Questions related to hardware displays, either internal (as in a laptop) or external (as in most desktop monitors, or projectors)

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Multi display. how to fullscreen on selected/used display?

Multi display. how to fullscreen on selected/used display. I've tried DISPLAY:=0/DISPLAY:=1 but that does not work on most applications... Nvidia propetary drivers btw.
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Blank Display screen after upgrade to 13.04

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 13.04 and after logging in my KDE plasma workspace I cannot change any monitor Display. It involves having the screen resolution at about 800x640 (I usually use 1600x1200) ...
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Ubuntu 14 display problem on Virtualbox [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14 on Virtualbox on my Macbook pro and I am facing some problems with its display. it seems that it is not properly scaled and i cant even access/change the display ...
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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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Computer starts, then asks for login, and then crashes

I recently replaced my REALLY old windows OS with Ubuntu, and it looks like it works at first glance. When I attempt to log in, however, it accepts my username and password, then goes into what I ...
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How to menubar/taskbar move bottom position in Ubuntu 16.04?

Menubar/taskbar move bottom position in Ubuntu 16.04.
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Fonts not showing with ubuntu studio 14.04.4 and LCD TV, can you help me?

I'm using an LCD TV as monitor and ubuntu Studio 14.04.4; can't see fonts properly and most of the tweaks and tricks haven't worked so far. I have a geforce gtx 750 ti and using the HDMI cable. I've ...
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MATLAB installation error- set X11 display error

I am desperately trying to install MATLAB on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I followed the instructions given in the pdf manual, however when i ran the command " ./install", it would be followed by three lines: ...
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Can't connect dvi hdmi to LG tv

I have a 2009 macbook with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. somehow my LG tv doesn't recognize the DVI to HDMI. Is there some driver i need to install by the way I'm completely new to Linux thank you for your help. ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't open the computer: (ubuntu 14.04). Please help me. Thanks very much! This is images: http://i.stack.imgur.com/a2mmH.jpg Some error: Failed to fetch http://ppa.lauchpad.net.... p/s: my ...
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Need to fix fonts which are too large to be able to use the GUI. 14.04

From the Unity sidebar I can open System Settings, Displays, Resolution. But the resolution is already set at 1920 x 1080 (the max allowed) and I also can't access the Apply button to apply any ...
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How to remove after login screen (annoyingly slow)?

I've just installed Ubuntu Server LTS. After login, the screen slooooowwwwwlllllyyyy mutates into a splash screen with a gear and other icons and then sloooowwwwwllllyyyy presents the desktop. How ...
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Nvidia not displaying correctly HDMI monitor

I hope to find solution to my issue. I have laptop Dell N5110 with nvidia 525m and i installed nvidia-331 driver which can be found in ubuntu repo. The issue is that when i connect my hdmi all screens ...
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Unknown display 14.04.02 LTS

So as the install of Ubuntu i cant change the resolution in settings. I tried to change it using the terminal but still didn't help. So how to solve this problem ? I'm using the recommended drivers....
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Mouse flickering again

The first time mouse flickered i was told to change display settings, and i did and no more flickering. But the mouse flickering problem has now come back for some reason. Everything was good these ...
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changing the display properties of grub

I would like to remove the rectangular box and the instructions displayed along with the (entries) in grub that appear during the boot.I searched for the grub design file but i couldn't find one apart ...
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Problems with ATI V9800

I just installed 12.04.1 to Dell R5500 workstation. The video card I am using is the ATI V9800. After the reboot the display is fragmented and I am unable to read the desktop. Has anyone seen this ...
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No HUD on desktop on new Ubuntu installation

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I have no HUD. I was able to bring up Firefox only from my settings menu by clicking on a link for more information on cloud. Where is my HUD? I have no access to my ...
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Black screen at the booting part of ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed 64 bit ubuntu on my laptop but everytime I try to boot into ubuntu, i just get a purple ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, monitor says mode unsupported/out of range [duplicate]

Monitor says mode unsupported/out of range during installation of ubuntu 14.04 and never boots to the ubuntu desktop.
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How can I have 2 applications on 2 different displays in Ubuntu?

I have an external display connected to my laptop. How can I have the external display show a different application than the one shown on the builtin display? I have disabled mirror display but ...
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Ubuntu Display Error Chrome Ubuntu 14.04.01

I have a Problem. My Display making a Blackscreen if i opening the Chrome Webstore or something from Google. I become a Blackscreen and dont can become it on. Help Me. (Oh i have a Problem with Ubuntu ...
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Display the 5th to 10th lines of each file whose name ends with .sh [duplicate]

Any on help me on Display the 5th to 10th lines of each file whose name ends with .sh And Another Question(both questions are different not relate with each other) Q2 Redirect the list of all the ...