Asus Eee PC netbook tip / howto: Connecting an external monitor to the Eee
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This is easy enough, using a standard VGA cable.
You can use the xrandr tool to control what gets displayed where.
If you don't have it on your system (/usr/bin/xrandr), you can get it with:
For xrandr, your Eee screen is called LVDS, and the external monitor
is called VGA. For example, to set the external monitor resolution to 1680×1050:
To turn off the laptop screen:
See the xrandr man page for more advanced usage (e.g. having a large virtual screen display on both the laptop screen and an external monitor).
Finally, here's a picture of my Eee 701 with its 7 inch screen driving a 52 inch Samsung LC52M87 :-) (at 800×600 in this picture, I couldn't get it to do full HD at 1920×1080...).
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