Questions about display resolution

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Change resolution while program is running

There are some applications (mainly java based) that don't follow the global 2x scale I set in the screen-settings. So these apps are really tiny on my high DPI screen with 3200x1800px. How can I get ...
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GTA SA Problem with screen resulution on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed GTA San Andreas with Wine and I run the game, but when I want to change my screen resulution (HP 635 Notebook PC; AMD Radeon 6310M,AMD E240 Single Core (1.5GHz, 512KB L2 Cache), 15.6" ...
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Resolution issue with Ubuntu 14.04.1 [Dual Boot with Windows 7]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 along side my Windows 7 operating system today. My Windows Partition works perfectly fine, the GRUB menu works perfectly fine, and I've installed any updates for Ubuntu that ...
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VGA output for Old pc

I have a acer 5710g, i had some problems about heating and i turned it into a media system just for downloading stuff and watching movies by removing internal screen. However i have some problems ...
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I need to understand something about Ubuntu's default backgrounds and resolution

So I have an old laptop with a resolution 1024x768 and if I want to use a bigger photo for background it always crops itself or I have to use in scale mode which is not a thing I like to do. But I ...
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How to change/add extra resolutions in xorg.conf?

I faced with a single 600x800 resolution in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running on MBP through Parallels. I have this list of resolutions (I have ratio < 10, so the image is in http://tinypic.com). After ...
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Nvidia driver issues with 14.04

Background - nomodeset was required to install Ubuntu. Nvidia GT525M graphic card driver issues Cannot get past the login screen if installed, Cannot change resolution if not installed (it has ...
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Change screen resolution in login screen and text console

I know I can change the screen resolution for: Desktop (I know I can change it using Settings > Display or xrandr) Grub (I know I can change it in /etc/default/grub GRUB_GFXLOAD variable) But, how ...
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Pioneer (video game) cannot change resolution

I can not change resolution in Pioneer video game when the game is in full screen, When I select the resolution the controls just hangs,I can not change anything the game runs in the background but It ...
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Unknown resolution on ubuntu 14.04 after software update

i have been using ubuntu 14.04 since its launch without any problem whatsoever but since yesterday when i started my system, i was horrified to see my screen resolution changed to 1024x768 from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wont allow me to change my screen resolution to 1920x1080

I have recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu and I’m having a problem that has been troubling me all day. I have a Samsung SyncMaster S22B300 Monitor which supports up to 1920x1080 resolution and it ...
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undetected resolution with 14.04

I am an utterly starter but need to change from Vista to Linux with my pc: Epson NJ2100(WXZA wide scren of 5:3). According to the manual of virtualbox, I have used cvt/xrandr commands for ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 Login Screen Resolution is Not Perfect

I have recently done a fresh installation(not DUAL Boot) of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS i386 on my desktop. Now the problem is, my screen resolution is 1366x768, i.e. I am using a wide screen monitor and when ...
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Cannot get a 2160p (4K) display to work

I have a lenovo X1 carbon laptop, and an external display (Philips 288P6) attached to the DisplayPort of it. The monitor can do 3840x2160 resolution, as demonstrated by the Windows 8.1 that ships with ...
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Cannot reach Detect Display button

I'm new to Ubuntu,I just installed it on my pc and with installation it showing me big controls and behaving like I have a big screen when actually J have 15.6 ,so I entered to a Settings/Display to ...
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How Improve pixel/resolution line using Gimp?

How can I improve pixel/resolution line using Gimp in this file below? It is very small and I want to increase it. Thanks!
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Screen resolution on Windows 8.1 VirtualBox guest (Ubuntu Host)

In VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 I have a Windows 8.1 guest, and I would like to change the screen resolution to 1440x900. Currently it is at 1152x864 (that's the max I can have it that will fit on my ...
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Ubuntu resolution stuck at 800x600

Everything happened after I made sudo apt-get upgrade. Since then I cannot change the resolution. Even in xrandr LVDS does not show up. I tried to install Nvidia drivers. But I get: E: Package ...
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Why is my screen misplaced? 5 inches of my tv screen (RGB out)

My question is: Why is my screen misplaced 5 inches to the left of my screen? Im using RGB out on an old computer runing 14. something. When it boots up and shows the imb logo the screen fits my tv ...
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How do I get a display resolution above 1024x768 on my ATI Radeon x800

I've been bashing my head against this for the last few hours on and off. I've a pretty archaic graphics card (radeon X800) connected up to a 37" Samsung Smart TV and I'll be damned if I can get the ...
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resolution problem for new dell xps 15 -9530 ubuntu 1

unable to set the font size as the resolution are quite high in xps 15 9530 due to which fonts seems very small. I am facing difficulties in working due to small fonts and small object with high ...
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Change scrren resolution when vnc client connected automatically

When I am outside using a notebook with smaller monitor, connecting to vino vnc server at home the resolution is 1920x1080. It's not convenient to control. How can it change resolution automatically ...
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Problem with “xrander --addmode” -command [duplicate]

I have been trying add undetected resolutions for my display with cvt, xrandr --newmode and xrandr --addmode -commands, but without success: $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output ...
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Low resolution problem with nvidia drivers Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 and updated it. After that I installed the drivers for my graphics card: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa -y sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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How to fix VirtualBox resolution?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. I have installed Guest Additions and it's running good except for this really irritating problem in which my Unity and LightDM interface is at full resolution ...
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How to find resolution of TTY I'm using?

I can get to a TTY in Ubuntu by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1. Once I'm at a shell in this TTY, how can I find out what is the resolution of this TTY? Note that the GRUB_GFXMODE in my /etc/default/grub file ...
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Resolution drops upon wake from suspend - 14.04

Whenever I wake my computer from suspend, the resolution is significantly lower than where I have it set. However, if I simply open System Settings, the resolution instantly resets itself to where it ...
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Xrandr not working with Nvidia

I have a problem. I have a lapop with an Nvidia card and an Intel one While I am using the Nvidia one (using PRIME profiles) I cannot change the display resolution using xrandr in terminal. All it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell XPS L701X with GeForce GT 435M - Low Resolution

Moving from Ubuntu 12.x to 14.04 (clean install, not an upgrade) I've ran into trouble I've never had before. Many times I've installed bumblebee with the proprietary nvidia drivers, but this time ...
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Setting screen resolution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Best resolution for my monitor is 1440 x 900. I had everything working well, but after some update the screen was totally black on startup so I had to reinstall Nvidia drivers. Now I have lower ...
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Updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. screen resolution stuck at 640x480 on Dell Dimension C521

I just updated Ubuntu to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have this display issue where the monitor is stuck at 640x480 - it won't give me any other option choices. I used The lspci | grep VGA and this is my ...
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Change startup resolution Unbutu server

I'm totally new at Unbutu/Lynux. I've installed the server on an old pentium 4 with 1gb of ram. The problem is that the monitor (Samasung LED 3d TV through HDMI) gives the message this resolution ...
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Gnome 14.04 64-bit: HDMI Resolution 1920x1080 but displayed as 640x480

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu gnome 14.04 64 bit. During the installation I had my 22" screen attached to it and the image looked good and no problems at all. Problem I connected my tv with ...
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WINE Apps in fullscreen

I am having a problem when running old games through WINE The problem is that most old games have a maximum resolution that is much smaller than mine (1366x768) and instead of being stretched to ...
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Problem with low screen resolution

I am using two monitors in my desktop. (1) is connected via DVI and (2) via VGA. max resolution for (1) is 1600x1200 and for (2) is 1680x1050. Max resolution for (1) is recognized as expected but for ...
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How to force screen resolution when using a KVM

I just recently upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS. The upgrade went smoothly without any major complaints. However, now whenever I switch to my work laptop using the KVM "toggle" and stay there ...
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possible bug for display resolution in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Virtual Box hypervisor, and when trying to change the default display resolution (namely 800x600) I realised there are no other values for that. Therefore it is ...
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wrong resolution using LG Ultrawide 29EA73 with Nvidia GTX 650 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to set the resolution of a LG 29EA73 ultrawide monitor to its native value (2560x1080). But nvidia-settings pannel limit the resolution to only 1920x1080. How can I solve this? I searched ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not give resolution option that Vista gives

I have a dual boot machine with Windows Vista Home and Ubuntu 14.04 just recently installed. It has a GeForce 6100 nForce 405 internal graphics processor. In Vista I can set my monitor to 1280x720 ...
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Can't see the right part of my screen

I have awesome window manager in Ubuntu 14.04. Today I booted my computer, and I can't see about 200 pixels of the right part of my screen, like it's not there, I can move my mouse past my screen and ...
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How to have websites fit the screen?

on high resolution screens websites are mostly blank.How to have them stretched to fit the screen? I've tried Internet Explorer and Opera and on Linux too: Firefox and Chrome
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Nvidia x server setting no specific option

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and did only 4 things: 1) $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 2) sudo apt-get install ...
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Display not using xorg.conf?

How can I force my PC to use the xorg.conf file ? I have it set up correctly and it is located at etc/x11/xorg.conf but it is ignored by at start up, I know the file is valid as I created it using ...
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HDMI Output Not Working Properly

Excuse my bad photographs but hopefully they help to illustrate the problems I'm having. The colour is messed up and does not look as it should. In addition to this I also do not have any audio ...
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nVidia Dual Monitor Resolution Problem

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have two monitors and the monitor on the left has a different resolution and I can't change it. (See: screen shot) Output of xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Requested size ** exceeds 3D hardware limit ** - dual monitors

I know this has been discussed before, but the solutions I found is for older versions of Ubuntu. What about the 14.04? Any idea on setting up two monitors to work with Ubuntu Unity decently? Not ...
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Resolution changes when using switch

So, the "real" resolution of my monitor is 1024x768. That's what I'd use on my docked Windows laptop, and what I'd use on my Xubuntu desktop connected directly. When I connect a switch, to switch ...
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GUI Application Resolution from Text Mode OS

I'm trying to turn a computer into a Linux thin client via Ubuntu. I have a Dell OptiPlex 755 loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and fully patched. I've configured the OS to run in text mode and ...
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how to set default screen resolution in Kubuntu 14.04

OK, so I found the new screen resolution setting button, thank you, but now I need to know how do you make it stay. Every single time I reboot it resets the resolution back to some strange default ...
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Can Ubuntu (14.04) run full screen (2160x1440) in Hyper-v gen 2 on Surface Pro 3?

I was able to change the resolution to 1920x1080 by changing parameters in /etc/default/grub. But if I set the resolution to 2160x1440 (the resolution of Surface Pro 3), it does not accept this ...