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Display problem in HP Compaq laptop

I am recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop HP Compaq with an AMD Turion processor.Model no. HP presario V6000. It works well when booted from DVD but after installation display will not work ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a Sony VAIO SVE1511AENB?

Can Ubuntu be installed on a Sony VAIO SVE1511AENB? I am asking this because I tried two times, without succes. I could not get appropriate graphics drivers; I could not increase or decrease screen ...
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Horrible graphics on my Dell Inspiron 17 with Ubuntu 13.10

I just got a new laptop: Dell Inspiron 17 (3737) BTX Base. The graphic card is Intel® HD Graphics 4400 I installed Ubuntu 13.10. The graphics are just horrible. It looks like an old 4 bits color ...
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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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Low graphics mode when using an Nvidia GTX 760 [duplicate]

Every time after install nvidia drivers I have an error "Low Graphic Mode" (I tried nvidia-current, the newest from nvidia.com and synaptic) I had a some other problems with nouveau too but ...
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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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Display Driver and Resolution Issues

I'm recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC and it was working fine. However, I was messing around with Conky (the system resource monitor) and was having some issues. I did a little research and ...
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XServer No Longer loading correctly after login

I seem to be at a dead end regarding my desktop and display drivers. Long story short, I bought a VGA to HDMI converter for an old external HP Monitor (HP LE1901w). I hooked it up through my HDMI port ...
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How to calibrate an Interactive Whiteboard

After plugging an interactive whiteboard (Panasonic UB-T580) I've surprisingly found it was working in some way. Everything done in the whiteboard was reproduced in the computer display but without ...
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Where do I get display drivers for Viewsonic VA1948M-LED? [closed]

I have a Viewsonic VA1948M-LED display and Ubuntu does not recognize the display so I only get two resolution choices.
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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 ...
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Black screen before login

I'm having some trouble with my xubuntu. It was running just fine yesterday but it's not working today. I remember that I've flipped the power switch during the last shutdown (because it was taking ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - is crashing the display not stable, how to fix it? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit latest version is installed in the HP EliteOne 800 all-in-one touch screen PC. Display is breaking over and over. is 13.10 stable yet? Its not working at all. Tried with Dell ...
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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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What is the use of nvidia-prime?

Yesterday, I was very excited about initial support for optimus using nvidia-prime package on Ubuntu 13.10. It seemed to be the way to replace my bumblebee + hybrid-screenclone configuration, since ...
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VLC Black Screen with NVIDIA driver

After installing the NVIDIA-304 display driver, whenever I play a video with VLC and scale the window any higher than the native resolution of the video (or full screen), the VLC window goes black. ...
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396 views

The system is running in low graphics mode?

Hi there. I've dual booted my device with Windows 8 pro and Ubuntu 13.04 I've done all updates by the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I've installed the ...
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System goes into Low graphics mode when networking service restart

When I run /etc/init.d/networking restart my laptop screen suddenly goes black and a dialog box appears saying the system is running on low graphics mode and also my mouse pointer disappears. I ...
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is this exotic resolution Dell U2913WM display supported?

I'm considering to upgrade to this Dell U2913WM display and was wondering whether it will work with Ubuntu given its exotic resolution of 2560 x 1080. My graphic card is nVidia GTX Titan so I have no ...
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Thinkpad T420 display port not detected

i'm trying to connect an external monitor to my Lenovo T420 using the DisplayPort but it's not working. If i connect it via VGA it works fine, but the image on the monitor is lacking sharpness and ...
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203 views

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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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 ...
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Aspect ratio is locked at 4:3?

I just installed Ubuntu on a fairly new laptop, and everything worked fine at first. However, after I installed a proprietary driver for the cpu and reset the system, the aspect ratio was ...
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How to remove the black bar at the top of my screen?

The display area is not fit to my monitor(1440x900) and there is a black bar at the top of my screen. The bottom of the display area can't be displayed. How can I deal with this problem? I wonder if ...
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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 ...
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Tried installing Nvidia driver 310, won't boot

I've read a few other similar questions but all of their solutions require the use of a terminal (from what I gather) and, sorry to be a bit of a newb here, but I can't seem to get to a terminal. ...
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How to install Intel Media Accelerator Driver in Ubuntu 12?

I have always been windows user, this is the first time i have switched to anything other than windows. The problem is that the display is very very dark and i know it has nothing to do with my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Monitor & Resolution Issues on Older Nvidia Card

When I do a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 on a computer with an older Nvidia Quadro FX 500 128mb agp card, I cannot get the display to work. There are a number of things that happen: On some fresh ...
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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 ...
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Nvidia Geforce GT630 resolution problem

I installed the drivers but the maximum resolution I can get is 1360x768. Can I get to 1920x1080? On Windows it worked fine. Edit: I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS
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display not sharp enough on external monitor

i am using ubuntu 12.04. The Display looks sharp enough on my laptop, but when i connect it to my external monitor (hp 2311x) it looks slightly blurry. I tried installing intel-linux-graphic-drivers ...
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Savage S3 and Lubuntu (or any flavour) 12.10 big issue

Please be nice with me: I spent all the night with it and I'm exausted. I've got an old Acer Aspire1300 15"(512+256RAM and 1.3 mhz cpu). I tried all night installing Lubuntu, XUbuntu.. lspci -k ...
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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 ...
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Catalyst control center settings not loading on startup

I set Ubuntu to use the proprietary AMD fglrx drivers included in the software sources menu. After first rebooting, I noticed that the image on my monitor was not scaled to fill my monitor completely, ...
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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 ...
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12.04 losing display settings on startup

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop at work. It seems like every other week when I boot up my computer it loses its display settings. It's to the point where I have to bring up the virtual console ...
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Blank screen upon boot after installing nvidia drivers. 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I tried to install nvidia Drivers on my most recent install of 12.10. Now it no longer boots to ...
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NVidia GeForce GT 540M Drivers not Working

I have upgraded my laptop to dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10, which is fine and all, but I have been updating the drivers on the Ubuntu side of things, but I have downloaded and executed ...
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How to get back my proper display driver settings after (wrongly) installing AMD Catalyst Control Center?

After having this problem, and following this answer, I have installed AMD Catalyst Control Center (fglrx-amdcccle) and after reboot my display was all wrong, stuck to 1280x1024. I have un-installed ...
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Cant see edges of my screen. How do I fix it?

I have a Hisense 42" LCD TV (1080p) connected via HDMI to my ASUS K53E laptop and when I switch it to 1080p (second screen only) I cant see the edges of my screen, and it says my TV is a Hitachi 52" ...
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282 views

How to investigate display lockup after Alt-Tab switching?

Running Kubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Latitude E6500 running the free NVIDIA driver for my display. If I hit alt-tab to switch between windows too fast the display locks up and the only way I can unlock it ...
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473 views

How to tell which graphics card is being used in a hybrid system?

How do I know which graphics card is being used in a hybrid system? From lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller [8086:0166] ...
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Ubuntu stops using Nvidia driver after kernel upgrade

Just updated and restarted, Ubuntu's doesn't display correctly. After restart, the desktop now looks like this. I've temporarily switched to the Nouveau driver. The update history reveals the kernel ...
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Overscan, Ubuntu 12.04, Nvidia driver

I know there are many questions about overscan around but I cant seem to find a working solution. I know the cause of this is the Nvidia driver, as I have no problems with the default driver, so I ...
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12.10 starts up to just my desktop background [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity does not start after installing the fglrx drivers on 12.10 I have only just started using linux more than just instlling it on an old pc for fun and have just ...
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Linux kernel 3.5.0-18 update is not working with NVIDIA driver 304.60

I have Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit and a Nvidia card GT430 and installed 304.60 Linux driver manually and it worked beautifully until the latest Ubuntu update which got modified to 3.5.0-18 Kernel. Everything ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't display properly after kernel upgrade [closed]

After updating my system today, Ubuntu's doesn't display correctly. The desktop was working properly before, but now it looks like this: I had to use the terminal to run Synaptic package manager, ...
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2answers
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No nvidia-drivers

I have a dell M4600 with NVidia Quattro K2000m. After first installing Ubuntu it showed 2 experimental drives in "Additional drivers". After reboot, they were gone. And I don't have any xorg.conf. It ...
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emachines e725 display very light

After hard installation of Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 the display light is very high. How can I reduce it. I used fn+right or left arrow but nothing changed. I am new in Ubuntu.
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display driver problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop and am keeping windows 7 as a back up for when I get stuck like ...