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Old 02-20-2004, 02:01 PM   #1
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Getting Dual Head to work on Matrox G450

I have a single graphics card which has two outputs. The card is detected by anaconda as a Matrox Millennium G450. I am running Fedora Core 1. I have two monitors attached but they both output exactly the same thing. How do I get my desktop to span across the two of them? This works under Windoze XP. I have tried using Display Settings and changing the settings under the dual head tab.

Old 02-23-2004, 05:43 AM   #2
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Matrox has a utility called Powerdesk with which you can configure your X setup. It works pretty well. Find it on the matrox site or

It might even be included in Fedora, check for mgapdesk


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