nvidia-settings and Ubuntu (dual screen,digital projector)

Couple of days ago i needed to connect digital projector and an second screen to my laptop. I found out that when you have an nvidia graphics card you can use a nice graphical utility to do this instead of manual approach with xorg.

Just install:

sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings

and then start with:


With this tool you are able to change settings, detect external displays and attach them very easily. This settings tool helped me so I thought I would just spread the word.