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barabaskid
May 1st, 2009, 02:27 AM
Hello. I am having a slight problem with my 9.10 install. I am trying to hook up an external monitor to my laptop (doesn't matter to me if it clones the screen or is separate, I just want to use it to display DVD's so I can watch in my room). I seem to have it working somewhat, as when the I startup the OS both my laptop and the monitor display the boot and then the Ubuntu splash screen. After I log in, though, the monitor flickers and then displays nothing. I've tinkered a little bit, and can't seem to make it work. Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks as always in advance!

Samuel

nsilva
May 1st, 2009, 02:41 AM
You might look around, it is a very well discussed topic, below is one threat that talks about it. I try to do it long time and at the moment is was not smooth as you might have expected.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=5296990

good luck and let me know if you are able to pull it off.

If all you want is a clone screen, it should be piece of cake, the tough part is the extended screen