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

SPSS dialog not appearing

Sometimes, I notice that when I click a menu item or select from the most-recently-used dialog list in the toolbar, I expect a dialog box (e.g. Frequencies) to appear but it does not. The application seems otherwise relatively responsive and the statistics processor is not busy. Some dialog boxes do appear. Restarting SPSS doesn’t always … Read more