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How to use 1k external monitor with 4k Dell Precision laptop

I have a 4k Dell Precision 5510 laptop, and I need to add a 1k external monitor to it, but I can't get the resolutions to get along. If I use @2x scaling, everything looks comically large (and ...
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Problem with upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04: resolution messed up. “Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I'm a bit of a newbie to Ubuntu. I use it via a virtual machine (Parallels on Mac OS 10.10.5)--although this shouldn't matter, as far as I know. I just updated to version 16.04. On start-up, I get ...
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lubuntu, ESXi 5.5, screen res stuck at 800x600 after upgrade

I had a lubuntu VM that has been working fine for ages. I recently upgraded (to what I assume is the latest version, uname says 4.4.0-31) and now, whilst the monitor settings box offers me a range of ...
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How to change resolution for mirror display ( ubuntu 14.04)

I don't have a graphics card. My monitors resolution is 1333*768 . But mirror display only suppourts 1024*768 . It it possible to change that to 1333*768 ?
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Cannot change resolution with Xrandr

First Things First I have looked at dozens of questions and none of them answer mine, nor are they the same case. Most of them are people who don't know how to use Xrandr. I know how to use Xrandr. I ...
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Not able to change screen resolution

I installed ubuntu 12.04 lts in my laptop. im not able to change the screen resolution. its stuck at 800x600. tried lot of options from web, but no change. my laptop got amd radeon graphics card. ...
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AMD Open Graphics Drivers Issue

I've had to to upgrade to 16.04 as 15.10 is no longer receiving updates however as AMD have not got their drivers ready yet for my graphics card, if they ever will, which is a Radeon 6850 OC, that ...
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screen doesn't display properly at certain resolutions

I've tried Ubuntu and it worked with one big display error. The screen display doesn't properly align, and by defaults it is set too big, the tool menu is cropped and the other side has a black, empty ...
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Lubuntu not displaying native resolution?

I recently installed Lubuntu on one of my junk machines. I want to use it as an entertainment center in the living room for everyone to use. While I was setting up the PC, I used a cheapo monitor, ...
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Installing GTX 970 Ubuntu 16.04

I have been following the answers of many questions on here and I have finally managed to install the correct drivers and my GTX 970 works with Ubuntu 16.04. The only problem is that it's locked at a ...
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Applications rendering at low resolution

Symptom: Applications are being rendered at 720x1280, but xrandr is showing 1440x2560. (Yes, I have my monitors oriented vertically) User Experience: I opened my laptop lid as it was running on ...
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Resolution help?

I'm dual-booting Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10, just installed it today. I can use the 1176x664 resolution just fine with Windows 10, but I can't use it with Ubuntu. Can someone help me? I've tried ...
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Acer H243H external monitor distorted in Ubuntu 16.04 and up

I've been using an Acer H243H monitor for a while with Linux for a while without problems, but now, I've been having serious distortion problems. In Ubuntu 16.04 and any Linux distro based upon that ...
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Only one resolution available at 1024 x 768 ubuntu 16.04

I run Ubuntu 16.04. I am a new user. There is only one resolution available at the Display menu 1024 x 768 (4:3) and I cannot change it. When I ran xrandr this is the output xrandr: Failed to get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Resolution with DVI-D Monitor and Nvidia geforce 550 Ti

I have a Dell ST2320L Monitor and Nvidia geforce GTX 550 Ti Graphics card. I have connected the monitor on the DVI-D port. After fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was getting 640x480 resolution, I ...
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Display resolution doesn't allow more than 640x480 in a Esprimo Mobile V5535 [closed]

I have just installed 16.04 LTS on an Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile V5535. Screen resolution is now 640x480 with no options.
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Has anyone tried dell xps 13 9350, ubuntu 16.04 LTS with HP Pavilion 27xw 27-in IPS LED Backlit Monitor

Maximum supported resolution on the monitor is 1920 x 1080 . I am able to set the ma resolution to 1280x720 . Is there a way we can improve it. Apparently HP supports only windows.
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External display on usb-c doesn't work above 1024px resoultion

I bought Asus Zenbook Pro ux501vw and DELL DA200 device. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my asus and connect external monitor via HDMI and it works good. When I tried to connect 2nd external Monitor ...
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16.04 Ati mobility radeon x1600 full resolution flickering

I've just installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my old HP compaq nc8430 laptop which has ati mobility radeon x1600 graphics card with its own 256MB RAM. Everything went fine apart from the fact that I face ...
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16.04 display resolution setting won't stck

I'm using the menu System Tools -> System Settings -> Displays to change my screen resolution from 1920 x 1080 (16:9) to 1368 x 768 (16:9) This is so the windows and the text in them ...
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External screen flashes after changing resolution

I used xrandr to add the resolution of my external monitor (1920x1200). When I first did it, last year unsing Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 15.10, it worked fine, except that I couldn't get the settings to ...
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Resolution became smaller after installing ubuntu server 16.04

I installed native ubuntu server 16.04 on a computer with intel graphic embedded. During installation, the screen is showing perfect full screen. After installation, it is still showing full screen ...
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After system update, my monitor is being detected as a laptop and the resolution is off

I recently did a system update. After reboot, my resolution is off. When I go to Displays, my desktop monitor is mistakenly being detected as a laptop. How do I get back my resolution?
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4k resolution on xenial [closed]

I'm using a NUC5i5RYK (which comes with an Intel 6000 graphics) and Ubuntu Xenial 16.04. Today I purchased a 4K TV which is connected via the display port on nuc, and by the spec it must support 4K@...
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Login screen resolution

So I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell XPS 13. When I get to the login screen it starts at 3200x1800 for a quick second, then I get a way lower resolution like 800x600 but as soon as I login it ...
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Auto Set Resolution

Ok so, a while back I asked a question on how to manually set my vga resolution on Ubuntu. But I need to do this upon LOGIN (ie NOT ON BOOT). I need to run sudo cvt 1366 768 && sudo xrandr --...
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Lubuntu on Netbook Cannot Display Native Resolution

I recently came across an orphaned Samsung NC10 and started working on it (1.6Ghz Atom with 2GB RAM and a 60GB SSD). The display is (allegedly) a 1024x600 LCD with a 60 hertz refresh rate. It's ...
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Laptop resolution lowered after automatic updates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with 1920x1024 native resolution. After the latest automatic update (including kernel upgrade to 3.13.0-92-generic), the maximum available screen resolution ...
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Set default Resolution system wide [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. addicted@ADDICTED:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 DVI-I-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) DVI-I-1 ...
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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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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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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 ...