View Full Version : [ubuntu] need help with dual monitor setup

July 27th, 2008, 12:26 PM
i'm a newbie and have just installed ubuntu 8.04 on my pc.

i've also installed the new catalyst 8.7, my video card is the hd4850.

i'm trying to setup dual monitor. i have a 24" lcd and a 17" crt.

i tried setting up dual monitor in the catalyst control centre -> display manager, but it detects my lcd as monitor 2 and crt as monitor 1 when i select the identify display button.

the problem is in ccc my lcd is monitor 1 and crt, monitor 2.

because of this i cant set both monitors as one big display. the computer thinks my lcd is the crt and vice versa.

can anybody help me please?

July 27th, 2008, 08:27 PM
You can swap that around in the CCC, you can just drag the 2 box to the left in the display manager screen and they will swap. It worked for me when I set up my 24 and 19 inch monitors for big desktop with my HD3650.