xglrx-amdcccle which installs catalyst. I 
think the details of using it are on the Radeon web site. 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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