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Mirroring screen -> resolution problem

I have a ASUS N53S laptop, it has a 1920*1080 resolution build in screen. If it matters: GPU is Nvidia GeForce GT 550M. It has a VGA port which I don't/rarely use and a HDMI port. In my HDMI port I ...
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Can't change brightness after disconnecting second monitor

When I boot up with 2 monitors, or when I connect the second monitor to my laptop, I can change brightness of the laptop screen in the usual sense. After disconnecting the second monitor, when I ...
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How do I get other resolution option other than default one in full screen?

I want to get my 1366x768 monitor to have other screen resolution 800x600 or 1240x768 in full screen. What option do I have? Thanks. Here what I did, shaharil@busuk:~$ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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1answer
112 views

Second Monitor Intel graphics card

I have a second monitor which works perfectly fine on Windows. However, on Ubuntu 13.10 I am running into a couple of weird issues: If I connect it after booting Ubuntu, it duplicates the display of ...
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310 views

Detected displays wrong after upgrade to 14.04

upgrade to 14.04 - screen display finds 1 built-in monitor, however I have 2 identical "LACie photon20vision II" screens (neither Built-in) attached to a ATI Radeon card. It does not seem to be ...
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No display on main monitor and screen distortion/flickering on external monitor; I can't read the instructions

I use 12.04 LTS on my Acer E1-472G, but it displays nothing on the monitor. If I connect an external monitor, it displays distorted images in diagonally separated sections. I do not understand any of ...
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HDMI Display Screen Resolution Resets

After I managed to solve my issues with the HDMI - VGA converter by reinstalling Ubuntu, I was wondering why Ubuntu keeps my resolution settings in some cases and loses them in others. I've written a ...
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85 views

Setting DVI monitor as primary display

I'm trying to set things for Youtube hangouts and capturing my desktop but it always records my secondary monitor instead of my moin one. None of the following works: Setting the primary display in ...
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Ubuntu on Mac Mini Monitor Display

I have Ubuntu installed in two machines: a laptop and a Mac Mini. While in the Laptop the screen is fine, on Mac Mini the resolutions option showing are only two and neither match perfectly well. ...
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0answers
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Acer Emachines Screen Jumbled

I have an Acer emachines El321-18se that uses an NVIDIA GeForce graphics. I recently installe Ubuntu 13.04 and from time to time the screen gets jumbled and distorted. I try to recreate the issue but ...
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1answer
162 views

Flash Player Minimizes, 2 Monitors

I have to screens. When I watch a flash video on one screen and then interact with the other screen the flash player minimizes itself back to the embedded mode. This happens in chrome and firefox ...
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1answer
702 views

How to prevent my screens from turning off, when the screen is locked?

I would like to have my screen fully powered at all times, but it goes to standby once I lock my PC.
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0answers
125 views

No display after boot. If I connect external monitor, things work fine

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new laptop after connecting external monitor. Reason being, display was becoming too faded on laptop screen if I don't attach external monitor. Screen is working ...
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1answer
1k views

How to blackout screen or start screensaver with shortcut keys?

I'm often reading a hardcopy paper/book and taking notes on the laptop. I like to save energy (and battery) when the laptop is just waiting for me to read. My laptop unfortunately doesn't have a ...
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Removing the Black Bar at the Top of the Screen [New Found!]

[New Found!] 1. When I set to others instead of 1440x900 (16:10) or 1280x800 (16:10) revolutions, the black bar must disappear. 2. When I set to 1440x900 revolution, the black bar must exist. ...
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1answer
182 views

lock screen periodically for some time

For the sake of caring about eyes I would like my screen to be blocked e.g. every hour for 5 minutes (or another intervals). Once I used one programme for doing it, but now I can't recall its ...
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1answer
297 views

LCD monitor 2033 out of rang in ubuntu 13.04

i have a problem in ubuntu 13.04 when i want install or login . i installed ubuntu with a crt monitor but when to login with lcd monitor , i dont have screen ( out of rang ) my monitor is samsung lcd ...
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1answer
334 views

Desktop PC, Two video cards, two monitors, still having problems

First of all, please keep in mind, that I'm a Linux user for a hour or two. This is my first day of migration from Windows. SO HELLO! :) So, here's my issue. I have two graphics cards on my desktop ...
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1answer
750 views

Displayport out for 2560x1440 screen on MacBook Air (mid 2012)

I've got a MacBook Air (mid 2012) and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it and I'd like to use it with a 2560x1440 Samsung 27" LED SyncMaster S27A850T screen with a mini displayport to displayport ...
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1answer
262 views

Ubuntu doesn't recognise my external monitor

I was trying to plug in an external monitor (Dell U2312HM) in my Dell XPS 15 laptop, but all I see is a black screen (on the external monitor, my normal screen is fine). When I open Settings, it shows ...
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3answers
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How to control the screen rotation in ubuntu 12.10 via an icon on the panel?

Is there is a program that displays an icon in the panel, to control the rotation of the monitor?
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1answer
823 views

How to increase the default screen resolution without a monitor plugged in

i have kinda problem with setting my resolution on ubuntu 10.04 the thing is that i installed the machine and put it away without mouse, keyboard and monitor (i am currently remote with VNC viewer) ...
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2answers
2k views

Colour Calibration Hardware Compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a Thinkpad W520 and it has a Pantone colour calibrator.I looked it up here and in Google Search but as it seems the gnome colour manager can't use it as calibrating device at all(maybe there is ...
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1answer
85 views

Workspace is twice the size of my monitor

Recently, I have this annoying problem in Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome-fallback: My only workspace width has become twice the size of my monitor (a 19" Philips). Because of this, some applications, like ...
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1answer
47 views

I managed to install the OS, but I can't see anything in my monitor since it says “not supported resolution”

My computer screen is ATVIO brand, but when I used another screen (Samsung) the OS works fine, can someone help me?
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157 views

AO522 ubuntu 12.10 several reboot incase of black screen

My acer aspire one 522 with a new ubuntu 12.10 or Kubuntu 12.10 installation (dual boot with win7) sometimes has a black screen but if I reboot once or more, I can login on desktop. How can I fix ...
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1answer
181 views

Simulate monitor device

I'm having an old PC running Ubuntu desktop edition, with no keyboard / mouse / screen - I'm accessing it only via ssh. I'd like to run X11 for using VNC - however - startx commands returns Fatal ...
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3answers
3k views

How do I set the native resolution on an HP Mini 210-1004sa?

FYI: My Netbook model is HP Mini 210-1004sa, which comes with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, and has a display 10.1" Active Matrix Colour TFT 1024 x 600. I recently removed Windows 7 Starter ...
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1answer
986 views

new monitor has 1920x1080 but only show 1366x768

I just got a new 32" monitor with 1920x1080 (Viore) But my Ubuntu is only showing resolutions up to 1366x768 Even thought the laptop (ultrabook) itself (Samsung) has 1600x900 on it's own monitor. I ...
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1answer
170 views

Mouse gets stuck when switching screens

Hi I have the latest amd drivers, and 3 monitors setup. When moving the mouse from one screen to another it seems like it gets stuck, and I have to keep moving it for it to finally switch, its really ...
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3answers
446 views

Fresh 12.04 install on netbook

Ok so, been working on this for hours now, and I haven't found anything that solves the problem yet. So, basically I have a netbook (Atom N450 processor, 1GB RAM, 10.1'' display) with windows 7 ...
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2answers
29k views

How to see/change screen refresh rate or monitor frequency?

My eyes hurt so I thought I should check the screen refresh rate (monitor frequency), but I couldn't find it. Where is it? (in Ubuntu 12)
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1answer
690 views

Dual Monitor Maximize Problem

I have a laptop with an external monitor attached. However everything maximizes to the external monitor, no matter how or where I maximize the windows. I want to be able to have windows maximized in ...
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2answers
144 views

How do I show the same content on both screens?

I use 12.04 LTS on a HP 6530b (laptop) and an external Samsung SyncMaster T220HD. It works, however - the laptop and the external monitor shoes as dual monitors and I should like to have only one ...
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1answer
1k views

I have this weird issue with my monitor. How can I fix it?

I have been experiencing a few problem with my monitor HP TS-19SV even with the newly released Ubuntu 12.04 (although, this had happened before on Ubuntu 11.10, 11.04, 10.10 and 10.04. Basically, from ...
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1answer
337 views

Added resolution not working [closed]

Xrandr commands are not looking as they should. When I type xrandr in terminal it's says 1280x1024 but it doesn't fit in the screen (wich is 1280x1024). There is a side in black. First of all the ...
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1answer
1k views

Dual monitors with two Nvidia GPU's

I have two gtx 275s SLI'd, When I connect both monitors to same card it allows me to enable twinview, and it works. But when I want to connect each monitor to different cards, I lose the option of ...
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1answer
9k views

Edges of screen cut off in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Visio 19" t.v that I am using as a high-def monitor. I am using a PCI graphics card (EVGA GeForce 8400 GS). I am using an HDMI cable to transmit the display. I have already checked and ...
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2answers
1k views

screen resolution problem

I've been playing with ubuntu for just a few days and so far i really like it. but i am having a few problems more specifically my screen resolution. I'm running 11.04 (natty) kernel linux ...
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0answers
41 views

Screen darkens after 40 seconds of inactivity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I turn off the screen dimming after inactivity? I am running Linux Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell laptop. There's a setting that I would like to change, but I don't know ...
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1answer
450 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 ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I make one monitor act like two, split in half

Context: Ubuntu 11.10, Unity Let's say I have a screen at resolution 1000x500. What I'd like to do is split the screen down the middle so [Unity or X or ?] acts as if there are two displays (each of ...
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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 ...
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0answers
250 views

How to change monitor's frequency? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the monitor's refresh rate? The screen's hurting my eyes! 60Hz is too low. How can I change it to 85Hz (my monitor is compatible with it)?
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2answers
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Dell L501X Display Port Screen issue

I got a Dell XPS L501X with a mini display port to VGA connector for my External Screen. On Displays it shows me: Acer Technologies 24" (which is the monitor) but only lets me up to 1024x768 ...