Backup your xorg.conf file first. Really. You have been warned.
pushd /etc/X11;sudo cp xorg.conf xorg.conf.safe;popd
- Plug in the svideo cable to your TV
- Optional: Turn off extra effects (compiz) to gain more screen area if you are running AWN
- Reboot Linux
- Will boot on laptop LCD but once it gets to GDM will put output on both laptop and TV. Screen resolution will be automatically reduced.
- When done, remove svideo cable and reboot laptop to get to original configuration.