2
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2answers
385 views

Display not shown in Gnome Color!

I want to change the color profile for my display in Gnome Color but my display isn't in the list. How do I add my monitor, an Asus ML238, to Gnome Color? When I look at Display settings it says ...
0
votes
1answer
551 views

monitor cannot be detected, missing a driver?

I have a Dell XPS i5. I installed Ubuntu 11.10, but it cannot detect my Samsung monitor. I don't know if i'm missing a driver, i'm currently using a NVIDIA GPU. I hope someone can point me in the ...
0
votes
1answer
747 views

Laptop screen not detected but ubuntu working on other monitor

I have a laptop with with intel celeron inside 64 bit, the 64 bit amd ubuntu 11.10 is working on the laptop, just it wont detect the laptop screen but the same live usb worked on amd 64 pc, When i ...
0
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1answer
723 views

Ubuntu 11.10 server monitor goes “out of range” (not grub related)

I'm installing ubuntu server 11.10 on two old servers (asus cuv4x-d, dual p3 1ghz). For vid cards they have old ATI 4MB PCI cards on the riser. I can get into the ubuntu server CD fine, install fine ...
0
votes
1answer
404 views

No monitor output after fresh install of 11.10 64-bit

I have a machine with a Nvidia 8600GT graphics card and a CRT monitor. Previously, I have only used Windows on it, and the graphics card seems to be working correctly in Windows 7. I booted up and ...
7
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5answers
1k views

Why can't i choose output sound for each application?

I am using dual monitors, and i want to be able to play a movie with sound on the TV (through vlc or something) and then play youtube og some games with my headphones on my laptop. Is there anyway i ...
0
votes
3answers
6k views

Tried every solution but my monitor resolution is still stuck at 640x480

I have problems getting my Viewsonic VX2025wm LCD monitor with Ubuntu 11.10. I have another monitor which works well (although in VGA mode), but this one refuses to go beyond 640x480. I'm trying to ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How can i change my maximum resolution on ubuntu 11.10?

i have a 1080p monitor connected to my pc running ubuntu via a vga cable,however when i installed the amd drivers from the additional drivers programme,ubuntu seems to think that my monitors maximum ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I configure a displaylink USB monitor?

I have seen many pieces but not a comprehensive guide to fix what must be a very common problem, particularly in Ubuntu 11.10 where there is no xorg.conf file. Is there an easy how-to somewhere (for ...
1
vote
1answer
396 views

When using dual monitors, left monitor uses 1024x768 and right monitor uses 1920x720. Why its slow?

I have one PC where I have my main screen using 1024x768 resolution and my another screen using 1980x720 resolution. But why its so slow, is there any way to make it faster like normal? I had the ...
0
votes
1answer
456 views

How can I increase laptop lcd luminosity steps?

I was wondering if there's a way to tweak the steps that the luminosity of my lcd do when adjusting it from keyboard. It seems that they are just +/-30% of total, and that's pretty annoying, because ...
2
votes
0answers
432 views

Why can't I run dual monitors in widescreen mode at the same time? [closed]

I have a widescreen laptop, and a Viewsonic widescreen monitor. For some reason, I cannot have both of them running in widescreen mode at the same. In other words, if I have my Laptop in widescreen, ...
0
votes
1answer
336 views

Ubuntu 11.10 monitor suspend glitch help?

my monitor gets extremely glitchy after waking it from suspending it is there any fix to this problem? here is a picture of the issue this is right after i wake it from it being suspended.
3
votes
1answer
719 views

Screen Resolution is just in 640x480?

i tried to change it in displays but the result is unknown and there is no drop down arrow. what should i do?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

When I close my Laptop lid my external monitor turns off

I saw this thread : Prevent external monitors from shutting off when laptop lid is closed? I entered this code (from that thread): gconftool-2 --type string --set ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Monitor Resolution Changes after Login (Lower than Optimal)

Problem: Boot and LoginScreen resolution are O.K. - 1366x768, but after login the resolution drop down to 1024x768. In the options I can select the 1366x768 resolution again, but looks like it doesn't ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Display is cut-off and stuck at 640x480; cannot detect monitor [closed]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC and I have a resolution problem. My screen resolution is set at 640x480 (4:3) and I can't see right the whole screen, the windows or the icons. The ...
4
votes
2answers
7k views

see my desktop on two monitors Lubuntu

Ok I have an ascer aspire with a AMD Radeon HD 6320, when I try to connect a CRT monitor in to it I can see the same desktop in the 2 monitors. I want to see in the 2 monitors se same desktop as a ...
2
votes
1answer
12k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
247 views

kile and monitor problem [closed]

I never unpdated my ubuntu 8 until now that I have a new laptop. I am very impressed with how much easier and better 11.10 has become! My main use of computer is latex and here are list of some ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Trouble with external monitor in 11.10

I'm getting this error when I want to configure an external monitor to connect it to my laptop. requested position/size for CRTC 148 is outside the allowed limit: position=(1366, 0), size=(1366, ...
2
votes
0answers
953 views

External monitor resolution stuck at 1024x768 [closed]

I have an HP-Compaq 615 laptop that I connect up with an external 1440x900 monitor so that I can work with two screens. I was unable to get it to work correctly under Natty. However, when I did a ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

Does an ASUS pa* series display work with Ubuntu?

I'm thinking of purchasing an ASUS PA246Q 24" monitor but it has a bunch of extra features which I don't know if it will work with Ubuntu. I can't find any details on system requirements or any of ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Unable to Resume after Screen has Locked

I am not able to resume a session after the screen has been locked for a long time. This is not a new problem. Similar questions have been posted in the past, two of which are listed below. Black ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

unable to delete faulty xorg.conf

I upgraded to 11.10. Unfortunately, this upgrade overwrote a previous configuration file for my monitor, resulting in the "out of range" error on the monitor. (It is an old lcd screen and I need ...
2
votes
1answer
324 views

Screens don't work after shutting off

When my screens shut off after the configured amount of time, they don't turn back on again. I have to restart my computer because wiggling my mouse, etc doesn't turn the monitor signals back on. ...
13
votes
4answers
1k views

How can I make PDFs appear life-size when displayed at 100%?

When I open a letter size PDF and then zoom to 100%, the page physically displayed on my monitor is smaller than a real letter size sheet of paper. How can I make "100%" on the computer screen ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Help! Monitor not giving proper edid information

My resolution is stuck at 1024x768. I've read through whatever is available here, ubuntuforums, and the ubuntu wiki. But I can't seem to fix the issue. I've reinstalled Ubuntu, keeping only my home, ...
14
votes
4answers
37k views

How to change the monitor's refresh rate?

How do I change the monitor's refresh rate in Oneiric? There is no option to do it in the Displays dialog now. By default it's 60Hz, but I need 75Hz on my monitor. In previous releases there used ...