|FAQ ID # 59381|
|How do I set up multiple displays in Linux?
Last Update : 2012/09/19
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|How do I setup multiple displays in Linux?|
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The first requirement is that you are running the genuine NVIDIA driver, and not the community-made “Nouveau” driver.
Note: ALWAYS make sure to save your configuration after applying any change, by clicking on the
Open the NVIDIA Control Panel by opening up a terminal and typing: sudo nvidia-settings
Go to the “X Server Display Configuration” menu. It should look something like this:
At this point, click on the monitor which is disabled, and you will now be able to choose from
The Difference Between The Two Options:
“Separate X Screen” makes your desktop work like two totally separate computers. Nothing can be
Occasionally you may encounter an issue while in Separate X Screen mode which prevents moving the mouse from one monitor to another.
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