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Add custom resolution to built-in laptop screen in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My laptop is a Lenovo W530. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and after some problems, I managed to get it working at 1920 x 1080. However, this resolution is a bit too high for me, so I would ...
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What is causing my my screen to go black?

I have this Ubuntu (12.04.4) netbook hooked up to a 55" screen to display slides and info. It was running fine for quite a while and was set up not to go to screen saver or anything. I think there was ...
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Desktop won't display properly on monitor (VGA)

It flickered a lot during the 12.04 LTS install (it was still usable though), and the login screen is fine. But as soon as I log in, the desktop doesn't display properly, all I see is a black screen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server monitor goes into sleep mode (no display) after fresh install [duplicate]

For some reason I can boot and either use Ubuntu 12.04 server edition, or desktop version. I can live boot the disk, I can go through the installer, or even use the ubuntu alternate installer. But ...
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Ubuntu is booting on acer e1-510 laptop, but screen displays nothing

Tried loading ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit as well 64 bit) through bootable usb , on a brand new 64-bit acer E1-510 laptop. It shows the 'Try ubuntu without installing screen' and I selected that option. But ...
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Touch screen and two monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04.4. I have two monitors (one touchscreen and one regular). I've used xrandr to set regular screen right of touch screen, so extended display. Now ubuntu thinks the entire ...
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How to get all ubuntu programms back to fullscreen size after I'm not sure what I did?

I somehow managed to loose the ability of all my programs to resize on Ubuntu. Not sure what I did, but I thought I saw a popup open and being blocked in Firefox and after that all my programms ...
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My monitor doesn't want to display Ubuntu. What's going on? [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 off a CD on a Dell PowerEdge 2650 server. The installation went fine. However, during the first boot up, right after post, my display goes black and my monitor displays the ...
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Seeing Double Vision Display

I dumped Windows XP using the Ubuntu disk![enter image description here][1] on my Dell Inspiron 1100. After Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed and I rebooted, the display of Ubuntu seems to repeat itself. So I ...
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Get LVDS display information

Question: Is it possible to get system information from an LVDS display? I need a max-resolution, a serial number or anything else that is unique. Situation: I have two setups which are exactly the ...
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Use windows laptop as second screen to Ubuntu laptop

I'm using Ubuntu & I want to use my old windows 7 laptop as second monitor. I've come across a couple of questions around similar issue but none that are specific to my configuration. I'd really ...
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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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Poor video quality 12.04

Using both a Dell 17" monitor and a HP 1740 I get bad video quality with a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I tried all of the resolution settings with the monitors, but the fonts are multi-colored and smaller ...
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How to fix quadruple screen in teamviewer?

When I connect with my remote Ubuntu server (from Windows 7) everything I get is a quadruple cut-off image of something that from far looks like a desktop environment: I have googled this error and ...
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User gets logged off back to login menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed via alternate installer amd64 fresh with LibreOffice and ncomputing vSpace software installed. I facing a unique issue here which is little tricky to describe. Whenever I ...
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Nvidia settings not working after system update

my nvidia-settings application stopped working after I updated Ubuntu 12.04 a while ago. when I do any changes in the application and hit "Apply", the application just exit and the changes are not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - can't detect 2 displays

I'm running ubuntu 12.04, my graphic card is: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) I have 2 Display but the desktop is not extended, both ...
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Fn+F8 does not switch screens on Asus 1015e

When I press Fn+F8 screens (monitors) are not switched, but launcher appears on left side of the screen containing numbers inside every icon. Sometimes a small text dialogue box appears on bottom ...
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Black screen when connecting second display

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Lenovo Y570 laptop and I have installed the NVidia proprietary driver. Everything works just fine, except for when I want to connect a second display via HDMI. If I ...
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How to set up dual monitor on PC without graphic card? Ubuntu 12.04

My PC does have built-in graphic. I have vga switch and using it I would like to setup dual monitor. After pluging both monitors with VGA switch I had a duplicated view on both desktops. I would like ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 blanks the display unless the mouse is moved at least once after boot

I am trying to deploy a bunch of machines without any KB/mouse, only a display. Their job is to launch Firefox and immediately display a URL full screen. Everything is working except that the ...
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How to fix: Flash playing a video doesn't cancel display suspention?

Current & no like: screen gets suspended regardless to Firefox / Chrome Flash video being played at the time. Desired & like: screen suspension is canceled while Flash video is playing. So ...
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How to fix: too short external monitor's resolution after HDMI reconnect until reboot?

Is there a way to force the system to always set the same resolution for specific display regardless to anything? I am working on a notebook with external monitor via HDMI and experiencing the same ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 keeps changing the display settings. Dual Monitor

I have an Alienware M17xR4 with Radeon HD 7970m, driver installed is VESA:WIMBLEDON. I usually use my notebook at home or at work... At work I have the possibility to use a dual monitor setting, to ...
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VLC media player flickering

I am using ubuntu 12.04 as my operating system currently. Recently, I updated my system using the following commands:- sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade After updating,my system, ...
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DISPLAY command on the command line

What does the command export DISPLAY=:0on terminal do ?? Is it possible to change the number from 0 to some other value..
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Secondary monitor on Ubuntu 12.04 resets to a lower resolution

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 PC with 2 monitors - a 17" 1280x1024 LCD and a 23" 1980x1080 LCD. The 17" monitor is shared by 2 PCs via a VGA KVM switch, and sometimes when I switch back to the Ubuntu PC, the ...
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Resolution settings all missing after Ubuntu updates

I have a Dell XPS13 with Ubuntu 12.04. After installing a bunch of updates that were automatically recommended, I am experiencing a number of issues. (One of them was my touchpad no longer working -- ...
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How to add a 'RAM usage' icon on the panel in LXDE

Sp, I have a 'CPU usage' icon on my panel in LXDE in Ubuntu but want o monitor my RAM usage as my RAM is only 512 MB
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Display issue on Ubuntu 12.04 with Thinkpad SL500

I installed Ubunutu 12.04 to a thinkpad SL500 (only OS on the machine), it worked fine once installed, I was making some changes to the configurations (installing some development packages and setting ...
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Change resolution on Lenovo B590 to 1600x900, Ubuntu 12.04LTS permenently?

Using Lenovo B590 my max res in Displays is currently 1366x768. im trying to change it to 1600x900. i tried following this guide: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 problem [duplicate]

I was upgrading to ubuntu 12.10 from ubuntu 12.04 lts. After the download during the installation period, the computer's screen got locked and when I tried to unlock the screen, the black screen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dark Screen all the times (not just during installation)

I know that there have been lots of question about Ubuntu dark screen, but mine is really different. I have been running Ubuntu without problem, but recently sometimes the screen is really dark (but ...
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How to refresh display on Ubuntu 12.04

So does Ubuntu 12.04 have the windows equivalent to the "connect to projector" key functionality. I have a hardware problem on my laptop where the lcd screen goes white (and I know at some point I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Mirrored/Cloned Displays on Boot

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M91P with an Intel integrated HD4000. When I boot the machine my displays become mirrored. I need them to be separate monitors. If I run xrandr and adjust the resolution ...
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Screen going blank

When I am watching videos via VLC or watching videos in Firefox - even when I simply click DASH HOME - Screen goes blank - nothing working - I needed to restart to recover. Not sure which is causing ...
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How to unplug/reset Mini DisplayPort in 12.04 in bash?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell XPS 15z laptop, and have connected an external display through the Mini DisplayPort. Every time I boot, if the display is connected I have to unplug and plug it in ...
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Wrong Screen Size Listed

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 1555. When I plug in my Samsung HP-S4253 with HDMI, it has the TV listed as a 50" instead of 42". Thus, the desktop is displaying incorrectly. How can I fix ...
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HDMI Displaying on TV but Not Displaying Correctly. Fixes?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. This is the strangest problem ever and I have no idea how to describe it, but I'll try. I got the audio working with the HDMI, and then it shows my Ubuntu desktop on the TV ...
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Ubuntu - Resolution errors?

My current installation of ubuntu is running on 1024x768, however my monitor's optimal res. is 1366x768 which is successfully attained on the dual boot windows XP. So i tried a plethora of ways to ...
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better “screenshot-reader” in Ubuntu [duplicate]

According to How can instantaneously extract text from a screen area using OCR tools? and system responses I use sh screen_ts.sh , the content of which is #!/bin/bash scrot -s zkoSCR_IMG.png tesseract ...
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Display resolution on Laptop PC

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop from a USB drive. The picture size (resolution on the USB stick was correct (1024x768). Now when Ubuntu boots from the hard drive the picture is small and ...
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Both displays crash if I change any display settings

I have a secondary display set up on my Laptop which works fine with the default settings (secondary display on the right of primary). However if I change any settings both screens go black. This ...
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How to access the pixel data that is displayed on screen?

I would like to monitor what's displayed on my screen. For exemple suppose I want to make my screen wobbly (trembling like hell). THen my idea is to access the data about pixels that are supposed to ...
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Printing on Yocto MiniDisplay on System Startup

I have developed a C application and I am also using a Yocto_MiniDisplay, which prints some messages from the application. I need to start the application on System Start up, so that on the display ...
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upgraded to the newest upgrade and now there is white text on white windows with the default theme

The problem I am getting is the same in drop down menus and other things I was running the blue joy theme on lucid lynx before I upgraded and now its all wonky, I changed the appearances and it ...
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Why can I not see the whole window?

I have the following problem: my Lenovo ideapad S10e runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and everytime I open a window it doesn' show it entirely. Meaning: the buttons on the bottom are out of the displays range (I ...
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20in iMAC-iSight - 12.04 Black Screen with Mouse Icon after boot

I recently installed 12.04 onto a iMAC G5 2.1 GHz PPC. The install went fine and I am able too successfully boot, however upon boot I only see a black screen with a mouse pointer. My issue is the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity: Black screen with cursor only, when external display is connected before booting laptop

Whenever I connect an external display to the DSub port of my laptop before booting into Ubuntu, something goes wrong in Unity to cause the exact same problem as described here: After logging in, ...
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Can you connect two monitors with Ubuntu?

I would like to know if you can connect two monitors with Ubuntu, and if you can, then how do you adjust the display settings for the screen resolutions, launcher placement, etc. for multiple ...