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I can't tell what your monitor names are, so adapt to this line of code. xrandr --output (mon1) --left-of (mon2)
Don't mirror windows, for example in Ubuntu you can use the display configuration gui: Make sure your window settings DO NOT have: Mirror Display (Note: may limit resolution options) checked, as in:
I just 'fixed' it myself, actually. All I did was follow the install guide for the Nouveau drivers and it fixed itself. Here is where I found this.
Found it. NVIDIA offers their drivers on their website. I went to my other computer and downloaded the specific driver for my graphics card. Transferred it to my machine and right clicked > properties > permissions. Then checked "allow executing file as a program". after doing this i saved it to my home folder. then switched to tty1 with ctrl-alt-f1. logged ...
As the error states, you are still running an X server. This error occurs when you try to install the Nvidia .run files while logged in. Make sure you are logged out. Hit CTRL+ALT+F1 and login using your credentials. kill your current X server session by typing sudo service lightdm stop or sudo stop lightdm Enter runlevel 3 (or 5) by typing sudo init 3 ...
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