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Old 04-06-2010, 05:05 PM   #1
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Dell E6400 dual monitor support


Hello all,

I had a Dell E6400 laptop with a nVidia controller. Is anyone know how to set it up to a dual monitor?

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Old 04-06-2010, 06:48 PM   #2
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Hello all,
I had a Dell E6400 laptop with a nVidia controller. Is anyone know how to set it up to a dual monitor?
cheers
Yes, but you don't say what version/distro of Linux, and what kind of dual-monitor you are looking for. Are you wanting xinerama, twinview, or just two single-screens.

If you go to the nVidia site, you can not only download the Linux drivers for whatever card you're using, but actually look up the instructions on how to do this, for whatever method you want.
 
Old 04-07-2010, 01:07 PM   #3
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Thanks for quick response. I’m using RHEL 5.1 and one working nVidia device driver on Dell E6400 laptop. What I really look for is a xorg.conf file, which supports dual monitor on the laptop. The dual monitor can be one laptop LCD panal plus one VGA external display.
 
  


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