For some time have I had problems running Kububtu and 3 monitors at the same time on a Nvidia card.
I solved by having each monitor running on each own xserver. That worked fine but certain things where not optimal.
I could only change display configuration by using Nvidia setting and I couldn’t disable the screen saver. Not a big problem but when I was watching TV suddenly I would miss a coal because of the screen saver.
I also have a Wacom tablet. It isn’t very often I use it but the other day there were a question at Ask Ububtu about pressure sensibility and I wanted to the answer question.
I just wanted to test if everything was working fine and to my surprise it was not.
Again I did the BIG investigation and hours went by. I could not the get pressure sensibility to work.
Even Krita wouldn’t work at all with the tablet.
So in the end I tried to remove (rename) the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and reboot.
As the computer was rebooting I was getting grumpy because I suspected the X configuration was the problem and I could not get the 3 monitors to work at the same time.
But Kubuntu booted up, X started and everything looked normal, YES! It works now.
I Just had to goto the Diaplay and Monitor settings and configure the display order to my needs.
Was I one happy little boy and the grumpiness was gone 🙂
I suspect the problem is solved in KDE ver. 4.13.2
To install on Kubuntu add to the repository search:
Or, from a command line:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Hope you will enjoy!