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ubuntu 11.10 and external monitor not recognized

I have a laptop and it's being a nightmare to properly set up an external monitor I use. I had ubuntu 11.10 installed through wubi and it worked as I wanted, I started the laptop with the lid closed ...
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Is it possible to have my desktop loaded before login?

I am connecting to the system with Putty (this is Windows SSH client) then running some service in interactive personal mode. For example this is a script to run freeswitch: dims@nebulla:~$ cat ...
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1answer
98 views

Ubuntu partition won't display on screen

I installed ggobi on my MacBook Pro, and it wasn't working right. I looked up some information, and found this site: Gtk Warning: Cannot open display I followed the vague instructions, but I think I ...
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954 views

Cannot detect second display

Using the display program I cannot detect the second display which is connected with my desktop PC (running ubuntu 11.10 64bit, gtx 280 gpu) via DVI. Although using a live CD of linux mint the second ...
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Resolution stuck in 640x480 in grub, 11.04 and 12.04

I have three operating systems on my machine, Windows 7x64, Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 both x64 as well. All three were running at full resolution for my monitor, as well as in the Grub 1.99 boot screen. ...
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0answers
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 leaves me in CLI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 leaves me with a Crashed System I'm currently running my Ubuntu box on VMWare. As a relative newcomer to Ubuntu I had no idea that there was ...
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261 views

After upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 video display hurts my eyes

I am running on an Asus X54H laptop (Intel video adapter). When I installed Ubuntu 11.10 the video display was crisp and sharp, right out of the box. there was no need to do anything else beyond the ...
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1answer
295 views

Display dims when not in use and it turns off when not in use or while watching movies

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and am using it on dell xps laptop now my problem is that Ubuntu does not provide power utility form where I can manage brightness of my screen, when to turn it off, after how much ...
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Error message “Signal out of range 92KHz - 58Hz ” when starting Ubuntu. What is wrong and how can I fix it?

My monitor has an Analogical connection. First I install windows 7, then I install Ubuntu 11.10, when this installation finish I restarted the PC. Any time there I turn on the PC I see the BIOS ...
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1answer
356 views

Configure external display on Ubuntu 11.10

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Acer Aspire 5742Z and everythings working great except my external display. I've got an HP ZR2440w. The Display settings for this show it's running at its native ...
2
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2answers
385 views

Display not shown in Gnome Color!

I want to change the color profile for my display in Gnome Color but my display isn't in the list. How do I add my monitor, an Asus ML238, to Gnome Color? When I look at Display settings it says ...
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1answer
97 views

Help with ubuntu 11 mis-displays

So, I sea This tutorial, and I exectued this line in my terminal : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa & sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop and my left-side panel changed abit, while ...
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3answers
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Firefox doesn't display website text

Firefox 11 doesn't show any text on some sites as Google and Youtube. Also Lotus Symphony doesn't show many UI Labels. This problem occurred suddenly. Firefox display error: Symphony ...
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1answer
811 views

display works fine in liveCD but not in full installation [closed]

Installing 11.10 on an old server with bare-bones graphics adapter. I'm working with a Frankenstein monster of hacked-together donated parts to build a system in Nicaragua. LiveCD works great. ...
3
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1answer
400 views

Lines disappearing intermittently from both Terminal and Emacs

I'm having trouble even finding the right search terms to diagnose this problem. It's also hard to reproduce on my own machine. When I enter a command in the terminal, occassionally I will see no ...
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3answers
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Tried every solution but my monitor resolution is still stuck at 640x480

I have problems getting my Viewsonic VX2025wm LCD monitor with Ubuntu 11.10. I have another monitor which works well (although in VGA mode), but this one refuses to go beyond 640x480. I'm trying to ...
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3answers
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External monitor set as primary even when disconnected from laptop

My Lenovo X200 laptop has developed a problem recently whereby I get a blank internal screen on booting into Ubuntu 11.10 (display works normally during boot and I get a moment of desktop before it ...
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1answer
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With external display, screen turns black after start from suspend Xubuntu 11.10

I work with a Thinkpad X220 and have Xubuntu 11.10 installed. Everything works fine, except for this; When I suspend my laptop, while it is connected to my external monitor (either cloned screen or ...
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0answers
1k views

How to fix resolution to 1920x1080 on Panasonic HDTV [closed]

Ive been having trouble figuring out why the Nvidia driver cannot work with my HDTV (Panasonic LCD HDTV (TC - L42U30). The problem right now is that the Nvidia configuration sets the display at ...
1
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1answer
396 views

When using dual monitors, left monitor uses 1024x768 and right monitor uses 1920x720. Why its slow?

I have one PC where I have my main screen using 1024x768 resolution and my another screen using 1980x720 resolution. But why its so slow, is there any way to make it faster like normal? I had the ...
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3answers
2k views

Dell Latitude E6510 black screen after last update on 11.10 Intel Graphics

After last Friday(20/01/2012) update, when I turned on my laptop today I got a black screen on it. It is on, I can see the back light, but it's all black only my secondary display is ok. Screen is ...
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1answer
102 views

Keyboard doesn't work in certain applications when using an external monitor

When connect to external monitor and extend display to ext minitor, keyborad input does not work for certain application(Java UI, eg username, password input dialog). In single monitor mode, never ...
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0answers
1k views

Problem with display resolution using a NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M [closed]

After following the steps of Bruno Pereira's answer in "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M in the Dell Latitude E6500". My NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M driver installed on my system without any error, but after ...
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0answers
436 views

How do I disable automatic monitor detection and adjustment of displays? [closed]

I am running 11.10 on an Dell Mini 9 (Inspiron 910). When I connect VGA or close the lid the computer automatically detects the change and adjusts the displays. How can I disable this?
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Nvidia VGA and Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 and it used the default settings and vga driver: unknown both screens sere working regardless of the errors of turning the laptop's off then both go off forever! So I ...
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1answer
228 views

Black screen at the booting part of ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed 64 bit ubuntu on my laptop but everytime I try to boot into ubuntu, i just get a ...
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3answers
990 views

Why is there a maximum hardware limit of 2048 pixels with multiple monitors

As seen in the image, trying to have the 2 displays side by side creates this problem. There is a 2048x2048 box limit. My question is, what creates this limit and why. What would happen if I try ...
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1answer
386 views

Graphics problem on 11.10 install and use: black screen, weird resolution, pointer flickers

I really can't find anything that can solve my problem. Here it is: I tried to install 11.10 32bits on my Dell Studio Hybrid from CD, but I would directly get a blank screen and my screen would turn ...
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2answers
651 views

LCD brightness step on T520 with Ubuntu 11.10

On Lenovo T520 combination Fn + Home/End for increasing/decreasing screen brightness works perfectly out-of-box but with the step = 3. It's too coarse (HW values are 0..15). How to change the step to ...
5
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1answer
3k views

Display is cut-off and stuck at 640x480; cannot detect monitor [closed]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC and I have a resolution problem. My screen resolution is set at 640x480 (4:3) and I can't see right the whole screen, the windows or the icons. The ...
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2answers
656 views

Dual display setup - only one displayed after logon

During boot process my desktop shows both Monitors, but after log I only get one. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 When I go into Displays its still only shows on Monitor. Here is my graphics card details: ...
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0answers
384 views

Display issues when running VirtualBox [closed]

I have 11.10 installed and it works great. The OS sits on a Dell XPS with Nvidia graphics. Has anyone run into display flickering when running virtual box on ubuntu? The display jumps from the last ...
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1answer
1k views

brightness settings on Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, Hardware Dell 1555 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD4570

My laptop Dell studio 1555 has Ubuntu 11.10. At every boot I have to set the brightness level as it gets reset to 100%. Could you please help me out to find a way not to change it every time? Thank ...
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1answer
751 views

My laptop display is just a black screen

the external display works fine but my main display is just black i know it works beacuse it works fine in windows but it wont work in linux D: my laptop is a acer-aspire 5734z ive tryed reinstalling ...
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3answers
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Vinagre only gives 800x600 RDC resolution, how to increase?

Using Vinagre on Ubuntu 11.10, when I RDC into a remote Windows XP machine, I only get a 800x600 resolution on the remote display. I can't increase it on the Windows machine, it's stuck at 800x600. ...
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353 views

Display Brightness [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I adjust brightness settings when I am on battery? I remember that in Windows you could put a different Display Brightness when I was on battery in my laptop, ...
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2answers
185 views

After upgrade to 11.10, display for main account is messed up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop forgets theme? I upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04 earlier this week, and ran in to some problems booting up into the GUI. When I booted, I got a message saying there ...
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0answers
522 views

Changing brightness doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you change brightness, color and sharpness from command line? Previously (on Ubuntu 11.04) I was able to manually dim my screen further than the Fn-keys would ...
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4answers
3k views

Fn+F8 does not switch displays on a Dell E6410

I recently upgraded to Oneric and found that Fn+F8 does not switch displays on Oneric, Dell E6410, Nvidia. I frequently run presentations and need to switch between projector and laptop with minimum ...
7
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1answer
572 views

Quitting Braid causes dual monitors to switch to mirror mode

I have 2 monitors in my desktop. The one has a smaller resolution than the other (don't know if it matters for this issue). From Display I have disabled mirroring, so the first monitor continues to ...
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1answer
2k views

Outputting to External Display Only: ATI Radeon HD6310 Driver Issues on a Thinkpad x120e [closed]

The open driver applied in Ubuntu 11.10 by default for ATI's Radeon HD 6310 works fairly well. It detects my secondary display, the resolutions for both it and built in display [Thinkpad x120e], and ...
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3answers
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Display too dark on an Acer emachines E725

I just did a wubi install of Ubuntu 11.10 ony my acer emachines E725. After I reboot, the display is too dark that I can only see the white backgrounds and my mouse (when it is in the middle of the ...
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1answer
4k views

Is there a way to stop the display from turning off?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu 11.10, and although I've disabled the lock screen options and checked the power settings, my display turns off after around ten minutes. That wouldn't be so bad, ...