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Old 02-25-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
koiman29
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how to activate 2nd display as an extendeted from the 1st display


Hi
I am new in linux I install a xubutu 10 i runing on 64bit pc.
I have 2 monitor but both show the same image. I like the 2nd as an extended from the 1st monitor, please help me to get this second monitor to display as extended display.
I also having problem installing the java so it will display windows on my tdameritade graphic chart.

Thanks for the help
Frank
 
Old 02-26-2012, 10:29 AM   #2
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In your display properties uncheck the "Mirror Displays" box. I would also recommend installing the proprietary drivers for your video card. You may also want to consider GNOME or KDE in place of XFCE. Doesn't sound like you have a low spec machine, so might as well run a DE with a little more to it. XFCE is super light for machines with no horse power.
 
  


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