Multiple monitor support

Jarno Suni jarno.ilari.suni at
Fri Apr 13 05:32:14 UTC 2012

On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 7:21 AM, Scott Moore <scottbomb at> wrote:
> Just wondering if support for multiple monitors will be improved in 12.04? I
> use 24” (1820x1080) as my main display and a 19” (1280x1024) as my
> secondary. I am currently unable to use both unless I want them to mirror
> each other (which I do not want them to do). I just want to use them as 2
> separate monitors with different applications visible in each. With the
> current display options, it won’t let me do this because the total x
> resolution between both monitors exceeds 3000.

The 3000 px limitation is a driver limitation, I suppose. But you
could position one monitor above other virtually. I thought setting an
extended desktop is not supported by default, unless you use command
line or install a front end like arandr.


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