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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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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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Dual-monitor setup; one monitor changes to low resolution

Dear AskUbuntu Community, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at work with dual-monitor display. One has 1920x1080 resolution and the other 2560x1440 (main), the graphics card is Radeon 7570 1GB. The main high ...
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Custom resolution doesn't add to display

I'm trying to add custom resolution to display, but it won't add. What I've tried so far : 1-firstly see my current resolutuins $ xrandr The output : Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1024 x 768, ...
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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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Two monitors, two DP-connectors, Ubuntu sees those as one

I have a IBM ThinkPad in a dockingstation. Attached are two monitors (default resolution: 1920x1200) via two DisplayPort connectors. The laptop have Nvidia/Intel chipset, but I only using Intel. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unknown Display, nvidia graphics

I tried the @Golboth solution in this thread. Worked sometimes, it has an intermittent behavior, sometimes work, most of times doesn't work. Installed Nvidia drivers, Ubuntu detects the Graphics : ...
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No TTY after installing NVIDIA Driver

When I first installed Ubuntu 14.04, I used the command line to install the nvidia drivers to my computer. Now, if I try to open any of the 6 TTYs, I lose all display and my monitor cuts off until I ...
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Adding 1600x900 screen resolution

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a Dell 17r se laptop with 1600x900 resolution. I use vmware to run Ubuntu 14.04 Lts on Windows 8.1 using Vmware. I have hd4000 and Nvidia 650m gpu in my laptop. Now the ...
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Overscan fixed: but only temporarily. Need assistance with NVIDIA X Server Settings dialogue

I have troubles getting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to display properly on my HDTV. My problem is that when I log out or shut down, Ubuntu switches screen resolution from 1920x1080 to "Auto"and forgets my ...
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Output via HDMI only, not laptop screen

Dell XPS 17 on 14.04 using Nvidia drivers, was working fine, but now only shows output on the screen connected via HDMI connection, and not the laptop screen. There's output on the laptop screen when ...
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377 views

Mirror displays with Ubuntu 14.04

Some years ago I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. Now Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on my Acer TravelMate 5742G with: Intel Core i5-460M Nvidia GeForce Gt 420M and Nvidia binary driver version 331.38 ...
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Can't save nvidia settings for screens after reboot

I have two screens and sometimes I just want the 27" to display. So far I have tried to run the nvidia-settings as sudo -s nvidia-settings But every time I reboot I have to redo my preferences.. ...
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Unknown display keep appearing after connected with external display

I did a stand alone Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) on my Lenovo ideapad z570. Having problem with display setting when using Nvidia, problem was with VGA could be solved using suggestion from one of ...
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Primary display unknown

I'm new to Ubuntu, I recently installed 12.04.4 LTS. My display is not recognized by Ubuntu. Display: Kent Modular Electronics (KME) 29LR1901A51UN/1 connected via RGBHV BNC connectors. Video ...
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nVidia 331.38 scaling issues in 14.04

I just did a clean install to 14.04 from saucy, and applied the proprietary nvidia drivers afterwards. I seem to have a scaling issue as shown in the screenshot below: http://imgur.com/M5FBqfg ...
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72 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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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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Second monitor not on by default

When I log in, my second monitor is "off" by default; Ubuntu acts as if it's not connected. I can enable it by going to System Settings -> Displays and flipping the OFF switch to ON, but I'd rather ...
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Trouble with Video Card Drivers on New Laptop

I've just purchased a new laptop and started by installing Xubuntu onto it. I can't seem to get any controls to work for my video card. Being fairly new to Linux, I'm not sure what steps to take to ...
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How to change min desktop resolution

I'm trying to use my MSI GT70 with my old tablet Wacom PL-550. My problem is that each attempt to install Nvidia driver on the laptop resulted in a unbooteable system, and that in current ...
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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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Dual Monitor Resolution Incorrect Depending on Video Output Port Used

I am using Ubuntu 13.04, a 27" 1920x1080 HD monitor, and a 22" 1680x1050 secondary monitor, and have an nVidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 graphics card. The card has 2 DVI ports, and an HDMI mini ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and prior: fuzzy display. NP700Z7C. Pastebin and screenshot included

Model: Samsung-Series-NP700Z7C-S01US Intel HD4k + 650M http://pastebin.com/KU2MZhYa <-- xrandr --verbose Issue: http://imgur.com/Ven091g HDMI output is normal. VGA output is normal.
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Can't set resolution higher than 1360x768

I have tried to look up fixes but none of them seems to work My first problem is that my screen is not recognized, it is an AOC 2436Vwa 24". Out of the box ubuntu could not select a higher resolution ...
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Bizarre display issues

I've been running a dual display setup with two cheap monitors for the past couple of weeks. Everything worked fine, at first. Nvidia-settings recognized both displays perfectly, and setup was ...
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1answer
136 views

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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Why do I have to detect displays for my 2nd display each time I resume from suspend?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Saucy HWE and Nvidia 331.20 with GeForce 310. I have two identical 1440x900 displays. Nearly each time I resume from suspend, I have to detect displays to get my 2nd ...
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Nvidia display driver installed but not working 13.10

I have a Shuttle sn41g2 and I belive the correct nvidia drivers are installed but the screen is blank. I have tried the 'top tips' from the internet but with no success. Thank you. I have tried the ...
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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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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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Mouse disappearing (problems with Display)

Since I installed Ubuntu 13.10, the mouse pointer disappear (not blink, really disappear). I can still move, click normally, but the cursor doesn't appear. Everytime this happens, on the Settings > ...
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325 views

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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86 views

Setting DVI monitor as primary display

I'm trying to set things for Youtube hangouts and capturing my desktop but it always records my secondary monitor instead of my moin one. None of the following works: Setting the primary display in ...
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Acer Emachines Screen Jumbled

I have an Acer emachines El321-18se that uses an NVIDIA GeForce graphics. I recently installe Ubuntu 13.04 and from time to time the screen gets jumbled and distorted. I try to recreate the issue but ...
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wrong resolution on an attached projector to desktop pc (with nvidia gpu, set as “twinview”)

I have an NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 gpu on a ubuntu 13.04, with driver v.319 . The primary monitor (res. 1280x1024) is connected to the display port of the card (1 or the 2). The gpu has a DVI output , ...
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Display flicker on movies, websites, animation on Ubuntu 13.10 / nVidia restricted driver [closed]

I have been running Ubuntu 12.10 (Linux Mint 14) with the proprietary NVIDIA-updates driver without any problems (I don't know the version from that repository by heart) Recently, I installed Ubuntu ...
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My display isn't working

So I installed ubuntu 13.04 by accident, and it would go to a black screen after logon. So i went and installed 12.04 over it. Now whenever I boot, my monitor says cannot use display mode, and after ...
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159 views

Unable to configure third monitor (samsung syncmaster 943bx) with nvidia quadro4000

I have PNY-nvidia quadro 4000 with 3 display ports on my ubuntu 12.04 machine. I have successfully configured two monitors using 1 DVI-L port and 1 of the two display ports (with male display port to ...
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wrong resolution/refresh rate output after upgade to 13.10

I have a custom xorg.conf (need it because my lcd doesn't report it's correct capabilities) that worked fine in 13.04 but since upgading to 13.10 the lcd is incapable of displaying the output from x. ...
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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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147 views

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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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 ...
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487 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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Ubuntu 13.04 does not turn off/lock screen Nvidia driver

I have a Dell Precision 4400 with Nvidia FX 1700M video card. I had Linux Mint 14 before and screen turn off/lock were working fine. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I am using the current driver from ...
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My screen resolution is not listed

I am trying to set a custom resolution in Ubuntu. my flat screen monitor is 1440x900 but this resolution is not listed under "displays" settings. The only options available are 1920x1080(which i am ...
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1st Identical Monitor stuck on 800x600

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Currently, I'm using two HP LP2065 monitors. I'm using a GeForce 210 as of right now, but I'm getting a certain problem, the monitor hooked to the DVI cable is stuck at 800x600, ...
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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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87 views

Cannot display anything when the laptop lid open

I am using the Lenovo Y400(graphics card is Nvdia GT650M, the HD4000 is disabled by the BIOS automatically) i have set the "do nothing" when closing the lid, but when i open it again, the screen ...