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1answer
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need to know how to program laptop to connect to tv to laptop using hdmi cable or vga cable

i am trying to program my laptop and tv so i can watch my laptop on my tv using a hdmi and vga caable .i also have a s video cable.please help me to hook it up proper.i also need to program them both ...
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0answers
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Multi screen inactivity suspend

I am new at this so please bear with me, My question is: I have two screens on my pc one 22" monitor and one 26" HDTV now the monitor is connected via a VGA port and the TV via a HDMI port both of ...
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0answers
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HMDI sound output not detected if VGA monitor connected at boot

The option to output my sound through HDMI TV (as seen below) does not appear if I boot my machine (an ASUS laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with open-source drivers) while my VGA monitor is connected as ...
2
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1answer
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external monitor no longer recognized when connected VGA, freezed computer when connected with HDMI

I'm using 13.04 on a thinkpad X230. I had routinely used a VGA cable to plug in my external ASUS monitor. when entering the "disply" app, ubuntu would recognize it as "ancor communications", and ...
2
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0answers
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Wrong resolution with VGA, correct with HDMI [duplicate]

I have 12.10 installed with NVIDIA driver 304.43. My card is an XFX GT 240. Monitor is an RCA 32-inch generic 1080p television. My problem is a VGA connection will only expose a maximum resolution of ...
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HDMI to VGA adapter on ubuntu 12.10

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 machine with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 which has one vga output and an hdmi output, I already have one monitor connected via vga and I just recently bought an HDMI to VGA ...
3
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1answer
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HDMI to VGA - External Monitor Not Detected

I have an Acer Iconia tab w500 running Ubuntu 12.04 - The only output I have is an HDMI output so I bought an HDMI to VGA cable to connect it to my external monitor. It's not being detected by Ubuntu. ...
2
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1answer
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How to create/extract the EDID for/from a Monitor

Is it possible to create or extract the Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) for/from a monitor. I have some issues with my monitor with the VGA and HDMI cables and I would like to test if by ...
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10answers
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HDMI/VGA connection cuts borders of screen or creates blurry text

Ok this is an extension of another problem I had with a VGA connection and an Nvidia Geforce GT 440 card. The question has been updated to include other problems related to HDMI Video and also since I ...
2
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1answer
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How can I start my screen in rotate mode 90/-90 or 180/-180 or 45/-45 angle?

When i start my Ubuntu its connected to my monitor. How can i always default start in rotate mode? (not the default one that we use daily). I was trying to make it -90 or -180 or -45 but cant make it ...
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4answers
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Plugging two external screens to laptop via VGA and HDMI

I have an Asus U30JC laptop with a VGA and HDMI ports. I can connect my external screen (1920x1200) to either of those ports but I wonder if I would be able to use two screens at the same time, one ...