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There was a gxm setup which I also ran. Assuming that the graphics card and the Linux display drivers for your card will accept the resolutions, this could help make the desired dual or triple-wide resolutions available. If you are a complete badass and can handcraft your own xorg. Results 1 to 7 of 7.
Maximum dual and triple-display resolutions limitations are imposed by the operating system, the graphics card, and the drivers. I have one and love it, although without anything to tell the window manager there are three “virtual” screens it can sometimes be annoying.
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My first attempt was to simply, plug it in and see what would happen, resulted in a mild success. After that, I rebooted back into Ubuntu.
Matrox DualHead2Go, TripleHead2Go on Ubuntu, with ATI/AMD
Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg dualhfad2go. Email Required, but never shown. In my case, I’ve got an nvidia actually hybrid graphics laptop with Ubuntu Find More Posts by kayasaman. Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital I have one and love it, although without anything to tell the window manager there are three “virtual” screens it can sometimes be annoying.
Ok, sorry about that, I lost track of this post. Will upload a pic tomorrow of the working setup. The trick here was to A get it working right in Windows and B ensuring that the software had added the correct mode s to the device. The Gnome tool will nuke your xorg. Now the magic steps to make your mutliple display work: Some searching prompted me to discover that you need to configure the device to support your desired resolutions using the matrox powerdesk tool.
[SOLVED] Matrox DualHead2Go (and possibly TripleHead2Go) + nVidia -> The SECRET to make it wrk
Find More Posts by s2cuts. I had clearly stepped into a limitation of the linux fglrx display driver, or so I thought.
Note the display resolution limits indicated for the graphics cards in the compatibility information. Find More Posts by archtoad6.
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Has anyone had similar problems?? No luck so far.
I suppose dualhead2yo needs to happen is that someone has to write drivers for this device. Post as a guest Name. Here’s what I was coming up against: I have llinux 19″ widescreen LCD monitors. OSX recognizes a max resolution of x The problem is, I’ve got no Windows 7 on this laptop, but for what you tell, it’s only a matter of configuring it as you would like it to be for the monitors, then using that configuration with the Ubuntu laptop.
These can be edited in the Xorg.
Apparently the Windows software acts as a sort of manager for the settings on the actual device – not just as Operating System settings manager.