[xubuntu-users] How to configure two monitors on a laptop with Intel graphics (Arrandale chipset)

Ryan Gauger rtgkid at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 02:06:43 UTC 2012



On Aug 5, 2012, at 6:44 PM, "Kevin O'Gorman" <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just replaced my Lucid Ubuntu with Precise Xubuntu on my laptop.  I
> ran two monitors before, but I don't seem to know what app I need to
> configure them in Xubuntu, and I'm getting the same image on both
> monitors.
> 
> If I right-click the desktop and choose "desktop settings" I get a
> dialog box that knows I have two monitors and offers to configure
> backgrounds, menus and icons for them separately (but since I'm
> getting a single image, this does not work).
> 
> My desktop has nVidia, which has its own setting manager.  The Ubuntu
> setup on this laptop had a different utility, but I don't want to have
> to restore that backup just to find its name.
> 
> Anybody know?
> 
> -- 
> Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
> 
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Hello Kevin,

You know me from the Ubuntu ml :). I think there is a separate setting for that in the menu. Have a great rest of the week!

---Ryan



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