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Set TV resolution to 1366 by 768 (solved) / Modeline for 1366x768 resolution

EDIT: The problem was fixed by restarting lightdm, though the general question still stands. I have my laptop with Lubuntu 16.04 with Intel integrated graphics connected through VGA to a ...
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Xrandr resolution problem, blank space on the left

My monitor is Asus VS278H which supports 1920x1080 60Hz. I ran those commands in terminal cvt 1920 1080 59 xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_59.00" 169.00 1920 2040 2240 2560 1080 1083 1088 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 dual monitor resolution problem with dell precision 5510

i was installed ubuntu 16.04, my laptop is dell precision 5510 graphics are intel 530 and nvidia quadro m1000m and using dual monitor that resolution 1920x1080 kernel version 4.4.11 xenial, ...
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Black screen after login Kubuntu 16.04 on QHD monitor

I have a new PC with ASRock N3150DC-ITX mobo and a HiRes AOC Q2577PMQ QHD monitor. The monitor is connected via DisplayPort. I have installed Kubuntu 16.04 LTS from scratch, but I get a black screen ...
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Alternatives to xrandr for HiDPI double screens

I have a Dell Precision 5510 with a 3840x2160 screen, connected to a monitor with a 1920x1200px resolution. In order to use them together I followed what is suggested here. In other words, executing: ...
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Can't change display resolution : nVidia GT610

I was using Win7. But on Ubuntu 16.04 I get bad performance in every single game, no matter how old it is. So I thought I could add a lower custom resolution to improve the performance. Tried ...
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How can I automatically try a specific resolution if I connect an (any) external monitor?

Is there any way to configure Ubuntu to set default "first-try" monitor resolution whenever a (or two) monitor plugged in. Regardless of what graphic cards or graphic driver that being used. For ...
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How to prevent nvidia-auto-select switch to incorrect resolution at login screen?

I have a small issue when starting up my machine into Ubuntu. Everything goes smoothly, the login screen appears at the correct resolution. Then it switches to an incorrect resolution, after I login ...
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Why is the size of an image in a pdf file shown by Evince different from calculation based on DPI and resolution?

I have a pdf file which consists of only one image which fully occupies the only one page. In Evince, with 100% zoom-in scale, the size of the image (which is the same as the size of the page which ...
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I cant get 1920x1080 with Intel Linux Graphic Driver

have a motherboard with integrated Intel HD 4600 Graphics. Im running a fresh installed Ubuntu 15.10 with the official driver of Intel Installed: intel linux 01 graphics But i cant get resolutions ...
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Ultrawide monitor only showing desktop on part of the screen

I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MSI Dominator Laptop, and with the laptop screen disabled and only using my external monitor (LG 34UC88 @ 3440x1440 21:9) Ubuntu refuses to display across ...
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Can't get Samsung 27" monitor to get proper resolution

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've got an older Samsung 27" monitor (60 Hz) which is capable of 1920x1080 resolution... but I can't get better than 1280x768 resolution. I've also read that there are some ...
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Problem with native resolution display and adding 1920x1200 manually

Very similar to this thread (i.e. identical) problem with Ubuntu 16 which I just installed, briefly: Native resolution of my screen is 1920x1200 and it's not detected by the system in the display ...
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Problem with dual monitors and resolution

i just came from Windows 10 to ubuntu 16.04 and can't find solution or any fix for my problem. I'm using dual monitors (both the same models-Samsung S22D300N).Monitor(1) is connected via VGA-VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wallpaper is low resolution after login

I have a Dell XPS13 with an Intel5500 graphics, it came native with ubuntu 14.04. The following problem with the wallpaper occurs since I had an external TV connected via HDMI (set in mirror; TV had a ...
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How to fit resultion when remote desktop?

I use ubuntu 14.04 with remmina 0.9.99. This is window of remmina remote desktop in full screen state after remote to the server: How to fit size resolution same as real desktop?
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Problems with display resolution

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I have a problem with the display resolution of my monitor. My monitor can go up to 1440x900, but I am unable to see this option in Displays, with it instead ...
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VirtualBox Shenanigans

So I am on a Win 8 Host trying to run Lubuntu (latest) live disk ISO and to fix a resolution problem, I had to go into TTY1 then back out again to escape the garbled pit of text mode. The problem is ...
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Ubuntu GNOME and high resolution screen: icons in QT apps are too small. How to solve?

my brother got a new laptop, a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th generation. It features a screen with a rather large resolution of 2560x1440 px. Out of the box, GNOME scales well the size of the text and the ...
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Full Screen: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Windows 10 Hyper-V

I got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a VM on my Alienware laptop running Windows 10. Everything looks good so far except for the fact that when I put the VM connection window into "full screen" view, the ...
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GUI DPI scaling on certain apps very small

I recently installed STEAM and webcamstudio on my UBUNTU machine which is running a resolution of 1920 x 1080. I have found that these applications do not honor the system-wide font sizes, but use ...
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How to generically scale an X11 app?

I've got a high dpi laptop screen and many apps are painfully hard to read. The display runs at 3200x1800. Some apps support scaling such as chrome, but some do not (such as rdesktop). In trying to ...
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Setting resolution to 2560x1440 in a Dell U2711 display

I have a Dell U2711 display monitor in a computer with an Intel HD 4600 graphics card. I'm using a DPI cable to connect the computer to the monitor. On windows, I can get the native 2560x1440 ...
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add resolution to ATI card - 16.04

my computer is dell Inspirion One http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-inspiron-one-2205-athlon-ii-x2-240e-2-8-ghz-4-gb-500-gb-led-21-5/specs/ kbywalec@compaq-Presario-CQ60-Notebook-PC:~$ xrandr ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS can't change resolution on EEE PC 1000 HA

Hi everyone I'm having issues with the new Lubuntu 16.04 I freshly installed the new os and got stuck after boot with dev/sda6 xxxx/xxxx files xxxx/xxxx block, I have set nomodeset ...
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after upgrade to 16.04 got stuck with low resolution, no hdmi, unity slow as hell (Radeon HD 7500G, Samsung NP535U3C))

Just like in the topic: after upgrading from 15.10 (?) to 16.04 everything related to display/video card is completely f***ed up. 1. lspci: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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When using HDMI, the laptop screen extends to the TV screen

First of all, I just want to say that using Ubuntu has been pretty frustrating, to be honest. It seems like little problems like these pop up every time I try to do anything. I guess it's just cause ...
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16.04 Live CD screen resolution problem?

I'm not sure if its me, but I have some problems with the 16.04 live CDs. See for yourself (using VirtualBox): VirtualBox settings: Base Memory: 3000MB Processors: 1 Video Memory: 128MB No 3D ...
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sddm login window on two screens with different resolution

I have two monitors with different resolutions (1920x1200 and 1680x1050). When I turn on the computer, on the smaller screen I see a correct login window, but on the larger screen I see a 1920x1200 ...
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external monitor self-acting reset to mirrored monitors under 16.04

Hardware: Lenovo T420 with Nvidia NVS4200m Issue 1: When using an external monitor (Full-HD) I may set the resolution of the external monitor via Settings -> Display (don't know the exact spelling as ...
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Stuck at 800 x 600

Today there was updates for my Ubuntu 16.04 (x64). The updates were installed and it asked me to reboot. After reboot I was unable to log into the graphic environment. It just looped to the login ...
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getting Precision 3510 to use Achieva QH270 — bad EDID

I have tried everything I could find, but nothing seems to quite work... But I'm just screwing around in the dark here. So, I'm plugging this monitor in to the DVI-D (believed to be) dual link port ...
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Improving Resolution With Logitech C920 Webcam While Using Cheese

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. While using Cheese, I can only get my webcam (Logitech C920) to function with Cheese while the resolution is set to 640x480. At any other setting, I get an error message and ...
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Persistance in bootable Ubuntu USB

I have a bootable USB with Ubuntu 16.04. I use it in my mac but every time I reboot, I lose all settings Ive made. (resolution, wifi password, files, etc) What can i do to fix it? Also I cannot access ...
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Shift screen with xrandr

Some days ago I crashed my laptop's screen. For now I can only see a part (more than half screen) the right part, so the launcher and many things that appear usually at left are hidden, and most of ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Hidpi support?

I just bought the new skylake Dell XPS 13 developer edition which came with 14.04, it had a bunch of issues slowing down the system, but the resolution was fine for my 3200x1800 screen. I decided to ...
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Old Packard laptop, flickering output via VGA to HDMI converter 16.04

I tried installing Ubuntu 16.04 on my MIL's old Packard Easynote and it seems to work mostly. What she and her BF want to do is play some music via Spotify and show some images from a USB on their TV. ...
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Huge elements on secondary monitor with lower resolution

Ubuntu 16.04 installed on ASUS UX305 ultrabook with QHD resolution (3200x1800) of built-in display. Connecting secondary monitor Dell 24" with 1920x1200 resolution over HDMI I am getting huge control ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lagging after connecting second monitor

I bought a new Dell xps 13 9350, i7, 512 SSD with display resolution 3200x1800. Ubuntu 16.04 is working well on that laptop, but after I connect a second display with 1920x1200 and run the command for ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 with Secure Boot and Nvidia; unable to get native resolution

After upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 I fought hard to get the login working. The system is a dual boot and Windows 10 requires the SecureBoot to be enabled, so disabling that is not a solution. I ...
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How to increase VB resolution? (Ubuntu host, Windows 7 guest.)

The host is 14.04, the guest is Windows 7. The maximum screen resolution I'm offered in the control panel of the guest is 1024 x 725. My actual screen resolution is 1600 x 900 and I have a NVIDIA ...
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Application resolution problems with Macbook Pro retina

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Macbook pro retina mid 2014. Everything was smooth until this issue. Some applications resolution are too small to read including buttons, texts etc. Here are the ...
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unable to change screen resolution

I have a Toshiba laptop with 16.04 on it. The screen resolution is set to 1024 x 768 i.e. 4:3 How can I change it to a 16:9 resolution? If I go into settings - screen display it says Built-in ...
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Display unrecognized

I'm using a lg 20EN33 and Ubuntu 16.04lts didn't recognized this display. Because of that, I can't set the display recommended resolution (1600x900) and I'm stuck in 1024x768. I tried this: How to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox can't autoresize

I have install Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox. Then i tried install Guest Additions from CD but it seems bad installation. So i install guest additions from apt-get and it seems like good installation. ...
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Scaling 3rd party programs on small size high resolution display

I have Dell 9350 (13 inch) and installed Ubuntu 16.04. I am able to use my resolution 3200 x 1800 but I have small screen so I have to adjust scale for menu and title bars setting 1 to 2 in order to ...
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16.04 doesn't recognize LED tv's native resolution

I received a FHD TV with a brand name I've never heard before (Eurostar) I tried to use it as a monitor via VGA but Ubuntu doesn't recognize 1920x1080 resolution. It defaults to 1600x900. I've checked ...
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i only have one resolution 640x480 desktop looks zoomed in

ok i fixed this once but have no idea what i did system crashed and now im back to just entering random stuff that dosnt work off the 300 fourm pages about it. im conserned about edinting things that ...
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Scaling HiDpi Full HD screen on Ubuntu Gnome (and multi monitors)

I have a 14" Full HD display screen. It's probably not qualified to be called a hidpi/retina, but it still is very dense. The problem is that the minimum 2x scaling in Tweak Tools is too much. Ideally ...
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How do I fix overscan?

Please don't mark this as duplicate! I have read many similar question but could not find a good answer for my situation. I am running Ubuntu 15.10. I have a Sansui SLED2900, which works fine over ...