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Wrong interface when using dual screen (only on reboot)

I'm having huge issues with my computer in dual screen mode, and after searching everywhere, I can figure out how to solve this. My setup is a laptop with 1366x768 resolution and I connect to a ...
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Missing resolution mode 1920x1080p. How do I input 1920x1080p resolution mode so I can select it?

How do I input a 1920x1080p resolution mode, so I can select it and change my resolution to 1080p from a lower resolution?
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ubuntu 14.04 missing 1280x1024 Vesa 6330 Sis

I bought a new used monitor because my old one shorted out, it is capable of 1280x1024 but All I had options for including in xrandr is 640x480 & 800x600. I googled for four days trying to find ...
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can't change built-in screen resolution [on hold]

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 8 on my lenovo z50-75. This laptop has got 1080p screen resolution but I'd like to change it to 1600x900 for making things work smoother. I've ...
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How to resize VirtualBox window [duplicate]

I know this has been asked in other places but im having some issues I have installed dkms x11 all off that but auto-size guest display is still grayed out My machine has 32mb of video ram reserved ...
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Can't change HDMI resolution 800x600 - Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I have tried everything I can think of to fix this problem. I restarted my computer and my second screen (HDMI) is now stuck in 800x600.
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Is there a way to adapt font and icon sizes to (ultra) High Definition screen resolutions? [duplicate]

I have a Dell XPS 13. I got it with windows 8 and it adapts the fonts and icons to the 3200x1800 screen resolution. Then I start my virtual Ubuntu Studio 14.04 machine and they look really small. How ...
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Is there a fix for Corsair Link

been trying to create new resolution output mode using: sudo xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 84.75 1360 1432 1568 1776 768 771 781 798 -hsync+vsync This is what I get: xrandr: Failed to ...
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resolution issue

The computer i have built is having issues getting the correct resolution for my screen. The presets wont fit my 35" Emerson LC320EM1F. It is connected via HDMI from desktop to screen. The Emerson can ...
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Unity stuck zoomed in after hdmi plugged in

I have a Dell XPS 13 2015 running Ubuntu 14.04. I plugged in a mini-display port to hdmi adapter into it to do a presentation. This seemed to work fine, I went for lunch and the laptop screen wouldn't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia drivers failed (352)

I was using ubuntu with nvidia drivers 331. System was very laggy/choppy. So I decided to update to newest nvidia drivers (currently 352). I did that through software & updates menu. After restart ...
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Grub acting up, and monitor resolution not detected - Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome

I've been having a lot of trouble with this lately and wanted to check if anyone here had a solution. I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my secondary drive, but now when I boot up I get into the GRUB ...
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Ubuntu on ASUS A6000 not working!

I am really in a bad situation. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. (it has taken me all day as asus is rubbish!) Now my resolution is 640x480. There is an option to change it, but it ...
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VMWare Ubuntu 14.04 resolution locked?

The resolution is locked at 640x480p and does not allow a change. xrandr provides the output of xrandr: Failed to get the size of gamma for output default screen 0: Minimum 640x480, current 640x480, ...
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Ubuntu not using external monitor by default

Okay, because I couldn't think of a better way to title this question, I'm going to try and describe my issue in detail here. I like to use my laptop as a desktop; I have an external keyboard and ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 not detecting my monitors resolution [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS on my gaming/design machine! (Specs: i7 4790k; Strix 970; MSI G45-z97;) and when I go into my display settings it says I'm using a built-in display and will ...
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Permanent Alternative Monitor Resolution

I was able to change the resolution of my htpc when plugged into my using the answer to this question quoted below. How do I make this permanent? Each time I log out I have to run the below again. ...
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Resolution Issue on Retina Macbook Pro

I've tried so many solutions, I'm officially out of ideas to resolve the display issues on my mac. Everything is very tiny. I'm running out of Parallels. I have the retina option enabled and ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04.02 and VirtualBox

I am trying to change screen resolution of Ubuntu 14.04.02 running in VirtualBox. I tried to install Guest additions packages but I'm getting this error - Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Changing Screen Resolution and Finding Gamma Values

I'm brand new to Linux and Ubuntu, but since I just completed a computer build I decided to try it and see how I like it. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an Intel i5 4690k and an EVGA GTX960 if those ...
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Virtual Box Windows xp resolution issue

I use ubuntu 15.04 with my lenovo g505s laptop. I installed virtual box to use windows xp sp3 but there is no 1366x768 resolution. I have already assigned 256mb video memory(instead of 128) but I ...
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How to change screen resolution in MAcBook Pro 2013 15" Retina SSD? It fails when trying

When trying to change to ANY different than maximum resolution built-in display of MacBook Pro Summer 2013th Retina 15" I get black screen and nothing more and every time I have to reboot the system ...
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Only 800x600 resolution available after trying to install docker

$ uname -a Linux fatcat 3.13.0-57-generic #95~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 22 09:43:07 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 ...
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Sudden change and problems after shutting down

As the title says, Since the last time I turned off my Toshiba A300 laptop, and turned it on a couple of hours ago, a lot of things have changed. First the resolution changed, it used to be 1440x900, ...
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Canot revert back to a default screen resolution

I recently purchased a System76 Meerkat (i5) and it was working brilliantly! However, somehow I changed the screen resolution (way to big) and now I cannot scroll down the page to change it back to ...
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No native resolution available on grub/915resolution on Grub-efi

When I had grub-pc on MBR legacy bios mode (a long time ago), the screen resolution was the native one on my laptop (1366x768 on the ThinkPad x220). However, now I'm using EFI, and videoinfo shows ...
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Screen resolution doesn't persist

I just installed an NVidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti card, and I'm using the proprietary drivers from NVidia's website, on a computer running 14.04. It works perfectly... until I log out and log back in. ...
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Input signal out of range

I have installed the version 'lubuntu 15-04 desktop i386' with an USB on my computer, the install process was great , but as soon as I restart the computer, aperars a 'Input signal out of range' on my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 log in fails and returns to log in screen, and runs in a very low resolution

After installing a recent update (Can't tell you any details since I can't access anything), I can no longer log in on Ubuntu 14.04. I just get booted back to the login screen after a second or two ...
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How do I get Ubuntu / Nvidia GeForce 8400GS to correctly recognize two identical monitors?

Thank you all for the help so far, I think I'm stuck trying to edit or create a proper xorg.conf file that will give me a consistent display on start up. I have two identical monitors - Samsung ...
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How to remove Gallium drivers and install default drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've tried many methods (removing x.org drivers, ati drivers)...but still I cannot find the x.org file in etc/x11/ ..to make any modification.. My current graphic card is ATI Radeon Hd6670 2GB ...
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Right edge of screen hidden (VGA)

I recently got a new monitor, switching from a tv connected via HDMI (borrowed, as my previous one broke), and am using VGA for my home PC for the first time. My problem is that the right edge of the ...
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Screen scaling corruption after error dialog

I got an old laptop (Lenovo X300) someone was throwing out and decided to put Ubuntu on it. I haven't messed with Linux much since the Redhat 6 days. Periodically, an error dialog pops up saying an ...
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(noob) driver for GTX 970 install issues [duplicate]

Sorry, it's my first time on a Linux system and I'm totally lost. I want to install the NVidia driver because I'm stuck with a 1024 x 768 resolution and I think my GPU doesn't work properly with the ...
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Not all resolutions are listed

My laptop is running Gnome 15.04 (Gnome version 3.14.2), my graphics card is NVidia GeForce 840M and I have the version 346.59 from nvidia-346 proprietary and tested drivers installed, however not all ...
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After an update I can't get pass the log in screen and the resolution is changed

I'm using a computer at my work place and did a full day of work without problem. Before I left I accepted an update which was downloaded and installed. I shut down the computer and went home. When I ...
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black screen if using quiet splash

i have some problem in ubuntu gnome 14.04.2 LTS. I have a black screen when I first turn on my Ubuntu. but I can handle it by replacing the "quiet splash" with "nomodeset". but the other problem is ...
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screen resolution 14.04

What's wrong with ubuntu? I've just upgraded my 12.04 to 14.04, and my screen resolution went to 1024x768. xorg.conf is nowhere to find. not under /etc, not under /usr/share. answers about changing ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 black bar at the bottom of the screen covering panel

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04, and after a programm I ran in wine changed my resolution, I've had a black bar at the bottom obscuring my activity panel. I can still click on everything and it ...
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Screen Resolution installing Problem with Ubuntu 15.04 and VMware Workstation 11.1.2 Build

On Windows 8.1. I have installed virtual machine. I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 64bit on VMware. While installing, when I reach the location verification step on installing Ubuntu the screen ...
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Screen streching and shifting

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on my secondary computer. It has a MSI FM2-A55M-E33 motherboard and a AMD CPU, running off of the integrated graphics. It's currently hooked up to a HP 2009m monitor, and ...
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Pixelation and Low-Performance GUI on Install and Boot

On my desktop, whenever I try to install a new version of ubuntu, the live CD/USB Drive boots up with a GUI that's scaled for my resolution (1440x900), but the pixel size is two or three times the ...
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Nvidia-settings resolution

I needed to update to nvidia-346 to play a game which requires newer drivers. However, after installing (from repositories) and restarting, my 1080p resolution was gone from the options in ...
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How to permanently set a custom resolution? [duplicate]

I'm using bootable persistent USB key. I think there are some display problems, so I have to set resolution manually. These commands do it right: sudo xrandr --newmode "1440x900_60.00" 106.50 1440 ...
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In Openbox how do I increase UI Scale? I have 4k / UHD High resolution Monitor

Everything is too tiny to read. Even with all font sizes set to 30, which helps some, many UI items are teensy. Resolutions will only get larger in the future, is openbox dead as 8k monitors are ...
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Virtualbox: How can I get a usable screen resolution inside the Guest OS [duplicate]

I have just installed the virtualbox application on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS (host OS). I then installed another Ubuntu 14.04 "inside" the VM i.e. the guest OS. The problem is the resolution is tiny and ...
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ubuntu 14.04 HDMI wrong resolution

I recently purchased a NVIDIA GTX960 and having issue with my secondary monitory connected by hdmi cable ( using HDMI to VGA converter ). The monitor in question is Acer X233H and has resolution of ...
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Resolution issue with Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox 4.3.28

I have installed virtualbox 4.3.28 on windows 8 64 bit. I installed ubuntu 14.04 lts b3 bit on it. I am having low resolution problem in it. I followed many blogs and forums but no luck till now. ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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Python NameError: gloabal name 'resolution' is not defined

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr. However ...