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Radeon HD 3000 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.3? HDMI overscan problems

Please be patient with me, I haven't used a linux distro since slackware in the late 90's and have since forgotten everything I once knew. Anyways, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my main HTPC ...
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Problem with jar file resolution

Sorry for the poor explanation but i'll try and get my message across with photos. Whenever i try and open a jar file on my computer it open up minimized on the screen and i cant drag it out to the ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Stuck at 800x600 display resolution Ubuntu 14

After dual booting Win 10/Ubuntu 14, Windows displays at 1366 x 768 with 10 display modes available. Ubuntu has no options other than a "built-in" 800 x 600 low res output. The driver is the latest ...
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mirror desktop behavior Ubuntu 14.04

Im wondering something about how Ubuntu chooses which desktop is to be mirrored. Is it the primary that is always mirrored onto the secondary? What happens when the primary resolution isnt supported ...
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Intel Graphic HD resolution list

I have to display that video on my matrox triblehead2Go in 2400*600 resolution, and I'd like to use ubuntu to do it. But I can't find if this resolution is available on linux Intel Graphic HD drivers. ...
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Regularly changing screen resoution - potential problems

I frequently connect to my home computer using VNC. I connect from computers with different monitor resolutions. I like to run my VNC client in full-screen mode, so as a result I'm frequently changing ...
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With 15.10, my mouse pointer is on only one display, my display resolutions are screwed up and my theme has ceased to function. How can this be fixed?

I've just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. Now when I log in, the resolutions of my two displays are screwed up (much lower than what they should be), one of them has lost its rotation setting and the ...
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Configuring Ubuntu for a 21:9 screen

I have an ultra wide screen, 21:9 resolution, AOS. There's no option for 21:9 in the Ubuntu display settings though so I have to have the monitor set to 16:9 which kind of defeats the purpose of ...
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Why do I get two RandR errors each time I run the xrandr commands?

I'm in the process of creating an xrandr GUI frontend, but I keep running into randr errors. When I run the xrandr --newmode command, I get a BadName error. Running the xrandr --addmode command after ...
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resolution issue with ubuntu making mouse pointer larger

My laptop has a 4k display running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have scaling issues, so I changed my resolution to 1360x768. When I restart sometimes (50% of the time) the resolution again becomes 2160p for 2 ...
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Is there any way to mirror displays in 16:9 Ubuntu 13.10

I have an old dual core Toshiba laptop with a 15" wide screen that rarely leaves my office. I have a 17" wide screen monitor plugged into the vga port on the side and want to mirror the display. ...
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Nvidia Graphics problem - now running in low res or not at all?

Well I managed to wreck my second Ubuntu install! Trying to fix the nvidia graphics flicker, I followed advice from my other post here and completely uninstalled the nvidia driver - I saw it deleting ...
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Display problem when upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 (maybe display UNCLAIMED)

I recently upgraded my machine to Ubuntu 14.04. When I boot my machine, my monitor does not display anything. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 also doesn't show me anything. What I finally did was go to recovery ...
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Unsupported resolution when connected with HDMI

So here's the situation. One day my Acer Aspire One 725 fell and its display isn't working anymore. However, I got a display workaround by the means of HDMI cable connected to my TV(max supported ...
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Why does every 4k wallpaper get lower resolution after logging in?

So I have a 4k screen, and when I set a 4k wallpaper it seems to be a lower resolution Full HD maybe. This is especially noticeable when I come to the login screen it's crystal clear 4k, and then ...
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Xrandr Fix: I need help with HDMI resolution

I need some help. I have my Ubuntu 14.04 computer connected to my 40" Samsung HDTV with a resolution of 1920x1080 and every time I start up my computer the top and bottom keep getting cut off. I've ...
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Can anyone help how to fix the screen resolution in ubuntu which i installed on my mac

I have installed Linux in mac but is is not working properly, I am getting vey small screen. how to install ubuntu in mac book pro via virtual box
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Dual Monitor Resolution Problem with KVM Switch

Trying to setup a dual monitor environment with one monitor running through a KVM Switch. The first monitor gets detected just fine at 1280x960 (no KVM switch) but the other one (running through the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 display port or VGA connection with limited resolution on second monitor

i just installed ubunutu 14.04 and have problems getting a second monitor working on my laptop. the display port via HDMI makes no connection at all and the VGA connection has limited resolution on ...
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Resolution Issue with Sis671 adapter

My desktop pc works well with 1400x900 in windows 7. But when I installed ubuntu 12.04.5 it only renders some few resolutions which will not show most of the items on the screen . What shall I do to ...
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How to make video resolution setting permanent?

For some reason my Ubuntu 14.04 installation does not recognize my screen and there for won't set the correct resolution. It defaults at something huge like 640x480. I found a way to set the required ...
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Custom resolutions

I have a Acer E5-571 with a intel i5. My graphic is onboard and I need a resolution bigger that 1366x768. I tried the xrandr but I found a big problem roney@E5-571:~$ xrandr --newmode ...
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How to set screen resolution to 1366x768

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, this is my first time using Linux and I'm having trouble with the settings of my screen and my GPU. I have a S13A100N Samsung monitor with native resolution of 1366 ...
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How do I get optimum screen resolution with Intel integrated graphics?

I have just installed ubuntu 15.10 on an older pc with an Intel Corporation 82946GZ/GL Integrated Graphics Controller and a LG Flatron 2211T 22" monitor 1920x1020_60.00. I can only get 1024x768 ...
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Screen Resolution coming low

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Wipro Laptop and everything is working fine apart from my screen resolution which is coming low. How can I make it normal resolution.
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Low FPS Video playback , Problem with movies in browser

I have problem with low FPS , I use Ubuntu 15.10 , I have Nvidia GT 9500 and cant play video or movies with HD it gets me low fps. I user latest driver but no solution. is there some way???
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gconf override glib schema error - “can not parse as value of type 'd'”

I'm trying to override the gconf settings for text-scaling-factor and scaling-factor on my system, following the method mentioned here. So I created a file at ...
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New (used) monitor — resolutions not detected and errors when adding them manually

I just got a used Dell 3007WFP-HC. I plug it into my Thinkpad X250 running 14.04, go to "displays" and I only have the option of 1280x800 resolution. I follow this advice on adding undetected ...
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secondary monitor resolution went off suddenly on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I have connected a VGA monitor (Acer) to this laptop as my laptop screen is broken. Everything was fine, until one fine day my monitor went blank and I had to ...
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Rate 144.0 Hz not available for this size

Running xrandr gives the output of: DVI-I-2 connected primary 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 597mm x 336mm 1920x1080 60.0*+ 144.0 120.0 99.9 1440x900 ...
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Changed font scaling, but now other apps (google chrome) are still tiny

So there's an option in Google Chrome to increase the page zoom or whatever, but what about font scaling? The URL text is still too tiny, the addon icons are still too tiny... it just simply doesn't ...
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Does Ubuntu work with 4K Laptops?

I am about to buy a 4K laptop and I would like to run Ubuntu 15.10 on it. I believe that shouldn't be a big problem. I'm sure I can adjust the text and the Unity UI just right. The thing is that I ...
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Resolution problem [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I installed the latest Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3 over Virrtualbox version 5.0.12. The problem is I cannot get proper resolution. It is just 800x600 default and I want to set it ...
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Cannot disable Display Port via grub boot options

When I run xrandr on the terminal I see DVI-0 connected and DisplayPort-1 connected. I only use DVI-0 as my output. I don't have two screens, or anything else connected to my computer, so I don't know ...
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display issue in 14.04 Dell Optiplex 9020 with Intel HD 4600 and dell Monitor

just upgraded to Ubuntu LTS 14.04 with Dell Optiplex 9020 Intel® Core™ i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz. HD graphics 4600, Dell 21.5 inch 1920 x 1080 resolution screen. no option in display to increase ...
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How can I easily scale a screenshot, taken from a high-DPI screen?

Since I switched to a High DPI display, the screenshots I post are awkwardly big, example below. Is there a way to quickly make them look normal? Preferably something faster than firing up GIMP. In ...
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small font and icons in lockscreen

I've had issues like this since I installed ubuntu on my ASUS ux303LB with Nvidia graphics and 3200x1800 resolution, but after messing around with the scaling in display properties and the font in ...
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Screen resolution glitch

I am very new to Ubuntu and I just really need some help. I followed this tutorial on replacing Windows with Ubuntu on my crummy laptop I have had for ages. When the installer loaded up there were ...
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Getting wrong resolution on old samsung monitor

Today i connected my pc with old samsung sync master 591s monitor and getting strange display resolution. My resolution is being set at 800x600 but still cant see my side panal. Well its look like ...
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Questions regarding xrandr

I'm interested in looking into the xrandr source code. I googled xrandr source code, and found this code from Apple's opensource site. Is that all of it? I don't think so, because one comment says: ...
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What is the best way to setup 3 montiors [duplicate]

I have a friend that is new to Linux, They have asked me for help. They have a AMD gfx card, and they have monitors that are setup vertically each with resolution of 1440x900. As Ubuntu isn't my ...
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Multiple Monitors with Ubuntu 15.10 and LenovoW521 on a Docking station

I have been fighting with setting up multiple monitors on my Lenovo using a docking station. In the end things work how I want them (two external monitors + laptop screen next to each other) but: ...
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external monitor flickers at 1440p resolution (Lenovo L440, Inteld HD 4600, 14.04 LTS)

I have a Lenovo L440 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which is connected to a Dell Ultrasharp Display via (Mini-)Displayport which I would like to run at its native resolution of 2560x1440 pixels. Unfortunately ...
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How to reduce double desktop to one that fits the display screen?

In Ubuntu, I have the problem that my desktop is spanning beyond what my display screen shows. Specifically, half of my desktop is hidden from view. This causes me problems with windows that are ...
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How to change monitor resolution?

I have tried to edit System settings,but it shows builtin display. My monitor is LG IPS236V,23INCH. *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Park ...
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How to change monitor resolution in my case?

When I put xrandr I got milenko@milenko-X58-USB3:~$ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 1400 x 1050, current 1400 x 1050, maximum 1400 x 1050 default ...
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Change HDMI resolution on Nitrogen6x board with Ubuntu

I started working with an Freescale i.MX6Q rev1.2 at 792 MHz a few days ago. I got the Nitrogen6X board with 2GiB DRAM and I am using an Ubuntu image from https://boundarydevices.com/. So I connected ...
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Screen resolution 1440x900 not listed

I just got a new nvidia graphics card that works fine at 1440x900 under window (dual boot setup). Unfortunately, my monitor is not recognized by ubuntu. Here is my xrandr -q output Screen 0: minimum ...
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Small Icons and text on 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus ux303lb with Nvidia graphics and the resolution is 3200x1800 and everything looked smaller than it should be. Both the apps and text were very small, I managed ...