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Old 01-19-2009, 07:46 PM   #1
RexCoeus
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Using xrandr to extend desktop


I'm trying to use xrandr to extend the desktop on my laptop to my lcd monitor. I have tried a few different ways but no matter what I do the desktop will end up on my LCD and the laptop is the extended desktop. Anyone know where I am going wrong? Here is the command I've been using:

xrandr --output LVDS --auto --output VGA --auto --left-of LVDS


Thanks for any help. Let me know if you need more information
 
Old 01-18-2010, 12:50 AM   #2
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xrandr --output LVDS --auto --output VGA --auto --right-of LVDS ??
 
Old 01-18-2010, 09:08 AM   #3
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I think these are the considerations you need to keep in mind.

http://ilkinbalkanay.blogspot.com/20...tion-with.html
 
  


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