Question relating mainly to resolution problems with display devices used for a greater audience (aka 'beamers').

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X1 Carbon Mini Display works with External Monitor but not Projectors

I have an X1 Carbon 2014 model, and everything seems to work great on Ubuntu 14.04. Recently now I've had to use it twice to give a presentation, and both times it's failed to detect the VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on XPS13 does not recognise projector: could not set the configuration for CRTC 64

I am trying to get my XPS13 to hook up to the projector in the classsroom, but the moment I plug in the cable (using mini-display port to VGA adapter), the resolution on my screen dropped and nothing ...
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Ku 14.10 no display to projector benq 1070

Trying to do: plug HDMI from projector to laptop running Kubuntu 14.10. Play video through HDMI running VLC player. What doesn't work: No display or info going to projector from laptop. blank screen ...
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getting HP laptop to work with projector

I have an HP Pavilion dm4-2033cl laptop (specs here) and am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm a professor and I need to be able to use my laptop on projectors in different classrooms (all apparently ...
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How to fixed that failed to connect to projector or TV?

When I try to press fn+F8 to connect to projector or TV, the ubuntu will force logout. I found that my settings can detect the TV. And I also found that nvidia-settings is weird. It failed to ...
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Control the screen resolution of an external projector with a long cable

I'm using a Lenovo W530 with (soon to be upgraded) 12.10. Whenever I plug-in an external moitor screen resolution discovery is accurate and I can use dual screen mode happily. However the situation ...
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I have a problem with the projector

When I connect the cable of the projector to the laptop I have to work on the projector only and nothing appears on the laptop's screen. I want my work to appear in the laptop and in the projector ...
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How to connect to Projector (EPSON EX7220) wirelessly

I've got my hands on a projector (EPSON EX7220) and I've got it connected to my LAN over Wi-Fi. How might I connect my laptop to it? (Thinkpad X1 Carbon with Ubuntu Gnome 13.10) Any help would rock!
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Set up Ubuntu 13 to work with Wacom PL-550

I've got an old Wacom PL-550 tablet, connected to my laptop via VGA. It worked fine with win xp laptop, but now I've upgraded to ubuntu, and it can't see it. Wacom input driver is installed. Wacom ...
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Connecting to a projector with HDMI?

I have a HP Envy M6 with AMD A-10 and AMD Radeon HD 8610G. I have installed the propriety AMD drivers. But I am unable to connect to the projector using HDMI. Nothing happens when I connect to the ...
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Unable to connect Ubuntu 12.04 to a projector using the vga port

Whenever I try to connect my Lenovo G570 with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit to a Projector, it gets detected, but the display on both, the projector and on my laptop keep blinking continuously making it ...
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LibreOffice, LibreOffice Impress and LibreOffice Calc are not opening on projector

I have an HP notebook with Ubuntu. On my notebook LibreOffice, LibreOffice Impress (ppt) and LibreOffice Calc are not connecting with my projector.
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How do I start a second X server with a framebuffer driver?

I would like to connect computer to a projector that has only a framebuffer driver. I was advised to start a second X server that would make use of this second "videocard" (framebuffer driver for a ...
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Make mirrored display default with a projector in 13.10

I updated my boss's laptop (system76 galago) from 13.04 to 13.10, and now when he hooks up to the projector the default setting does not mirror the display on his main screen. It's easily fixed by ...
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Can I workaround an unrecognized display?

I have an Epson Powerlite 8350; it's not recognized on my laptop, which has an nVidia Quadro 2000M and Ubuntu 13.10, so that the screen resolution is limited to 1024x768. This happens with both the ...
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How can I get the Nvidia driver to drive my projector at 1280x720?

I recently purchased a BenQ W600+ projector that I'd like to use with my ThinkPad T410 with Nvidia graphics running Ubuntu 12.10. The native resolution of the projector is 1280x720 (i.e. 720p), but I ...
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How to avoid screen being stretched when mirroring a Notebook (16:9) to a projector (4:3)

I use Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome 3) on a MacBook Air. I would like to connect the notebook to an external projector and mirror the displays. The projector image looks great, however, everything on the ...
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Display and projector got messy after screensaver or energy saver

I'm a professor and I use Ubuntu to show my students presentations about the content. I get my laptop connected to a projector available in the room and, that works just fine at first glance. No keys ...
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Projector is not detecting in Ubuntu desktop

I'm using EPSON EB-S9 projector and it is connecting using USB cable to the Ubuntu system,but the problem is, Projector is not detecting by the system, following is some information regarding the my ...
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Showing slide show in the projector

I successfully plugged in the projector in to my Acer 8930G computer, but when I'm tryng to show the slide show (like in Image Viewer or LibreOffice Impress), it begins in my laptop, though I'd like ...
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TTY1 on Video Projector

Is it somehow possible to display TTY1 or similar to a video projector? xrandr cannot open the display: $ xrandr --query Can't open display I have a ATI graphics card and am not using the ...
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Acer extensa 5630 becomes slow and function key does not working well when connected to a projector

I connect my UBUNTU 12.04.1 on acer extensa 5630 to a Sony projector for presentation, but the system become slow and function key does not working well, when i pree it my laptop monitor goes off and ...
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OpenOffice Impress (MS Powerpoint alternative) not linking to Projector

When i connect OpenOffice ppt for projector, it doesnt display or detect anything.While i can run the same in my windows OS installed alongside. I donot know if it is a possible driver problem or a ...
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How to config multiple monitor with optimus?

I have an Acer Aspire 8951G running 12.04 Pangolin with bumblebee working beautifully. My problem is that when I connect either the VGA port or the HDMI to my projector there is no way I can see to ...
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Connecting To Projector in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to connect My new ubuntu version with a projector.But it was useless cause Laptop not identified that projector.Updated my Nvidia Driver also.I installed disper also.but couldn't connect to ...
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Dual monitor, with a low resolution projector

I need to show a presentaion to a conference tomorrow. Today I tryed my Ubuntu 10.04 with the projector. My notebook has a resolution of 1440x960, the projector seems to have a really lower ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 cannot connect to projector

I install Ubuntu 11.10 into my laptop with dual-boot. In windows, I cannot output both is laptop monitor and projector. But in Ubuntu, it fail to. Then I install Ubuntu in my pendrive with ...
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How should I present a slideshow consisting of PDFs?

I need to present a slideshow on a projector. I know that if I use openoffice it can send a seperate image to the laptop screen and the projector. If I have some other application (like a PDF viewer) ...
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Is it possible to change display settings and apply without logging out like Windows?

When I want to connect a second monitor or projector to my computer, I always have to change display settins, like seperate x screens configuration, and save and logout to apply new settings. It is ...
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Can't adjust using brightness keys on an HP DV6 6080 and can't using projector switch button [closed]

I use ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp dv6 6080 laptop. i have problem in ubuntu 1) i can't adjust lcd brightness in ubuntu with brightness keys. how can i adjust lcd brightness because lcd brightness ...
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Projector not detected on a Lenovo T410 [closed]

I am on ubuntu 11.04 - and I have a Lenovo T410 laptop. I am not able to detect a projector. Ubuntu simply can not detect the projector. ➜ ~ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Is there a way I can use wireless projectors? [closed]

I can connect to the projector but I can't seem to find a way to output my presentations to the projector. I'm using LibreOffice and Ubuntu 10.04. I do quite a few presentations at my work and I am ...