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Old 10-01-2009, 03:02 PM   #1
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Dual monitor setup


How can I set up my two monitors on my PC? I am not quite sure what to do. Enclosed are screenshots of what my display settings look like.

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Old 10-01-2009, 03:43 PM   #2
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Click "Configure" next to "Disabled" and set it up.
 
Old 10-01-2009, 03:45 PM   #3
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Once I do that is there anything special I have to do?
 
Old 10-01-2009, 08:05 PM   #4
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OK. I was able to get the dual monitor thing working and now I have dual monitors which looks pretty cool. Problem is everytime I restart my PC, I have to reconfigure all the settings again. I have a feeling my settings are not being set properly. Take a look at the eror I get when I try to save the settings. What exactly do I have to do to resolve this problem?

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Old 10-01-2009, 10:30 PM   #5
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Well I think it means your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file ain't there. I think you can make one with this command:
Xorg -configure :1
It will be created in your home directory as xorg.conf.new, copy it as "xorg.conf" to your /etc/X11 directory. Then log out and log back in and you should be able to configure and save.
 
  


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