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Re: Debian 7 and external monitors and graphics adaptors

On 09/04/2015, Paul van der Vlis <paul@vandervlis.nl> wrote:
> Op 09-04-15 om 11:22 schreef Bret Busby:
>> Hello.
>> On a new installation of Debian 7 on an Acer "laptop" computer with an
>> AMD Radeon R2 graphics adaptor, the external monitor does not work.
>> The external monitor works with MS Win 7, with MS Win 8, with Debian
>> 6, and with Ununtu 12.04 and with Ubuntu 14.04.
>> On another Acer "laptop" computer with Debian 7 installed, the
>> external monitor works with MS Win 8, and with Ubuntu 14.04, and not
>> with Debian 7. That computer has an nVidia graphica adaptor, that has
>> previously been mentioned on the list.
>> Does Debian 7 work with external monitors?
> Yes. And Radeon is no problem, but I don't know the R2.
> Maybe tell us the output of "lspci | grep -i vga"

00.01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD nee ATI
Device 9852

Bret Busby
West Australia

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 Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
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