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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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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 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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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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105 views

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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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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1answer
117 views

Can't change the resolution higher than 1024x768

Hello complete newbie here. So from the moment i installed ubuntu 12.04 i tried changing the resolution to the maximum supported by my monitor which is 1440x900. I tried installing the proprietary ...
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1answer
104 views

Ubuntu 13 doesn't have an option for screen resolution 1600x900 for NVidia graphics

I am looking for a way to configure my display to the correct resolution of 1600x900. When I initially installed Ubuntu 13 the display resolution was perfect but after a few updates it now only gives ...
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How to set 1366x766 or 16:9 screen resolution? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my PC, which has a DIGILITE DL-G41MXE-IB motherboard. In my OS there are only two default screen resolutions 1024x768 and 800x600. How I can get 1366x766 (16:9) ...
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AMD Catalyst on HDTV 720p

I have an AMD A8-5500 system. When I set it up, it was on a small monitor with a 1366x768,60 video setting. I moved the system to my living room and attached it to my Secptre HDTV. I connected both ...
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1answer
49 views

After Ubuntu update display size is 7" and it loads a Mobile version of Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu 13.10 after the latest update I restarted. Now there is no mouse cursor, the screen resolution has changed to 1920x1080 and the text is unnecessarily huge. I managed to get to the display ...
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196 views

Display Driver and Resolution Issues

I'm recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC and it was working fine. However, I was messing around with Conky (the system resource monitor) and was having some issues. I did a little research and ...
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13.10 Radeon 9800XT Driver limited to 1024x768

I'm brand new to linux (just learned how to open a terminal yesterday). When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64, it set my resolution at 1024x768 and would not let me set it higher so I figured that I ...
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1answer
46 views

Where do I get display drivers for Viewsonic VA1948M-LED? [closed]

I have a Viewsonic VA1948M-LED display and Ubuntu does not recognize the display so I only get two resolution choices.
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1answer
111 views

Can't use 1440x960 resolution [closed]

I just got a new computer and I installed all the drivers properly, but I can't find my resolution for my computer. My computer is: • Operating System: Windows 2.6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1) • CPU: ...
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1answer
124 views

problem with installing nvidia-173 driver ubuntu

My graphics card is a GeForce fx5200. After installing the nvidia drivers, the resolution of my pc monitor is limited to 640x480 and 320x240- I installed the packages nvidia-173, nvidia-173-updates ...
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97 views

maximum screen resolution isn't the native resolution

I decided to build a new, small form factor pc, which was going to run Ubuntu. Now the problem with it, is that the maximum possible resolution, is 1024x760, but that the screen I'm using, has ...
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78 views

Add custom resolution to dual monitor setup ubuntu 13

I switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu and now I have a resolution problem, before I had 2 * 1280x1024 now one is 1280x1024 and the other one 1152x864 I tried some console commands as shown below: cvt ...
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26 views

Xubuntu resolution limited, clean install [duplicate]

I just did a clean install of Xubuntu 13.10, replacing Windows 7 on my ASUS Pro5DC laptop. When I ran the Live CD, I noticed that the screen resolution was too low. My video card is a SIS 771/671 ...
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1answer
59 views

Missing cursor in ubuntu 1

I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to install NVidia drivers. I had few issues so I have chosen the way of X server settings. But again, some problems 'cause the conflict between Niveau and Nvidia ...
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39 views

Random flashing horizontal bars when using NVIDIA binary driver

I'm having an interesting (read: I'm ready to pull my hair out because of this) issue with my EVGA GeForce 8400 GS graphics card under Ubuntu. I'm trying to use a DVI to HDMI converter that will also ...
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1answer
437 views

Ubuntu 12.04 resolution stuck on 640x480

I am new to Ubuntu and I was trying to get my HDMI enabled TV to work with my Ubuntu 12.04 computer and I installed a Nvidia driver using the "additional drivers" program. After that didn't work, I ...
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133 views

Not working 635M Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 12.04

I've been having a nightmare trying to install the 635M Nvidia drivers in my Asus N46VJ. I've install bumblebee and follow a bunch of suggestion from many places, I think maybe all the attempts I've ...
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206 views

13.10 completely unusable after driver install

I installed the recommended driver for my Radeon HD 7870 GHz edition graphics card. According to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I have the recommended ATI/AMD ...
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1answer
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Drivers for Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, my screen resolution is not fitting my screen as the ubuntu interface is all around stretching over the screen, so i thought i might install nvidia's driver that i know ...
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1answer
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You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run nvidia-xconfig as root), and restart the X server

Im using Kubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my Dell Inspiron 17R laptop. $ lspci|grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) ...
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97 views

Install AMD Drivers ubuntu cause blank screen

Installed Ubuntu a few days ago. Noticed straight away that the resolution was a lot lower than usual on windows and it could not be changed to any higher, so i managed to get around to installing ...
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216 views

INstalled CUDA / Bumblebee NVIDIA drivers now SCREEN RESOLUTION stuck in laptop mode (low!!!)

I would appreciate any help.... I'm an Ubuntu noob. I needed to use some GPU-based software that needs the CUDA library to compile. So I installed it over and over again trying to make it work. ...
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3answers
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My computer refuses to use my NVIDIA driver

I find this sort of issue everywhere, however I have been at this for just about two weeks and really need to fix this, as I need the functionality of my NVIDIA Geforce GT 540m. Running an external ...
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61 views

Nvidia Driver and missing resolutions

When i download one any of the additional Nvidia drivers to run 3D mode, i lose the screen resloution that fits my laptop 1152x864. how can i get it back? I have looked everywhere but have been unable ...
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51 views

New to Ubuntu…facing resolution problem

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and my PC configuration is - Intel 2.93 GHz Core2Duo Processor, Asus Motherboard P5G41TM ,4 Gb DDR3 memory, No graphic card. I am using Panasonic ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I set a monitor resolution that is not available in the Display Settings dialog?

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 x64 My resolution is 800x600 and there is no other option. I tried to install the nvidia driver 313 but still nothing. I tried doing this ...
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Using nVidia Graphics card on Kubuntu 13.04

I tried to install the nVidia graphics card using the answer in "You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server"(screenshot included) since I was having rendering issues and my laptop ...
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1answer
150 views

How to change screen resolution on my 10 year old Compaq Presario 2500

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop as Windows XP was simply crawling. Ubuntu is a lot lot better..MANY THANKS! But my screen resolution/quality is not great. My display is RS200 ( RADEON ...
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Resolution too bulky [duplicate]

I noticed that my Intel graphics on my laptop (12.10) seem to work differently than my NVIDIA graphics card on my desktop. The only thing that is abnormal is the resolution. Compared to my old 2006 ...
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229 views

Displaying at 1080i instead of 1080p

I am trying to get my display working at 1080p instead of 1080i, I have no problem with this on my xbox or in windows 7 and I can sort of put together a solution that is already on this website. I am ...
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101 views

Resolution problem after upgrading kernel

I have an ASUS laptop X53S and Ubuntu 12.04. After the last update to 3.2.0-50-generic, my resolution changed to 1024x768 and it is not possible to increase it as before. In System > Settings, I see: ...
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Installing Nvidia Driver Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and detect correct resolutions [duplicate]

My graphics card (GeForce GTX 560 Ti) was not detected from the beginning. How to install the graphics card and get the correct resolution to work from the command line?
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Aspect ratio is locked at 4:3?

I just installed Ubuntu on a fairly new laptop, and everything worked fine at first. However, after I installed a proprietary driver for the cpu and reset the system, the aspect ratio was ...
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1answer
82 views

Unable to load drivers for Wireless card or Nvidia card in 12.04

I've looked through countless posts and tried several suggested lines of code for the terminal. I have a Dell Precision M50 I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. When I first installed, the display was ...
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704 views

Can't change resolution via xrandr? Please someone help?

So I'm really new to ubuntu, just got and started dual booting it on my desktop along with windows 7. So far it's gone really smoothly, internet works and everything, the screen is pretty small, but ...
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3answers
768 views

How to remove the black bar at the top of my screen?

The display area is not fit to my monitor(1440x900) and there is a black bar at the top of my screen. The bottom of the display area can't be displayed. How can I deal with this problem? I wonder if ...
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NVIDIA quadro on Dell Precision T1500 - Drivers not working

I have been trying to instal nvidia drivers on Dell Precision T1500. The screen resolution is either stuck 800x600 and on times when something worked it improved to 1068x764. I have tried to instal ...
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108 views

Updating Ubuntu Base Messes With Nvidia 310

Ever since I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04, updates to Ubuntu Base does something to my nvidia drivers. I'm not sure what but when I log in I get the smallest resolution possible, no opengl, and no ...
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238 views

X server fails with KDE apps in Ubuntu 13.04 after last update

I've used the latest proprietary nVidia drivers (313) when an update came and broke my desktop - initially it switched to some other drivers than proprietary (my second monitor wasn't used with it), ...
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can't get the resolution right even after installing the nvidia driver

I'm sure my problem might seem simple to many of ya'all but for some reasons I'm stuck with getting the right resolution for my newly installed ubuntu 10.04-64bit and I need some help. First of all, I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Monitor & Resolution Issues on Older Nvidia Card

When I do a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 on a computer with an older Nvidia Quadro FX 500 128mb agp card, I cannot get the display to work. There are a number of things that happen: On some fresh ...
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1answer
111 views

How do I get full resolution?

I know this has been asked before, but I've tried nearly every solution I could find. When I run Additional Drivers, it doesn't come up with anything. After installing my graphics cards drivers via ...
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1answer
306 views

Nvidia Geforce GT630 resolution problem

I installed the drivers but the maximum resolution I can get is 1360x768. Can I get to 1920x1080? On Windows it worked fine. Edit: I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS
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1answer
1k views

Unable to Run Nvidia Settings

I am using Dell Latitude E6510 laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 running on it. It has Nvidia GT218 NVS 3100M. I am using Gnome-Fallback mode. My problem is that my laptop was just working fine. However, it ...