Hi! I’ve been struggling with connecting an extra screen to my Acer Nitro 5 laptop for a while now… I have tried several tutorials and none have worked for me. I can leave the output to some commands that might be useful.
Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 32767 x 32767
HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
eDP-1-1 connected primary 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 344mm x 193mm
Here says HDMI-0 disconnected but I have a monitor connected (which I tested on windows and worked fine)
I also installed optimus-manager and switched to my Nvidia Gtx 1050 gpu, and it still doesnt work.
For some reason I can’t upload a picture, but I checked the Hardware Configuration and under the nVidia gpu I have installed video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-440xx-prime and the same on the Intel one. Should I install the one that says video-nvidia-440xx? I think I tried pressing Auto Install Propietary Drivers and thats what I have.
Thanks @Fabby, I did all of this but it still doesn’t work
I checked doing this
And the output was only video-nvidia-440xx.
Should I remove optimus-manager? I still have it running with the default set on nVidia.
I’ve been reading a lot trying to figure this out. I found the following command:
Which the output was warning: could not find '/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/90-mhwd.conf'!
Then I remembered that when I installed optimus-manager, it said it would remove these files to avoid conflicts, maybe this is the problem now, I don’t have these files. Maybe someone who understands these better could help me, since I have no idea what to do next.