Questions about display resolution

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Stuck on “Built-in Display” 640x480 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Fujitsu Siemens

Today is my first day ever messing with Linux. I got tired of Windows system and today installed the newest Ubuntu (14.04 LTS). Everything went smooth but... I am stuck on 640 x 480 screen ...
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Max resolution:FOS ati driver does but fglrx doesn't

My OS is Lubuntu 14.40 and my monitor is SAMSUNG 4K TV. The ATI open source driver gives me the max resolution 3849x2160 at 30Hz refresh rate but not the fglrx-updates driver. The connection cable ...
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where are the screen resolution settings on KDE

Where are the screen resolution settings? I started the KDE system settings and see this: Are there somewhere else? Where? Or is something broken? Maybe some missing permissions?
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how to work around incorrect mode setting / video resolution in text mode

I'm currently setting up a Mac Mini as a server with Ubuntu 14.10. I've disabled lightdm so it's text only. It will only be connected to a monitor when a direct console is required. Trying this out ...
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Desktop bigger than screen

My desktop has an inch cut off on the bottom and right side. This is not a resolution problem -- changing the resolution only makes the text blockier. (so xrandr doesn't work) I need to somehow ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 low screen resolution

After installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS I tried to change my screen resolution from 640 by 480 to the one suitable for my system but discovered that I cannot. I tried xrandr but it did not work out. Please ...
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Dual monitors - HDMI Monitor doesn't display top menu bar

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop that I recently built and I'm having issues getting my HDMI monitor to display correctly. I also have a DVI monitor that I've been using that I haven't had any trouble ...
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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Can't change screen resolution more than 1024x768, even thought untill yesterday it was working fine on larger resolutions

I need some help fixing my resolution. It's stuck at 1024x768, but yesterday it was working well on 1280x1024. I'm using ATI HD2600, and I know that XUbuntu has some problems with ATI.I want to add ...
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14.04 Screen resolution wrong after changing to a bigger monitor

1st off this is my first posting on here so bare with me. I am running a server with Ubuntu server 14.04 and it has been perfect, no issues, until I changed my monitor to a bigger sized one. my former ...
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Sudden bad resolution at startup

My ubuntu installation has been working fine for 6 months now, but suddenly at startup the resolution is stretched horizontally. I am not new at all with Linux but still have not learnt its arcanes… ...
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14.10 GUI issue with 2560x1080 resolution Nvidia 346.22

I recent got a new monitor which support the 2560x1080 resolution and whereas it was fairly easy to get the new resolution working on Ubuntu by installing the 340.65 Nvidia drivers I am getting weird ...
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Wrong resolution on recovery mode

I'm going to start telling why I need to enter in recovery mode. The resolution on Ubuntu is fine, I have no problems on normal Ubuntu. I have broken "sudo" and to fix it I saw these instructions: ...
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I'm unable to set 2560x1440 resolution on Intel HD 5000 using Displayport with PG278Q

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm unable to get the monitor working. Screen works fine in BIOS and the same machine when booting to windows (before installing Ubuntu). I have tried the ...
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xubuntu screen resolution problem using nvidia

I've recently added a new nvidia grahic card to my machine.Before using the new graphic card the screen look normal. Then I got screen resolution problem where the screen look bigger than usual,dan i ...
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Two displays with different resolution are joint

After the last update, I am having this problem with two monitors resolution: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._gnome_2drr_2derror_2dquark.Code2: could not set the configuration for ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 max resolution 1024x768

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.10. The maximum resolution that is supported is 1024x768. How do I fix the issue? Output of lspci H61M-D2H:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd ...
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Native resolution no longer working?

I just installed Ubuntu tonight and right at the start the native resolution was working. then everything froze on me and i had to force a shutdown (eeeekk) After that happened im stuck on these ...
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can change resolution some windows are to big for main window

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my system to run along side windows 8.1. I looked everywhere trying to figure out how to change the resolution, but couldn't find anything. I tried changing it in the ...
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Sony TV Monitor setup 1360x768 for HDMI

I try to setup 1360x768 monitor definitions for Sony Bravia TV KDL-32U2000. My only option is to use HDMI connection because my Intel NUC backbone computer has no other display port. Ubuntu 14.04 has ...
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How do I make Ubuntu 14 see 2 monitors as 1?

This is something I used to do on windows XP where the internal buffer would see 1 montor with a 3200x1200 screen resolution, though I physically had 2 monitors set up with a 1600x1200 resolution. ...
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Change resolution if external monitor is connected

I would like to automatically change my screen resolution when an external monitor is connected to my laptop and turn off the internal monitor. I have written the following little script which is run ...
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Resolution problem and xrandr doesn'r solve

I've got a problem on my macbook air, intel hd4000, 1440x900, linux ubuntu 14.04, lightdm, kde. I was playing (in a stupid way) with resolutions, and i setted a resolution which doesn't work with x ...
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Attempted ubuntu 14.04 install, windows 8 vanished

so I'm very new to Ubuntu. While trying to install it on my HP pavilion 17 it froze causing me to do a reboot. When I rebooted Windows 8 has vanished and I can only boot Ubuntu, which wouldn't be a ...
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Ubuntu server terminal doesn't resize screen in VirtualBox

(Not talking about resizing the desktop edition as most other questions do.) I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 server 64-bit in VirtualBox 4.3.10 (not .20, which apparently isn't compatible) but the ...
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Trying virtual machines, installing guest additions cause extremely small resolution

When I install Unbuntu via virtualbox, I can only have resolution in 640x480 or something similar. I found that I needed to install guest additions to get more resolution choices. Doing this makes my ...
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Everything looks grainy and low res

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Touchsmart Pavilion laptop. Everything looks lower res than it did in Windows, not just the fonts, but the video playback in VLC and eveything in my web ...
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HDMI 4K not working with Intel HD

Under Ubuntu 14.04 the maximum resolution provided when my Samsung Series 7 Ultra is connected to a Sony UHD TV, is 1080p. I tried to add various mode lines with different refresh rates and updated to ...
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Fresh install: Everything is fine. After installing updates - screen resolution is wrong. NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

I have a problem with my graphics card. It's an NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, a bit old one. After a fresh install of any Ubuntu release (it was 13.04 back then) everything works like a charm. After ...
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Forcing VGA1 secondary screen to CORRECT resolution causes display issues

In fact I know that my VGA has 1366x768 resolution as it always was in Windows 8.1. After I switched to Ubuntu I can't go any higher than 1024x768 through Display program. This is how I try to force ...
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Low resolution on 14.10

The Ubuntu kernel team asked me to try out kernel 3.17-rc5. In installed that kernel, rebooted, and performed the requested testing. However ever since that the X.Org driver for my ATI graphics has ...
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Nvidia gforce 750m resolution weird overscan on reboot problem

Ok so its not exactly overscanning but thats the best way i can explain it. Here is whats happening. I start my computer the resolution is 2880x1800 and every thing is good. But i am not super ...
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Panasonic tc p50x1 720p, Intel Bay Trail graphics, overscan. I can't force a lower resolution. Help please

Ok, I've googled, looked about everywhere and I can't find anything to help. I can't turn off overscan with this tv. I see if i had nvidia or ati graphics i could shrink the desktop. I've used the ...
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problem with background image size

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I just added a bunch of wallpapers. They look fine when opened using an image viewer, but when used as the actual desktop background they exceed the monitor size ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Connect projector to Asus Eee PC 1000HD

I have replaced windows XP with Lubuntu 14.04 on my mum's old netbook (Asus Eee PC 1000HD). She uses it mostly for presentations, so she connects projectors pretty often. Unfortunately, there is a ...
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EDID invalid => wrong resolution (identical monitors)

I have 2 identical monitors. However the one connected to the second port on my workstation is not recognized by the system. I have an NVIDIA GTS graphic card. The PC was shipped like it is now. No ...
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Low resolution using Lubuntu as a VM (VirtualBox) [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox and I've set up Lubuntu 14.04 (64bit) as a VirtualMachine.. However, my resolution is set to 640x480* and I cannot seem to be able to change it. In the VirtualBox settings, I ...
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Correct resolution does not appear in display settings

http://i60.tinypic.com/nz1ytw.png The only resolutions displayed are 1024x768 and a 800x600. I opened Additional Drivers and it says driver is installed (for my Nvidia GPU) but not currently in use. ...
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Saving Nvidia resolution settings

before I begin, I want to say that until now I have only used Windows OS and have no experience with linux at all. I have decided to make the switch to Ubuntu and installed 14.04.1. I am using a ...
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Wrong resolution - cant change

I'm not new to Linux, but I newly installed it on this PC. Its been as smooth as always, but I have a problem with the display. It runs in 1024x768 on a 1920x1080 monitor, which is not exactly fun. In ...
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CLI: Defoult monitor and it's resolution

To keep long story short: I have 3 monitors plugged into my computer. Main (1920x1080) via DVI, secondary (1440x900) via D-sub and a TV (720p) via HDMI. I want to have CLI (and possibly GRUB) on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Lightdm greeter resolution before login

There are various answers for changing the resolution of the Lightdm greeter before login by adding a root executable script to /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf like this: [SeatDefaults] ...
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How can I change background image on Grub, if I am using a different resolution for it?

I know there are questions already asking this, but I'm writing this because they didn't help my case. I am using monitor capable up to 1680x1050 and set the Grub resolution to 640x400, which is same ...
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Low resolution on VMware Horizon view, Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed running on text mode. I have a VMware Horizon view client set up to open on boot (which it does successfully). HOWEVER - when I go to connect to a VDI it only ...
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The resolution is squashed!

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 from the .iso. It worked fine the first time, but the second time I booted it up, the resolution was really messed up. The monitor was displaying everything really ...
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Request for tester on 1600x900 resolution on nvidia driver 331.38

I am guessing the problem was due to nvidia driver 331.38 Ubuntu 14.04 custom resolution setting not working with 60hz refresh rate Here by , I hope someone would test a for nvidia driver 33.138 on ...
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Higher Resolution Xrandr 1400x1050 Legacy GPU

Dear Ubuntu Community, recently I (re)found my 10 year old Sony Vaio laptop, a PCG-GRT916V to be exact. I immediately had the idea to put this old laptop to good use. Over the course of two weeks I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 custom resolution setting not working with 60hz refresh rate

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Nvidia GTX550 ( Using Nvidia binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ) Monitor 2312hm I had been asking at Ubuntu forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2249608 but ...