[ubuntu] Trouble using projector w/ 12.02

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm trying to figure out how to use my Linux 12.02 computer (no dual boot) to screen a film for a class I'm teaching. I don't have much info about the projector. It's an old one that's installed in the classroom. It has a VGA connection, which is what I'm using to connect it to my Fujitsu Stylistic ST5112 slate. When I connect it, The Ubuntu desktop appears on the projector's screen, along with the cursor. But when I start the video (or open any program), it runs on the computer's screen but not on the projector screen. The projector screen just continues to show a blank desktop and cursor, no (Hardware)