Problems with display size on HD Monitor 1 of 2

Asked by Mark Rivera on 2012-10-08

I am experimenting with Ubuntu 12.04 and have an AMD HD 6450 video card with an HD and DVI output. I connected two Samsung Syncmaster monitors and configured for dual heads using Catalyst. The monitor using the HD output has a desktop area that is not maximized....black edges around periphery. The monitor using the DVI output utilizes all of the monitor space (as it should). How can I configure the monitor using the HD output to maximize? Both are set at exactly the same resolutions (1920x1080) in catalyst control center? Ideas?

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2012-10-09
N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #1

Hi ,

try to configure monitors from Dash => display

Thanks

Mark Rivera (riveramnm-w) said : #2

NikTh Thank you for the reply. I initially tried to configure from "Display". Same thing as before.

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #3

Then search the catalyst control center . I don't have an ATI/AMD card , but I am almost sure that it has to do something with the configuration from in there (catalyst).

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