Questions that relate to the electronic display (sometimes called a visual display unit) for computers. Typically questions relate to visual issues such as flickering, resolution, black-screens together with the usage of single and multiple displays.

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after installing Nvidia.run I get Monitor problem and too low screen

I tried for several times installing proper driver by choosing from additional driver. But for each time I encounter with a dark screen. At last i decided to install it through Nvidia.run file. I've ...
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Monitor out of range on boot

Yesterday I partitioned my hard drive and installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on the smaller partition (my primary OS is still Windows 8). However, as soon as I got things set-up my screen resolution still ...
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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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Adding a large asus monitor resolution

I am trying to set up this monitor: http://commercial.asus.com/product/detail/vs247h-p-lcd-monitor I am able to connect the monitor and use it in various screen configurations, but have not yet been ...
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screens stays off after suspension/hibernation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7 on my HP Pavillion dv6-2020eg. Soon, a first problem occured: suspension mode isn't working as expected. Suspending the laptop is easy (closing lid or ...
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Desktop not recognizing my monitor

Im running an old emachines desktop (el1300g-02w) with lubuntu. Last night my gf clicked ok for the updates, and since then the monitor wont work. when the pc is turned on the emachines logo appears, ...
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No signal to monitor after waking up from suspend [duplicate]

This is really weird because it used to work fine before I put my hardware in a new case. After that the problem started occurring. When I press the power button to wake the PC up, it seems to wake up ...
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Which application can I use for a network traffic monitor

Is there a way to see ALL the traffic? from which process with the REAL NAME is accessing to which IP with the REAL NAME at which bitrate? When I say real name I am referring something like this: ...
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Desktop doesnt' load after installing ATI Driver [duplicate]

I installed ATI Radeon HD 3650 on Ubuntu 12.10, 32-bit using following commands: cd lib/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers unzip *.zip chmod +x *.run sudo ./*.run but after restarting the system, I ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4xxx not recognized

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7 on my HP Pavillion dv6-2020eg. Ubuntu does not recognize my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4xxx graphics card. It just says "unknown" in the information box ...
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Start screensaver on still pictures

I have an Ubuntu box connected to a plasma TV. Still images reduce the lifetime of plasma TVs and may cause pixel-burn. I am looking for a technique to start the screensaver if the picture on the ...
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desktop changed since second monitor was connected

I have a Thinkpad x41 tablet, under Ubuntu 12.04 / since a few hours 13.04. Few days ago I tested a second Monitor 22", switched monitor view by fn-F5 and installed the Catalyst Control Center but ...
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Can't extend desktop to second monitor

I have a Vostro 200, Intel Pentium D (E2160) processor and Intel G31/G33 video adapter. The video adapter is integrated and I'm using a VGA splitter to connect to monitors. The monitors are Samsung ...
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Out Of Range Monitor Issue

I've tried everything that I could on this issue to no avail. Changing the grub files GFX to 640x480 does not work. Editing the xorg.conf file does also not have any success. I also installed ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Thinkpad Docking Station Monitor Power Management Problem

I have ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on Thinkpad T530. In my settings->'Brighness and Lock' I have disabled turning off the screen for inactivity. And when I am running without docking station this is how it ...
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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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Nvidia-settings won't detect second monitor

I appreciate there are a lot of similar questions to this already but I can't seem to fix it following any current threads. I have installed 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 and installed the Nvidia drivers as per ...
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Dualmonitor - How to solve issue of resolution low in Ubuntu 12.04?

Something that annoys me is the issue of low resolution in my monitor. It's always so, when I turn on my notebook, the resolution is always low. Before me judge, I always going search at Google and ...
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My display can't show my output

I get an error (Change Display Input Settings to 19200x1080 60hz) from my monitor and nothing shows.. so i don't even know if it has booted up. I'm running ubuntu 12.04 server lts on a ual xenon ...
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desktop screen color has changed

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Linux) on an ASUS x44h series laptop. The color on my monitor has suddenly changed. It is now light green. The desktop wallpaper is very dark green. See attached screen shots. ...
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Secondary Monitor Goes off upon logging in

I am using dell xps 14z laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, when booting up it detects the secondary monitor [Viewsonic] but upon entering the username/password , the secondary monitor goes blank . when I open ...
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Power off the monitor on install Ubuntu 13.04

When i try to install Ubuntu 13.04 , I have problem to display . In first i see the page same as blank after about 5 sec monitor power off and get to standby mode but the dvd-rom is worked hard and ...
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Connect monitor to headless server

I've inherited a server running on Ubuntu which has a keyboard connected, but no monitor. Now there's been a network problem and I'm currently unable to connect via ssh (not even ping works). Still, ...
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Monitor not recognized in Ubuntu 13.04 - gateway NV59c

Recently upgraded to 13.04 and ubuntu isn't recognizing laptop monitor. I could connect using external monitor and tried the "mirror" options. It shows the monitor, but could not make the laptop as ...
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how to get the aspect ratio higher than 4:3 on hannspree 23 inch landscape monitor on ubuntu 12.10?

need to set the aspect ratio higher than 4:3 for my wide screen hanspree monitor. Cannot find a driver nor a way to bump up the ratio, everything too wide.
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Dual monitor freeze after login after 13.04 upgrade

I just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and my HDMI Video output stopped working. I've a dual monitor setup with dvi and HDMI display. Dvi works fine. Xrandr shows hdmi1 as connected. Graphic card is a ...
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monitor resolution only using 2/5 of screen

I have a monitor attached to vga port on this machine, the monitor menu buttons say the current resolution is 1600x900 (the highest for this particular monitor). I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04.02 ...
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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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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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Multiple monitor setup - randomly one monitor is detected as removed and added again

I have a 3 monitor setup, all 3 same viewsonic model, new (less than a year). Randomly, monitor 1 will be detected as removed and added again (from syslog): May 6 21:47:33 athena colord: device ...
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Not possible to set monitor/display configuration permanent

I have got stucked in how to permanent set my monitor/display resolution Ubuntu does NOT detect my monitor without always use default. my_user@my_computer:~$ sudo xrandr --newmode "1680x1050" ...
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Game playing on both screens

I have dual monitors setup on 13.04 with an ATI card using the propitiatory driver. In install Steam then Amnesia and started the game up. The displays are mirroring instead of the game just playing ...
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Dual Monitor, screen flashing problem - Ubuntu 13.04

I've just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and now my screen flickers an awful lot when it is set up to use both monitors. I know for sure it isn't a hardware problem: when I set it to use only 1 monitor, ...
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Monitor ramdomly powers off

I'm having a problem with notebook screen on Ubuntu 13.04(for what i remember it happened on 12.10 too), sometimes( i think at least, mostly when playing games) the monitor just powers off, but the ...
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Ubuntu can't read drivers or freezes such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse

Ubuntu can't read drivers such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse. After I forced shutdown Ubuntu, because of the add-on(from FF) I have to shut it down it hanged my PC. Also the Wireless ...
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No display detected after installing bumblebee on Dell XPS 15z

So I've been having quite a bit of issues with Ubuntu on this laptop. When I tried to install 12.04 a while ago I never even got the external monitor to work at all and gave up for a few months. So ...
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How to simulate a smaller monitor in big size tv monitor

since yesterday, i've used my Pc with a 22 inches monitor. Today i've bought a 32 inche to view film etc at high resolution. It's all great, but the problem is that now, using pc for other tasks, ...
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Why is HDMI taking so long?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with some integrated Intel graphics chip, and a monitor with DVI and HDMI. When I use the DVI output, everything is OK, but if use HDMI it takes ages to recognise it, and I have to ...
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12.04 - Laptop screen white after connecting monitor

I tried to use a lenovo LCD monitor while running ubuntu 12.04. This initially went well, until i booted the laptop. Now, the laptop screen is completely white, while the external monitor works fine. ...
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HP w2207 display driver

Where can I find a driver for or how can I get my HP w2207 monitor to work correctly? The required resolution is 1680x1050 and it has a pivot/tilt so it can be pivoted 90 degrees to be vertical?
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Ubuntu Dual Monitor Max Resolution

i have recently installed ubuntu for work purposes but i am using two monitors with different resolution. the first one, a GNR 19" has a maximum resolution at 1440x900 while the second one a samsung ...
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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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Screen flickers with Nvidia GPU

When I install the Nvidia driver (have tried both current and post-release current) the monitor flickers every time I open a new window/program such as Firefox. I don't know what else I'm going to do? ...
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12.10 Black screen on boot after unplugging external monitor

Here is my story: 1. I plugged an external VGA monitor to my laptor (Dell Vostro 3550) and configured dual display using System Settings/Displays. Everything worked well 2. I unplugged the external ...
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How to disable laptop's LCD and use external monitor as only output?

My laptop's LCD broke and I removed it. Now I permanently added a monitor via HDMI. How can I set up Ubuntu 12.10 to only use and show the external monitor and disable the LCD? Right now, I cannot ...
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How to change frequency of old monitor Compaq P75 in 12.04

Unable to modify frequency of Tube Monitor Compaq P75, Monitor should work at 85 Hz (1024*768) bud does only 60 Hz. Graphic: RADEON 7500 ATI RV200.
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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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xorg.conf configuration help on Ubuntu 12.04 ppc

I did the Xorg -configure or X -configure and I have a xorg.conf file but with errors, so this is something I found out running ddcprobe: oem: nouveaufb memory: 7088kb edid: edid: 1 3 id: 2292 ...
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External monitor stopped working [closed]

I have an ASUS notebook with ubuntu 12.10. My external monitor was working fine but after unpluging/repluging it, it's now detected as "unknown" in my display settings, and I don't get any signal on ...
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Trying to get 2560x1440 resolution

1I have this motherboard and this monitor. It is supposed I could get 2560x1440 resolution using HDMI 1.4, but i don't know how.. NOTE 1: I have a HDMI cable and a DVI-HDMI adapter, I don't know if ...