X configuration file:
To find the specification of a monitor you can try the knoppix utility:
emerge -av ddcxinfo-knoppix ddcxinfo-knoppix -modes ddcxinfo-knoppix -monitor
To start X
Download and install Xming
Download and install putty.
Connection, SSH, X11, tick Enable X11 forwarding. In the X display location, enter
Create a launch configuration by running XLaunch (part of the Xming installation).
Select Start no client.
Make sure you tick No Access Control.
Click Save configuration and make a note of where you save the
Start Xming by double clicking on the
Log into your Linux box using
putty. At the Linux terminal, you might need to type:
To test the Xming server:
Note: When I tried this, the fonts look messy. More information on fonts can be found here: Xming Fonts
If you have any issues with the connection, check the Xming log. This can be found by right clicking on the Xming icon in the toolbar…
From the comments on Ubuntu: Rotate only one of two monitors…
… After messing around a bit with xorg.conf, the solution for me was surprisingly simple: Completely remove all NVIDIA drivers and the xorg.conf. In the display settings I can now rotate and position both displays individually in a few seconds without having to change xorg.conf and without restarting X.
The downside is that Compiz doesn’t work…