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Ubuntu 14.04 - Add Fake Display when No Monitor is Plugged In

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that has no external monitor connected. I use NoMachine to remote control the machine. When I do so, the Unity/Gnome interface doesn't see any monitors connected, so I ...
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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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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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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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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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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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QNIX Nvidia Display Issue with 331 Driver and 770

Upon trying to get my ubuntu 13.10 installation working on my new computer, I encountered an issue with the proprietary nvidia drivers and my display. Apparently, the two don't agree with each other ...
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Display configuration messed up

I have a laptop and an external monitor. I can set the correct resolution for both of them, however, after some time configuration messes up: resolutions get swapped and display mirroring turns on. ...
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Input not Supported

I have installed my first copy of Ubuntu on an older PC. Everything seemed to go well with the installation. But at the first boot, my screen gives the message: input not supported. I have tried ...
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overscanning acer x163 and nvidia, x server setting do not change

I'm getting vexed with lack of friendly display options, I've tried all sort of things but I can't seem to stop my monitor overscanning horizontally (I.E missout just enough screen that scroll bars ...
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Resolution not in xrandr and make new Resolution permenent?

I am using a monitor which its native (optimal) resolution is 1600*900. but xrandr doesn't show any resolution above "1024x768". I can change to my native resoution by issuing these 3 commands: ...
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No matter what I think of trying Starcraft 1 refuses to run fullscreen

Everything I have thought of doing to try to get Starcraft 1 to run in fullscreen WITH DUAL MONITORS without wine disabling my monitor that isn't running the game has seemed to not work so far these ...
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23" screen on 13.10 not filling to the corners

hi guys i installed ubuntu 13.10 this morning and have found the screen isnt being used corner too corner, i have the black around the outside is there a way to scale this up? im currently running at ...
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How can I prevent wine from disabling/shutting off my “secondary” monitor?

I'm running my computer using dual monitors. As when I am gaming I call my right monitor my "primary" and my left the "secondary" because I've set my PC up to where fullscreen games load on my right ...
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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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Ubuntu on Mac Mini Monitor Display

I have Ubuntu installed in two machines: a laptop and a Mac Mini. While in the Laptop the screen is fine, on Mac Mini the resolutions option showing are only two and neither match perfectly well. ...
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Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with 2 monitors. I woke up, started my Computer, and BUM! I can't start system with cause "Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors" and I can't do anything... ...
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How do I toggle screen geometry with hotkeys?

My main computer is a laptop with an external monitor and I need set up hotkeys to switch between two display modes: external monitor only (1920*1080) internal + external monitor (1280*800 + ...
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how can I change ubutnu to low resolution (VGA) mode

my TV won't work with ubuntu it just blacks out and says not support I remember it did this with windows also but I just had to switch to low resolution mode I really want to start using ubuntu but ...
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Driving a WQHD (2560x1440) Viewsonic monitor with Ubuntu - what is needed?

I just got a Viewsonic VP2770 monitor. Its maximal resolution for either DVI or Display Port is 2560x1440, and I'd like to set that. However, my current laptop is old, and doesn't have neither DVI nor ...
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How to keep the open windows in the right workspace while changing/rotating monitor?

when I plug in/out an external monitor monitor, or I rotate the laptop monitor, the windows/applications open in the several workspaces often mess up, such as in the following figure: How can ...
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I can't get over a resolution of 640x480 after upgrading to 12.04, how can I fix it?

Ever since I upgraded to 12.04 my screen resolution has gone down to 640 x 480, even though I had higher resolutions before. $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: ...
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Problem in ubuntu 13.04 with screen resolution

I have a bad resolution for my monitor that appeared when I installed Ubuntu 13.04 If I run -xrandr I get 1280x1024 0.0* 1024x768 0.0 800x600 0.0 1152x864 0.0 ...
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Monitor resolution isn't selectable

I've got a 2560x1440 monitor, connected with a dual-link DVI cable. When I boot into Ubuntu 13.04, the resolution is 1600X1200 by default, and in Systems Settings->Displays, the highest resolution ...
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Letters in native mode seem too small on my monitor

I have a problem. I have a lg monitor flatron w2242s and my graphic card is Nvidia GT 220. Native resolution for my monitor is 1680x1050, but when I use that resolution it feels like "sand" in the ...
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636 views

Screen resolution problems on Samsung monitor

I have a monitor Samsung 19' which resolution is 1440x900 (16:10 aspect ratio). When I set it in the recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, the bottom of the screen gets cut out Trying to change to another ...
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why is my second monitor stuck on 4:3 at 1024X768

I have been using a second monitor for a while now, and until I connected it to our TV via the VGA port everything went well. Then, yesterday morning, after I unplugged the VGA cable from the TV and ...
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After installing AMD driver, the monitor shows that this resolution is not supported, now what should I do?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04, I installed AMD graphic card driver and when I restarted to apply the settings, it again booted up and then showed that this resolution is not supported. I think it may be ...
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763 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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Monitor out of range on boot

Yesterday I partitioned my hard drive and installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on the smaller partition (my primary OS is still Windows 8). However, as soon as I got things set-up my screen resolution still ...
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334 views

Adding a large asus monitor resolution

I am trying to set up this monitor: http://commercial.asus.com/product/detail/vs247h-p-lcd-monitor I am able to connect the monitor and use it in various screen configurations, but have not yet been ...
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Desktop doesnt' load after installing ATI Driver [duplicate]

I installed ATI Radeon HD 3650 on Ubuntu 12.10, 32-bit using following commands: cd lib/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers unzip *.zip chmod +x *.run sudo ./*.run but after restarting the system, I ...
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334 views

Can't extend desktop to second monitor

I have a Vostro 200, Intel Pentium D (E2160) processor and Intel G31/G33 video adapter. The video adapter is integrated and I'm using a VGA splitter to connect to monitors. The monitors are Samsung ...
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Out Of Range Monitor Issue

I've tried everything that I could on this issue to no avail. Changing the grub files GFX to 640x480 does not work. Editing the xorg.conf file does also not have any success. I also installed ...
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Dualmonitor - How to solve issue of resolution low in Ubuntu 12.04?

Something that annoys me is the issue of low resolution in my monitor. It's always so, when I turn on my notebook, the resolution is always low. Before me judge, I always going search at Google and ...
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how to get the aspect ratio higher than 4:3 on hannspree 23 inch landscape monitor on ubuntu 12.10?

need to set the aspect ratio higher than 4:3 for my wide screen hanspree monitor. Cannot find a driver nor a way to bump up the ratio, everything too wide.
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monitor resolution only using 2/5 of screen

I have a monitor attached to vga port on this machine, the monitor menu buttons say the current resolution is 1600x900 (the highest for this particular monitor). I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04.02 ...
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How to simulate a smaller monitor in big size tv monitor

since yesterday, i've used my Pc with a 22 inches monitor. Today i've bought a 32 inche to view film etc at high resolution. It's all great, but the problem is that now, using pc for other tasks, ...
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Trying to get 2560x1440 resolution

1I have this motherboard and this monitor. It is supposed I could get 2560x1440 resolution using HDMI 1.4, but i don't know how.. NOTE 1: I have a HDMI cable and a DVI-HDMI adapter, I don't know if ...
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How can I get Ubuntu to display 1600x1200 75hz on my Compaq MV900?

System Settings --> Displays shows the monitor as unknown and only offers 4 choices for resolution, none of which are the right one. xrandr output for the monitor looks like: VGA-0 connected ...
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Larger resolutions on VGA monitor using GMA 3150

I tried to connect a VGA monitor to my Netbook to increase resolution. Unfortunately, in Lubuntu maximum available resolution is 1024x768, while in Windows I can increase it to 1680x1050. Is there ...
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Lower resolution with DVI and NVIDIA driver than with VGA [duplicate]

First my setting: Machine: Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-36-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 8 21:44:52 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Graphic Card: I have an old Quadro NVIDIA card 01:00.0 VGA ...
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How do I change the maximum resolution of my computer for multiple monitors?

I am trying to enable three monitors for my setup in Ubuntu 12.10. My card is a Raedon 5700 HD series. When I try to extend my display to any additional monitors, I get the following error: required ...
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696 views

How to increase the default screen resolution without a monitor plugged in

i have kinda problem with setting my resolution on ubuntu 10.04 the thing is that i installed the machine and put it away without mouse, keyboard and monitor (i am currently remote with VNC viewer) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 resolution and GPU

I am seeking help concerning my resolution. I have a Geforce SPARKLE 6600 LE card with nvidia driver 304.64, current for my card, installed with an HP w1707 monitor on a compaq presario PC, 32bit ...
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Unsupported monitor resolution after upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS

Upgraded my server from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as per update manager suggestion. I was running 1920 X 1080 under 10.04. Now the video card is set outside the capabilities of the ...
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How to force a higher screen resolution from Ubuntu 12.04 and an NVidia GTX460?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x64, kernel 3.2.0-24-generic with an NVidia GTX460 and an Achieva Shimian QH270-Lite 2560 x 1440 monitor connected by a dual-link DVI cable. I've installed the ...
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Stuck on extremely low resolution 800x600; Native Resolution 1680x1050

I know this has been touched on by a lot of different threads by a lot of different people, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to fix it. I'm on a duel boot Windows 8/Ubuntu system and ...
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External monitor resolution is 1024x768 (cvt+xrandr distorts the output)

I have a HP 2009v LCD monitor with VGA input which is plugged to my laptop with Intel graphics card. Windows recognizes the maximum resolution (1600x900) and displays the desktop correctly. Ubuntu ...
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cant change my screen resolution

Hi i have a problem with my screen resolution after installing ubuntu 12.04 I think i have the right drivers, but for some reason the resolution is way to small. It is 640 x 480 and thats the only ...