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14.04 radeon hd7770 dvi-vga

Don't know how to fix the following issue: I have radeon hd7770 with no vga port and monitor, which supports only vga. I also have dvi-vga adapter. When i tried to boot kubuntu 14.04/ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 external monitor always reconnect

I just updated my Ubuntu 13.04-x64 to the new one 14.04.-x64. The installer asked me if I wanted to keep home-path / programs/ configs. So I did. Now my external HDMI output seems to cause trouble. I ...
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Multiple Monitor Support on nvidia prime gt620

I've got a "funny" issue. I've hooked my Zenbook UX32VD up to an Asus USB Dockingstation, and through that I've connected a 22" Dell monitor. The monitor works when I use the built-in Intel ...
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laptop sees two connections when HD TV is plugged, but no image

With Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008) and Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-68-generic-pae, when I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> DVI to HDMI (I tried two ...
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Motherboard secondary DVI no signal

I just bought a motherboard with integrated graphic (intel) 3 outputs: 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI 1 x DVI I've been able to use both VGA & HDMI but the DVI is not detected. $ lspci 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Computer doesn't start (or loses screen connection)

I followed a list of recommended steps after installation (https://sites.google.com/site/computertip/directdoen). All went well until I needed to restart after installing numlockx (step 2.10.c). The ...
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Wrong display diagonal size

Absolutely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, but the side menu and top menu do not appear on the screen. I have tried finding a way to fixcitcwith xrandr, but no luck so far. The displays menu shows ...
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Devices connected to DVI port not detected

I am struggling with using the DVI output and Ubuntu 13.10. I use this computer as a mediacentre. In the HDMI port, I have a TV connected, passing through a home cinema (HDMI provides sound and video ...
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Dell XPS13 with external monitor. Showing black squares / dots on screen when scrolling

I have a Dell XPS13 (9333) running Ubuntu 12.04.4 it is attached to an external monitor (17") via a mini-dvi to VGA cable. This is not the Dell install of Ubuntu but a fresh install so as to have FDE ...
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Xdvi crashes when used with Emacs with I/O correlation [closed]

I use Emacs 24 to process LaTeX files. When I enable I/O correlation, Xdvi crashes within a second after launch. Apparently this is caused by a bug in libfreetype. So, my question is, is there any ...
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HDMI to DVI cable causes blackscreen after looking at settings

I've got a monitor hooked up through HDMI that I would like to start routing through my KVM. To do so, I have an HDMI to DVI dongle that I've tested and works fine. I can hot-swap the HDMI cable for ...
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Dual Monitor DVI + DisplayPort = blurry text fonts

So I'am using the current config: Ubuntu 12.04, ATI Radeon graphic card, Dell monitor (let's call this monitor A) connected with DVI cable. The image quality is very good on monitor A. Then I ...
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Two problems with Emacs and Latex [closed]

The first problem is that when (in AucTex mode) I click the "view dvi" in emacs, xdvi appears for a millisecond and then disappears. Doesn't happen for files that are just a few pages long. When I ...
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Unable to get 2560x1440 to output through DVI

I am attempting to get a display resolution of 2560x1440 to operate correctly through DVI output on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e running Ubuntu 12.04. The computer has both VGA and DVI connectors. ...
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Lenovo TP X230 + Series 3 Docking - Toggle between DVI and DP working?

Hi, Is anyone using DVI and DP of the Series 3 Docking with Ubuntu? For now I'm using DVI for my monitor and I plan to use DP to connect to my TV (DP -> HDMI -> TV). Lenovo says it isn't possible ...
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Macbook Air: black screen on second (DVI->)HDMI display

My machine is an Apple Macbook Air 1,1 from Early 2008, and I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-58-generic-pae. When I connect it to an HD TV via the minidisplayport-DVI (Apple adapter) ...
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dvips: How to get correct fonts for eps (encapsulated postscript)?

I have a 12 year old, large Latex document with eps figures in it. Nowadays, when I try to translate it into pdf, I get the following error message: dvips: Font Courier used in file ...
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connecting to 2 external monitors

I'm new to Ubuntu and i have a dell E6430 laptop I use the dell docking station that have 2 ports VGA and DVI In windows i can connect both of them to 2 external dell monitors but in Ubuntu 13.10 i ...
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How many monitors support the Radeon hd 6870 eyefinity with Ubuntu?

how many monitors the Radeon hd 6870 eyefinity supports with the latest version of Ubuntu? At the moment I have 4 monitors configuration connected to these ports: 2 Dvi 2 minidv with dvi adapter ...
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Upgraded to 13.10, screen regularly flashes between red, green, blue, greys after boot. No X11 or Unity

I have a Z77 board with a GeForce GTX 670. My monitor is a Korean 27" IPS with only a single DVI Dual-link connection, and a resolution of 2560x1440. After upgrading to 13.10 today, Unity and the X ...
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Will dual monitor work with two different connector types?

I am looking at two monitors of the exact same type. I have an AMD A4 which includes a 6410D Radeon Chip with the latest proprietary drivers installed. On my motherboard I have one DVI output and one ...
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Anyway to use audio over dvi

Hi I've only just installed ubuntu for XMBC works ok using speakers. But I've had a play and can't get audio to my TV. DVI to HDMI. Not sure if there is anything I can do.
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Ubuntu Server changing Monitor from DVI to VGA

i have a little problem with my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I installed it yesterday with a DVI monitor connected. With the DVI Monitor, everything works fine. But when I try to connect it with an other ...
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after first reboot choose wrong video port

Sorry for my english. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on intel motherboard with atom and igd 3000. On this board two video outputs: d-sub(vga) and dvi. My monitor have only D-SUB. After installation ...
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How to use a MCT Trigger II external USB2DVIE3 adaptor?

Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - relative newbie. Would really like to know if I can use the Startech USB2DVIE3 adapter. I've done some reading but haven't got very far. It uses DisplayLink technology (I ...
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Getting DVI to work through Lenovo USB Port Replicator in 12.10: Instability and getting it to use xorg.conf file

Setup: Computer is a Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 using the USB Port Replicator running LiveCD for Ubuntu 12.10. Computer has USB attachment to port replicator. Port replicator has DVI to HDMI convertor ...
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Only Vga works (not dvi) - Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10. For some reason I can not get the DVI to work. The monitor says: Cable not connected. The VGA cable works, but the everything looks blurry. The resolution is fine 1920 ...
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Lower resolution with DVI and NVIDIA driver than with VGA [duplicate]

First my setting: Machine: Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-36-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 8 21:44:52 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Graphic Card: I have an old Quadro NVIDIA card 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Why would video stutter on HDMI but not on DVI? [closed]

I've got a system running Ubuntu 12.04 with an i3 2120T CPU/GPU. When I play video through mplayer, I notice when I'm hooked up to a screen via HDMI there is a small stutter (1-2 frames) every few ...
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Monitor displays “No VGA signal” “Check DVI cable” after installing motherboard drivers [closed]

I bought computer with all of the needed parts, got everything sorted out, installed windows 7 but my CD-ROM doesn't fit my motherboard. So I had to download the driver manually and install it using ...
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How do I fix the HDMI/DVI display output with Intel HD 4000 Graphics in 12.04?

I have an Alienware Dell PC with Intel HD 4000 Graphics (Ivy Bridge) as verified by the output of lspci | grep VGA posted below. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge ...
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Dual displays not working - NVidia - Ubuntu 12.04 - Second Monitor - Two Screens

Graphics Card: NVidia 460 GTX. Driver: NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version current) I have one DVI monitor, an old Dell LCD from 2005, and one VGA monitor, an Asus ML238H from 2010 whose ...
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Dual monitor Windows and Ubuntu

I have the following setup on my home. I would like to be able to use the Ubuntu on dual-screen mode while my Windows machine is on idle. I am looking for the best way to set this up... 1) Each ...
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Wrong screenorientation

I have a problem with my second screen. I want to use my TV to watch videos on it. So I took a DVI-I to HDMI cable, sticked the DVI end into my computer and the HDMI end to my TV. The screen shown ...
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DVI+HDMI out, at startup only HDMI is available

I have my computer next to my hdtv. The main screen is connected via DVI while the tv is connected via HDMI. If I start the computer without the HDMI plugged in, everything is ok: I see the login ...