Solved! Dual monitors on a Dell Inspiron E1505

sidewinderx2

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Connecting 1 monitor and using your laptop screen for the 2nd monitor is fairly trivial: just plug the monitor in, and set your display option to Extended Desktop.

To plug 2 monitors in is... difficult. If you have 2 video outputs (1 VGA + 1 HDMI or something similar) then yeah, it's doable, but otherwise, you may have to resort to something like this:
http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/dh2go/
 

sidewinderx2

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Connecting 1 monitor and using your laptop screen for the 2nd monitor is fairly trivial: just plug the monitor in, and set your display option to Extended Desktop.

To plug 2 monitors in is... difficult. If you have 2 video outputs (1 VGA + 1 HDMI or something similar) then yeah, it's doable, but otherwise, you may have to resort to something like this:
http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/dh2go/
 
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