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October 27th, 2010, 08:10 AM
I put several hours into adding a "How to setup a dual monitor" in Ubuntu's Wiki. I hope this will help other people. I know if I would have been able to read this that it would have saved me a lot of time. I hope this saves other people time.


May 30th, 2011, 11:28 AM
I just updated the .xprofile information. I added information on how to set a primary monitor.

xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1024x768 --rate 60

#Laptop right extra Monitor Left
#xrandr --output VGA1 --left-of LVDS1

#Laptop left extra Monitor right
#xrandr --output LVDS1 --left-of VGA1

#This is to set your primary monitor.

#This sets your laptop monitor as your primary monitor.
xrandr --output LVDS1 --primary

#This sets your VGA monitor as your primary monitor.
#xrandr --output VGA1 --primary

May 30th, 2011, 12:14 PM
Nice http://metaldetectingforum.com/images/smilies/waytogo.gif