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

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projecto just show desktop background

I'm using a compaq computer running Ubuntu 14.04. I've plugged in a projector and it only projects the desktop background. How can i make it show what's on the laptop screen? I'm an absolute novice, i ...
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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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How to lower refresh rate on external display (projector) from 75 hz to 60 hz

I have a projector that is 3D Ready, but it can only handle a refresh rate of 60 Hz to use the 3D settings, yet for some reason it defaults to 75 Hz when I plug it in through the HDMI port (the only ...
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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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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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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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Solution to perspectivicly warp the whole screen?

Is there a way to perspectively warp the whole screen, so i can correct a image which is displayed on a projection screen from a strange angle? Background is, we have a play and i would like to ...
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Why can I not connect my laptop to a projector or TV?

When I try to press Fn+F8 to connect to projector or TV, 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 detect ...
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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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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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14.04 Dell inspirion 15r with AMD graphic card. Dual monitor blinking issue

When i use "Power saving" mode of my graphic card, i can connect projector and work with it. When i use "High-performance" mode in fglrx, i can see nice picture only in limited resolutions by ...
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No signal when connected to projector

I have an Acer Aspire V5 573g with two graphic cards: the internal Intel card and a NVidia GeForce GTX 850m. Whenever I try to connect my notebook to a projector via the displayport (with a ...
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14.04 Resolution changes on startup

I have a laptop running 14.04 permanently connected up through my projector. I basically use this as a desktop and never power it down or log off. The problem is whenever I change the input on my ...
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How to change active monitor with keybinding ubuntu 14?

I'm struggling with it for some time and still have no solution. I've got default monitor under HDMI1 (1680x1050) and projector for watching movies on HDMI2 (1280x720). I tried to use xrandr and made ...
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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 ...