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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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14.04 How can I adapt my screen to the lower resolution of a undetected projector (nvidia driver)?

I am trying to connect projector on my laptop with a VGA - mini display port adapter. I use an Nvidia card with nvidia-352 driver. The projector is not automatically recognized , but i can get a ...
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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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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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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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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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projector issues with Ubuntu 15.10

A fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on HP Pavilion m6. When I hook up a projector or second monitor to this laptop, the display defaults to the second monitor or projector and shuts down the main display. ...
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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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Projection (VGA) issues using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Dell Inspiron 5547 (HDMI)

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series(5547) laptop with Windows 8.1 (64-bit). It has HDMI with 15.6 inches display, with AMD Radeon Graphics and with intel CORE i5 processor. I have installed Ubuntu ...
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Projector problems in Ubuntu

I have problem related to Projectors whenever I try to use projector for slides "PowerPoint in a class", it connects and disconnects suddenly so normally I can't use the projector at all. I want to ...
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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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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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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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How do I hook up the 3M Mpro110 on an Ubuntu machine?

I am running 15.10 and want to hook up the projector to my VGA port. Nothing I have tried has worked. Any advice is appreciated! buxtor
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How can I connect to an Epson Data Projector using USB on 15.04?

I am using an Epson EB-X9 data projector at work, the VGA cables that we normally use are constantly breaking and giving problems. My computer connects fine in Windows 10 mode but will not detect the ...
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Gigabyte Brix Projector Runnin Ubuntu

I am considering getting a Gigabyte Brix Projector BXPi3-4010, and putting Ubuntu on it. However, the "Gigabyte Display Switcher" only runs on Windows. Is there any way for me to switch between the ...
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External monitor shows only black screen

I've this problem since one day i start up my laptop and found Ubuntu login screen changed to 1024x786 rather than 1366x786. since that time the projector detected but shows up only black screen with ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...