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External Display Flickering Countermeasures

Ubuntu 16.04 running on a docked HP Laptop (full specs provided here). External 2560X1080 monitor is connected via displayport to dock. DisplayPort supports resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, 30-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 & 2016 Razer Blade 14" Display Issues

For starters, I am quite new to Ubuntu. I had to do what to me seemed like a fair amount of work to get Ubuntu to work on my system. As of right now, it is working seemingly fine. There are a few ...
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I can't use Ubuntu Software Center

I am an enough expert windows user and now have made decision to move to linux as I no longer feeling comfortable on windows. The main reason is windows is slower and it takes up to 40-45% of my ram ...
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ASUS VivoBook Pro N552VW - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Anyone has been installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ASUS N552VW-A? There's some problems after installing Ubuntu: UI scale factor on highest resolution (4K) is not readable. After some workaround some ...
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Nvidia GT 710 overscan issue w/ Ubuntu 16.04

I bought an Nvidia GT 710 for a computer I'm essentially using as an HTPC, so I could have HDMI out and 1080 resolution. However, once this machine is hooked up via HDMI, I experience an over scan ...
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How to increase text size systemwide including browsers ubuntu?

I have a new laptop which is 1920x1080 width(15') . The thing is text size in display is very small which puts a strain on my eyes. I changed the text size inside ubuntu through system settings-> ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & NVIDIA Dual Monitor Issue

I am having bad time with Ubuntu 14.04 dual monitor screen resolution issues, the second monitor is a real badass that in any mean it can't be configured. I have NVIDIA card and its latest driver ...
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Diplay problem in sony vaio [closed]

I have a Sony VAIO VPCEH16EN with a Core i3 processor. I installed Ubuntu 10.04. But the problem is I want to change my display resolution to 1000 pixels or above... now its only 800 pixels. Is there ...
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How to set native resolution via xorg.conf overriding EDID?

I have a monitor with a native resolution of 1680x1050 wich is not being detected and so can't be set through nvidia drivers. I've tried with no results to force the resolution with xrandr, as ...
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Display Scaling on Ubuntu With Dual Displays

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on my system. I have two monitors (both at 1366x768) hooked up to my AMD R7 260x (I am aware of driver stuff, I don't care because I only use Ubuntu to watch YouTube and ...
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Cursor dissappears when set to high resolution in Ubuntu 14.04

I had a problem with the cursor . Currently installed Ubuntu 14.04, kernel driver i915. When i set the resolution 1920x1080 screen , the cursor disappears. At lower resolutions , the cursor is ...
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Kvm Switch not signal monitor

I've got this KVM switch, to connect two computers with one mouse, keyboard and monitor. I am using Xubuntu and the problem I have apart from the normal resolution problems that everyone is having (...
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How to set the screen resolution in Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit running under VMware workstation 12 player on a Windows 7 host?

I can set the screen resolution manually once I log in using the following command: xrandr -s 1360x768 but I am not able to make it "stick". Every time I log back in, the resolution for a little ...
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Cannot control display resolution with 16.04 LTS

I am using HP Pavilion Desktop. Came with Windows 8. I have been using dual boot with ubuntu for about a year without major problems. Recently updated to 16.04 LTS (from 15.10) and at first could not ...
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Resolution of the screen suddenly changed

Why Kubuntu has suddenly changed the resolution of the monitor? from the moment of the installation until today it had interpreted well the size of the wide-sceen monitor, but then suddenly it has set ...
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AMD, second monitor not displaying properly

I've recently run into a problem with my second monitor on Ubuntu 14.04. Only a slither of it actually displays anything, it's not a faulty monitor as I've switched the DVI cables and the problem ...
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Monitor Flickers after resolution detection

Problem Everything used to be fine until I broke my monitor (LG W2284F : 1680x1050) and I bought a new monitor (LG 25UM65-P: 2560x1080). The Problem is when I try to install Ubuntu or any other ...
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Problems add a new resolution to monitor(2nd monitor) (16.04 desktop)

I am having trouble adding the correct resolution for my second monitor. Both of my monitors worked fine in windows and I'm not going back :) I am running a single GTX980 with one monitor connected ...
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How DisplayLink will be treated in Ubuntu 16.04 (fb ov display device?)

I'm trying to hookup 3 external monitors (3 * 1920* 1080) to my Dell XPS 15 (9550). I thought that it will go with Matrox TrippleHead2Go DP edition by means of Thunderbolt port. No way - Matrox is ...
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Laptop mini DisplayPort issue - external monitor does not detect on 16.04

I want to achieve 2560x1440 resolution output from my laptop. I have a Dell XPS 15 (L521X) laptop on Ubuntu 16.04 and I want to output my screen to an external monitor from mini DisplayPort (laptop) ...
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Display configuration only shows max

Once I started using the proprietary NVidia driver, I have only been able to see the max. resolution in the display settings. If I use the NVidia app, I can see all configurations but they do not ...
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Wrong display mode

After upgrading my PC (i686) from Ubuntu 10.04.4 to 14.04.4 I only see the upper left detail of the whole screen (270x203) on my display (115x86). I tried so many things that I just want to step back ...
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How can I fix the resolution of my live USB?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a USB stick. I can boot into the stick and doing so brings me to a black screen with white text which says grub at the top and has four options to choose from: Try ...
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Display not working properly

I have Toshiba 16" laptop with Kubuntu 12.04 installed in it. I am having some display issues like it goes blur while loading Plymouth and the mouse courser blinks all the time. This is the output ...
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Display is on 42" TV

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS On Intel® Desktop Board DH55TC With Intel® Core™ i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz 500 GB SATA hard drive Connected to 42" LG TV with HDMI cable TP-Link 300 MB USB wireless ...
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Need help getting back the plymouth splash screen with the right resolution (after nvidia install)

Normally I never have any problems getting back the plymouth splashscreen after installing nvidia drivers in Ubuntu or Linux mint etc. But now I've installed Ubuntu on an old PC with a APG (Geforce ...
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Blurry or messed up fonts after forced screen resize

I have an AOC e2727she monitor that I wanted to use with my Dell Inspiron laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. I plug it into my laptop using an HDMI to HDMI cable. When I plug it in, thought,the highest ...
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wrong video resolution with AMD HD7560D and ubuntu 16.04

I have a computer with AMD A8-5600K APU which includes the GPU HD7560D. I use a VGA monitor with max resolution of 1280x1024. Then I updated ubuntu to 16.04, unaware of the documented decision to ...
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How do I get my desktop Icons back on my primary display?

So, I have read several questions - with and without answers - and though this is similar to others, I have found nothing particular to the issues I am experiencing. It is a three-part problem and I ...
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Nvidia X Server Monitor Refresh Rate Sets To Auto After Reboot

The version of Ubuntu I am using is 15.10, and I am using the proprietary Nvidia drivers. By default, the X Server Display Configuration settings set my monitor resolution and refresh rate to "auto" ...
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Ubuntu touch desktop mode display settings

I have a couple of questions about the desktop mode on ubuntu touch (I currently have a Meizu Pro 5). When I connect the phone to an external display (1920x1080 screen, I think, using a Microsoft ...
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ATI FireGL resolution stuck at 1024x768

SO I see a lot of posts similar to mine and many different answers. I have tried many of the solutions but setting xrandr properly eludes me. (Assuming that is the answer to my problem. My card is ...
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Ubuntu crashes when setting maximum resolution on external 4K monitor

Problem When attempting to set the resolution of my 4K external display to 3840x2160, the external display loses signal and moments later the entire system hangs. The display is connected to my XPS ...
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VirtualBox - Automatic screen resolution stopped working

I'm running VirtualBox 5.0.18 with Ubuntu 16.04. I've installed VirtualBox Guest Additions and DKMS, which enabled the automatic screen resolution in my VB. This worked fine for several months until ...
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Getting native resolution on Ubuntu 16.04

EDIT: I Managed to get 1080p working after using 1920 1080 59 instead of 60 :) I have a 22 inch LCD TV connected to my PC (IntelHD 4400 graphics) via VGA a cable. On windows the TV works fine on ...
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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 ...