Questions about display resolution

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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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graphics error running xubu guest in KVM

I am running crunchbang and want to install xubuntu (13.10 atm) as VM using kvm. I got everything installed and updated but the display/resolution is incorrect and it makes using the VM virtually ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVidia GeForce 630M not possible to change to a bigger resolution

I have a laptop HP Sleekbook 15 with NVIDIA GeForce 630M and Intel HD graphic 3000. Seems that they both are working (I can switch between them) but I would like to increase the resolution when I ...
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Fresh 14.04 install, low screen res and blank virtual terminal

I just installed 14.04 64 bit desktop. Screen resolution wont go higher than 1280x1024 on desktop (monitor is 1680x1050). I tried to go to a virtual terminal to install NVIDIA drivers and I get a ...
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Ubuntu Gnome menu sizes on high res monitor

I just updated by macbook with Ubuntu gnome to 14.04. However after updating the gnome menu and button sizes seems to have adapted to the highest possible resolution on the system and I can't figure ...
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ubuntu 14.04 slow

so i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 with a usb but i have internet ,my computer is really slow at 1024x768 definition ,everything works super slow ,windows closing and opening and streaming ...
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Low resolution on radeon hd 4530 ubuntu 12.04.04

I've just install Ubuntu and I can't solve the problem with low graphic settings. It isn't ugly low but it still not good enough. I did this instruction but it didn't work for me. What should I do ...
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ubuntu 14.04 screen resolution too low

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but my screen resolution is set too low , i tried to add a new one but i keep getting . xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default i tried : :~$ xrandr -q ...
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Poor video quality 12.04

Using both a Dell 17" monitor and a HP 1740 I get bad video quality with a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I tried all of the resolution settings with the monitors, but the fonts are multi-colored and smaller ...
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Low resolution on Lubuntu?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 and I have a problem - On Windows I can go up to 2048x1536, but the display setting on Lubuntu only lets me go up to 1024x768. I already ran the update and upgrade, and ...
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Crop tool with high resolution

I am now using Shutter in Ubuntu 13.10 for crop different selections and to select windows, but the problem is that the resolution is very low after I check it saving in all formats. Please tell me ...
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Cannot get full resolution with Geforce 210

I have GeForce 210 on Ubuntu 13.10 connected with HDMI to a 29 AOC display. The display can do 2560x1080 resolution, the maximum resolution the video card can provide is 2560x1600. However, the best ...
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DOS BOX Screen resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I installed DOSBOX using apt-get install doxboxcommand and configured TC in DOSBOX properly. Everything is working fine, but when we it goes to full screen mode of ...
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I installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS along side Windows XP

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS along side Windows XP, Dell Inspiron 531. I then rebooted my computer. The message "cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1440 x 900 60HZ" appears. I hit ...
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problem withscreen scaling

I have upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 that is running under virtual box. With the upgrade, the computer screen is offscale. I have read all of the questions about screen scaling problems and I have ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 | Display issues with Dell GX620

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on Dell GX620. I'm not able to change the resolution from 'Display'. I have already tried the following method: Modeline "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI Radeon RESOLUTION PROBLEM after upgrade from 13.04

I have a problem with my screen resolution after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. My computer: HP ProBook 4720s :: Intel® Core™ i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz × 4 :: 64-bit In System settings ...
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I can not get the max resolution out of my laptop monitor

I am new to Ubuntu, running 13.10. While I was running Ubuntu 12.xx, I had no issues at all, I am hoping to fix the screen issue I am having now. My computer is a Gateway NV79 laptop, max resolution ...
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Screen Resolution extension on ubuntu 13.10 netbook (Newrez not working)

Ubuntu 13.10 isnt running newrez which extends the screen resolution. But it was fine with the 12.04. Let me know how to run the script and how to run the script on startup.. just like 12.04 version. ...
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changing screen length and height

i have a Samsung notebook which has a 1600x900 resolution screen, however when i connect it to a 1920x1080 TV and select show only TV screen is not being fitting properly and i cannot see the status ...
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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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Moving window is slow and tearing after installing Nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10, the Nouveau driver was on it. Everything was fine, windows moved very smoothly with my 144 Hz monitor. Now I installed the latest driver from xorg-edgers and after ...
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Fail screen settings

I just started my computer, and went to the terminal to do the standard procedure with the xrandr script. To be exactly thisone: xrandr --newmode "1440x900_60.00" 106.47 1440 1520 1672 1904 900 901 ...
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Super Resolution in GIMP

Does anyone have any tips on how to apply Super Resolution techniques in GIMP? I have done a lot of reading but I could not find any examples for GIMP...
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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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How to change min desktop resolution

I'm trying to use my MSI GT70 with my old tablet Wacom PL-550. My problem is that each attempt to install Nvidia driver on the laptop resulted in a unbooteable system, and that in current ...
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Scaling on Thinkpad W540

I'm running Ubuntu on a Lenovo W540 with a screen resolution of 2880x1629 (16:9). Everything in the interface is very small: text hardly legible, buttons minuscule etc. Is there any way to scale ...
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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DDC suddenly doesn't detect my screen

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and connecting 22" screen through VGA adapter. At the beginning Ubuntu detected my screen and resolution and suddenly out of blue it stopped detecting it, leaving me with only ...
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Start ubuntu with xrandr generated screen resolution

First of all, sorry for starting a new question. I couldn't see the forest thrue all the trees anymore is what we would say here in holland. It started with this question where I didn't know how to ...
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Can't find optimal screen resolution

Since a week I am a ubuntu user. Switched from windows since my paid xp license is not supported anymore. Iḿ really satisfied about ubuntu, works perfectly! Just one small problem, that's my screen ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 2400 HD pro getting tired of trying

I think I have tried every thing to get this to work I've typed so many command killed Ubuntu 3 time I just reinstalled it again and now I'm asking for some help if any one knows of a walkthrough that ...
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How to make 13.10 see a monitor when there is none?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a Dell PowerEdge 1850 server that I start up in the afternoon and shut down at night. When it can't see a monitor, it defaults to 1024x768. When I hook up a monitor by ...
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Netbook screen resolution locked after changin Kernel

I'm new with Ubuntu, so I might not understand technical expressions. I have a Netbook Asus eee PC x101CH with 10.1" LED Backlight WSVGA (1024x600) Screen. I use Ubuntu 12.04, I changed the kernel to ...
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How can I crop a 1920x1200 monitor to 1920x1080?

I have a 1920x1200 monitor, and have some situations where I want to force the output to the more common 1920x1080. However, I don't want to distort the output, and would prefer a "cropping" black bar ...
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my screen resolution change wil not save?

I have a destop with 12.10 installed. I haved install all det drivers at it work fine to edit the resolution om my screens. but teh problem is, when I log in to a spacific use user, the resolution ...
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Installed Lubuntu 13.10 alternate on old Pentium II. Monitors cannot display resolution at boot

I just did a fresh install of lubuntu. Once it was finished, I got past POST and immediately my monitor said it could not display the resolution (1280x1024 monitor). I tried my 1920x1080 monitor and ...
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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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How do I stop my system from “redetecting” the monitor

My Ubuntu 12.04 is connected to my monitor via a KVM switch. When I start up with the switch set to the Ubuntu system, everything is fine. When I switch away to one of the other systems, however, ...
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HP 250 g2 - problem with graphics

I bought hp 250 g2 without OS and tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 / Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I am not able to run and even install Ubuntu because everytime I try to run it, my display turns off. I know the ...
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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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Using TV as monitor and display choices are either too big or too small

1280x720 is slightly too big for my TV and 1024x768 is too small for my TV, but that is the only displays listed, I need a resolution inbetween those and a way to force the resolution onto the TV. ...
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How to solve high contrast problem?

I set high contrast on login screen in Ubuntu 14.04, after I restart system on login, the screen displays only black screen , so I'm unable to login . Could you please help me to turn off high ...
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Can't set resolution higher than 1360x768

I have tried to look up fixes but none of them seems to work My first problem is that my screen is not recognized, it is an AOC 2436Vwa 24". Out of the box ubuntu could not select a higher resolution ...
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HDMI to DVI cable causes blackscreen after looking at settings

I've got a monitor hooked up through HDMI that I would like to start routing through my KVM. To do so, I have an HDMI to DVI dongle that I've tested and works fine. I can hot-swap the HDMI cable for ...
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How do I get a Dell U2414H monitor and Nvidia NVS300 working?

I can't get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to run xwindows in my monitors native resolution. I have a Dell U2414H monitor and NVIDIA NVS 300 video card. I am connected via a Single Link DVI to HDMI cable. When I ...
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I just installed Ubuntu on my Yoga 2 pro and I am looking to manually adjust the screen resolution

This was my installation method. Strung together from various sources. Steps I followed to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro
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My screen moves when I move my mouse to the right or bottom edge of the screen. How do I disable this?

When I move my mouse to the right or bottom edge of the screen, my desktop moves off the screen partially and a black strip appears. How can I disable this?
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How do I save a modified buffer for video resolution uncommented?

I've been getting a "Signal out of range" message when trying to boot up. Press down arrow, enter to get to recovery menu and go to system root prompt. From there I run sudo nano /etc/default/grub ...