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Old 02-18-2014, 12:12 AM   #1
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Post Connect to projector


hi guys, is there a command line in Linux.

To extend, or either mirror the display to the projector?

Thanks for any input.
 
Old 02-18-2014, 12:19 AM   #2
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that depends on your distro. if you are running a distro with X11, then you just edit that conf for mirror, but most modern GUI based distros (Fedora, OpenSuSe, Mint, etc...) will detect the connection and create the proper display as an extension.

if you are not using a GUI, then you will just need to connect the projector and if that display port is active, it will work.
 
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Thanks, lleb.

I just did a quick search on the web.

According to one of the site I bumped into that xrandr command can detect connected to displays.

I'm not sure whether this will work on all distros.

But I hope there will be a universal command for all distros, so it would be nice and need to remember only one command that works for all.

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xrandr -q

xrandr --auto
 
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usually there is an app to do that (where you can set up display properties). nvidia has a tool named nvidia-settings, amd has the catalyst-control-center which can be used too.
 
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