The first thing I did was to reboot into Windows 7, download the firmware and software updates, installed them after doing the recommended backup. So in my case:. My first attempt was to simply, plug it in and see what would happen, resulted in a mild success. August 2nd, 2. Join our community today! I really really hope this helps someone else.
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Matrox DualHead2Go, TripleHead2Go on Ubuntu, with ATI/AMD
Linhx, if i dont have nvidia card would it work for split screens on the matrox dualhead2go? Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I changed the xorg. Will upload a pic tomorrow of the working setup. Note the display resolution limits indicated for the graphics cards in the compatibility information.
Find More Posts by kayasaman. In any case, you would want to ensure that dualheas2go latest display drivers appropriate for your graphics card and Linux distribution are installed. Dualjead2go resolutions are GPU dependent. Unique in its ability to support two x monitors, the Matrox DualHead2Go supports a variety of widescreen resolutions for the display of high-quality, uncompressed digital content across multiple monitors.
See connectivity requirements for details. Having a problem logging in? I updated my firmware.
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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Has anyone had similar problems?? I connected the device to a windows box. Verify with your display vendor for compatibility. Ideal for business and professional users looking to increase their productivity with a dual display setup, this little black box lets you run different applications on each monitor or view one application across two monitors.
Thank-you for contacting Matrox Graphics. I found out that there was updated firmware for the DH2G. The first thing I did was to reboot into Windows 7, download the firmware and software updates, installed them after doing the recommended backup.
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Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Find More Posts by kevinfishburne. I did this because Duqlhead2go wanted to make use of some extra monitors sitting around the office.
Alternatively go even further and create multiple partitions on a single monitor and open an application in each dualhaed2go. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. It works out of the box, the resolution I can select is: After that, I rebooted back into Ubuntu.
The nvidia GUI doesn’t give me a resolution option for x, only x which doesn’t look right with the wide-screens. DualHead2Go units can be used to improve and simplify digital signage applications such as digital menu boards, shopping mall kiosks, and ambience-enhancing installations—to name a few.
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 haven’t browsed the results, but if you find some relevant info there and need some help implementing it, please just ask! This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.
Please see the system compatibility information for more details. Added a screenshot link of available modes from the nvidia utility. Now, I have installed Ubuntu 8. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?