Questions about Digital Visual Interface (DVI)

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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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Browsing nautilus folder containing a dvi file — apparmor/evince error

If a browse a nautilus folder that contains a .dvi file, I get errors that pop onto my screen: I think that this is due to the thumbnailer processing the file. I don't care about getting ...
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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 Pictures/...
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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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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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3 monitors not working after kubuntu 14.04 packages upgrade

I use Dell lattitude E5540 with 2 attached monitors (hdmi and DVI), and after upgrading packages in last few days, and reboot, X won't start unless I detach the DVI monitor. So, hdmi and laptop ...
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Second external monitor connected but screen is black Ubuntu 14.04

I have a strange problem with my second external monitor. It won't wake up automatically when my laptop starts, or when the laptop wakes up from standby or sleep mode. It will be on if I manually ...
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Glitchy screen when using DVI and main user

I recently got a new ASUS monitor, but I have a big issue when trying to get past the login screen. When using the HDMI cord this does not happen. When using the DVI I am able to see the login screen ...
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Why do I just get a black screen if I disconnect a DVI monitor and then reconnect it with Xubuntu 14.04?

I have one monitor that I use for both my PC (via VGA) and my Linux machine (via DVI). I just use it for one computer at a time, by pulling out the not needed cable and plugging in the required one. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 two screens but separately X session

I have a Skylake i7 that has a onboard video card that have VGA, DVI and HDMI outputs. If I connect a monitor to HDMI and one to DVI or VGA only one X display is created ( DISPLAY :0 ). How can I ...
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Cannot change monitor refresh rate via VGA to DVI connector

I am using some old CRT monitor currently with Nvidia g210 graphics. I am dual booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. What bogus me, is I cannot get desired resolution with max refresh rate as I get on ...
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Getting 2560x1600 resolution from Apple 30" Cinema Display

tl,dr: How do I get the 2560x1600 @60fps resolution from my Apple 30" Cinema Display? Edited: Startech.com confirms the HDMI-to-DVI-D adaptor is dual channel. I don't have enough reputation to give ...
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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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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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Graphic card Nvidia gtx 745 and intel D graphics 4400

Hi all I'm having some issues with trying to install Ubuntu. For the past day's when I get to the boot menu I select my usb key which I turned into a bootable Ubuntu drive. When I click try or install ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Sound will not default to s/pdif (DVI-to-HDMI) without unplugging headphone jack

I have recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my HTPC and it has an Asus M3A78-EM motherboard and a nVidia 9500 GT videocard. I have a 3.5mm audio cable running from the motherboard audio out to the TV, ...
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Sound playing ok on speakers & headphones, but not TV

I just assembled PC thats intended to be HTPC. The motherboard has DVI output, regular audio in/out/mic. It also has SPDiF output. The problem I have is that I can play audio on speakers but when I ...
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Problem with dual monitors and resolution

i just came from Windows 10 to ubuntu 16.04 and can't find solution or any fix for my problem. I'm using dual monitors (both the same models-Samsung S22D300N).Monitor(1) is connected via VGA-VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64, PNY Nvidia GT730 (nvidia 340.96), dual monitor (DVI + VGA), VGA not detected

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit install on desktop machine (dual boot with windows 7/64.) Video display adapter is PNY NVIDIA GT730 (PCI express). NVIDIA driver version is 340.96. NV-CONTROL version is 1....
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A Monitor connected through Display Port (OR DVI-D) enters in sleep mode when accessing the first step of the USB Installation of Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have a: HP Z440 workstation and a: HP Z24n (24 inch, 1920 x 1200) monitor. I am booting form the Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS booteable USB that I have downloaded today. I press ESC and access the Boot ...
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No display from monitor if connect it with DP port + DP>DVI connector and connect to client DVI port

Here's the setup Monitor with only the DP port Prepare a DP>DVI connector Plug onto the monitor with the DP>DVI connector Connect from the DP>DVI connector to the PC/client DVI port The PC/client ...
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Cant get HD resolution working on second monitor, nvidia GT640 card, Ubuntu 14.04

Got a working screen via HDMI, but the DVI won't go past 1360x768 (a PackardBell Maestro monitor). Had no issues in Windows 7. I've tried all the xrandr tricks, see the output below: xrandr Screen ...
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washed out colors with fglrx I think its related to bug 548709

I am running wily werewolf, now because i upgraded from trusty taur in the hopes it would resolve this issue, but it didnt. I have the radeon r9 270x gpu, I am using a DVI-VGA adapter to plug my ...
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XServer driver issue, can't recognise screen and resolution

i'm having trouble with my nvidia drivers. I have a gtx660 and since i installed Ubuntu the screen could not be recognised and so the resolution was wrong. I've got my videocard connected to my ...
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Unknown display

I recently acquired myself another display for my computer, unfortunate it had VGA access and my computer only supports DVI. So I bought a converter from VGA to DVI. My problem now is that, when I ...
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Issue with plugging monitor on my laptop

I have a dell monitor (DELL E1913) plugged on my laptop (Dell XPS 13 developer edition, ubuntu 14.10). I have a mini display port - DVI adapter connected on my laptop, this adapter is plugged on 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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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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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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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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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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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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Second Monitor does not detect on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS but detects on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on my secondary partition on my Solid State Drive. I noticed that when I went into System Settings --> Displays --> Detect Displays, my system is not detecting the ...