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media control keys on docked Dell Latitude laptop also changes multiple display settings

I have a Dell Latitude E6520. This laptop has keys above the numeric keypad for "rewind", "play/pause", and "fast forward". When the machine is docked with an external monitor, using these keys ...
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how can i set a resolution of 1366x768 in a Dell Inspiron N5010

how can i set a resolution of 1366x768 in Dell Inspiron N5010 as its my native resolution within ubuntu 14.04 the only available resolution is 1024 x 768 please help !!!
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Display Issues with Dell 8100 NVIDIA TNT2 Card

I am working on resolving a display issue on an old Dell with an NVIDIA NT2 card , what is the trick to copying to the /home directory? I have downloaded the file and have instructions for running it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 | Display issues with Dell GX620

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on Dell GX620. I'm not able to change the resolution from 'Display'. I have already tried the following method: Modeline "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 ...
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How to lower the resolution of a laptop monitor?

I am using laptop dell inspiron 5421. Now with an accident the 1/3rd of my left side screen is damaged. Now I was wondering is there any way so that I could shrink the screen size to other 2/3rd of my ...
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Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 13.10 built-in display not working

I have a Dell XPS 13 which came pre-installed with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and upgraded to 13.10 recently. After the upgrade, the built-in display is always a blank screen, while when ...
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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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Using a QHD+ Display with Ubuntu 13.10

I'm planning on buying a Dell XPS 15 9530 (http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/xps-15-9530/pd?oc=smx15w8p003&model_id=xps-15-9530), which only comes with a QHD+ display (3.200 x 1.880). I would ...
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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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Dell Inspiron M5110 Dimming Troubleshoot

I've had my Inspiron laptop about 3 years now (still runs windows 7) and have recently been encountering an issue in which the screen auto dims on it's own repeatedly and randomly and can only be ...
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12.04 on Dell E6400 doesnt restart external displays when re-docked [duplicate]

I have a Dell e6400 running 12.04 (64). I run it with 2 external monitors on a docking station (port replicator). I can undock the laptop (for meetings, etc) - but when I plug it back into the dock, ...
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Dual monitor Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disables all screens

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell N5110 Inspiron and everything went fine. After I finished, I connected my external monitor to the VGA slot and rebooted the laptop. My external monitor is ...
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Problem with resolution auto-changing on Samsung TV

I recently turfed my Windows media centre in favour of Ubuntu Linux workstation with XBMC installed for my new media centre. It works perfectly! My system is a Dell Inspiron 530, which is connected ...
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1answer
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Secondary Monitor Goes off upon logging in

I am using dell xps 14z laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, when booting up it detects the secondary monitor [Viewsonic] but upon entering the username/password , the secondary monitor goes blank . when I open ...
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How to handle windows on multiple screens?

I've multiple screens i.e. one computer monitor and one TV. It would be preferable if, when the TV is turned off, nothing is sent to the TV but as it happens, I can have the TV turned off and ...
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Dell 3721 display problem Ubuntu 13.04

After I upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 I can't change the brightness of the display, it remain in the darkest possible mode. I have a Dell 3721 laptop. Any advice? @Dell:~$ lspci -nn | grep VGA ...
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brightness not working on 13.04 upgrade on dell xps 13 ultrabook

Just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 on Dell xps13 ultrabook and the display is very dim and cannot be changed using f'n keys or from system settings. This ultrabook uses Intel's ivybridge mobile. ...
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Flikering line on top of display

I just bought a new Dell Inspiron pre-installed with Ubuntu 11.10. All was fine until I updated the OS. Since then, I have this flickering line at the top of my screen and it won't go after rebooting ...
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how can i add 1440x900 resolution on Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

I have a 5 year-old Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop, with a display resolution of 1280x800 (16:10). I wish to increase that resolution to at least 1440x900. Is this possible? If so - how? Chipset: Intel ...
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dual display breaks unity

I find that most of the time, when I plug in my Dell 19" monitor with an HDMI lead, unity can't decide on the configuration; it will switch between different resolutions, and setups every 2-30 ...
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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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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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External monitor flickers on Ubuntu, works fine on Windows [closed]

I have Dell Inspiron N4030, with intel onboard. When I connect my laptop to external monitor on Ubuntu the screen flickers (photo attached). The same screen works fine when I reboot into windows. ...
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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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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 ...
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2answers
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How to handle brightness trouble on dell inspiron i14R-2265?

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit on my Dell Inspiron i14r-2265, but it looks like brightness control is not working. I can change it "programmatically" (FN + brightness key), though actual ...
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Is there a way to autodetect when a display is disconnected?

I am running Ubuntu on a Dell Latitude with the latest Nvidia drivers. Basically what I want is when I disconnect my external display that everything goes back to the main one without having to change ...