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for my tv tuner card i needed to have it in the main monitor (monitor 1) if i dragged the display app to monitor 2 there was no video stream.

edit: this was in Slackware Linux and perhaps there was something i could have done in my xorg.conf, although as I recall I checked it and it looked fine.
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can you do anything in montior 2
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Yes! Everyone has already said that! It's just an extension of your desktop. It's not that hard a concept to grasp.
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I generally just like the increased workspace of dual monitors. About to get another 17".

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Originally Posted by lattyware View Post
Interesting, I was informed SLI didn't work with multi-monitor setups, do you have a triplehead2go or disable one of the cards from SLI and use the other as just ports?
It does work, via a 3rd card. Link in my sig.
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I absolutely love having dual monitors. I have a 22" Samsung and another 19" Samsung. If you run games in windowed mode you can just put the strategy / guide / forums / computer monitoring on the secondary screen. Was great when I was playing WoW. Would have WoW on the main screen and thottbot open on the secondary, and you could mouse between the two without minimizing the game.

I don't know why I didn't do this sooner!

Here's a new rogue I started, and then OCN on the other screen:

Edited by Linxus - 6/12/08 at 6:44am
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