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Why my second monitor doesn't get signal despite fedora recognizes it?

asked 2016-08-24 11:21:38 -0500

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I tried to hook up my second monitor onto my machine. Fedora recognizes it but it says no signal. It is connected to dvi port on my gpu and onto vga port on the monitor (silly me went and bought wrong cord, meant to buy dvi-dvi but the packages looked exactly the same).

Here is my xrandr info:

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384
DisplayPort-0 disconnected primary (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DisplayPort-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DVI-0 connected 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 521mm x 293mm
   1920x1080     60.00*+
   1600x1200     60.00  
   1680x1050     59.88  
   1280x1024     75.02    60.02  
   1440x900      59.90  
   1280x960      60.00  
   1152x864      75.00  
   1024x768      75.08    70.07    60.00  
   832x624       74.55  
   800x600       72.19    75.00    60.32    56.25  
   640x480       75.00    72.81    66.67    60.00  
   720x400       70.08  
DVI-1 connected 1920x1080+1920+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 477mm x 268mm
   1920x1080     60.00*+
   1680x1050     59.95  
   1600x900      60.00  
   1280x1024     75.02    60.02  
   1280x960      60.00  
   1152x864      75.00  
   1280x720      60.00  
   1152x720      59.97  
   1024x768      75.08    60.00  
   832x624       74.55  
   800x600       75.00    60.32  
   640x480       75.00    60.00  
   720x400       70.08

And info on my GPU

[user@host ~]$ lspci | grep VGA 
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cayman XT [Radeon HD 6970]
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answered 2017-01-11 22:32:22 -0500

Facing the same problem, display menu list the second display and all its meta data but doesn't sent the signal to monitor

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