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External Display HDMI out not working

I know this may be a stupid question but are Samsung monitors supported in Ubuntu? I ask because I've recently switched over from windows to Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I have a Samsung monitor I user ...
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How do I use multiple laptops as external display over network?

I have a relatively powerful computer (8gb ram, 64bit, quad core) and I can easily drive three monitors, my tv over hdmi, my 17 inch hd internal laptop display, and an external hd display. I have ...
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Can't change monitor to native resolution

I'm using a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTE, and I have secondary monitor LG Flatron M197WD, which according to the lg website can run in a 1366x768 resolution. This mode didn't show up in either the ...
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Recent update in ubuntu 14.04 resulted in my external monitor being unable to go above 1024x768 without being met with a black screen/no signal

This is all through HDMI. I cannot go above 1024x768 or I get a black screen / no signal. This means anywhere between 1152x864 and 1920x1080 (which is what I had been set at before the issue). ...
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41 views

Multi screen inactivity suspend

I am new at this so please bear with me, My question is: I have two screens on my pc one 22" monitor and one 26" HDTV now the monitor is connected via a VGA port and the TV via a HDMI port both of ...
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31 views

Wrong display diagonal size

Absolutely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, but the side menu and top menu do not appear on the screen. I have tried finding a way to fixcitcwith xrandr, but no luck so far. The displays menu shows ...
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51 views

external laptop monitor stays black after screensaver powers it off

I have a Dell XPS 14 with two HDMI outputs and two external monitors. I'm running 12.04, fully updated as of 2014-05-26. Here's what xrandr -q reports: xps% xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, ...
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57 views

Dual External Monitor Bumblebee/Nvidia (or withoout Bumblebee)

I have installed and configured Bumblebee on my Dell XPS 17 with an Nvidia GT555m. I would like to use my two external monitors with the laptop closed, but it's giving me all sorts of difficulty. Is ...
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325 views

Ubuntu 14.04 & Lenovo Yoga 2 pro screen resolution

I've recently installed 14.04 on my yoga and it is running great so far! Since this laptop has a 3200x1800 resolution and a lot of apps i use do not scale well i am using 1920x1080 resolution with 1x ...
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51 views

HMDI sound output not detected if VGA monitor connected at boot

The option to output my sound through HDMI TV (as seen below) does not appear if I boot my machine (an ASUS laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with open-source drivers) while my VGA monitor is connected as ...
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69 views

Gnome Desktop Flickers on One Monitor

Recently, I've run into a strange problem with Ubuntu Gnome. I installed 14.04 last Saturday and everything was fine. However, I woke up one morning to find my Asus HDMI monitor saying "VGA No ...
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213 views

Second Monitor not Displaying on Boot up

I have 2 monitors connected one with VGA and one with HDMI. When I boot up the HDMI one doesn't doesn't display anything. I can tell it is recognizing some kind of input (it doesn't go into sleep ...
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43 views

Start desktop manager when display turns on

I have a computer that serves as some kind of HTPC. It's running XUbuntu (12.04, will upgrade in spare time) with XBMC. Everything works great, except one thing. The computer is connected to a ...
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522 views

Display setting of monitor

I did new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 over old version 12.04.4. My computer: Intel i5-4440 processor. Intel DB85FL motherboard. Samsung SyncMaster 943 monitor. I am using a DVI-I to VGA ...
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62 views

HDMI Display Screen Resolution Resets

After I managed to solve my issues with the HDMI - VGA converter by reinstalling Ubuntu, I was wondering why Ubuntu keeps my resolution settings in some cases and loses them in others. I've written a ...
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1answer
250 views

How to connect computer to tv with hdmi?

I am trying to connect my laptop with my tv using an hdmi cable. It has worked with an vga cable, but my problem is that the screen does appear, but it freezes and nothing happens. The screen is also ...
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67 views

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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22 views

Display Switches at Start Up

I recently installed Ubuntu on a spare PC of mine and I plan on using it in conjunction with my HDTV and a webcam to Skype relatives back home. I have run into an issue that I haven't been able to ...
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203 views

No HDMI output decteded

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and trying to connect to my TV using the HDMI port on my computer. But nothing happens when I plug it in, and clicking on Detect Displays in the display settings does nothing. ...
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1answer
1k views

external monitor no longer recognized when connected VGA, freezed computer when connected with HDMI

I'm using 13.04 on a thinkpad X230. I had routinely used a VGA cable to plug in my external ASUS monitor. when entering the "disply" app, ubuntu would recognize it as "ancor communications", and ...
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274 views

Screen dimming of movie on laptop when connected by hdmi to TV

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit. When I connect my Acer Aspire laptop to my TV using hdmi cable (with "Mirror displays" checked in the Displays window for System Settings), the normal (undarkened) picture ...
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607 views

External display suddenly not detected

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 running Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. I have an external monitor that I connect to via HDMI, and it's worked flawlessly for six months. I plug in my laptop, it detects the ...
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149 views

External HDMI poor quality

When pluging an external HDMI display, it get detected and everything was supposed to be working right out of the box, except that when set the resolution to 1920x1080, the display on HDMI is really ...
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235 views

Make persistent expanded screen preferences when using multiple monitors

I'm currently running Xubuntu 13.10 with the 3.12rc7 kernel on a Sony Vaio Pro 13 notebook. When I connect my LCD TV through HDMI nothing happens in first instance. Only when I go to my display ...
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71 views

13.10 not displaying on HDTV from boot

I am running 13.10 on my Dell Latitude E6410 as a media server with XBMC. Every now and then when I power on the laptop it fails to display on my Sony Bravia HDTV. I've the laptop connected to the ...
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128 views

How can I force primary diplay 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 ...
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198 views

Projector doesn't detect ubuntu, ubuntu thinks projector is connected

I have been using a 720p projector (optoma hd70) with my laptop (toshiba satellite R830) for the past six months on ubuntu over hdmi and never had a problem. I've upgraded to a 1080p projector, ...
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446 views

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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288 views

Output to external monitor via HDMI cable -> Green

I am a noob in the Linux world. I have connected a external monitor Dell S2240L via HDMI cable to my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA24FM running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The video card is Intel compatible ...
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57 views

Everytime I reboot my video gets screwed up. Is there a way to safely reset the settings?

It seems my video get screwed up everytime I reboot. I have an hp pavillion dv7 running 64 bit ubuntu 13.04. I have 2 external monitors one through vga and one through hdmi and the laptop screen ...
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99 views

My laptop no longer disables output when lid is closed

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04, when I closed my laptop's lid it would disable the output to the laptop monitor and only recognize the HDMI out as the single monitor for the OS (so all programs ...
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356 views

HD TV Used as Monitor Does Not Display

SO here's my situation. I have an old laptop that was just sitting in a drawer for over a year. I stopped using it because its screen broke and I felt it would be better to invest in a new laptop ...
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203 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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Workspace 1 to laptop screen and Workspace 2 on HDMI connected TV?

I have two workspaces, which I need to function as below: Usually they function as usual two workspaces, but... When I connect a HDMI cable to my system I want to have workspace 1 display on laptop ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 HDMI resolution and display options incorrect

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 and the HDMI resolution is incorrect and options limited to a max of 1280x720. The VGA is not perfect as it is cutting off the top taskbar slightly, it also shows a ...
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503 views

HDMI sound without overscan on open-source drivers?

Is there a way to have a regular scanned display with audio via an HDMI connection on open-source drivers? Possibly a way to force DVI video output over HDMI instead of 1080p? Machine: Dell Studio ...
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Fix Overscan/ Underscan on HDTV Intel HD Graphics Card

I have my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 hooked up via HDMI to my 24inch, 1080p HDTV though I am experiencing an overscan problem. When the tv cis connected, it cannot be run at the 1080x720 resolution ...
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345 views

No sound via HDMI and I cannot use mirror display on a lenovo G560

Had some trouble since switching from Win to Ubuntu yesterday. When I connect my pc through HDMI to my TV the sound doesn't work. The video is there (expanded desktop) but the sound is still coming ...
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1answer
131 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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1answer
971 views

HDMI input not recognized on ASUS N76

I have a brand new ASUS N76 with newly installed 12.10. HDMI port is not recognized by Ubuntu while working perfectly well with Windows 8. xrandr does not even show as known connector : Output of ...
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12.04 Ubuntu: configuring laptop to hook up to tv using hdmi cable?

I'm trying to use an hdmi cable to connect my HP dv5 notebook to a 32" Sony Bravia tv in order to watch Hulu stuff on a bigger screen. However, Google has been thoroughly unhelpful thus far! When I ...
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DVI disconects after a second under Ubuntu 12.10 Laptop Dell XPS 15

I use a the DVI-HDMI adapter to connect to my TV. The problem is after I upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 that the Display doesn not detect correctly the second screen. After connecting the cable it connects ...
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2answers
257 views

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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1answer
791 views

How do I connect Ubuntu to Sony Bravia LED TV via HDMI?

My laptop connects to 46" Sony Bravia LED TV using HDMI cable in Windows without any problem. However, it just doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04. It always says No Signal. Problem somewhat persists ...
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1answer
916 views

Can't get movie player to play on my TV via HDMI connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell laptop. laptop resolution is 1366x768. I connected to my Phillips 42" TV using HDMI. By changing channels I can get to HDMI4 and there my desktop wallpaper ...
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727 views

Trying to Mirror Screen on HD TV

Trying to connect my laptop to an HD tv screen via an HDMI cable. It works for about 5 seconds and then the picture disappears on the tv and it turns black. Not only this but when the screen does show ...
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1answer
3k views

HDMI to VGA - External Monitor Not Detected

I have an Acer Iconia tab w500 running Ubuntu 12.04 - The only output I have is an HDMI output so I bought an HDMI to VGA cable to connect it to my external monitor. It's not being detected by Ubuntu. ...
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1answer
5k views

Turn off laptop display and have monitor

My laptop display has stopped working and is unfixable! Anyway, I got a full HD monitor and plugged that into the HDMI port of the laptop. I have changed the power settings so that I can close the ...
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1answer
312 views

how to drive a 1080p monitor from a lenovo thinkpad T60?

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on the thinkpad. It is in its base that has a displayport output which I route through an adaptor through to the HDMI input of my 1080p TV/monitor.