Permanently set the resolution for my second monitor

After every restart, I have to manually set the resolution of my second monitor with: sudo xrandr –newmode “1600x900_60.00” 118.25 1600 1696 1856 2112 900 903 908 934 -hsync +vsync sudo xrandr –addmode VGA-0 “1600x900_60.00” Unity never picks up the resolution automatically, so is there a way to set this permanently so I don’t need … Read more

Dual Screen / Dual GFX card issue

I recently added an additional video card (Radeon HD 6450) to my system and instead of improving the response time its worse than before. On the 1 GB card the video display is very laggy, on the lower spec card its fine (dragging windows from one to the other.) Here’s my output is there anything … Read more

3 monitors (vga, dvi, hdmi) recognized, but no image on HDMI

So far, I have used VGA and DVI monitors on NVidia GeForce 650 card and all worked flawlessly. Today I purchased BenQ 2460 HDMI monitor, connected it, NVidia Xserver Conf tool recognized it but the screen remained black on HDMI monitor (BenQ 2460). When I turn it on it keeps saying “No Cable Detected”. I … Read more

Cant get HD resolution working on second monitor, nvidia GT640 card, Ubuntu 14.04

Got a working screen via HDMI, but the DVI won’t go past 1360×768 (a PackardBell Maestro monitor). Had no issues in Windows 7. I’ve tried all the xrandr tricks, see the output below: xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3280 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x … Read more

Will this DVI-D to VGA cable with integrated active converter work?

I have repeatedly made bad decisions about my choice of computer. I bought a desktop, read the side of the box and it looked pretty good. Did not check the type of motherboard. It’s a Camphor motherboard, which means its got integrated graphics. And only a half pci slot, basically a laptops motherboard in a … Read more

will my laptop run 2 external (2560 x 1440) monitors @ 1080p?

I want to get 2 external monitors for my laptop : I went for the above 2560 x 1440 resolution to future proof myself. I don’t want full 2560 x 1440. 1920 x 1080p will do but will they run at 1920 x 1080 ? Im using a USB 3.0 Dual Display Docking Station … Read more

Is there any way to synchronize workspace changes between monitors in Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan)?

Is there a simple method for synchronizing workspace changes between multiple monitors on MacOS with the ‘displays have separate Spaces’ options enabled? I.e. I have an equal number of Spaces for both displays and I want cmd + 1 to switch to workspaces 1 & 6 (assuming 5 workspaces on both monitors). Having to manually … Read more