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post #11 of 24
I ment cheap PCI 4 or 8mb one bu thats all I can help with

sry.
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post #12 of 24
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Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
I ment cheap PCI 4 or 8mb one bu thats all I can help with

sry.
Only if all else fails. I'm sure there is a way to get this to work.
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post #13 of 24
You don't need two video cards.

Just need to edit the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

What are those chnages? I'm not sure, but I know a few people have that kind of a set up so hopefully they'll give you some support.
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by dangerousHobo View Post
You don't need two video cards.

Just need to edit the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

What are those chnages? I'm not sure, but I know a few people have that kind of a set up so hopefully they'll give you some support.
That's what I'll try once I get everything installed again.
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post #15 of 24
might sound like a stupid question however have you checked google?
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post #16 of 24
there are probablly too many differnt ways/untrue ways on google

don't know tho.

PLUS he get posts
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post #17 of 24
First things first: do the dual monitors work WITHOUT Beryl?

A second video card makes it harder, not easier. Notice that when you boot a computer, it's the primary video card's output that displays everything. If you have another monitor plugged into that one video card, it displays the exact same thing. You'd have to mess around with drivers and see if they're compatible with Beryl before attempting to use it in a dual-screen mode. Bad idea.

EDIT:
Yeah, Beryl's site helps a whole lot with this:

" Does Beryl work with dual monitors?
Yes."

Apparently, dual monitors is supposed to be fully supported...but I can't figure it out right now. Bed.
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post #18 of 24
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The problem is that there are lots of websites that have many different things. I've tried some with no success. Just thought some people on here have did it. I noticed in the "Post you linux desktop" or whatever it's called, many people have dual monitor setup. Just thought this would be a quicker way to get it done.
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post #19 of 24
you can't run beryl and dual monitors (you could in nvidia)
press <alt>+<F2> and type
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gksudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
post the contence of the file
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post #20 of 24
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I'm currently installing for the 8th time. I love how I can be on the forum and installing Ubuntu at the same time. I've edited this file several time with screen errors, so I'm pretty sure it can be done.

Main Monitor is Proview 17" lcd.
Secondary Monitor Dell 17" crt.

Code:
# /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf(5) manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
#   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Files"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi"
FontPath"/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi"
# path to defoma fonts
FontPath"/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load"i2c"
Load"bitmap"
Load"ddc"
Load"dri"
Load"extmod"
Load"freetype"
Load"glx"
Load"int10"
Load"vbe"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier"Generic Keyboard"
Driver"kbd"
Option"CoreKeyboard"
Option"XkbRules""xorg"
Option"XkbModel""pc105"
Option"XkbLayout""us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier"Configured Mouse"
Driver"mouse"
Option"CorePointer"
Option"Device""/dev/input/mice"
Option"Protocol""ImPS/2"
Option"ZAxisMapping""4 5"
Option"Emulate3Buttons""true"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver"wacom"
Identifier"stylus"
Option"Device""/dev/input/wacom"
Option"Type""stylus"
Option"ForceDevice""ISDV4"# Tablet PC ONLY
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver"wacom"
Identifier"eraser"
Option"Device""/dev/input/wacom"
Option"Type""eraser"
Option"ForceDevice""ISDV4"# Tablet PC ONLY
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver"wacom"
Identifier"cursor"
Option"Device""/dev/input/wacom"
Option"Type""cursor"
Option"ForceDevice""ISDV4"# Tablet PC ONLY
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier"ATI Technologies Inc R430 [Radeon X800 XL] (PCIe)"
Driver"ati"
BusID"PCI:3:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier"DELL M782p"
Option"DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier"Default Screen"
Device"ATI Technologies Inc R430 [Radeon X800 XL] (PCIe)"
Monitor"DELL M782p"
DefaultDepth24
SubSection "Display"
Depth1
Modes"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth4
Modes"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth8
Modes"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth15
Modes"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth16
Modes"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth24
Modes"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier"Default Layout"
Screen"Default Screen"
InputDevice"Generic Keyboard"
InputDevice"Configured Mouse"
InputDevice     "stylus""SendCoreEvents"
InputDevice     "cursor""SendCoreEvents"
InputDevice     "eraser""SendCoreEvents"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode0666
EndSection
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