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How to permanently set a custom resolution? [duplicate]

I'm using bootable persistent USB key. I think there are some display problems, so I have to set resolution manually. These commands do it right: sudo xrandr --newmode "1440x900_60.00" 106.50 1440 ...
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In Openbox how do I increase UI Scale? I have 4k / UHD High resolution Monitor

Everything is too tiny to read. Even with all font sizes set to 30, which helps some, many UI items are teensy. Resolutions will only get larger in the future, is openbox dead as 8k monitors are ...
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Virtualbox: How can I get a usable screen resolution inside the Guest OS [duplicate]

I have just installed the virtualbox application on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS (host OS). I then installed another Ubuntu 14.04 "inside" the VM i.e. the guest OS. The problem is the resolution is tiny and ...
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ubuntu 14.04 HDMI wrong resolution

I recently purchased a NVIDIA GTX960 and having issue with my secondary monitory connected by hdmi cable ( using HDMI to VGA converter ). The monitor in question is Acer X233H and has resolution of ...
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Resolution issue with Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox 4.3.28

I have installed virtualbox 4.3.28 on windows 8 64 bit. I installed ubuntu 14.04 lts b3 bit on it. I am having low resolution problem in it. I followed many blogs and forums but no luck till now. ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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On Nexus 4 with ubuntu touch, Is it possible to change the screen size for the whole O.S?

I have successfully booted up ubuntu on my nexus 4. But the problem am facing right now is that my phone's bottom lil part of the screen where navigation bar functions had already stopped working, ...
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Python NameError: gloabal name 'resolution' is not defined

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr. However ...
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How to revert to previous version after bad update

I've had both ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 running on my machine for a few months now and everything was running fine. I recently installed some updates in ubuntu, but had waited a while and so many ...
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How can I list connected monitor(s) with xrandr?

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr, which so ...
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I cant adjust my screen resolution. Error

When I increase my resolution in the screen disply and click apply, I am redirected to the Ubuntu user login screen. I enter my password to open my desktop but no changes have been applied. Please ...
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Benq monitor (model G922HDA)

I've found only a driver for Windows XP/Vista OSes so far. Is there any equivalent driver for Ubuntu I could use to have the native resolution of the Benq G922HDA monitor?
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Resolution too high after updating graphics driver [closed]

I was trying to solve my Europa Universalis IV problem and found a certain solution. The person was saying that they had a problem with graphics, which I did too. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Resolution wierd and stuck on built in display - drivers?

I'm a complete noob at Ubuntu and Linux. I just built a pc, and installed Ubuntu as my only operating system. The resolution is really weird - zoomed in and pixelated, and it thinks it is using a ...
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Refresh Rate Will Not Save

Can someone explain to me how to make my Nvidia settings stick when I change the Nvidia settings to use 120hz? After a reboot the setting is lost and I have to manually go and change it to 120hz every ...
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Error in virtualbox ubuntu whilst attempting to fix screen resolution

When I try to fix my screen resolution using techniques listed here get an error: E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock ...
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Background after login screen (warty-final-ubuntu.png) is displayed tiled instead of stretched on big 1600x1200 screen

The title already says it, when I log in first time after reboot, I see the greeter with /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png as correctly displayed background. However, as soon as I entered ...
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Need to fix fonts which are too large to be able to use the GUI. 14.04

From the Unity sidebar I can open System Settings, Displays, Resolution. But the resolution is already set at 1920 x 1080 (the max allowed) and I also can't access the Apply button to apply any ...
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Nvidia Refresh Rate Not Saving

I executed the following command and changed the resolution and refresh rate to the values I wanted instead of "Auto". nvidia-settings I then click the "Save to X Configuration File" button, which ...
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How to run xrandr commands at startup in Ubuntu

How can I run the following xrandrcommand on startup? xrandr cvt 1368 768 xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 85.25 1368 1440 1576 1784 768 771 781 798 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode VGA1 ...
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Some webpages the font looks like it was squished

For some reason the font looks like it was all squished to the sides. Here is an example of reddit (My resolution is 1920x1080) Using Nvidia Drivers 333.31 or something like that ...
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Newest update to Ubuntu 14.04 causing loss of sound and shifting resolution

There were a few updates I installed for ubuntu, so I let my system restart to complete everything. I open up my system and the resolution for everything goes from blurry to clear and the sound is not ...
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Screen resolution changed since recovery mode, cannot change back

I had to put Lubuntu into recovery mode, but the resolution of the screen kept on my desktop. The original resolution was 1680 x 1050, but it is now stuck at 1024 x 768. This is very annoying, and ...
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Nvidia Higher Resolution becomes bright and grainy

Does anyone know how to solve this issue? I'd like to use the higher resolutions, but when I do the display becomes annoyingly bright and grainy. I can confirm it happens on the Geforce 610 and higher ...
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Resolution problems on 14.04- will not install guest additions

I started using a Ubuntu from Virtual Box today because I was interested in Linux (I am not that good in coding, however) and found the design to be appealing. People say to install 'guest ...
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Can't fix the resolution on virtualbox using guest additions

I started using Ubuntu not to long ago because I wanted to give it a try. Soon I got annoyed by the low resolution on virtualbox. I was told to install 3 packages using the following terminal script: ...
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Second monitor is laggy in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and a BenQ EW2440L as a second monitor. The problem that I encounter is the fact that the second screen is really laggy, rendering it barely usable. I have tried Compiz, as ...
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Change TTY resolution in 15.04

I am trying to change the resolution of the TTYs (the ones reachable with Ctrl+Shift+Fn) on Ubuntu 15.03. I have consulted these sources: ChangeTTYResolution Higher resolution when switching to tty ...
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resolution on dell xps 13

I use a dell xps 13 laptop and I have issues to see the characters, they are very small in all tools that I use. Is there a way to see all app in a best way ? If I decrease the resolution the icons ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Can't Change Display Configuration

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04 recently and all was fine. Yesterday my screen started jumping so I rebooted. It fixed the jumping but since then my screen resolution has been screwed up and I can't ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.2 boot problem

When I turned on my Asus Eee 1005-HA with Xubuntu 14.04.2 this morning, it apparently booted without fail, but the resolution is suddenly down to 800x600 and no network devices can be detected. The ...
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Can set screen resolution with in VMWare

I don't seem to be able to modify the screen resolution of my Ubuntu (VMWare ESX) VM. I tried the XFCE Display preferences. I can choose a new resolution, but it is not applied. If I do: %xrandr ...
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Problem setting the resolution

I have a 1360x768 tv that I am currently using for my display and whenever i set it too that resolution it is zoomed in and cuts off the sides. The top, bottom and right side of the screen are cut of ...
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Remove Chrome Completely

I had a crash tonight, seems to have been graphics related (the cursor disappeared so I rebooted). Now chrome has gone very strange. It seems to have a windows skin over the top. As the screen shot ...
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Desktop/Display Scaling Dilemma

As you can tell from the linked image, my desktop/display is not scaled properly. I am running Ubuntu on VMware Player offered by the Harvard EDx course CS50. Embarrassingly I do not know which ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 flickering screen on high resolution

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 7548 with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot. It has a built-in 4k display with Intel HD Graphics 5500(Broadwell GT2) graphics. Everything runs as normal on Windows, ...
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Monitor Mirroring

Hello I have a problem with a Gigabyte Brix N2802 running ubuntu 15.4. I have 2 Monitors that have in extended mode, a resolution up to 1920x1080 on both. but for some reason when i run it in mirror ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 resolution problem [duplicate]

I have some problem with resolution. My monitor resolution is 1920x1080. At first when I installed ubuntu i had 800x600.. Now, after installing AMD driver, I only have 1600x1200 to choose like max ...
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2nd Monitor Being a Huge Pain

Ok, so I have tried every single piece of advice from YouTube, askubuntu, everything! I am able to get my second monitor which is DVI-0 to change to 1600x900, but whenever I do something to try to ...
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xrandr not saving settings permanetly in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu. I am new to Linux, so I will need this explained in pretty basic terms please. I have two monitors. I use a AMD R7 2xx graphics card. I haven't installed the AMD drivers ...
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How to change screen resolution for the whole system?

I have succesfully installed Ubuntu on my Dell XPS 13 (the 2015 one - even the sound is working, don't ask me how, it's working out of the box) and I have a question: How can I change screen ...
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QHD+ (3800x1800)

Going to buy a new laptop with QHD + resolution 13.3 "- the laptop is completely clean, so considering running Ubuntu 15.04 on this, but it will be worthless in terms of screen resolution - Anybody ...
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Recognising a Diamond Digital DV155 Monitor

I am converting 250 computers for Sierra Leone. They are ten to twelve old ex school Eee Boxes with various monitors. I have about 100 DV155 which are not recognised by Ubuntu (ver 13 or 14) but run ...
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How to create custom resolution

How do I input custom resolution in the nvdidia xserver settings? I need to make the output 1804x1014. I am not familiar with the cryptic command prompts but really need this to work.
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Ubuntu 14 LTS Display driver for Samsung N150

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on my Samsung N150. I dont know if I have the correct display driver, because when I connect a full HD (1920 x 1080) external display, I am not able to turn on the ...
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Managing external monitor resolution on TTY

I have a Lenovo E540 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with Kubuntu-Desktop installed. A second monitor is almost always plugged into the HDMI slot and I can set up the resolution just fine to be 1360x768 ...
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Can't get my native screen resolution on 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 after using Windows 8.1 for some time. Now, my main problems is, that I can't get my native screen resolution which is 1440x900 :/ On Windows I could do it without any ...
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Desktop always starts at low res

My Xubuntu 14.04 installed on Thinkpad T430s with Intel HD4000 always starts desktop at low resolution (800x600). The grub screen resolution is correct, the logging screen resolution is also correct ...
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Ubuntu works fine with Live USB but shows message of Graphics not detected and run in low resolution mode

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5548 laptop. 64 bit system. 1TB hard disk, 8GB Ram, 2GB ATI Radeon M265 Graphics card with Intel onboard HD graphics 5500 (Broadwll GT2). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on one ...