They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Currently I’m using the most recent driver v I finally got it to work, but remains problematic. Click on the external screen so that it becomes selected and click the Configure button and select the TwinView option. I should say I have used an Dell laptop with the exact same configuration and it worked perfectly, leading me to believe it is a problem with the laptop. BB code is On. Select the Apply button for these changes to take effect.

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Find More Posts by beachboy2. The TMMM is contained in the task scheduler and disabled by some people. Find More Posts by beachboy2. BB code is On. Hello there, more or less the subject.

Dell XPS M – using HDMI to connect to monitor? | NotebookReview

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But certainly the TMMM feature relies on driver features. I don’t even have to open display settings. You must log in or sign up to reply here.


Click on the external screen so that it becomes selected and click the Configure button and select the TwinView option.

Selecting this enables audio output over the HDMI connection. I read on another forum to put the laptop to sleep and cycle it back on, and that brought the audio back through the hdmi.

Dell XPS M HDMI and VGA as external monitor

No problems passing p or p. It remembers the resolutions which have been set with different monitors. Search this Hsmi Advanced Search. I have different setups here: Last edited by beachboy2; at By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Bugs 1 Enabling the laptop screen as hdim an external monitor through HDMI can cause X to freeze with certain Compiz-Fusion effects such as desktop switching.

In all cases the result is the same choppy audio and sometimes distorted audio. BB code is On. Similar Dlel – Dell M using.

If you want to disable audio output through your laptop speakers you can disable them. Let me know if you ever try it and how it works.


drll However, I do not recall any option to change the resolution for the HDMI output, it seems to want to mirror the screen resolution. The notebook has no display anymore but ubuntu works fine. Hi Stoked, thanks for your response. Share This Page Tweet. The steps I take to connect my laptop to the receiver are the following: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Enable HDMI output on Dell XPS M1530/M1330 with Ubuntu

Hemi playing the video, it looks like it is trying to sync the video or something, there will be two bands across the entire screen that go from top to bottom and take about 2 seconds as it transitions the screen. Yes, my password is: Have you tried here? Not sure what to do now.