Anyone know how to enable dual monitors?

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themagicm
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Anyone know how to enable dual monitors?

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tvservice -l does show both displays. Not sure how to make both work.
themagicm
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anyone?
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Joulinar
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what device you have? and do you like to have 2 screen on a desktop environment ?
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themagicm
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Joulinar wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:42 am what device you have? and do you like to have 2 screen on a desktop environment ?
PI4. Well, for testing its dual LCD monitors, but in my environment it can be a 7" LCD or a 5" round LCD.
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is their some kind of x application you like to run on both screen or just some console?
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themagicm
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Custom X application
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Found something about dtoverlay

Not sure if it will help

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... u#p1641022
https://gist.github.com/donrestarone/5e ... 5b3d6fb225

not sure if that entry would go in /boot/dietpi.txt or not

Wish I could help more
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Joulinar
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such things would need to go into config.txt.
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
themagicm
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ok, I believe that link worked. I've been messing around w/config.txt so I need to find out what actually fixed it. LOL
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ok would be nice if you could share the "real" solution. Might be helpful for others :)
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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