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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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25 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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34 views

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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42 views

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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24 views

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
92 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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1answer
31 views

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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344 views

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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48 views

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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47 views

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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187 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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75 views

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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59 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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16 views

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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55 views

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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221 views

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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36 views

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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145 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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76 views

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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1answer
125 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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62 views

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

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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374 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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177 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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109 views

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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81 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 ...
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69 views

Screen resolution

Here goes: i have been using Ubuntu with ignorant bliss for years, just following update instructions...I have Ubuntu 12.04 and an hp pavilion bw22 monitor that should display at 1920 x 1080. It does ...
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170 views

Screen Resolution is stuck at 1024x768 after Power Outage

I'm having trouble finding anything relating to Ubuntu 13.04... After a power outage, I booted up and my screen resolution was stuck at 1024x768. I tried changing it in nVidia Server Settings and ...
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1answer
273 views

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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596 views

Not updating display settings when disconnecting external monitor

When I disconnect my monitor from my laptop, Ubuntu still seems to think that it is plugged in and does't update the display. This issue is Ubuntu specific (not occuring in windows) and my monitor ...
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510 views

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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1answer
283 views

How to force native resolution on secondary monitor?

So, yesterday I installed Ubuntu on my laptop (1920x1200), which I mainly use docked with a second monitor (ViewSonic VA720, VGA, 1280x1024). At first the second monitor wasn't detected at all, so I ...
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68 views

Display configuration changes every 30 seconds when connected to monitor

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in a Dell laptop (L501x), with the 304.88 version of the NVidia driver. When I connect the laptop to an external monitor the display seems ok. The problem is that every 30 ...
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1answer
409 views

Dual displays not working properly, getting only low resolution

My hardware: I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and I have been unable to get my dual 1920x1080 monitors working properly with my GeForce GTX 670 FTW. The problem: Whenever I ...
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1answer
248 views

Increase display resolution horizontally to cut off part of screen , in multi-monitor setup

So I have 2 monitors of 1920x1080 resolution each. I am using them in portrait mode so each resolution is 1080x1920. I have a video which is 2360x1920 i.e. (1080p+200p+1080p)x1920p. I want to run ...
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813 views

Problem changing screen resolution

This is the first time I have used Ubuntu on my desktop. I installed 13.04 to dual boot with Windows 7. In Windows, my screen resolution is 1280x1024. In Ubuntu, however, the screen was set to ...
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124 views

Graphics on boot split into three sections

I just installed 13.04 onto a new laptop because of the ease of install with the uefi bios. When I boot the system though, the screen is split into three sections each about 640x200 at the top of the ...
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1answer
235 views

Screen size and resolution conflict

I am a Linux noob and could use a little help with an issue. I am trying to achieve a very specific resolution and screen size (720x480 @ 59.94) for my headless Ubuntu 12.04.2-64 Desktop box with a ...
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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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1answer
316 views

Changing the screen resolution to the true resolution option not available

I have recently updated through software update after installing a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and my screen resolution is completely messed up. The default screen resolutions at the moment ...
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82 views

Too Many “expanded edge panels” after setting separate x screen mode

I have tried to use two monitors on a nvidia card in Debian. The problem is whenever I set the mode to "separate x screens" and restart the X, an extra (duplicate" expanded edge panel" appears. The ...
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2answers
192 views

How can I use a tv as monitor?

I'm currently running Ubuntu of the live CD. I have a 22" TV that is rarely used and I would like to connect it permanently to my computer as a sole monitor. My PC has only a VGA and S video ...
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383 views

Ubuntu 13.04 put resolution at 1024x768

After the installation of Ubuntu 13.04, I have the resolution at 1024x768 instead of 1280x800, and even after switching all the possible drivers in Settings, the situation doesn't change. Plus, this ...