The nvidia GUI doesn’t give me a resolution option for x, only x which doesn’t look right with the wide-screens. After much configuring with xrandr —addmode, et. Maximum dual and triple-display resolutions limitations are imposed by the operating system, the graphics card, and the drivers. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Most likely you will experience the same limitations, though in some cases Linux could be more restrictive than the values listed. Hope that still helps.

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External screens with Matrox DualHead2Go working in Linux? – Ask Ubuntu

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I am now trying out with ubuntu 9. I did this because I wanted to make use of some extra monitors sitting around the office. July 4th, 6. So in my case:. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. I am running a dell m65 through a docking station and using or attempting to use the dvi-d out to the matrox th2g device. Matrox support recommends spanning one screen across three monitors.


If purchasing from shopmatrox. Finally, in a last ditch effort, I went back into Windows, and ran the PowerDesk is that the right word?

Most likely you will experience the same limitations, though in some cases Linux could be more restrictive than the values listed. However, in many cases you should be able to connect two displays of marox up to x or 3 displays of up to resolution x to a TripleHead2Go unit.

While Matrox does not test operating systems beyond Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, the experiences of our customers indicates that the highest potential triple-display resolutions would be x per display in most Linux distributions. I’ll paste my xorg. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Once you get it working, the fun begins when you start editing the configuration files for games to do x I found out that there was updated firmware for the DH2G. April 21st, 3. Thank-you for contacting Matrox Graphics.

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Configured the device to be the resolution I wanted it to be on the nix box. June 20th, 4. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

Matrox DualHead2Go, TripleHead2Go on Ubuntu, with ATI/AMD

Houston, TX usa Distribution: This is my current xorg. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. 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.


According to the matrox site, this resolution is supported by this card. I hit another snag. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, linu toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

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In windows XP the x resolution works, in ubuntu 9. It recognizes it as a monitor that can do x I suppose what needs to happen is that someone has to write drivers for this device. The windows matrox utility did give me the x or xx3 option.