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one of dual monitors not showing correct resolution by default

Hoping someone can help me with my situation. I have two Asus PB287Q monitors connected to my GTX 680 desktop. One is connected via a dual-link dvi port and getting the 2560x1440 resolution by ...
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33 views

ATI dual monitor wrong supported resolution in Ubuntu 12.04

My second monitor is detected as unknown and doesn't support the resolution 1680x1050 like the other one does, and they're identical. Both are connected via separate VGA cables. Here's my xrandr -q: ...
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1answer
100 views

Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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0answers
16 views

Pointer speed (trackpad) increases with screen resolution (independently in x and y)

I'm experiencing a strange problem (feature?!) in Ubuntu 13.10 on my Latitude E4200: When I plug in an external monitor, extending my desktop, my pointer speed increases in the same direction as my ...
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0answers
35 views

Dual Monitor Resolution Incorrect Depending on Video Output Port Used

I am using Ubuntu 13.04, a 27" 1920x1080 HD monitor, and a 22" 1680x1050 secondary monitor, and have an nVidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 graphics card. The card has 2 DVI ports, and an HDMI mini ...
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1answer
108 views

external display resolution vga output

I am using a Toshiba laptop with an ati radeon graphics card. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 via wubi. I am trying to output to my external display which has a native resolution of 1280x768, but it is ...
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1answer
31 views

Display configuration messed up

I have a laptop and an external monitor. I can set the correct resolution for both of them, however, after some time configuration messes up: resolutions get swapped and display mirroring turns on. ...
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0answers
61 views

Resolution problem with Nvidia GT 620

So today my computer needed a reboot and when it booted back up my resolution had changed. It used to be either 1280×1024 or 1400x900 I can't remember but now after fighting with the GUI display ...
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1answer
77 views

Lubuntu three monitor setup - Make middle one primary - Tray icons not appearing (3rd monitor has smaller resolution)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I successfully installed and configured ARandR. This is my current monitor setup (from left to right): 1st: 1920x1200 2nd: 1920x1200 3rd: ...
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176 views

connect Crossover High Res. Monitor to Intel HD Graphics 4400

I tried to attach my external Crossover monitor to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with help from this page on notebookcheck.com. My monitor seems to be able to display only 2560x1440 at 60.0, xrandr shows ...
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1answer
46 views

How to apply changes done to dual monitors without restarting gdm or lightdm

I know gnome-control-center display changes the file ~/.config/monitors.xml. But when I restart my machine, gnome-control-center display don't remember my previous settings for dual monitors. So I ...
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62 views

Different text scaling factors for different displays?

I just purchased a new laptop, which has a much higher DPI than my prior one did; in fact, its resolution (in a 14" form) is roughly the same as that of my 23" second monitor. I'd like the text on ...
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1answer
193 views

Dual 2560x1440 resolution problem

I have 2 2560x1440 displays (HP ZR2740w), and a GeForce GT610 card with two dual dvi outputs and 1GB of RAM. I can get full resolution on either screen and 1/4 on the other but not full resolution on ...
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1answer
96 views

Dual monitors resolution reset on each restart

Environment: OS: Xubuntu 13.04 Linux kernel: 3.8.0-35 Nvidia driver version: 313.30 GPU Name: GeForce GT 630 Monitors: Dell U2312HM. Connected to DVI port of video card (without any adapter). LG ...
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0answers
61 views

Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly doesn't recognize my 2nd monitor

Because the screen of my laptop is broken, I work with an external monitor, which should be able to display 1920x1020(or something). This always worked, till this morning. Suddenly the screen is ...
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2answers
197 views

No display after connecting tv over HDMI on both tv and laptop screen

Yesterday I wanted to watch a movie on my tv so I plugged my TV to the HDMI port of my laptop. At first it didn't show my tv as a second screen so I went to settings -> display and enabled my tv. But ...
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1answer
84 views

Secondary monitor on Ubuntu 12.04 resets to a lower resolution

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 PC with 2 monitors - a 17" 1280x1024 LCD and a 23" 1980x1080 LCD. The 17" monitor is shared by 2 PCs via a VGA KVM switch, and sometimes when I switch back to the Ubuntu PC, the ...
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1answer
806 views

Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
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0answers
78 views

Add custom resolution to dual monitor setup ubuntu 13

I switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu and now I have a resolution problem, before I had 2 * 1280x1024 now one is 1280x1024 and the other one 1152x864 I tried some console commands as shown below: cvt ...
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0answers
63 views

Blank second monitor (error about virtual resolution?)

Good afternoon, has somebody experience or knowledge how to solve following problem(see below). Thank you in advance! I have LCD monitor connected to my HP Elite-book 8470w laptop. However after ...
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0answers
56 views

wrong resolution on an attached projector to desktop pc (with nvidia gpu, set as “twinview”)

I have an NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 gpu on a ubuntu 13.04, with driver v.319 . The primary monitor (res. 1280x1024) is connected to the display port of the card (1 or the 2). The gpu has a DVI output , ...
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1answer
238 views

Ubuntu 13.10 font problem on 30" Dell U3014 at 2560x1600

I have 13.10, with a Nvidea 8600GTS, driver 304.88, xserver 1.14.3, working fine with 2x 24" 1920x1200 screens in twinview. I have swapped one out for a Dell U3014 but whilst getting the reported ...
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0answers
118 views

Can't change resolution higher than 1152x864 xrandr gives me error

I just installed 12.04 LTS (after having troubles with 13.10), and I can't set the resolution of my second screen higher than 1152х864, even though the monitor can support 1280x1024. When I try to add ...
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0answers
54 views

How do I toggle screen geometry with hotkeys?

My main computer is a laptop with an external monitor and I need set up hotkeys to switch between two display modes: external monitor only (1920*1080) internal + external monitor (1280*800 + ...
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4answers
210 views

Ubuntu 12.04 white stripes on second monitor

My dual monitor settings worked perfectly fine until just recently. Now the resolution on the second monitor is very low and it shows white vertical stripes. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3.4. I ...
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1answer
2k views

Wrong display configuration used by LightDM in Ubuntu 13.10 when laptop lid is closed in docking station [duplicate]

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop (actually to Xubuntu as I switched to XFCE) I'm running into problems with LightDM: I use two external displays (one 24" and one 22" display) connected to ...
0
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1answer
127 views

External HDMI poor quality

When pluging an external HDMI display, it get detected and everything was supposed to be working right out of the box, except that when set the resolution to 1920x1080, the display on HDMI is really ...
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0answers
132 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Mirrored/Cloned Displays on Boot

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M91P with an Intel integrated HD4000. When I boot the machine my displays become mirrored. I need them to be separate monitors. If I run xrandr and adjust the resolution ...
0
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1answer
634 views

Cannot establish maximum resolution on ASUS PB278Q

I've recently bought brand new ASUS PB278Q monitor. When trying to connect to my laptop, everything works great, except that I can't get the native resolution of my monitor (2560x1440) working. The ...
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0answers
69 views

How to keep the open windows in the right workspace while changing/rotating monitor?

when I plug in/out an external monitor monitor, or I rotate the laptop monitor, the windows/applications open in the several workspaces often mess up, such as in the following figure: How can ...
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0answers
907 views

Videocard problem, xRandR failure, Multiple displays, screen resolution problem

Yesterday I updated from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Had some problems with my GPU drivers, but after 12h of figuring out what was wrong and fixing it I found this solution: Ubuntu 13.10 - Black ...
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2answers
319 views

Intel GMA X3100 external monitor resolution issue

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook 4,1 (Intel GMA X3100 graphics chipset) on an external monitor, but can only get a resolution of 1024 x 768 (I get 1280 x 1024 in OS X). I'm able to force the ...
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0answers
53 views

Inspiron n5050 Resolution dual displays

Ringtail (13.04) Gnome and Unity running find on teen's Inspiron N5050. She has connected HDMI cable multiple times to watch missed shows. Today while trying to connect tv to her HDMI, the computer ...
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0answers
110 views

Cannot set monitor on 16:9 resolution

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with an intel Sandybridge graphic card and 2 monitors set. A LG 32 TV in Full HD and a LG Flatron W1952TQ monitor. I has able to set the TV as Full HD, but the monitor I can only ...
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0answers
62 views

What is an affordable three monitor GPU which is compatible with Ubuntu?

I painfully found out that I can't run a three monitor setup in Ubuntu with my cheap dual AMD HD 5450 cards. It's also having a hard time with two monitors with random flickering pixels. I'm not ...
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votes
1answer
468 views

Virtual screen larger than 4096x4096 using xrandr

I have a triple monitor setup with a 1920x1200 monitor in the middle and two rotated 1600x1200s on the sides, for a total requirement of 4320x1600. I recently installed xubuntu and I'm trying to use ...
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1answer
203 views

Kubuntu 13.04 second monitor resolution broken after crash

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 with 2 monitors, primary at DVI-0 and the second one at DisplayPort-0. Video card is a Radeon HD 8490. Since it isn't supported by the proprietary drivers, the radeon kernel ...
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3answers
1k views

My computer refuses to use my NVIDIA driver

I find this sort of issue everywhere, however I have been at this for just about two weeks and really need to fix this, as I need the functionality of my NVIDIA Geforce GT 540m. Running an external ...
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2answers
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why is my second monitor stuck on 4:3 at 1024X768

I have been using a second monitor for a while now, and until I connected it to our TV via the VGA port everything went well. Then, yesterday morning, after I unplugged the VGA cable from the TV and ...
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0answers
270 views

External VGA monitor displays 1080p distorted

I have a screen capable of supporting a resolution of 1920x1080, but when I plug it in with a VGA cable to my laptop, the largest resolution it supports is 1024x768. I searched the internet to find a ...
0
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0answers
74 views

multiple monitor set up with differing resolutions causes small resolution to be used

I have a laptop screen at max resolution (1366x768) and a monitor at max too (1920x1080). The launcher is on the larger monitor. At the login screen the smaller resolution is used for both monitors. ...
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0answers
697 views

Can't change resolution via xrandr? Please someone help?

So I'm really new to ubuntu, just got and started dual booting it on my desktop along with windows 7. So far it's gone really smoothly, internet works and everything, the screen is pretty small, but ...
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votes
1answer
409 views

Dual displays not working properly, getting only low resolution

My hardware: I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and I have been unable to get my dual 1920x1080 monitors working properly with my GeForce GTX 670 FTW. The problem: Whenever I ...
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1answer
248 views

Increase display resolution horizontally to cut off part of screen , in multi-monitor setup

So I have 2 monitors of 1920x1080 resolution each. I am using them in portrait mode so each resolution is 1080x1920. I have a video which is 2360x1920 i.e. (1080p+200p+1080p)x1920p. I want to run ...
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0answers
217 views

alternatives to xrandr utility?

I'm trying to resize the LCD monitor (secondary HDMI monitor) because Ubuntu does not recognize the screen properly and the desktop borders are outside the screen. In the screen setings i have a list ...
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0answers
140 views

amd eyefinity with bezel?

I got a multi-display desktop set up with 3 monitors. 5760x1080. but it is set up like Windows extended mode. Id like to get it set up with true eyefinity with bezel compensation for gaming. when I ...
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2answers
188 views

Is it possible to enlarge Ubuntu desktop somehow

Is it possible to enlarge Ubuntu Desktop in a way that screen resolution was more than real resolution of display. I mean for example if I have monitor 1024x768, but I want to set resolution wider and ...
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0answers
182 views

Limited resolution options for external monitor

Ubuntu will only allow 1024x768 or 800x600 resolution options for my external monitor, an HP 2159m (which supports 1920x1080). The laptop's built-in monitor works fine. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

NVIDIA x server - “sudo nvidia config” does not generate a working 'xorg.config'

I am over 18 hours deep on this challenge. I got to this point and am stuck. very stuck. Maybe you can figure it out? Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS with all the updates installed. Problem: The default ...
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1answer
503 views

Where's the default video monitor config file

When I boot my laptop, with an external video monitor attached, the LCD video screen on the laptop comes up in what looks like 1024x768... which I assume is because it's cloning displays, and that the ...