[xubuntu-users] Intel graphic card - dual display doesnt work

Roger linux.rog at gmail.com
Fri Jun 23 14:29:21 UTC 2017

On June 23, 2017 3:13:18 AM EDT, czezz <czezz at o2.pl> wrote:
>Hi,  my OS: Xubuntu 16.04.2 LTS     My laptop has 2 graphic cards:
>nvidia and built-in CPU intel.   I prefer to use intel as it is power
>saving option. The problem is that I
>cannot connect my laptop to external monitor when using intel.   Eg.
>when I connect it via HDMI, it cannot see external monitor. However
>if I switch to nvidia card it sees another display with no problem.    
>I use latest intel and nvidia (proprietary) drivers.   Does anyone know
>what might be the problem?   Best regards,  czezz>

I had a similar problem and contacted tech support for a video board. Solution was to change the type of cable! The "monitor" really a TV. A DVI cable solved the problem. 

Try also googling the monitor brand name + the video card model number.
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