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Half/quarter of the native resolution on a MacBook with Retina display

I have a MacBook Pro notebook with native resolution of 2560x1600 which makes all my desktop details unreadable. I tried increasing DPI, but icons remain small, so I decided to decrease display ...
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External monitor isn't recogized after waking up from sleep Ubuntu 13.10 MBP

After upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10, my external monitor isn't behaving the same. When I close the lid on my Macbook Pro, with the power cord plugged in, the computer goes to sleep (it should stay ...
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No display output on Macbook pro 13'' Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit on macbook pro. I have refit installed. I am able to see the Ubuntu on refit menu and boot it. But after Ubuntu boot menu, computer keeps working and not showing ...
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Ubuntu partition won't display on screen

I installed ggobi on my MacBook Pro, and it wasn't working right. I looked up some information, and found this site: Gtk Warning: Cannot open display I followed the vague instructions, but I think I ...
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Why does powertop think I have two displays?

Ok, so in powertop (version 1.97), in both the "overview" and "device stats" sections, I see two devices, each called "display backlight". One shows the correct percentage of use, e.g. if I lower ...
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Some windows render slow, others fast?

2011 8,3 MacBook Pro running 64bit 11.10. I'm having a pretty weird problem here. After installing fglrx-updates and disabling OpenGL/Sync To VBlank and disabling Composite/Detect Refresh Rate, ...
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How can I disable Macbook screen when the lid is closed whilst continuing to use an external monitor?

After getting Ubuntu setup on my Macbook Pro with Gnome Shell, there is one little thing irritating me: I have an external monitor connected which is set as primary in the Nvidia control panel. I'd ...
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Can I use the Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter?

If I get an Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter, will Ubuntu be able to use it?