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Virtualbox --build --headless returns error

Failed to open the X11 display. This is related, I believe, to the other issue I'm having with the server not putting anything out to the display after a successful install. I have a post on ...
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1answer
16 views

An extra line appears on the leftmost point of additional display. How do I fix it?

I have a screen which I attach to my laptop. When I use the "Extend" mode, one column of pixels at the right end of the left display screen creeps up to the leftmost part of my right display. Its ...
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1answer
357 views

Xubuntu 14.04 does not detect second monitor

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two interfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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3answers
293 views

Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two in4terfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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0answers
19 views

Blank frame around screen with laptop + external monitor setup using AMD propietary drivers

I have a laptop with an ATI Radeon HD 7520G, and I'm using the propietary AMD drivers (fglrx). The issue is that when I connect an HDMI 23' widescreen monitor (appears as DPF1 on xrandr) on ...
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0answers
52 views

Need help with AMD catalyst control center

I just built my first HTPC and I hooked it up to my Sony KDS-R60XBR1 and I am having display issues. I believe this is only a 1080i display and when I select 1920x1080 on the resolution I get strange ...
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0answers
139 views

Mouse Flicker on Triple Monitor setup Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel version 3.13. I have two ATI HD4650 graphics cards and am attempting to push display on 3 monitors. The first card is attached to 2 monitors via an HDMI ...
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1answer
146 views

Quad monitors work as mirror displays but not as extended

So i gave up on fglrx driver due to unsupported GPUs now i'm on regular radeon drivers with 4 monitors on 14.04. I got them all to work perfectly fine with All Settings/Displays mirror mode but when ...
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1answer
187 views

boot for install crashes on 14.04 (Display related)

Situation: I'm trying to install 14.04 on an ASUS R510DP laptop. Preconditions: I checked my install media and MD5 sum matches. Booting to check install media passes on the USB Drive. Symptoms: ...
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0answers
49 views

Strange, but interesting display dependend input behavior

I think this may be related to my previous question, or it may be something else. Sorry if this is rather long. I hope this is not too confusing, but my issues are hard to explain. I am seeing ...
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0answers
144 views

Second Monitor not recognised in display, only clones display from 1st monitor to 2nd

I'm trying to extend my display, however it's not working exactly like I want it to. It merely clones the display from the first monitor onto the second monitor. When I look into "screen display" ...
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0answers
97 views

ATI Radeon refresh rate

I've two LG Flatron IPS236 displays @ 1920x1080x60hz, and an ATI Radeon HD 6870, which is using the 'recommended' x.org drivers. On Windows (yeah..) I used to be able to force the refresh rate to ...
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0answers
92 views

How to prevent two monitors merging together?

I have a strange problem. My computer setup is not common, I have 2 GPUs, AMD's 5850 and 7790. I also have 2 displays : 22" and 24", which are both connected in the 7790 card. Everything was OK ...
0
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0answers
170 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
54 views

After Ubuntu update display size is 7" and it loads a Mobile version of Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu 13.10 after the latest update I restarted. Now there is no mouse cursor, the screen resolution has changed to 1920x1080 and the text is unnecessarily huge. I managed to get to the display ...
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0answers
389 views

AMD 7970m Catalyst Driver Not Working (Black Screen With Cursor) in Ubuntu 13.10

So, this is an issue that I have not encountered before. After installing the most recent AMD drivers from fglrx through the "Software & Updates" package, the screen goes black and there is only a ...
0
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0answers
47 views

Graphics issues when loading the live environment to install Ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my PC. When I boot, it displays the Ubuntu Logo and it is running something in the terminal (I think it is extracting vmlinuz). After that, it just ...
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0answers
21 views

Ubutnu 13.10 won't display [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an older machine of mine which has an AMD processor and AMD graphics. When I attempt to boot it, I get a message saying to lower my monitor's resolution. This ...
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1answer
20 views

Problems with ATI V9800

I just installed 12.04.1 to Dell R5500 workstation. The video card I am using is the ATI V9800. After the reboot the display is fragmented and I am unable to read the desktop. Has anyone seen this ...
0
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0answers
40 views

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 ...
1
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0answers
136 views

How can I force primary display output after turning off monitor?

I have a single HDTV attached to a single video card by two connections - VGA and HDMI through a receiver. HDMI is preferential for convenience. I only need VGA occasionally as it matches the native ...
0
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0answers
73 views

What is an affordable three monitor GPU which is compatible with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I painfully found out that I can't run a three monitor setup in Ubuntu with my cheap dual AMD HD 5450 cards. It's also having a hard time with two monitors with random flickering pixels. I'm not ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Ubuntu is in command mode how to turn on the GUI mode again?

I have HP Probook 4540s with Radeon graphic card, I downloaded drivers from This site and installed those after reboot I couldnt see my launcher and toolbar but yes i could use few shortkeys, I looked ...
0
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1answer
285 views

Displaying at 1080i instead of 1080p

I am trying to get my display working at 1080p instead of 1080i, I have no problem with this on my xbox or in windows 7 and I can sort of put together a solution that is already on this website. I am ...
0
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2answers
206 views

Display larger than my external screen

I seem to have this problem every time I install Ubuntu. I have a Panasonic Viera Plasma 50" and the display area on it is always cropped I have tried all kinds of configurations with the terminal ...
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0answers
57 views

My TV has been detected as a laptop

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 today and had issues with overscanning/underscanning on my tv connected with HDMI. i have a Sapphire HD 4765 graphics card so i tried to install the amd driver to control ...
1
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1answer
326 views

12.10: two monitors; one works, one only displays solid color

I have a one-day-old 12.10 install on a Dell machine with an ATI Radeon 6450 graphics card, and two Samsung monitors (one connected through VGA, one DVI). I also have disk encryption enabled, and I'm ...
1
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1answer
283 views

Troubleshooting poor performance with ATI HD 5800 GPU

I am attempting again to solve problems between ATI Radeon HD 5800 series (5830) GPU and Ubuntu. Three months ago I posted: Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800 I ...
3
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0answers
44 views

Why does ATI Radeon have choppy display on Linux? [duplicate]

I'm using Radeon HD 7700M on Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm using Catalyst 13.1 as the graphics driver. The problem is that I keep getting these horizontal lines appearing on the screen that look like the ...
1
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1answer
176 views

Random white pixels on screen

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 installed with a ATI Radeon HD 6550D. The problem is, that sometimes, there are random white pixels at the screen, which appears especially on dark areas of the screen. This is ...
2
votes
1answer
246 views

Display corruption with fglrx drivers

I've been having some problems with the AMD 12.10 and 13.1 drivers. Basically there always appear to be flashing lines going across my screen. It happen all the time and every key input makes it ...
2
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0answers
668 views

Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800

I have the ubiquitous and difficult display problems. I have a very limited understanding of everything regarding graphic display mechanics, and Gnome specific terms, so please let me know if you ...
2
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1answer
136 views

I have error message connecting a monitor to my netbook

I want to connect my Lenovo S205 Netbook with a 1080p monitor, however the only way to get it to work is by Mirroring the Display. I would like to use the top display at 1080p. My attempts ended ...
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0answers
135 views

Screen randomly becomes black with cursor in Ubuntu 12.10

Sometimes when I am using Ubuntu 12.10 the screen will randomly become black with a cursor. The cursor represents whatever is below, such as a blinking text cursor if I am hovering over gedit, or a ...
4
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0answers
564 views

Display problem when adjusting brightness in ubuntu 12.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell 1554 laptop. I was adjusting my screen brightness when this happened : this has become a recurring problem which is really annoying. I also want to ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Best triple head display setup

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 with a darn good triple head display setup. I've got a VisionTek 900530 Radeon HD 5450 512MB DDR3 PCI Express video card that has two DVI outputs and one Mini ...
2
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1answer
7k views

Ubuntu 12.10 - Resolution stuck at 1024x768 using Open Source Radeon Driver

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with an ATI Radeon HD5670 card. I currently have the open source xorg-edgers driver. I've been using this driver interchangeably with the Radeon open source driver since fglrx ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't install graphic drivers in 12.04

The driver is ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver. After clicking Activate, it asks for my password and starts downloading. Then it shows an error message: 2012-10-03 16:16:04,227 DEBUG: ...
0
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1answer
126 views

Cannot use a second monitor

When I plug in my second display and activate it in "Displays" I get an "Out of range" error. It says the max desktop size is 1600 by 1600. Does anyone know a fix? I have an AMD/ATI Mobility chipset, ...
0
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1answer
354 views

System changing display configuration on its own account - from dual monitor to mirror

My machine is a 13" notebook connected to a 22" external monitor. Using AMD CC I set it up so that the notebook screen is my primary monitor and the 22" my secondary. If I am planning to watch a ...
2
votes
1answer
977 views

Cant log in as user after upgrade

Everything worked fine in 11.10. Upgraded today, got the low system resource error for my graphics card. Completely uninstalled fglrx and reinstalled it. Will now boot to login screen but wont let ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I force the native screen resolution of my display if it's not offered using fglrx driver?

My computer model is Dell Studio 1555: Pentium Dual Core T4300(2.1GHz,800MHz,1MB), 4096MB 800MHz DDR2 Dual Channel, 512 MB ATI Mobility RADEON HD 4570 using the ATI proprietary driver. My screen ...
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1answer
5k views

3 Displays Ubuntu, ATI Radeon

There are lots of questions on this but I've read them all and none helped me! ATI Radeon HD 5400 Series PCI Express 2.0 My co-worker attempted to use 3 displays on windows, that failed... ...
0
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1answer
1k views

ASUS Eee PC 1215B: Washed Out Display with AMD Catalyst drivers

I have been having this problem for a while, however lately I have been trying to find ways to make my netbook perform better, visually and functionally. When I use default Radeon graphic drivers, my ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How do I improve performance on an ATI Radeon 9550?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu (32-bit) and I didn't find a solution to make my video card work fine. I mean that my graphic card has poor performance on watching videos. I've tried a lot of ...
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votes
1answer
224 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 ...
0
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1answer
626 views

Can't enable 3rd monitor after installing ATI proprietary drivers

So, after hearing how Ubuntu 11.10 was supposed to have improved support for multiple monitors, I had to re-install again and give it a try. I always found Ubuntu gets more done faster related to ...
2
votes
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 ...
4
votes
2answers
298 views

Massive graphical corruption when playing videos

After upgrade my Ubuntu to 11.04 I have a weird problem playing videos. See the capture from my display. I'm getting the same thing with all of the players and video file types. Ubuntu 11.04 64bit ...
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0answers
303 views

Display pixilates when external monitor is attached [closed]

Just upgraded to 11.04 and loving it. However, when I boot the acer aspire 5100 laptop with external VGA monitor plugged in, or when I attach it after boot, both screens pixilate and I can't see a ...