Is there a way for my motherboard to detect my second monitor?

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http://askubuntu.com – I just got a second monitor so I can have dual screens on my desktop computer. I just upgraded to the 12.04 Beta because I thought it supports multiple monitors. My main monitor is plugged into my NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [GeForce 210] and the other monitor that I am trying to get working is plugged into the VGA head on the Motherboard and that one isn't being detected. I even switched them, plugged the second into the DVI port, and nothing. My computer has no idea that I even have another monitor even though its plugged into the motherboard. Also, my desktop tells me that its a laptop wh (HowTos)