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Re: Dual monitor problem.

On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 4:25 AM, Selim T. Erdogan
<selim@alumni.cs.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Magicloud Magiclouds, 19.01.2012:
>> Hi,
>>   I have this Lenovo E46G laptop, which works well with windows 7.
>>   Now I installed Debian Sid (xorg + gnome 3 desktop). Everything
>> seemed fine except external monitor.
>>   When I plugged in the vga connector, after 1 or 2 secs, the  system
>> recognized the monitor and extended my desktop to it. The resolution
>> and flash rate were correct. But the display seemed like, all pixels
>> were shaking.
>>   So now the chars on the screen are just moving left and right quickly.
>>   How to resolve this?
> When gnome 3 first appeared in sid, I noticed that plugging in my
> external monitor to the laptop didn't work automagically, as it had done
> in gnome 2.  In particular, I remember wrong resolution and/or
> fuzziness/shakiness like you report.
> What worked for me then was to fix my setup in a few steps instead
> of one step.  What I mean is that I chose a worse resolution first,
> and confirmed that change when asked.  Then as a second step I chose the
> desired setup and confirmed that.  I don't have the external monitor now
> so I can't test this again for you, but something like this worked for
> me.  Play around with various settings, and confirm them even if they
> don't work well.  You can also try disabling and re-enabling the laptop
> screen, maybe with different resolutions.  (I was actually using only
> the external screen most of the time.)  Eventually you can go back to
> what you really want and hopefully have it work properly.
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Thank you. And followed your instruction, the problem is still.
But it sure told that, in a lower resolution, the "dancing" was
slower. Every char was like an eel....


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