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Old 03-22-2017, 07:01 PM   #1
taverners
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Dual Monitor Issues


I am trying to connect my Panasonic TV to my laptop, which is running LM 17.3. I connect via an HDMI cable. The issues:

1. LM recognises the TV and brings up the Display window. I can't select the option to 'Mirror Displays'

2. If I select my laptop as the primary, Icant bring up windows from the taskbar.

3. If I select the TV as the primary, then the laptop display disapears.

4. The sound does not work on the TV. Only the laptop.
 
Old 03-29-2017, 08:25 PM   #2
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We are going to need a bit more information first.

Which Desktop Environment?
i.e. Gnome, Cinnamon, XFCE, KDE, etc.

What video card is in the laptop?
Here is quick tutorial on how to find out:
https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-...ard-installed/
 
Old 03-29-2017, 10:45 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. Problem solved. Linux Mint was not recognising my Nvidia card. I booted up Windows which was. Shutdown and rebooted LM17.3 and it all works fine now. Desktop was Gnome.
 
  


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