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How to properly connect second Monitor via HDMI?

I have a Samsung Series 9 900X4D Notebook with an Intel Core i5 3317U CPU ( Intel HD Graphics 4000 ). The main displays resolution is 1600x900. I would like to use a second display with my microHDMI ...
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Disgusting look of ubunut 14.04 fresh installation on Dell xps 8700

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Delll xps8700 (with win8 pre-installed) as dual boot. Although, I have used Ubuntu for long time on lenovo laptop, but I feel that Ububtu's look-and-feel is really ...
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Problem with a Display Resolutions after update

Hi I am hoping to get a little help on a problem I have been having with Ubuntu that has me pulling out my hair out. I have been searching for 2 hours and am no closer to finding a solution to when I ...
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How many Hz on resolution of 32767 x 32767?

If I check with xrandr I get the output Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3200 x 1800, maximum 32767 x 32767 which sounds to me, like my graphics card would be able to serve a screen with max 32767 ...
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Everything looks grainy and low res

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Touchsmart Pavilion laptop. Everything looks lower res than it did in Windows, not just the fonts, but the video playback in VLC and eveything in my web ...
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How to make Ubuntu Gnome display bigger in Virtualbox?

I am doing a project for my operating systems class. In Virtualbox, I have already installed the Guest additions and restarted, but it is still the same screen resolution. I am using the "Try Ubuntu" ...
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Problem on using multiple displays on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I have a laptop with an Intel integrated graphic card, i.e. id: display description: VGA compatible controller product: Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Intel HD 2000 video card only 640x480 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First time installing anything but Windows, and have run into the following problem: When I ran the Ubuntu installation, I got the odd unintelligible vertical and horizontal lines instead of the ...
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Auto-detect new monitors/TVs and resize screen resolution in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS installed on Zotac ZBOX CI320 Nano which has two video sockets: HDMI and Display Port. The PC hosts my website, download torrents, runs XBMC media center software ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS never remember primary screen/monitor resolution

I use Ubuntu GNOME with Nvidia graphic card (two HDMI and one DVI output). My monitor is connected through VGA - DVI adapter and work natively in 1920x1080. Since I was unable to change my screen ...
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My screen is stretched horizontally 14.04 LTS NVIDIA GeForce 9100

My screen doesn't have black bars/ areas my mouse can go over on, but my screen seems to be stretched horizontally, and the only option for the screen is 5:4, anybody know what I mean? (please improve ...
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XRDP and low resolution

I installed and configured xrdp but when try to connect the resolution is very low. Can you help me? Thanks
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Custom screen / monitor size in Virtualbox [duplicate]

After installing guest additions in Virtualbox, I can now get 1024x768, 1440x1050, 1280x960, 1600x1200 sized displays. However, I seem to remember there being some setting which permitted the display ...
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Unable to change to native resolution

Using Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to change my monitors resolution to its highest native supported resolution: 1920x1080. It is instead stuck on 1024x768. After booting, and after LightDM first starts, ...
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Set graphics to only use one third of a screen

are here some hardcore users like that to be able to help me with my broken screen, where only the left third of a screen works? I use an external monitor most of the time, but it would be really ...
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Display setting are incorrect, and can't be changed in System Setting for Ubuntu 14.04

I love my new Ubuntu 14.04, but sometimes I must shake my head. Upon booting up the laptop today, I was greeted with strange resolution: Everything is completely out of wack: fonts on icons are ...
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Display problems with ubuntu, mainly with size of everything

After installing ubuntu, everything is tiny, there is only one choice for resolution (3840x2160), and the "scale for menu and title bars" does not move no matter what i try to do with it. there is ...
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Force resolution

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm using Intel Graphics. I can find my monitor resolution in the settings so I want to add it using terminal. I followed the instructions here ...
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How to make remote desktops (Citrix) with resolutions above the native resolution work with Ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP laptop (Model - G8D85PA). At present there is only one display resolution listed in System Settings --> Display with resolution 1366 X 768. I want to install ...
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can't use 1080p. only 1024 on 768

i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my old htpc and for some reason i cannot output 1080p video. i already tried going to the display settings, though my highest available resolution was 1024 on 768. In ...
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Screen Resolution for 14.04 + display lists only 1024x768

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on dell 1749 laptop, do not know what happened and I am not able to control brightness, and I can not in choose other resolutions than 1024x768. Processor: i3 RAM: 6GB OS ...
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Ubuntu unity 14.04 built-in display can't be turned off

My resolution is messed up, but the built-in display cannot be turned off and I cannot adjust it, in fact not even get to see all settings below. I checked if my SIS video card driver is properly ...
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Problem with low screen resolution

I am using two monitors in my desktop. (1) is connected via DVI and (2) via VGA. max resolution for (1) is 1600x1200 and for (2) is 1680x1050. Max resolution for (1) is recognized as expected but for ...
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How do you change display resolution in KDE Plasma 5?

I installed the project NEON ppa in Ubuntu 14.04 to check out the new KDE in a VM. I can't seem to figure out how to change the display resolution. Its stuck at 800x600. Edit: I'm using vmware player ...
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Screen Resolution not displaying properly on eee pc

After installation, everything works normally except for the very big icons on the screen. I checked the screen resolution and found out that it is very low, 1024x600. I tried searching Ask Ubuntu ...
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I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T37GP but it runs slow [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 but it runs very slow. Whenever I open any window like "Dash Home" or "Firefox", it takes more time than another computer. Graphics of my Sony Vaio:- Intel® 852GM/855GM ...
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How do I raise the screen DPI of my kubuntu installation? [duplicate]

I basically want to increase the DPI or raise the resolution past what is officially supported on my computer. I have good vision and can easily deal with 25% smaller icons and text, and I want more ...
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Resolution problem using ubutu 14.04

I'm completely new on Ubuntu and using virtualbox V 4.3 on a windows 8 host (bootcamp on an iMac 27"). I installed Ubuntu 14.04. The only resolution available was 640x480. So I downloaded the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Fake a higher resolution

Is there a way to make 1366x768 look more like 1440x810? I remember reading about a way to do it on Windows, but I don't know if it can be replicated on Ubuntu. EDIT: This is my xrandr output, ...
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Adjust Firefox and Thunderbird to a High DPI touchscreen display (retina)

If you are using a high DPI Display with a resolution of 3200x1600 px you can adjust Unity with a System wide Menu and titlebar scaling But Firefox is not really ready for this: All pages and the ...
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Desktop is too big for my screen

I have an acer widescreen monitor set at 1024x768 running Ubuntu 12.04.4 precise, I have adjusted the resolution to match in display settings however the ubuntu side bar and files are all enlarged. ...
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Set global / persistent display resolution

I am trying to set resolution to 1024x768@60hz from boot -> login menu -> default desktop settings for user accounts. My system is connected via HDMI to the display, video card details (from lspci): ...
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Please help me fix my screen resolution

i installed ubuntu 14.04 yesterday and the screens resolution is set at 640x480, so everything is too big. I have gone into display settings and it will not give me and more screen resolution sizes. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox won't use the full screen

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a Windows 8 machine. At first 14.04 was awesome, used up my entire screen, and I could use it as the main machine. Then Ubuntu updated, and I lost my nice beautiful ...
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problem with xrandr

after I change an external display resolution with xrandr to 1920 1080 the following error appears Failed to apply configuration: %s ...
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Resolution changes after startup/login

I have been trying to use Gnome 3.8 / 3.10 / 3.12 since Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and no matter what I do it changes the screen resolution to 720p, instead of 1080p, so I have to manually set 1080p every ...
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Problems in KAV60 with resolution on Bravia Monitor

I have installed Ubuntu desktop 32bit on a Packard Bell KAV60 (netbook). The installation was fine, but the screen is blank (not related to Ubuntu I just crashed it). I connected the netbook to a Sony ...
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Restoring higher resolution after installing ubuntu 14.04 with nomodset

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad T420 which has Nvidia optimus GPU, using nomodset option but after installation I'm not able to get the full resolution. Can someone please guide me how to ...
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weird horizonal marks on my monitor

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS(64bit) on my desktop recently.But the monitor sometimes shows short-lived weird horizonal marks,like the signal being interfered. I'm trying my best to google and solve it ...
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Having a problem with xorg.conf for a problematic monitor

I have two Westinghouse 26" L2610NW monitors that I run off of a GeForce GT X660. The graphics card has two DVI (one Digital, one analog), and an HDMI out. I run my primary display (Screen 0) off of ...
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Increase laptop screen resolution over 1024x768 on HP Compaq Presario v3000

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04. The default display driver has fixed my resolution to 1024x768. The only other option I see for selection is 800x600. Is there a way to increase my resolution to see ...
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Maximum terminal resolution in ubuntu server virtual box guest

I have a VM machine running ubuntu 14.04 (guest) on a Win7 host. I currently have the resolution of the server set to 1024*768 by adding this GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash xvga=1024x768x24" ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Screen Resolution 1440x900, no xorg.conf or lightdm.conf

So I'm quite confused now by the fact that I read a lot of different solutions for a Screen Resolution problem, but none of them apply to my case (I think). So I'm running a Xubuntu 14.04 x64 and ...
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Display problem (multiple screens)

I got a new laptop (Dell Latitude E6540) with an ATI card, everything worked fine, I was able to plug up to 3 displays (using a workstation). But now, I can't even change the screen resolution ( 1920 ...
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Resolution doesn't change when resizing Virtualbox window

I've installed Ubuntu 64bit on Virtualbox 4.2.16. Guest Additions were installed in Ubuntu as well. However the display resolution of Ubuntu does not seem to change as the Virtualbox window is ...
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Intel GMA 4500MHD Driver Problem

I have an ACER 5736Z-4427 Laptop with an Intel GMA 4500MHD. I first installed Ubuntu 10.10 (32-bit). I had no graphics problems at all. When 10.10 went by the way side I upgraded to 12.04LTS. I ...
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cannot change screen size from 640x480 after 14.04 installation on VirtualBox OSX [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 guest on VirtualBox running on a Max OSX host, I am stuck with 640x480 screen resolution. Adding guest additions again doesn't help. Previous Ubuntu installations are ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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Display limited to 4:3 in Oracle VM installation of 14.4 [duplicate]

The display is limited hence I can't see the full display, impossible to correct as can't see the install button at the end of the line I tried to install nvidia from command line but the system hung ...
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How to make my maximum screen resolution to be detected by Ubuntu?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 and I have a problem - On Windows I can go up to 2048x1536, but the display setting on Lubuntu only lets me go up to 1024x768. I already ran the update and upgrade, and ...