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Cloned desktop on i945 using the i810 driver

Here is what i have added to my xorg.conf file to get cloned desktop working on my laptop.

In the
Section “Device”

this is the extra i added

	Option		"MonitorLayout"		"CRT,LFP"
	Option		"Clone"			"True"
	Option		"DevicePresence"	"True"
	Option		"VBERestore"		"True"
	BusID		"PCI:0:2:0"

Remember before playing with your xorg.conf file to back it up

sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup

To see my xorg.conf file
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i945 and VLC blue screen on the cloned desktop

Here is what i worked out to get VLC to play on a cloned desktop on another monitor.

Settings –> Preferences –> Check the “Advanced Options” check box in the lower right corner –> Video –> Output modules –> Change “Video output module” to X11. –> Save –> Play movie.